Number of British students applying to Irish colleges drops by 10%

The number of British students applying to Irish universities has fallen by 10% in 2016, according to The Irish Times. The decrease is in response to a potential rise in fees following the Brexit vote, as British students may be charged international student rates.   Similarly, the number of Irish students applying to UK third […]

Trinity to build a technology campus at Grand Canal Dock

Trinity are to build a technology-centered campus at Grand Canal Dock, according to The Irish Times. The first phase of the construction will cost €250 million and is part of a €1 billion plan to develop the district.   Trinity has obtained 100,000 sq m in Grand Canal Dock and plans to relocate much of […]

Trinity’s Cumann Gaelach wins top national prize for fifth time in six years

Trinity’s Irish language society, An Cumann Gaelach, has won the Glór na nGael national competition for best Irish language student society for the fifth time, having previously won first prize in 2012, 2013, 2014 and again in 2016. President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, presented the award to representatives of the society on April 22. […]

Madhav Bhargav elected GSU Vice-President

Madhav Bhargav has been elected Vice-President of Trinity College Dublin Graduate’s Student Union (GSU).   The total valid poll was 502, with Bhargav receiving 288 votes on the second count which amounted to 48.2% of the total. Laura Matthews received 28.9%, while Shonottra Kumar received 22.9% of the total.   Trinity News spoke to the […]

Shane Collins re-elected GSU President

Shane Collins has been re-elected President of Trinity College Dublin Graduate’s Student Union (GSU).   The total valid poll was 525 with Collins receiving 326 votes, amounting to 62.09% of the total. The other candidate, Sibeal Conway, received 199 votes, amounting to 22.67% of the total.   Trinity News spoke to the presidential candidates before the […]

Your guide to the GSU Presidential candidates

There are two candidates for president in this year’s Graduate Student Union (GSU) election; the current president Shane Collins and Business Mangement student Sibeal Conway. Voting opened today, Wednesday 26 April and will continue until 4pm this Friday. Shane Collins Shane Collins is the current president of the Graduate Students Union and is running for a […]

Trinity academics call for targeted smoking prevention in new study

A new study by Trinity academics has called for better targeting of smoking prevention measures. The study, led by Dr. Gabrielle McKee of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, explores smoking and quitting behaviours among students. The study aims to assist College in developing ways to promote a smoke-free campus.   The study aims to […]

Botany Bay Luas works halted until May 14

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) and College have successfully lobbied to stop night-time Luas works near Botany Bay until May 14. On April 22, TCDSU President Kieran McNulty announced in an On-Campus Accommodation Facebook group that he had seen the work programme “for the next 5 weeks, and it is substantial”.   McNulty went on […]

Inclusion, change and continuity at GSU election debate

After two days of campaigning, the only debate of the Trinity College Graduates Students’ Union (GSU) took place in the Jonathan Swift Theatre tonight, Tuesday April 25. With voting beginning on Wednesday, it was the final chance for the candidates to convince postgraduate students of their campaign.   There are two candidates for President, Sibeal Conway […]

Ryanair to fund business school professor

Ryanair will fund a new Trinity Professor of Entrepreneurship starting from September 2017. The Ryanair Fund will see Trinity Business School receive €1.5 million over the next five years.   The new Ryanair sponsored Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Business School will teach both undergraduate and postgraduate studies, as well as a new executive education […]

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