Motion passed to lobby for amendments to Gender Recognition Act

  A motion has been passed at the second Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) council of the year to campaign for improvements to the current Gender Recognition Act. It was felt by Council that the current Act is outdated.   The current Gender Recognition Act allows people over 18 to self-declare their own gender […]

Motion passed to lobby College to not renew their contract with Aramark

  At the second Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) council this evening, students voted to pass a motion to lobby College not to renew their contract with Aramark when it expires on September 13 2021.    Trinity currently has a contract with Aramark until 2019, with an option to extend it until 2021. The […]

TCDSU council removes stance on smoke-free campus

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) council tonight passed motion to remove its stance on smoke-free zones on campus.   A procedural motion arose out of a discussion on the policy ahead of a draft proposed tobacco restricted campus layout to be brought to College Board in the coming weeks. It was proposed by SU […]

Derek Scally speaks to Germanic Soc

On Thursday evening last, a large crowd of students and lecturers alike assembled in an Arts Block lecture theatre to listen to Irish Times Berlin correspondent, Derek Scally, discuss the current and eccentric political happenings in Germany, a much-anticipated event organised by Germanic Soc.   The evening began with welcoming comments from the president of […]

DCU launch new app to improve student safety on campus

    Dublin City University (DCU) have launched an app which will allow students to access 24-hour campus security via their mobile phone.   The app, SafeZone, will be made available to the college’s 17,000 students and over 1,600 staff located on its Glasnevin, St Patrick’s and All Hallows campuses. The app consists of three […]

TCDSU record deficit of almost €15,000

  Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) recorded a deficit of €14,837 for the year ending June 30, 2017. This follows a deficit of nearly €32,283 last year. The reduction of the deficit is attributed in the report to “in large part to the improved performance of the SU shops in both the Hamilton and […]

Students for Justice in Palestine launch campaign for boycott of Israel on anti-apartheid grounds

  Student for Justice in Palestine (SJP) are launching  a campaign for a boycott of Israel on Anti-apartheid grounds. They are seeking to mandate Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) to affiliate with the global Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement and to omit Israeli goods from student union spaces.   SJP also seek to […]

This week in Trinity: Refugee Week and Global Perspectives

Trinity College Dublin, a place where minds are opened everyday to an array of revolutionary thoughts and ideas which shape the world around us. A multi cultural campus where students of all nationalities and backgrounds mix, both academically and socially. A university that prides itself on its international connections with other universities across the world. […]

Innovation, ideas and illumination

Tell us a bit about your background. How did you get started with Greener Globe? Greener Globe began as a Transition Year project back in 2014 in our school in Tullamore, Offaly. It started just as any other mini company; with a pair of students brainstorming in the back of a classroom. We wanted to […]

Trinity Hall neighbours appeal council decision on allowing Trinity to house tourists during the Summer

  The decision of Dublin City Council to allow Trinity Hall to be used for tourism purposes has been appealed by more than a dozen of the South Dublin site’s neighbours.   Last month, Dublin City Council approved Trinity’s application to amend previous planning permission which stated that Trinity Hall could be used for student […]

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