Trinity students join direct provision demonstration

Trinity students joined the End Direct Provision demonstration today, meeting in Front Square, and marching to the Garden of Remembrance to join a crowd of over 250 people.   A large number of groups including Unite against Racism (UAR), Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland (MASI) and the Irish refugee council (IRC) organised the march. […]

Stand up and be heard

TEDx Trinity held a “How to give a TED talk” in the Global room yesterday to a full audience. It was delivered by Ben Butler who had given a talk at the TEDx Trinity event last year. He followed the protocol for giving a TED talk by ted.com.   TEDx is a program of self-organized […]

Pav introduces new pilot scheme involving reusable cups

 The Pavilion Bar (the Pav) are introducing re-usable cups under a deposit scheme, in order to reduce the amount of waste they produce, following discussions with the TCD Plastic Solutions group.   Caitríona de Búrca, a member of the group, explained to Trinity News that the re-usable cups would be washed and kept in circulation. […]

A letter to… Trinity regarding increasing fees

  Dear Trinity,   I love you. I just wanted to start out that way so you know that the rest of this letter is written from a place of love.   This September, the College’s Finance Committee approved a 5% increase in fees for postgraduate and non-EU undergraduate students beginning in the 2018/2019 academic […]

Sun, surf and snow

Every year more and more societies are adding international trips to their calendars. It is easy to understand why the appeal of a well-hyped annual trip abroad can attract huge amounts of new members to the society during Freshers’ Week. Some societies have become better known for their annual trip abroad than the rest of […]

DCUSU referendum on option to leave union expected as petition gains necessary signatures

  Two petitions circulating in Dublin City University (DCU) – one calling for the option to leave Dublin City University Students Union (DCUSU) and another for a referendum on the union’s stance on abortion – have gained the necessary number of signatures for referenda to take place.   Referenda can be expected to be called […]

Three Trinity students win global prizes at Undergraduate Awards

   Three global and seven regional winners come from Trinity at this year’s Undergraduate Awards, the world’s largest academic awards programme, which received a record number of 6,432 submissions this year.   Trinity was the only Irish college to receive global awards at this year’s ceremony. In addition, 47 Trinity students were given the distinction […]

Dolphin ice sculpture part of CIT’s expenses for president’s retirement party

  A retirement party for former president of Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) Dr Brendan Murphy cost €13,000 of taxpayer money. Included in the spending for the party was a dolphin ice sculpture.   The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) heard from Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry that the spending was approved by Dr Murphy before […]

Trinity ranked 131st globally for graduate employability

  Trinity has climbed three places to 131st in a new global employability ranking, the Global University Employability Survey, published by Times Higher Education (THE). The survey  ranked universities based on the employability of their graduates according to both national and international companies.   2500 employers from 22 different countries including the the United Kingdom […]

Trinity replaces diesel-powered gardening equipment with fuel-free alternatives

   Trinity has replaced all its diesel-powered gardening equipment with solar-powered and soundless machines. College’s gardeners are now using the new equipment across campus.   Trinity gardeners will use the fuel-free gardening equipment throughout the College including the Rose Garden, Provost’s Garden, and in College Park and its pitches. Additional sites also include the ten […]

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