Andrew Bowie and Lorraine Leeson appointed new Associate Deans of Research

 Professor Andrew Bowie and Professor Lorraine Leeson have been appointed as Trinity’s new Associate Deans of Research.   Prof. Bowie is a professor of Innate Immunology in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology. He established the only immunology undergraduate course in Ireland, coordinating the course from 2002 to 2006. He served as Director of Research […]

TCDSU protests Finance Committee meeting

A crowd of around 100 students protested a meeting of College’s Finance Committee taking place in House One.   Organised by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), the protest was organised in response to the introduction of a flat fee of €450 for supplemental exams, as well as an increase in the cost of on-campus […]

Students call for direct action against supplemental exam fees at emergency meeting

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) held an “emergency meeting” this evening to discuss plans to resist the introduction of supplemental exam fees.   College recently announced its decision to introduce a flat €450 fee for supplemental exams beginning in the 2018/19 academic year, despite the results of the recent TCDSU preferendum in which over […]

GSU candidates touch on fees, accommodation and “radical change” in first hustings

Trinity’s Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) held the first hustings this evening in the annual sabbatical officer elections. The two positions contested are the President and Vice President positions.   The first candidate to speak was Dr Gogoal Falia for the Vice President position. Studying a Masters in Business Administration, Falia praised the diversity in Trinity, […]

Keane rejects allegation that he did not oppose supplemental exam fees

Kevin Keane, President of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), has rejected claims that he did not oppose the introduction of supplemental exam fees at a meeting of College’s Finance Committee in December.   An article published by The University Times stated that the decision to introduce supplemental exam fees was passed “without dissent” at […]

TCDSU to hold referendums on BDS and opting out of union lobbying

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) will hold two referendums later this month. The first referendum will be on whether TCDSU should support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The second referendum will be on whether Trinity students should be allowed opt out of “being counted in Union lobbying efforts”. Both referendums were triggered […]

Junior Dean says “no case to answer” in Sean Ryan sexual harassment allegations

Junior Dean Professor Tim Trimble has found that there is “no case to answer” regarding the sexual harassment complaints made against former Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Presidential candidate Sean Ryan. Trimble has closed the case.   In a Facebook status on his campaign page, Ryan said: “I would like to thank the Junior […]

College Board to introduce €450 flat fee for supplemental exams

The College Board has approved the implementation of modular billing and a €450 flat fee for supplemental exams. The vote took place at a meeting of the Board last Wednesday, February 28. The €450 fee will be a flat charge, regardless of the number of exams a student has to sit.   This follows the […]

Trinity will open tomorrow after closure

College will open on Sunday at 10am with weekend services following its closure on Wednesday due to heavy snowfall and windy conditions. College will open on Monday as normal.   In an email sent to all students from the College Secretary’s office, it was announced that the 24 hour reading room (Kinsella Hall) and 1937 Reading […]

At PolSoc, nothing is off the table

Topics like Brexit, Palestine, and the Eighth Amendment can cause awkward silences at some dinner tables, but at Trinity Politics Society (PolSoc), these are mere conversation starters. On Thursday afternoons, vociferous chatter emanates from the top floor of House Six, where the society holds its weekly “Caffeinated Conversations” get-together.   Indeed, both coffee and conversations […]

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