Tinder, Beauty Standards and Airmax: Women in Comedy

Entitled “Hysteria – Women in Comedy”, last night’s comedy gig welcomed seven female comedians who provided the audience with a mix of sketches, impersonations, stand-up, and even rapping. The comedy night was indeed a welcome addition to the line-up of Trinity Arts Festival (TAF),  reflecting the diverse array of events on offer. Taking place  in […]

Debating within the world of art

As part of the Trinity Arts Festival (TAF), The Phil held a workshop today on how to debate on the subject of art. This event attracted a small crowd, allowing for an intimate workshop led by Ludivine Rebet, last year’s President of the Phil. Opening the workshop with the question “Who has done debating before?”, […]

Earlier starting time and ticket price increase among changes announced for Trinity Ball

The Trinity Ball Committee have implemented a number of changes to the organisation of Trinity Ball, which include starting the event an hour earlier. The changes are being implemented because of the ongoing LUAS works outside College and “also take into account that in the longer term LUAS trams will be operating every day”.   […]

Political Satire in the Trump Era

On Monday, the Hist and Pol Soc came together to host a panel of both student and guest speakers for an insightful discussion on political satire in the Trump Era. The panel was notable not only for an analysis on the ineffectiveness of satire throughout the American Presidential Election, but also for the provocative humour […]

Corruption, Trumponomics and Brexit: Trinity Economics Forum

Day 1: Structural Change, Brexit and FDI Trinity Economics Forum, which first began in 2012, is Ireland’s first and largest student-run economic forum. The aim of the forum is to “open discourse on a national level, to share with students the knowledge, insight and expertise of professionals and most importantly to bridge the gap between […]

Trinity’s Undergraduate Award winners present their work in DCU

  The Undergraduate Awards held their inaugural UPresent: Island of Ireland 2017 in the Helix, Dublin City University (DCU) on Thursday 1st February. The awards aim to mark the achievements of undergraduate academic research and “share the millions of pages filled with the ideas of undergraduate students that are otherwise left to sit on a […]

Government agree to extend Graduate Scheme for non-EU students

The government have recently announced the decision to extend the Third Level Graduate Scheme from 12 to 24 months. The scheme which has been in existence since 2007, applies to non EU/EEA students with level 9 qualifications and above under the National Framework of Qualifications. It currently allows these students to remain in Ireland for […]

Trinity professor honoured by Royal Irish Academy

  Trinity professor, Louis Cullen, has been honoured by the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) for his contribution to the field of humanities by being presented with a gold medal award. Cullen is professor emeritus of History in College. He previously worked as a diplomat before joining the department of history in 1963 as a lecturer. […]

UCD’s Smurfit School of Business in Financial Times Top 100

UCD has placed in the Top 100 global graduate business schools according to statistics released by the Financial Times. UCD’s Smurfit School of Business was the only Irish institution in the Top 100 global ranking, with graduates seeing on average a 71% salary increase following completion of a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree.   […]

European universities fear US executive order may have damaging impact on international flow of knowledge

The European University Association (EUA) has expressed concern at US President Donald Trump’s executive order passed last Friday. The order, entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” has barred citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries – Iraq, Iran, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Libya – from entering the United States for […]


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