McClean elected as Welfare Officer of TCDSU

Damien McClean has been elected to the position of Welfare & Equality Officer for Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), defeating opponent Laura Grady on the 3rd count.   McClean, a final year Maths student, received 974 votes on the first count, which put his ahead of nearest competitor Laura Grady, who received 752. There […]

MacPherson and Harty elected in TCDSU elections

Una Harty has been elected Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Communications Officer, while Alice MacPherson will serve as the next Education Officer.   Harty, a third year Nanoscience student, ran unopposed and received 85.3% of the vote to become the union’s next Communications and Marketing Officer. Out of 3,040 valid votes, Harty received 2,592 […]

Jonah Craig elected Ents Officer in TCDSU sabbatical officer elections

Jonah Craig and Dominic McGrath are the first elected officers in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections.   Craig was elected as Entertainment Officer with 82.1% of the vote. Craig received 2,500 first preference votes, with the option to Re-Open Nominations (RON) receiving 446 votes.     Both races for Ents […]

College moves to introduce winter exams

College has taken the first steps towards introducing winter exams at the end of Michaelmas Term. The proposal to facilitate winter exams alongside existing exams has gone through the first step of approval, following a vote by university Fellows.   More than 60% of Fellows voted in favour of changing university rules to allow flexibility […]

Trinity in breach of advertising regulations

Trinity has breached advertising regulations when publicising a Masters programme on its website, according to the Irish Independent. A complaint was made with regards to the advertising of fees for a two-year Masters course in Cognitive Psychotherapy.   According to the Irish Independent, the course details outlines that “fees for the Masters course in Year […]

Heartwarming humour at VDP’s “Harry Potter and the Book of Spells”

The St Vincent De Paul (VDP) society’s annual pantomime ended its run last night in what was a terrifically enjoyable performance for both the audience and the participants. The spectacle contained 18 adults with intellectual disabilities alongside over 70 children in what was the feel-good event of the year so far.   The plot of “Harry […]

Palestine Action Week

  Yesterday saw the beginning of Palestine Action Week, a campaign week hosted by Students for Justice in Palestine as they call on College to take “a full academic boycott of Israel in line with the Palestinian people’s call for a non-violent international boycott of Israel”. In 2008, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions issued […]

Polls show Keane predicted to win SU President race

A poll conducted by Trinity News has predicted that Kevin Keane will be the new Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President, while Laura Grady looks set to win the Welfare race. The poll of 1,010 students, which was carried out from Wednesday, February 17, to Friday, February 19, also shows that all uncontested candidates […]

College Health Service error in correspondence results in student being put in “physical danger”

The College Health Service has contradicted a student’s instructions not to send any correspondence to their parents’ address, resulting in severe emotional and financial distress for the student.   The student had previously given explicit notification to the College Health Service that any correspondence sent to their home address would likely be opened by their […]

Indulgence and the Seven Deadly Sins at BESS Ball 2017

    After last year’s “Saints and Sinners” themed ball held in the Aviva stadium, BESS ball 2017, organised by DUBES, moved to the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire and donned a new theme; the Seven Deadly Sins. The most hotly anticipated event in many BESS students calendars, the ticket sales alone was a […]

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Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

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Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan