A Mindfulness Morning for Mental Health Week

This morning,  Tuesday March 21,  a small group of students from various year groups and backgrounds came together in the Global Room for a Mindfulness Morning event as part of Mental Health Week. Participants were welcomed with a mug of green tea provided by the event hosts, and once everyone had settled on the yoga […]

TMT presents West Side Story

This Wednesday to Friday, Trinity Musical Theatre Society (TMT) will be presenting their very own adaption of the classic West Side Story. The tale of two star-crossed lovers is about to take over the O’Reilly Theatre, where the audience will be whirled back to 1950s New York City. TMT are fresh to the cobblestones at […]

Post Grad Week set to show graduates how to strike a balance

The Graduates Students’ Union (GSU) has been hard at work preparing for Post Grad Week 2017, a week of events specifically catered for graduate students which shall run from today, March 20, until Friday March 25.   An abundance of  informative talks and workshops aimed at improving graduates academic performance, as well as their chances […]

Comedy gigs, student workshops and Blindboy: Mental Health Week 2017

TCDSU Mental Health Week 2017 begins today, Monday 20 March, marking the final welfare campaign week of the year. The week aims “raise awareness of the different mental health issues that affect us”, highlighting issues such as spotting the signs of mental health problems, promoting services, opening up, and stigma reduction.   Collaborating with societies, […]

Trinity Ball ticket holders to be refunded €7

Trinity Ents has announced that all Trinity Ball ticket holders will be refunded €7 from the original price of €87, due to a new sponsorship deal. In a Facebook post, Trinity Ents said: “As a thank you to everyone who bought tickets to the ball this year we’ve partnered with Plynk: The Money Messenger to […]

UCD set to reform arts degree courses

University College Dublin (UCD) are set to reform arts degree courses as a means to improve the employability of its students, according to the Irish Times. Changes to the degree include internship and Erasmus opportunities, which will extend some courses from three to four years. Students will also have the option of either choosing two subjects […]

Minister announces research fellowship scheme for Irish students

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional Affairs, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys has announced the awarding of $60,000 towards the establishment of short-term research fellowships for Irish postgraduate students. The fellowships will take place in three of the top museums in the United States (US): the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC, the Harry Ransom Center […]

Dissecting the dissertation process

With the time to choose your modules for next year fast approaching, most of those rising to their final year will have the choice to do a dissertation, and some of those  in lower years  may make choices which will determine whether they’re able to write a dissertation.  Set at 12,000 words in most subjects, […]

In memoriam: Anne Crookshank

A memorial service for the late Professor Anne Crookshank, Fellow of the College, was held in the Chapel on the evening of Thursday 2 March. She died in October of last year in Milford, Co Donegal. Crookshank was the first Professor of the History of Art in the University, and founded the Department of Art […]

DIT stands by vetting process for Access Foundation Programme

Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) has advised applicants for its Access Foundation programme that Garda vetting is now an entry requirement for this year’s intake of students. The programme, which prepares students for third-level study, is for mature students and young adults who come from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. The course intake is around 120 students, but unlike […]

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Illustration

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

Photography

Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan