Diary of a Fresher day two: making Halls a home

For her second day of Fresher’s Week, Dearbhail tries to make Halls a home and shakes off some of her initial nervousness

Fresher’s Week Monday with Trinity Ents

Ents’ Monday lineup provided a varied and exciting start to Freshers’ Week with Fashion Fest in the Pav and Baby Got Back in District 8

Welfare officer criticises college administration as accommodation crisis continues

Conor Clancy says that Trinity administration need to do more to help students find suitable accommodation as the crisis continues.

Social Democrats plan to set up Trinity society

Potential members encouraged to use the society as a platform to campaign on internal college issues

Trinity drops again in latest university rankings

Dean of Research John Boland attributes fall to the “continued reduction in government investment”

Students give generously in SU donation drive

Items donated will be brought to the main Dublin drop-off point this weekend ahead of delivery to Calais refugees

NCAD director Declan McGonagle to step down from post

The director had been under fire in the past months over the college’s account keeping and provision of services

UNHCR welcomes Irish government response to refugee crisis

The UNHCR also commended the “incredible” work of the Irish Navy over many months in rescuing those attempting to cross the Mediterranean

Web Summit to give away 7,000 tickets to students

Organisation says move is a way to “give back” and inspire Irish students, but it could be last time the event is held in Ireland

HEA report warns of worsening student housing crisis

Estimate points to a consistent shortage of over 25,000 each year for the next ten years.

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