Legislation passed by Westminster to bring Northern Ireland in line with the rest of the UK
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has welcomed legislation from the UK parliament in Westminster to legalise same-sex marriage and access to abortion to Northern Ireland.
USI tweeted a statement this morning from their president Lorna Fitzpatrick, saying: “We …
Trinity rises in rankings from Times Higher Education
Trinity has been ranked in 37th place in the Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2019. This represents a considerable rise for the college which was placed in the range of 51st – 75th for the same category last year.…
The foundation funding the centre is sponsored by the vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates, and ruler of Dubai
Trinity have announced this morning the establishment of a new Centre for Middle Eastern Studies and a strategic alliance between Trinity and the Al Maktoum College of Higher Education.
Trinity is to appoint four new professors in Middle Eastern Studies …
The building’s restaurant will feature a flexible space known as “Platform”
A new cafe, “Jolt”, will be opening in the Business School in September, while the building’s restaurant will feature a flexible space known as “Platform”.
Jolt will be located on the lower ground floor, near the 600-seat lecture theatre. The …
Trinity students meet for pride breakfast in House 6 before joining parade
In celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride month, students took to the streets for Dublin’s 36th annual Pride Parade.
Over 70 LGBTQ+ organisations and community groups took part in the march while Dublin-based street artist, radio DJ, and Gay Rights activist Will …
Trinity’s CHARM-EU alliance seeks to promote the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals
Trinity’s “European University” alliance has been announced as a successful applicant for a new EU initiative promoting cooperation between universities in the European Union.
Trinity is one of five universities comprising the CHARM-EU (Challenge-driven, Accessible, Research-based, Mobile European University) alliance, …
Increasing rate of student substance usage prompts call for action
Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, held a consultation to address the issue of substance abuse in higher education. Representatives of colleges, leaders from students’ unions, Gardaí from the National Drugs Strategy Unit, and individuals working on …
The spaces in New Square are signposted as spaces reserved for non-standard cycles
Trinity has unveiled the first disabled cycle parking facilities in Ireland. The unveiling took place today as part of Dublin City Council’s hosting of the global cycling conference Velo-City in Dublin.
The facilities consist of three spaces which will be …
President’s speech focuses on environmentalism at USI’s 60th anniversary celebrations
President Michael D Higgins has called for students to be “equipped for the crisis we are in” during the “struggle to mitigate climate change” in a speech addressed to student organisations.
The President made the statement at a garden party …
Three Sundays will be used to test out council plans for pedestrian plaza
The area outside Trinity’s front gate and the Bank of Ireland building will be turned into a pedestrian zone for three days during the summer.
All traffic will be banned from the area on Sunday July 21, Sunday July 28 …