Trinity falls to 98th in QS World University Rankings

Trinity has dropped twenty places, from 78th to 98th in the QS World University Rankings, released today. While it remains Ireland’s highest-ranked university, the 2016/17 rankings mark the third year in a row that Trinity has dropped, from 61st place in 2013, to 71st in 2014 and 78th in 2015. This represents the largest year-on-year […]

The fight for mental health support needs to come from all in society

A graveside oration given by the Taoiseach in 2012 touched many, but action is needed more than words

TAP continues to open doors in the face of cuts

The staff and students of the Trinity Access Programmes speak to Trinity News about the importance of the organisation to them and the wider college community

NCAD Student Action march to the Department of Education

Students gathered at NCAD Thursday before marching to the Department of Education in protest over fee increases, structural changes and lack of transparency around college accounts.

Time for Trinity students to revolt

If the biggest achievement we get from trying to work with college management is to see fewer negative changes, we need to change strategy.

Decapitated Bodies

D. Joyce Ahearne InDepth Editor In 14th November 2013, Professor Moray McGowan, Senior Dean and Chair of the Capitations Committee, was informed that the Capitated bodies, the organisations primarily responsible for student services, were to have their budgets cut by 5% for the year 2013/2014 and another 5% for the year 2014/2015. This was the […]

Communications role to be removed from remit of UT editor

Editing the University Times may no longer fall under the remit of the Communications Officer.

Sharp increase in student demand for financial assistance

Up to €20,000 expected to be raised for the Student Hardship Fund during RAG Week.

SU set to “radicalise”: Lenihan refuses to rule out sit-in

SU set to radicalise over cuts to Capitations funding.

Unprecedented Cuts to Student Services

Deputy Editor Tommy Gavin details the actions of the secretive College Planning Group, which has no student representation and kept mentions of cuts off the minutes off their meetings.


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