News

DCUSU referendum on option to leave union expected as petition gains necessary signatures

A petition on the union’s stance on abortion has also gained signatures of 2.5% of the union body

 

Two petitions circulating in Dublin City University (DCU) – one calling for the option to leave Dublin City University Students Union (DCUSU) and another for a referendum on the union’s stance on abortion – have gained the necessary number of …

News

€6.3 million allocated to support technological universities

Four bodies are currently seeking to become technological universities

 Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has announced the allocation of €6.3 million towards the development of bodies seeking to progress to the level of technological universities.

O’Connor said that the funding will contribute to projects which “will build

News

Trinity to reopen tomorrow

The Department of Education and Skills left the decision for third-level institutions to open tomorrow at the discretion of each college

  Trinity is to reopen on Tuesday, October 17, after College was closed today due to Hurricane Ophelia. The Department of Education and Skills left the decision to open tomorrow at the discretion of each institution. Trinity tweeted that normal college …

Features

Conflicting interests on the road to sanctuary

When will Trinity College become a University of Sanctuary, improving the accessibility of third-level education for refugees?

The state exams have come to an end. Teenagers wander as they await results day, the day that will decide how they spend the next three or four years. Regardless of the outcome, for most of them it is one

Features

The declining funding of Ireland’s higher education sector

An analysis of where third level institutions get their funding, and how that has been decreasing over the past decade

In a world that sees conservative values dominating, along with the rising sentiment that students should pay for their education, Irish students are, in a sense, lucky, that over 90% of us attend institutions predominantly funded by the state. Unlike …

News

Trinity’s Undergraduate Award winners present their work in DCU

The UPresent event showcased the work of Irish students placed in the top 10% of the competition

NEWS

The Undergraduate Awards held their inaugural UPresent: Island of Ireland 2017 in the Helix, Dublin City University (DCU) on Thursday 1st February. The awards aim to mark the achievements of undergraduate academic research and “share the millions of pages

News

Trinity College has collected €950,000 in student fines

Statistics collected since 2012, making Trinity the highest fine collector out of the Irish College network

NEWS

Trinity College (TCD) has generated almost 950,000 since 2012 from fining students. These were comprised of late library returns, breaches of codes of conduct, late payment of fees, late registration for modules, parking violations and on-campus accommodation.

Late library

News

DCU to award scholarships to refugees and asylum seekers from September 2017

The scholarships will be provided at undergraduate and postgraduate level

NEWS

Dublin City University (DCU) is set to introduce fifteen academic scholarships for refugees and asylum seekers from September 2017 onwards. The scholarships will be provided at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

With the establishment of this programme, DCU will become …

News

Students launch new TEDx society

Six Senior Freshman students have received “auxiliary status” by the CSC

NEWS

Six senior freshman students have founded a new TEDx society. Pierre-Louis Boczmak, Richard Patrick Chui, Henri Delahaye, Ross Kelly, Connie Lillis and Francisco Onofre have been granted “auxiliary status” by the Central Societies Committee (CSC) to hold a weekend event …

Trinity News

Subscribe

Receive notification of new articles by email.