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A crash course to studying General Science in Trinity

Last year’s junior freshmen give their advice on navigating one of the biggest courses in our university


Last September, the Junior Freshman students of 2016/17 waited in anticipation for their first experience of third level education to begin. General Science differs from many college courses, in that a single time-table is not administered during orientation week.

Instead, …

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Dublin City Council considering regulation change to avoid “over-concentration” of student accommodation

The council are proposing to increase the area restriction from 250m to 1km

 

Dublin City Council is considering a proposed plan to prevent an “over-concentration” of student accommodation developments within a 1km area, a step up from current regulations which state there should not be an over-concentration in a 250m space.

The proposed

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Rents reach new all-time high while supply of accommodation continues to drop

A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie found that rents increased by 12% in Dublin

  Rents have reached an all-time high while the supply of accommodation continues to drop, as students from across the country scramble to find accommodation for the upcoming college year.

A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie has found that

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No money, no problem

If you run low on money as the holidays stretch on, here is a list of free Dublin attractions to fuel your need for a city adventure.

Summer can be tough on your bank account at times; whilst the majority of people who stay in Ireland for summer are working to save money, it’s general knowledge that the day after payday can be a harrowing experience. You

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Trinity joins UCD and Daft.ie in a joint project for student beds

The project is launching a month before thousands of Leaving Cert students receive their Leaving Cert results

A new housing campaign launching today, will aim to encourage Dublin homeowners to let out spare rooms as digs by advertising the associated tax breaks.

Under Irish law, you can earn up to €14,000 in non-taxable income by letting empty

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Cycling can be “scary and hazardous” in Dublin, Trinity researchers find

The study used data from the 2011 census

A study carried out by researchers in Trinity College and University College Dublin (UCD) has found that while cycling does have many benefits, it can also be “scary and hazardous” in the Dublin area, particularly for young men.

While the …

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Globetrotting to Trinity: an international student’s perspective

From Syria to Dublin, Ghalya Farahat  offers personal insight on how Trinity serves the many international students that come here and the peculiarities of Irish culture

Getting to Trinity was one of the greatest emotional rollercoasters of my life, and I can now say that I’m beyond glad I reached my destination eventually. I won’t deny that studying at Trinity was far from being my first

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A bookworm’s guide to Dublin’s literary havens

This week saw Lit Soc bring its members on a book crawl across the city, hand-picking the bookshops every avid reader in Trinity should visit.

trinity-lifeOn Wednesday February 15, the Literary Society gathered with members and book enthusiasts alike at the front of  House 6 to begin their tour of bookshops and literary hubs in Dublin.  In good spirit, we left campus for the first

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Review: ‘Someone You Love’ photography exhibition

Shane Kenneally sets the scene of the vibrant event, showcasing pro-choice art, in the Copper House Gallery

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Down the crooked roads which trail off Camden street, I find myself passing an endless stream of quaint brick houses, remnants of Dublin’s Georgian past. The area which surrounds the Copper House Gallery is authentic, antiquated one could say. Smoke

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How inner-city community gardening projects are making a difference

D. Joyce-Ahearne speaks to Rian Coulter, a founder of the NCAD Community Garden Farm, and residents of the Grangegorman Community Collective about urban gardens in Dublin city centre.

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The NCAD Community Garden Farm was founded on a site which, according to former NCAD Students’ Union member and one of the garden’s founders, Rian Coulter, was “a complete cesspit of absolute urban hazards”. The garden, which is next door

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