Exam scripts constitues as personal data rules European Court of Justice

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the exam script of an Irish student constitutes as personal data and should be allowed to be accessed by the student. The ECJ’s ruling follows over eight years of legal battles through the High Court and Supreme Court. Peter Nowak, who was a student of the […]

Trinity academics call for targeted smoking prevention in new study

A new study by Trinity academics has called for better targeting of smoking prevention measures. The study, led by Dr. Gabrielle McKee of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, explores smoking and quitting behaviours among students. The study aims to assist College in developing ways to promote a smoke-free campus.   The study aims to […]

College moves to introduce winter exams

College has taken the first steps towards introducing winter exams at the end of Michaelmas Term. The proposal to facilitate winter exams alongside existing exams has gone through the first step of approval, following a vote by university Fellows.   More than 60% of Fellows voted in favour of changing university rules to allow flexibility […]

Take two: mastering Hilary Term

    Mam says “GO TO YOUR EFFING LECTURES” Meaning: Go to your lectures this Hilary Term. Yes, you’re starting to grow lethargic and you’re tired of being told what to do but here’s the thing; you don’t have to go to all of them. Even one of them will do, just so you remember […]

Life in the Library

Caoimhe Gordon discovers the vital information, the acceptable behaviour and the hard truths of spending time in the library, the place to be this exam season.

Don’t put Descartes before the horse: why philosophy won’t save the Junior Cert

Despite the excitement around the introduction of Junior Cert Philosophy, Dearbháil Clarke is skeptical of the level of change it will bring.

Preparation ends as hopeful scholars begin exams

Feelings about the week varied between different potential scholars, from “they’re just like summer exams” to “if you don’t have nightmares of missing your exam, you’re not working hard enough.”

Leaving Cert appeals: stress upon stress

Niamh Lynch examines the prolonged influence of the Leaving Certificate appeals system on students.

Students relieve stress at #TCDtalks Canine Therapy Room

Students were afforded a furry reprieve from their studies today as the eagerly awaited Exam Destress Canine Therapy Room ran between 12pm and 4pm. The event, organised by Welfare officer Stephen Garry in conjunction with Irish charity Peata, has been well received by student, with the Facebook page garnering 2,525 attendees. Education officer Jack Leahy […]


Limitless Director: Neil Burger Cast: Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Abbie Cornish & Anna Friel III With the libraries crammed full of harried looking students intently devouring books with bloodshot eyes and grinding teeth its clear exam season is beginning. And as we all head once more into the breach of red bull fueled panic […]


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