Madhav Bhargav elected GSU Vice-President

Madhav Bhargav has been elected Vice-President of Trinity College Dublin Graduate’s Student Union (GSU).   The total valid poll was 502, with Bhargav receiving 288 votes on the second count which amounted to 48.2% of the total. Laura Matthews received 28.9%, while Shonottra Kumar received 22.9% of the total.   Trinity News spoke to the […]

Shane Collins re-elected GSU President

Shane Collins has been re-elected President of Trinity College Dublin Graduate’s Student Union (GSU).   The total valid poll was 525 with Collins receiving 326 votes, amounting to 62.09% of the total. The other candidate, Sibeal Conway, received 199 votes, amounting to 22.67% of the total.   Trinity News spoke to the presidential candidates before the […]

Your guide to the GSU Presidential candidates

There are two candidates for president in this year’s Graduate Student Union (GSU) election; the current president Shane Collins and Business Mangement student Sibeal Conway. Voting opened today, Wednesday 26 April and will continue until 4pm this Friday. Shane Collins Shane Collins is the current president of the Graduate Students Union and is running for a […]

Inclusion, change and continuity at GSU election debate

After two days of campaigning, the only debate of the Trinity College Graduates Students’ Union (GSU) took place in the Jonathan Swift Theatre tonight, Tuesday April 25. With voting beginning on Wednesday, it was the final chance for the candidates to convince postgraduate students of their campaign.   There are two candidates for President, Sibeal Conway […]

Government agree to extend Graduate Scheme for non-EU students

The government have recently announced the decision to extend the Third Level Graduate Scheme from 12 to 24 months. The scheme which has been in existence since 2007, applies to non EU/EEA students with level 9 qualifications and above under the National Framework of Qualifications. It currently allows these students to remain in Ireland for […]

Introducing Trinity’s new events website

Yesterday evening (Sunday 29th January) saw Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) launch an official events calendar website. The site was made as a joint project between TCDSU and the Central Societies Committee (CSC) with Trinity Publications, DUCAC, and Trinity GSU also collaborating on it. It contains information on upcoming events available to Trinity students, helping […]

Graduate Students’ Union runs €10,000 deficit for 2015-16

Trinity’s Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) ran a deficit of over €10,000 in the 2015-16 academic year, according to annual accounts shared with Trinity News.   The accounts, which were audited by Cregan Accountants and presented to a meeting of College’s capitated bodies on November 17th, show an increase in expenditures related to events, publications, officer […]

Views from the Six

  The majority of students are familiar with the Students’ Union’s sabbatical officers, but can the same be said of the SU’s part-time officers? Who are these faces from House 6, and just how do they work to contribute to student life in Trinity? Q:What drew you to the role of Environmental Officer? Did you […]

Government introduces €4 million grant scheme for low-income postgraduate students

The government has announced the introduction of a full maintenance grant for 1,100 postgraduate students as part of Budget 2017. The grant, worth almost €6,000, will be made available to students in the lowest income category.   The scheme is part of an €8.5 million package to support disadvantaged students, including lone parents and Travellers, […]

Graduate Student’s Union prepare report on the working conditions of Trinity teaching assistants

Outlining the intentions of the GSU in producing such a report, Hegarty insisted that it being “grounded in research” would be absolutely crucial.

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