Statistics collected since 2012, making Trinity the highest fine collector out of the Irish College networkSarah Meehan
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 …
College joined the University of Copehagen in being accepted into the research associationEditor
Trinity has today been accepted into the League of European Research Universities (LERU), along with University of Copenhagen. This marks the first occasion that an Irish university has been accepted into the association. The two universities will become members of …
Deputy Trinity Life Editor, Alice Whelan, celebrates Spirit Day, a day which promotes solidarity in the LGBTQIA+ community in the fight against homophobic bullyingAlice Whelan
Today members and friends of Q Soc Trinity’s LGBTQIA+ society gathered in Front Square to take a stand against homophobic bullying for Spirit Day.
Spirit Day is held on the third Thursday of October every year as part of National …
The grant will be made available to 1,100 postgraduate studentsSinéad Harrington
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 …
Future Finance enters market as report proposed student loans to cover college feesCaoimhe Brennan
A student loan firm, Future Finance, is set to enter the Irish market following the publication of a government report that proposes students secure loans to cover the cost of third level fees. The company hopes to have clearance by …
Leading property investors warn rental rates are at the “limits of sustainability” in IrelandRobyn Page-Cowman
Rents for student residences across Ireland have increased by €1,000 on average this year.
Trinity Student Union’s Accommodation Services are under increased pressure from students who have been unable to find accommodation as a result of the increased rental costs. …
The action concerns an SU vote on the issue in February 2014Niamh Lynch
A group of Trinity students have consulted with solicitors about taking legal action against the pro-choice mandate of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU).
Speaking to Trinity News, Gavin Rothwell, one of the students concerned, said: “A number of …
The Trinity Entrepreneurial Societies Dragons’ Den won by Superbowl, who hope to fill gap in the marketCaoimhe Brennan
The TES Dragons’ Den was won on February 18 by a startup called Superbowl, which is proposing to fill a gap in the market for healthy, customizable breakfasts suitable for various dietary requirements. The company, which is proposing to open …
The competitive grants enable mid-career researchers to carry out ground-breaking research, build their research teams, and develop innovative ideas.Lia Flattery
Two researchers at Trinity College Dublin, assistant professor in geography, Martin Sokol, and European Research Council (ERC) research professor in chemistry, Valeria Nicolosi, have been awarded prestigious ERC Consolidator Grants, worth a combined total of over €4 million.
The grants, …
She is running on “a platform of education, childcare and access – be that access to fair pay, mental health services, healthcare or equal opportunities.”Jessie Dolliver
Lynn Ruane, president of Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) and candidate in the Trinity constituency for Seanad Éireann, has announced a crowdfunding scheme to subsidise her election campaign.
She is running on “a platform of education, childcare and access …