Ryanair will fund a new Trinity Professor of Entrepreneurship starting from September 2017. The Ryanair Fund will see Trinity Business School receive €1.5 million over the next five years. The new Ryanair sponsored Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Business School will teach both undergraduate and postgraduate studies, as well as a new executive education […]
Provost Patrick Prendergast has moved from 1 Grafton Street into a city centre apartment in Dublin 2 to escape the noise of the ongoing Luas Cross City construction works. The move to the College owned property occurred just before Christmas and is being financed by Trinity. The property in question was purchased by the […]
The provost of Trinity, Patrick Prendergast, spoke to Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council this evening. Introducing him, TCDSU President Kieran McNulty thanked the provost for “various initiatives”, such as the proposed Student Centre, and noted that it was an uncertain time for the college, not least due to the ongoing funding crisis. Prendergast, […]
Following up on Trinity College Dublin’s (TCD) announcement yesterday, TCD Fossil Free moved to lobby government for national fossil fuel divestment outside the Dáil today. Today marked the last year of the campaign, but the group intend to push forward, from a college-wide campaign to a national divestment movement. The Irish government has […]
Trinity awarded four new honorary degrees at a ceremony taking place in the Examinations Hall today. Eric Kinsella, Peta Taaffe, David Puttnam and Louise Richardson received the degrees from the Provost, Dr. Patrick Prendergast, alongside 90 other graduates receiving doctorates. The ceremony, presided by the provost and the chancellor of the university, Mary Robinson, was […]
The news that Trinity has dropped 20 places, from 78th to 98th, in the QS world university rankings, isn’t a Trinity story; it’s an Irish one. Of the 8 ranked Irish universities, 7 fell in this year’s rankings; only NUI Galway went up, from 271st to 249th. Of the 6 indicators that QS use to […]
Fifty new scholars, twenty four fellows and two honorary fellows were announced today as part of the Trinity Monday celebrations
The amount of scholars elected has fallen from sixty four last year to fifty this year
College unveils ambitious proposals to increase private sector investment and double the number of international students.
Activist group Third Level Workplace Watch has criticised the provost’s lack of attention to the issue.
Prendergast says he regrets College’s lack of consultation with student representatives over proposed levy increases.