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Academic responsibility – the biggest dichotomy in Trinity

Teaching standards in Trinity are defined by arrogance and negligence, final year student Conor Coughlan argues

I remember the first time I attended a talk in Trinity. It was the Maths and Physics open day 2013, and I was a naïve 18-year-old Leaving Cert fresh from off a bus from Galway. The defining moment of that

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UCD is Ireland’s best university for getting a job

University College Dublin (UCD) ranks 75th and is followed by Trinity at 111-120

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) global higher education analysts and career advice specialists have announced the world’s 500 leading universities for graduate employability. The rankings indicate that University College Dublin (UCD) is the strongest provider of highly employable graduates. It ranks 75

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Trinity’s rise in the rankings a good start, but funding and internal reform still needed

The recent rise of college in the QS rankings should be commended, as rankings matter. However, it does not alleviate the need for increased higher education funding.

During the year I overheard someone from the SU talking about a special rankings commission he was involved with. The problem, he said, was how many academics had absolutely no interest in rankings: they considered it an insult that someone

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Trinity rises 10 places in the QS world rankings

This is a reversal of recent trends, which has seen the college fall consistently in the rankings over the past three years

Trinity has risen 10 places to 88th in the 2018 QS world university ranking. This is a reversal of recent trends, which has seen the college fall consistently in the rankings over the past three years. Trinity scored an overall …

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Examining Trinity’s fall in the QS World Rankings

Taking a closer look at why Trinity continues to fall in the QS World Rankings

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For the past three years, Trinity has been on the decline, at least according to the QS World University Rankings, in which Trinity has fallen from 78th to 98th place this year. In the THE World University Rankings, Trinity is

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A University is not a Factory

Michael Foley discusses the growing commercialisation of universities

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There has been a great deal of debate over the future of Irish universities over the past few weeks. The publication of the Cassels report, along with the plummeting of almost all Irish universities down the QS rankings, has pushed

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Trinity falls to 98th in QS World University Rankings

Largest year on year fall since 2005

NEWSTrinity has dropped twenty places, from 78th to 98th in the QS World University Rankings, released today. While it remains Ireland’s highest-ranked university, the 2016/17 rankings mark the third year in a row that Trinity has dropped, from …

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Trinity reprimanded for attempting to seek favourable ranking reviews

On Sunday, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) announced that Trinity could face suspension from the university ranking survey on account of a questionable letter sent out to academics and others affiliated with College

NEWSOn Sunday, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) announced that Trinity could face suspension from the university ranking survey on account of a questionable letter sent out to academics and others affiliated with College.

According to the news site Inside Higher Ed, …

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