NUI Galway has been named University of the Year
Trinity has been named runner-up in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, with National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway) being named the University of the Year.
The guide measures 22 Irish Higher Education Institutes (HEI) across six key …
The provost’s rankings-focused strategy is proving successful, but with far-reaching implications for Trinity.
In a few weeks, thousands of freshers will be going to orientation lectures. They’re going to be told, as you were, and as I was, that they’re lucky to be here – that they’re privileged to be going to the …
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 …
The reasons behind the rankings were released in an FoI request to the Sunday Times
Trinity’s temporary removal from the Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings was due to a series of errors in which College’s income was underreported. In records released following a Freedom of Information request by the Sunday Times, Trinity declared …
The rankings follow a consistent downwards trend of Irish universities
Trinity’s ranking has fallen in every single category this year in new subject rankings released by QS World University Rankings. The total number of Trinity subjects ranking in the top 100 in the world has decreased from 16 to 2 …
Trinity placed joint 101st in 2015-16
Trinity has placed in joint 131st position in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for the 2016-17 year. This follows Trinity submitting incorrect data for the 2016-17 and 2015-16 academic year. Trinity’s position for the 2015-16 academic …
College submitted incorrect data which affects both 2015-16 and 2016-17 rankings
Trinity College Dublin has been temporarily removed from the Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings. Phil Baty, editor of the THE rankings, has said: “we have been obliged to exclude Trinity College from this year’s ranking due to a …
Michael Foley discusses the growing commercialisation of universities
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 …
In the wake of Trinity’s substantial drop in the QS rankings, Rory O’Sullivan highlights low funding provided to Irish universities as a pivotal issue.
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 …
Largest year on year fall since 2005
Trinity 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 …