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Trinity places second in Sunday Times university guide

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

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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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Temporary removal of Trinity from rankings due to accidentally underreporting income by €350 million

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

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UCD overtakes Trinity in QS University subject rankings

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

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Trinity places 131st in revised Times rankings

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

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Trinity temporarily removed from Times Rankings following data error

College submitted incorrect data which affects both 2015-16 and 2016-17 rankings


NEWSTrinity 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

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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’s QS Ranking Underlines the Desperate Need for Funding

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.

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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

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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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