Number of British students applying to Irish colleges drops by 10%

The number of British students applying to Irish universities has fallen by 10% in 2016, according to The Irish Times. The decrease is in response to a potential rise in fees following the Brexit vote, as British students may be charged international student rates.   Similarly, the number of Irish students applying to UK third […]

Trinity to build a technology campus at Grand Canal Dock

Trinity are to build a technology-centered campus at Grand Canal Dock, according to The Irish Times. The first phase of the construction will cost €250 million and is part of a €1 billion plan to develop the district.   Trinity has obtained 100,000 sq m in Grand Canal Dock and plans to relocate much of […]

Ryanair to fund business school professor

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 […]

Belarusian students imprisoned in peaceful protests

Belarusian students have been imprisoned over peaceful protests against a tax on the unemployed.   Belarusians have been protesting since early February against a tax of BYR 460, which is equivalent to €330, to those who have been unemployed for more than six months. According to the Guardian, the President of Belarus, Mr. Aleksandr Lukashenko, […]

Magnified Societies: Vis Arts

    Since 1966, Trinity’s Visual Arts Society, or VisArts, has been bringing students together to appreciate the wonders of the artistic world. Throughout its sixty years, the society has celebrated artistic culture, and is a hidden gem within the packed society scene in Trinity. It provides an outlet for students who may not be […]

TMT presents West Side Story

This Wednesday to Friday, Trinity Musical Theatre Society (TMT) will be presenting their very own adaption of the classic West Side Story. The tale of two star-crossed lovers is about to take over the O’Reilly Theatre, where the audience will be whirled back to 1950s New York City. TMT are fresh to the cobblestones at […]

UCD set to reform arts degree courses

University College Dublin (UCD) are set to reform arts degree courses as a means to improve the employability of its students, according to the Irish Times. Changes to the degree include internship and Erasmus opportunities, which will extend some courses from three to four years. Students will also have the option of either choosing two subjects […]

Hustings on Irish reunification preferendum takes place

The hustings on the Irish reunification campaign took place today at 2pm on the Dining Hall steps. Campaigning in the referendum started on March 9, with voting in the preferendum taking place tomorrow and Wednesday, March 14 and 15.   Two campaigns have begun within Trinity from groups supporting neutrality and reunification. The unity group […]

Trinity professor elected Advisor to the Director of European Space Agency

Peter Gallagher, a Trinity Astrophysics Professor, has been elected as the Advisor to the Director of Science at the European Space Agency (ESA). Along with eleven other members of the Space Science Advisory Committee (SSAC), Professor Gallagher will execute a number of missions under the ESA “Cosmic Vision 2015-2025” plan.   The agenda of the […]

Trinity research takes step towards production of quantum computers

Research led by Trinity Physics Professor, Stefano Sanvito, has made progress in the development of molecular magnets. The progress is a step towards the production of quantum computers. The physicists on the project are working towards storing data on dimensions as small as 1 nanometer.   The research is underway in the Advanced Materials and […]

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