Shane Collins re-elected GSU President

Shane Collins has been re-elected President of Trinity College Dublin Graduate’s Student Union (GSU).   The total valid poll was 525 with Collins receiving 326 votes, amounting to 62.09% of the total. The other candidate, Sibeal Conway, received 199 votes, amounting to 22.67% of the total.   Trinity News spoke to the presidential candidates before the […]

Your guide to the GSU Presidential candidates

There are two candidates for president in this year’s Graduate Student Union (GSU) election; the current president Shane Collins and Business Mangement student Sibeal Conway. Voting opened today, Wednesday 26 April and will continue until 4pm this Friday. Shane Collins Shane Collins is the current president of the Graduate Students Union and is running for a […]

Inclusion, change and continuity at GSU election debate

After two days of campaigning, the only debate of the Trinity College Graduates Students’ Union (GSU) took place in the Jonathan Swift Theatre tonight, Tuesday April 25. With voting beginning on Wednesday, it was the final chance for the candidates to convince postgraduate students of their campaign.   There are two candidates for President, Sibeal Conway […]

GSU Council passes motions supporting UNCRPD and trade unions

Trinity College Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) has passed a number of motions at their most recent Council. One of these motions is to support the ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).   The motion was proposed by Ciarán O’Rourke, a PhD student from the English Department. It was […]

Government agree to extend Graduate Scheme for non-EU students

The government have recently announced the decision to extend the Third Level Graduate Scheme from 12 to 24 months. The scheme which has been in existence since 2007, applies to non EU/EEA students with level 9 qualifications and above under the National Framework of Qualifications. It currently allows these students to remain in Ireland for […]

Graduate Students’ Union runs €10,000 deficit for 2015-16

Trinity’s Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) ran a deficit of over €10,000 in the 2015-16 academic year, according to annual accounts shared with Trinity News.   The accounts, which were audited by Cregan Accountants and presented to a meeting of College’s capitated bodies on November 17th, show an increase in expenditures related to events, publications, officer […]

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