Trinity PhD student designs website for families of transgender young people

A new website, which aims to help the families of gender diverse children and transgender young people, has been designed as part of a PhD study by a Trinity College PhD student and will be launched in Trinity today.   The website, GenderEd.ie, aims to provide families with reliable and accessible information that will help […]

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, […]

Bus Éireann strike to impact Trinity students

Thousands of commuters across Ireland, including Trinity students, will be affected from today onwards by an indefinite strike by Bus Éireann staff. The strike, which was announced yesterday, will not disrupt school transport services for primary and secondary school students.   In 2016, Bus Éireann lost in excess of €9 million. If measures to curb […]

DCU President warns Brexit could lead to CAO points increase

The UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) could lead to a significant increases in CAO points, Dublin City University (DCU) President Brian MacCraith has warned.   Speaking to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education, which is examining the impact of Brexit on the education system, Mr MacCraith said that up to 12,000 Irish students currently […]

Students should support Tesco workers’ strike

“Don’t cross picket lines, don’t show implicit support for Tesco by shopping at branches that are not on strike, and encourage your peers to do the same.”   Pickets at numerous branches of supermarket giant Tesco have been seen since Valentine’s day, and the action is set to continue with five more stores joining the […]

TCDSU holds education campaign meeting ahead of USI rally

TCDSU held an Education Campaign Meeting this evening in advance of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) Rally for Education on 19 October. The meeting, led by SU President Kieran McNulty and Education Officer Dale O’Faoilléacháin, aimed to generate ideas as to how the SU can get students involved in the USI march and […]

Students for Sensible Drug Policy hold conference in Cork over the weekend

Harm prevention, medicinal uses of cannabis and the HSE’s naloxone demonstration project are among the topics discussed at the event on Saturday

Relief for student voters as election date expected to be announced for Friday 26 February

The Taoiseach is set to publicly announce the decision on Wednesday, following weeks of rumoured coalition discord on the topic

Mumbai is Right to Say “Yes” to “No-Selfie Zones”

On the 13th of January, Mumbai City officials announced that sixteen areas of the city are to be declared “no-selfie zones”. This was in response to a tragic incident in which three teenagers fell into the Arabian Sea while posing for a selfie. A passer-by managed to rescue two of the girls but drowned trying […]

The Union of Students in Ireland unveils the ‘Tinder of Politics’

The USI hopes that Smartvote will help students to engage with politics and make a smart choice in the General Election

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Illustration

Aisling Crabbe
Natalia Duda
Sarah Morel
Mike Dolan
John Tierney
Naoise Dolan
Sarah Larragy
Mubbashir Ali Sultan
Nadia Bertaud
Daniel Tatlow

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Kevin O'Rourke
Ines Niarchos
Huda Awan