In what would turn out to be one of my last classes at the University of Zaragoza (Unizar), a student raised her hand and asked if our assessed presentations would continue if the university had to close. The class laughed …
Students are not at the centre of TEP
The Christmas assessments were cripplingly stressful
Trinity is renowned as Ireland’s most prestigious university. Boasting alumni such as Oscar Wilde, Edmund Burke, Bram Stoker, and other members of the Irish liberal literati, College often exists in the public imagination as something to be revered: a bastion …
Trinity research shows glucose may hold key role in fighting cancer
Starving dendritic cells of glucose can stimulate immune system response to antigens.
Researchers at Trinity have discovered that glucose may play a key role in fighting cancer.
Glucose is a sugar which is vital for energy and cell growth. When responding to infections, the immune system becomes active and uses high amounts …
Trinity PhD student designs website for families of transgender young people
The website, GenderEd.ie, aims to provide families with reliable and accessible information that will help them support their transgender family member(s)
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.
Belarusian students imprisoned in peaceful protests
Belarusian students have been imprisoned over peaceful protests against a tax on the unemployed
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 …
Bus Éireann strike to impact Trinity students
The strike, which was announced Thursday, does not affect school transport services
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.…
DCU President warns Brexit could lead to CAO points increase
Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education hears from DCU President over concerns about the possibility of rising CAO points due to Brexit
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 …
Students should support Tesco workers’ strike
Rachel Graham argues that students should go out of their way to support the Tesco workers on strike. The dispute over worsening conditions for veteran employees at the multinational can be seen as a microcosm of the wider environment that awaits students upon their exit from college, where precarious and low-paid employment reigns supreme
“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 …
TCDSU holds education campaign meeting ahead of USI rally
The meeting aimed at generating ideas to encourage participation in the march
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 …