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It’s time for Trinity students to act on BDS

Aislinn Shanahan Daly argues in support of a vote for the SU to boycott Israel

On Tuesday November 21 2017 a motion was passed at SU council to boycott Aramark on campus. Aramark run a catering service called Westland Eats, which operate food outlets in the Hamilton. Aramark are also involved in running catering and

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TCDSU Council votes against motion to boycott Israel

The rejected motion also called for a student led solidarity campaign with Palestine, and for affiliation with the BDS movement

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) voted tonight against a motion which called for a “college wide boycott of the state of Israel”, to create a “student led Palestinian solidarity campaign” and to lobby for “the divestment of university funds …

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Motion for S2S paid intern program passed at SU Council

The last TCDSU Council took place tonight in the Ed Burke theatre

A motion to fund a paid Student2Student internship program was passed tonight by the Council of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU). It had been proposed by the Union’s Forum. The motion had previously been put forward as a discussion …

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TCDSU Council Round-up

A number of motions were passed this evening at the sixth SU Council

The sixth Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) took place this evening in the Stanley Quek theatre in TBSI.

A strategy for providing support for off-campus students was passed tonight by TCDSU. The strategy plans to address issues based around

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USI candidates voted on at TCDSU Council

Six candidates secured the support of TCDSU’s delegates for the election at the USI Congress

Candidates running for election to roles in the Union of Students’ in Ireland (USI) spoke this evening at Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council. Class representatives were asked to vote on which candidate TCDSU would support at USI Council.

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Motion to assist Scholar at Risk Bashana Abeywardena passed at Council

TCDSU Council is to give Bashana Abeywardena, Sri Lankan refugee and journalist €6,000

A motion, proposed by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Kieran McNulty and seconded by Ents Officer Padraic Rowley has mandated the union to give €6,000 to Scholar at Risk, Bashana Abeywarden, to help cover his fees and

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TCDSU passes motion of solidarity with non-academic staff balloting for a strike

Both SIPTU and UNITE are threatening industrial action after a breakdown in negotiations with College over a number of staff issues

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Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council has passed a motion supporting SIPTU and Unite members in Trinity in their potential industrial action against College. Union members include most non-academic college workers, such as library, security, and cleaning staff.

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SU Council votes on motions on academic senate and legislation on scientific censorship

Both motions were passed at tonight’s SU Council

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Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council has passed motions on the formation of an Academic Senate and on support for legislation against scientific censorship.

 

The motion mandating TCDSU to form an Academic Senate was proposed by Education Officer Dale

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