Following their graduation, all 38 students will be able to start degree courses across either the sciences, social science or the arts this September
The graduation ceremony of 38 students who studied in the Trinity Access Programme (TAP) Foundation Course for Higher Education for 2016/17 took place in Trinity today.
The graduates had been studying in either the sciences, social science or the arts …
Run by TAP, in conjunction with the Shamrock Rovers and Trinity Sport, the project seeks to foster education and sporting development
A new initiative founded by the Trinity Access Programme (TAP), run in conjunction with the Shamrock Rovers and Trinity Sport, seeks to foster educational and sporting development among students from Tallaght and the inner city through providing a number of …
In an open letter, McNulty condemns the Department of Social Protection’s decision to declare homeless single mother and prospective TCD student Erica Fleming ineligible for the welfare support
This week Irish media and TCD President Kieran McNulty have called on the Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar, to revoke the Government’s recent reforms to the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA) and the Family Income Allowance for ‘One-Parent Families’.…
The event, held on Tuesday in conjunction with the Equality Fund, aimed to provoke participants to reflect on the impact social privilege has across society
Trinity Access Programme took over Front Square on Tuesday to raise awareness for equality and the various privileged positions members of society can hold. A group of participants were asked a series of questions centring around social disadvantage and privilege, …
The staff and students of the Trinity Access Programmes speak to Trinity News about the importance of the organisation to them and the wider college community
During the lead up to the recent student union elections Stephen Carty, a candidate for TCDSU president, pledged €5,000 of his prospective salary towards Trinity Access Programmes (TAP). Lynn Ruane, who came through TAP as a mature student, is now …
Third year Physiotherapy student Ola Bademosi was the successful candidate
An election took place for the annual Access Officer position at tonight’s meeting of Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council. Third year Physiotherapy student Ola Bademosi was the successful candidate competing against three others: Aisling Connolly, Paula Dempsey, and …
Trinity is disproportionately attended by the privately educated: 35% of a given year against a national average of 7% were privately educated. This is very much in line with trends across the Anglophone world
New figures recently released by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) seem to confirm the widespread perception that Trinity remains an exclusive university that primarily serves the middle and upper class. These figures dealt with the distribution of Student Universal …
TAP courses have been unable to adopt new teaching methodologies because of a lack of resources, according to Dr. Lisa Keane.
A failure to upgrade teaching resources has left the two classrooms used by Trinity Access Programmes (TAP) in a dilapidated state, according to Dr. Lisa Keane, who oversees the programmes’ post-entry progression and alumni development. The state of the classrooms …
Council meeting also sees heated discussion on the possible reduction in the number of campaigning weeks and hustings.
A motion of censure against Jason Leonard, the chair of the SU Oversight Commission and SU Council secretary, proposed by SU president, Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne, was passed at last night’s Council meeting, while a motion for impeachment proposed by incoming SU …