Over the years, there have been a number of films shot on Trinity’s campus. Whether it’s an integral part of the production or merely features as part of a shot, as Front Arch did in Liz Gill’s 2003 film Goldfish …
The value of arts courses
A defense for arts courses in universities
The standard argument made against arts degrees is that they’re impractical, not suited for a student wishing to gain employment, and therefore a waste of that student’s time and money. This argument isn’t anything new, and such attacks on the …
Trinity’s graduation process needs to adapt for today’s students
From ceremonies entirely in Latin to awarding degrees in descending order of merit, the entire process has become elitist and outdated
With yet another year’s graduations behind us, it’s long past the time where we need to examine just how we celebrate and commemorate the graduation of Trinity students, and what should be changed about the graduation process and the ceremony …
The obstacles and privileges to university admittance are alive and well
While these barriers to entry are finally beginning to crack, we need to address how privilege and wealth still dictate university placement for many
A Leaving Certificate student recently challenged the State Examination Commission’s policy to not re-check points in time to obtain their university place. Rebecca Carter had to fight for her place on the course that she would have been accepted into, …
Trinity partner with Irish Times for Citizen Science initiative
The initiative will give readers and citizens the opportunity to voice their opinions on scientific topics.
Trinity is partnering with The Irish Times to work on a new Citizen Science initiative from which a number of different projects will be developed and promoted. Members of the public will be asked to fill out a questionnaire based …
Trinity Science Gallery director appointed head of National Museum of Ireland
Director Lynn Scarff has been appointed as the Director of the National Museum of Ireland following over a decade at the Science Gallery.
Trinity Science Gallery Director Lynn Scarff has been appointed as the new Director of the National Museum of Ireland. She will take up this position in May 2018.
Congratulating Scarff on her new role, Vice Provost of College, Chris Morash …
Date for Trinity Ball unveiled
A new addition to the event is that it will be themed.
Trinity Ball will take place on April 6 this year, Trinity College Dublin Students Union (TCDSU) Ents Officer Jonah Craig has revealed.
This year marks the first time the event will have a theme. Craig and the Ents Committee have …
6 Syrian refugees to take part in media workshop in Trinity
The participants will learn to create digital content as part of the ‘Ismani’ programme.
Six displaced people from Syria will begin a digital media workshop at the CONNECT Centre in Trinity College Dublin (TCD) today. The participants will learn to create digital content as part of the ‘Ismani’ programme. The six are from the …
Trinity students to launch boycott campaign against Westland Eats caterer
The boycott of Aramark relates to the company’s relationship with three direct provision centres.
A group of Trinity students are starting a campaign to boycott the Aramark company,which is the College-appointed food caterer for Westland Eats in the Hamilton building, due to its connection to direct provision centres.
The campaign is using …
A crash course to studying General Science in Trinity
Last year’s junior freshmen give their advice on navigating one of the biggest courses in our university
Last September, the Junior Freshman students of 2016/17 waited in anticipation for their first experience of third level education to begin. General Science differs from many college courses, in that a single time-table is not administered during orientation week.