Trinity partner with Irish Times for Citizen Science initiative

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 on a scientific topic. These questionnaires allow people to voice their opinions regarding certain areas […]

Trinity Science Gallery director appointed head of National Museum of Ireland

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 said: “Lynn has been an important part of that success story where she […]

Date for Trinity Ball unveiled

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 not yet announced what the theme will be. However, speaking to Trinity News, Craig […]

6 Syrian refugees to take part in media workshop in Trinity

  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 Abbeyfield Reception Centre in Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon, and Mosney direct provision centre in County Meath. […]

Trinity students to launch boycott campaign against Westland Eats caterer

Asylum Archive 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 the slogan “Aramark off our campus” and will officially launch on November 15 in […]

A crash course to studying General Science in Trinity

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.   Instead, hundreds of students must flock together on their first day in order to  select […]

UCD is Ireland’s best university for getting a job

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) global higher education analysts and career advice specialists have announced the world’s 500 leading universities for graduate employability. The rankings indicate that University College Dublin (UCD) is the strongest provider of highly employable graduates. It ranks 75th and is followed by Trinity College Dublin (TCD) at 111-120.   UCD leads overall in […]

Trinity Dental Technology student loses €1,450 in rental scam

  Charlotte Kershaw, a Senior Sophister student in Dental Technology at Trinity, lost €1,450 on rental accommodation advertised through the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) Facebook page.    When speaking to Trinity News, Kershaw said: “The girl advertising it was ‘the previous tenant’. She passed on the landlord’s details and we were in contact before the […]

Rise in first preference applications to Trinity

Trinity has continued an upward trend in first preference applications this year, with 8,278 students placing Trinity at the top of their Central Applications Office (CAO) choice form. A total of 18,624 students applied to Trinity, which is a fifth of all CAO applicants, with 3,403 places being offered to study at the university.   […]

Universities face funding cuts over gender gap

Third Level Irish institutions will be subject to mandatory gender quotas in order to combat the gender inequality at senior levels. The move comes as new figures released by the Higher Education Authority (HEA)  revealed that women are under-represented in senior positions.   According to the figures, 50 per cent of lecturers and only 21 […]

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