Approximately 2,000 students will directly benefit from the funding, which targets those from disadvantaged backgroundsAisling Grace
The government has announced plans to allocate €16.5m in funding for new initiatives to help increase access to third level education for those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Approximately 2,000 students will directly benefit from the funding. The groups it aims to …
Institutes of Technology said the scheme may be suitable for honours degree coursesSinéad Harrington
Heads of Irish universities have expressed their support for the introduction of a student loan scheme to tackle the funding crisis in higher education at the Oireachtas Education Committee discussions yesterday,
However, representatives from Institutes of Technology (ITs) argued there …
Anti-fees group prepares to spread its message throughout the student bodyConn de Barra
Students Against Fees (SAF), a group founded to oppose student loans and fee increases, held its first public meeting of the academic year last night. Members discussed issues such as mobilising the student body and preparing for the planned march …
Speaking to Trinity News, she outlined higher education funding as the number one priority should she be elected.Niamh Moriarty
Annie Hoey, current deputy president and vice-president for equality and citizenship for the Union of Students Ireland (USI), announced on February 10 that she will be running for the role of USI president.
Speaking to Trinity News about her candidacy, …
Five speakers on the motion all spoke in favourAlex Keogan
This evening a motion to oppose the introduction of third level fees brought before Trinity Students’ Union Council, was passed by a comfortable margin.
This motion was brought to the council by the newly formed Students Against Fees Group, committed …
Final-year Trinity student Jack Leahy is the favourite to be elected vice-president (VP) for academic affairs and quality assurance (AAQA) of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) at the organisation’s annual congress this week. The former Trinity College Dublin …
Kevin Donoghue – the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) vice president for academic affairs and quality assurance – was tonight endorsed by members of the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (SU) Council for the position of USI president.
Remarks made on social media by a sabbatical officer of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (SU) have been criticised as unfairly trying to influence voters ahead a campus husting session with candidates in the upcoming Union of Students in Ireland …
William FoleyWilliam Foley
Another year, another pre-budget student protest. And it would be all too easy to write yet another article criticising the USI and TCDSU. So… I will still do that. But before I get all negative, it should be pointed out …
City centre rental costs have risen by more than 15%Catherine Healy
Dublin rent hikes will have an impact on students’ grades and mental health, SU president Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne has warned.
Writing in the foreword to a Daft.ie report released today, he said that time spent commuting or working part-time to save …