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, …
40% of Bachelor degree graduates earn less than €25k
Most Irish graduates are employed in either Dublin or Cork, a HEA report has revealed.
Most Irish university graduates are employed in either Dublin or Cork nine months after graduating, according to a new report conducted by the Higher Education Authority (HEA). The survey also found that employment prospects continue to improve for those with …
Government model to grant STEM courses more funding
This framework is the first major review of funding allocation in higher education in over a decade.
Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton and Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor released both the review for the Allocation Model for Funding Higher Education Institutions and the Higher Education System Performance Framework for 2018-2020 yesterday, January 16.…
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.
Student life in Helsinki
As Stephen Frain embarks upon his year abroad, his initial impressions in Finland have lived up to the Nordic ideal
It is indeed a unique and wonderful experience for this year’s freshers to walk through front arch and begin their college years. Starting your university life is a wonderful and special feeling that you will never experience again, or at …
Home and away
Mia Ní Challaráin, a Trinity Erasmus student in Nice, reflects on the differences she has observed between Irish and French ways of life.
I arrived in Nice with a suitcase five kilograms overweight, a love of croissants ready to be nurtured and brimming with enthusiasm for my year in France. However France was not what I expected it to be – my new …
Scottish university revokes honorary degree from Trump
The decision was made after the presidential candidate made controversial remarks regarding the entry of Muslims to the US.
Donald Trump, Republican front-running candidate for the US presidential nomination was stripped of his honorary degree from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland, last week.
The university decided to revoke Trump’s honorary doctor of business administration (DBA) degree following controversial …