Students4Change criticises “corporate model” of education as FOI data reveals disparities in school funding

Figures reflect a gap in funding for “blue skies” research as 2,500 sign an open letter calling for a “balanced and progressive research ecosystem”

Students4Change (S4C) has obtained access to per-school funding amounts for the 24 schools in College following a Freedom of Information (FOI) request.

The figures, seen by Trinity News, reflect a gap in funding between schools that predominantly engage in “blue …


Student entrepreneurs from Trinity to represent Ireland at Enactus world cup after national win

Enactus TCD will attend the Enactus World Cup in Utrecht in October

Last week, Enactus TCD were crowned winners of the Enactus Ireland National Competition, beating competitors from six other Irish universities including UCD, DCU and UCC. Enactus TCD will represent Ireland at the Enactus World Cup in Utrecht in October.

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TCDSU elects part-time officers for 2023/24

A new PTO position, Engagement Officer, was created at council this evening

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The Part-Time Officers (PTOs) in Trinity College Dublin Students Union (TCDSU) for 2023/24 were elected at Council this evening.

Other positions elected this evening include Chair of Council, Commissions, three faculty convenors and Chair of Trinity Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions


Seán Binder awarded honorary membership of TCDSU

Senator Alice Mary Higgins and former Education Officer Bev Genockey were also awarded honorary membership


Activist and College graduate Seán Binder has been awarded honorary membership at Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union.

PPES graduate Binder previously faced charges of espionage after saving refugees and migrants on Lesbos Island as part of his volunteer work with …


College announces partnership with Curiosity Studio in reopening of the Science Gallery

College previously announced a public tender seeking expressions of interest to work in partnership with Trinity to reopen the library in a “totally reimagined” format

In an email this afternoon, College announced a partnership with Curiosity Studio in reopening the Science Gallery.

Curiosity Studio was selected as the successful candidate to help design and implement a new operating model for the Science Gallery.

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Crucial for PhD review to be completed in time for Budget 2024, postgraduate union says

The Postgraduate Workers’ Organisation staged a protest outside the Dáil demanding that the review be completed on time

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Leaders of the Postgraduate Workers’ Organisation (PWO) have said that it is essential that the government review of supports for PhD researchers is completed in time for action to be taken in this year’s budget, as the group staged a …


Multiple student protestor groups removed from Eamon Ryan event following targeted disruption 

The activists condemned government’s climate policies and the Green Party’s support for an end to the eviction ban

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A group of Students4Change, Extinction Rebellion TCD, Time to Act TCD, Connolly Youth Movement and Trinity People Before Profit activists were removed by security from an address by Minister for Environment Eamon Ryan after they disrupted the event by targeting …


Printing House Square plagued with issues since opening

Residents have described issues with heating, power cuts and being left without running water and working ovens since the newly-built student accommodation opened in November

Residents of Printing House Square have voiced concerns about a number of problems with the facilities in their accommodation.

They have described issues with heating and power cuts, as well as being left without running water and working ovens since


New Irish-South African Research Chair launched with Trinity collaboration

Provost Linda Doyle said: “The inauguration of the Charlotte Maxeke-Mary Robinson Research Chair is a fantastic way to build on the legacies of these two inspiring women.”

A new Irish-South African Research Chair has been launched as a collaboration between Trinity and the University of the Western Cape (UWC).

Last week, the Charlotte Maxeke-Mary Robinson Research Chair was launched by Ambassador of Ireland to South Africa Fionnuala …


Olivia Orr elected TCDSU Ents Officer

Orr received 1004 votes on the second count

Olivia Orr has been elected Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union’s (TCDSU) next Entertainments (Ents) Officer with 1,004 votes on the second counts.

After a total valid poll of 1765 votes, the quota for being elected was 869 votes.

Receiving 807