Security have removed Palestinian flags across campus
College security have responded to a Palestinian flag drop organised by Trinity Boycott, Divestment, Sanction (TCD BDS) and supported by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU).
The flag drop occurred this afternoon following a post on TCDSU’s Instagram story instructing …
Your guide to TCDSU’s political alignment and its future
Over the past weeks there has been much discussion surrounding Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) and its policy regarding political affiliation. This discussion has stemmed from some students’ calls for an apolitical union and resulted in a failed vote …
Hundreds attended the solidarity march today in the wake of the Dublin riots last Thursday
A protest in solidarity with migrants has taken place today on O’Connell Street.
The event was organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) and saw hundreds of workers from different sectors in attendance.
The event saw short speeches …
Lower fees, increased maintenance grants, and a pathway to zero fees
Budget 2024 was announced on Tuesday, October 11, with a package of measures worth €14bn. Within that hefty package, the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science’s budget has increased from €3.2bn in Budget 2023 to €4.148bn …
Families on incomes less than €100,000 will pay €1,500, while others will pay €2,000, representing a decrease of at least 33%
Budget 2024 has seen Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe announce a reduction in the student contribution fee for third-level students.
All students will receive a once-off reduction of at least €1,000 in their fees. The reduction goes …
TCDSU has rebuffed the PWO’s statement today, maintaining that PWO engaged in a “breach of election regulations”
The TCD Postgraduate Workers’ Organisation (PWO TCD) has denied claims of electoral misconduct and harassment made by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU).
Yesterday, TCD PWO claimed voters had been turned away from ballot boxes at TCDSU’s postgraduate committee elections, …
Trinity students’ absences are excused today as a “mark of solidarity” with student’s demands
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Today, the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) staged a demonstration calling on government to use its €65bn “rainy day” fund to tackle the student accommodation crisis and the cost of going to college.
This coincides with the USI pre-budget …
Students from Northern Ireland face barriers to entry to Irish institutions
An Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) report has found that a low number of students are crossing the Irish border for third level education.
The organisation considered a variety of CAO and UCAS data from 2010-21 and consulted 14 …
The type of accommodation you live in will impact your rights
Over the past years we have all become familiar with the increasing costs of attending college in Ireland, particularly in Dublin. The estimated price of attending college for those in student accommodation is now €16,538 per year.
With rent being …
The organisation works to provide students with a collective voice
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is a student-led organisation which provides representation to over 370,000 third level students on the island of Ireland.
The organisation is funded by the students’ unions of its over 40 member institutions, including …