Student societies cancel events in wake of riots

Events scheduled for today have been cancelled or postponed by many societies amid fears of further unrest

College societies and publications have cancelled and postponed events due to be held today following riots across Dublin city last night.

Trinity Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions (TCD BDS) also postponed its Letters to Gaza event to Monday and Tuesday next …


Age of the influencer?

Is the pursuit of online fame something to be encouraged as a viable and sustainable career option?

34 million TikToks alongside 3.7 million YouTube videos are uploaded daily. On top of this, 1,074 pictures are posted to Instagram per second, equating to 95 million a day. There is no doubt that the digital sphere plays a significant


Students complain of lack of support during Erasmus process

A number of students came forward to talk to Trinity News issues with the Erasmus process


Students currently on Erasmus have complained about a lack of support during the summer, trouble registering for modules, and a need for clarity on other universities’ form of assessment.

One anonymous Joint Honours (JH) Italian and French student told Trinity


TCDSU Council passes motion to boycott

TCDSU will boycott amid fears the survey could be used to justify future tuition fee increases

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) council has passed a motion to boycott and replace, a survey tool used for Irish third-level educational institutions.

The motion sets out worries among the Council that the survey could be used to


Taking campus by storm: Slow Girl Run

Aoibhínn Clancy speaks to Samantha Tancredi on founding a female only running club and encouraging women to get involved in sports

“To make sure anyone who tried it was successful” was the motto of founder of Orangetheory Fitness, Ellen Latham. Master’s student Samantha Tancredi adopted a similar ethos upon founding her new female-only running group Slow Girl Runs. Upon moving over


Is the full college experience a myth?

“The best years of your life.” Aoibhínn Clancy debates the pressure students feel to make the most out of their college years

Starting college can elicit anxieties in students around ensuring they get the so-called “full college experience.” While of course we all come to college to get an education and (hopefully) leave with a degree after of years of hard work,


Fears that €307m higher ed funding gap will not be addressed as Budget 2024 looms

Concerns have been raised by Provost Linda Doyle, the IUA and the PWO in relation to the lack of funding to be allocated to colleges in the Budget

Provost Linda Doyle has called on the college community to “raise our voices” amid fears that the higher-education sector will not get additional €307 million in promised core funding in Budget 2024.

In a college-wide email earlier this week, Doyle …


USI announce march on Dáil for next week in protest of €65 billion ‘rainy day’ Budget 2024 surplus

USI calls on all students to participate in the march scheduled for October 4 at noon

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have announced a march on the Dáil on October 4th demanding the Budget 2024 surplus of  €65 billion be used to tackle the student accommodation crisis and soaring college costs.

USI said students


€365,000 awarded to Trinity researchers to develop an AI-driven integrity platform

The platform will seek to address issues in multinational organisations relating to ethics and compliance

Trinity Business School’s IntegrityIQ has been awarded €365,000 to allow researchers to create an AI driven platform to address multinational organisations failures in ethics and compliance over the next 18 months.

“This product fills a gap in the market. Many