Second-year Schols candidates consider legal action if their complaints are not addressed 

In an email to College staff, two Law students declare that measures put in place for this year’s Schols exams were “unacceptable” and must be remedied before scholarships are awarded 

Two second-year Law students have expressed that they would consider taking legal action against Trinity if Scholarships (Schols) are not “administered in a fair and equitable manner” for all candidates.

Schols is awarded by the College to mainly second-year students


Union tackling server issues with online voting system due to volume of voters

The union has said they are “working on” alleviating technical problems experienced by students casting online votes

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) is working to smooth difficulties experienced by students casting their ballots online in the first full day of voting for the sabbatical officer elections.

On social media earlier today, the union has said that


A record number of students register to vote in SU elections

This year’s new online voting system has made it “super accessible” to engage with the union

A total of 6,251 students have registered to vote prior to the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical elections, confirmed current Education Officer Megan O’Connor on Twitter.

This year saw the first fully virtual SU campaign and election period,

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Poll shows Brady edging out Arrowsmith in unique Ents race

Despite some similarities between the two candidates, Brady looks set to beat out Arrowsmith


The two candidates for this year’s Entertainments Officer race have demonstrated throughout the campaign period that they hold many similar manifesto points and ideas for event-planning in the coming academic year, aside from a few clear differences. However, although there


UT editor candidate Peter Caddle to abstain from Equality hustings

Caddle has said that he will spend the time reaching out to students rather than “appeasing the SU niche”


This afternoon, candidate for editor of the University Times Peter Caddle announced on Twitter that he would not attend tonight’s virtual Equality Hustings.

He claimed that he and his campaign team would use the time instead to “focus on producing


Provost election: Jane Ohlmeyer says a provost “really needs to listen to the students and staff”

Ohlmeyer has placed an emphasis on communication in her efforts to improve Trinity’s global reputation as she campaigns for the position of provost

Professor Jane Ohlmeyer, former head of Trinity’s Long Room Hub and current chair of the Irish Research Council (IRC), has put saving a Trinity that she coins as “drowning in bureaucracy” at the head of her campaign for provost. In


Provost election: candidates share plans for improving Hamilton and Goldsmith Hall buildings

The three candidates for provost faced questions from staff members of the faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) this afternoon which also touched on the issues of bureaucracy and research funding

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During a hustings event hosted by the faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM), Professors Linda Doyle, Linda Hogan, and Jane Ohlmeyer were challenged on how they would improve facilities on campus were they to be elected provost.

Candidates …


Mitigation measures for re-sits of passed exams confirmed after error

In an email to students, Dr Kevin Mitchell clarified measures to be taken for Sophister students wishing to re-sit passed exams

In a reversal from a statement made yesterday, Senior Lecturer and Dean of Undergraduate Studies Dr Kevin Mitchell emailed students this morning to clarify that mitigation measures would be in place for second semester assessments even for those who had


Clinical placements must be expanded, provost candidates say at Health Sciences forum

Improvements to Academic Registry and a review of student to staff ratios were among questions posed to candidates this afternoon

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Clinical placements for health science students should be expanded, the candidates for Trinity’s next provost have said.

Professors Linda Doyle, Linda Hogan and Jane Ohlmeyer agreed at a forum of Health Sciences staff today that access to clinical placements should