“I have personally never felt more like an outsider before”: Minority students tell of anxiety in wake of Dublin riots

Student representatives have criticised College’s decision to fully reopen the following day

Ethnic minority students and those from outside Ireland have shared feelings of fear and anxiety that have followed anti-immigrant riots which shook Dublin city centre last week.

Speaking to Trinity News, Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union International Students Officer Eduarda


TCDSU: Provost’s silence on Gaza is “deafening”

In an open letter to the Provost the union criticised college for a “lack of words and actions” on the Israeli bombing campaign in Gaza

On Sunday night, the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) implementation group of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) released an open letter sent to Provost Linda Doyle regarding the situation in Gaza. 

The letter criticised Doyle for the “complete complete


Student groups protest Matheson’s attendance at School of Law diversity and inclusion event

The protesters accused Matheson of “defending vulture funds”

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), Students4Change (S4C), and Trinity People Before Profit (PBP TCD) protested today outside of a diversity and inclusion event hosted by Trinity School of Law.

The diversity and inclusion conference was held in partnership with


“Our Unions are ready to escalate”: USI stages protest calling on government to use “rainy day” fund for third-level students

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 to be excused from class for USI Dáil march, Vice-Provost announces

USI Campaigns Officer Zaid Albarghouthi has urged students to join the union’s march to the Dail this week

Vice-Provost Orla Sheils has requested that students’ absence from class be excused during the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) Dáil march on Wednesday as a “mark of solidarity” with students’ demands.

Last week USI called for students to take …


College: Book of Kells protest “counterproductive”

Student demonstrators have prevented tourists from accessing the Book of Kells since 9 am today

College has called the student demonstration held outside the Old Library today “counterproductive”.

Student demonstrators blocked the entrance of the Book of Kells exhibition from 9am today in protest against the 2% fee increase in College accommodation, the maximum legal


TCDSU calls for student participation in direct action protest against College rent increase 

The union has called for students to protest on campus on Wednesday, September 13 

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) has called on students to take part in direct action on Wednesday, September 13 in protest against rise in accommodation fees.

The union has condemned College’s decision to increase accommodation by 2%, which is …


Student start-up Hebe Adventures wins LaunchBox 2023

The company aims to build “the Airbnb” of Student travel

Hebe Adventures has won Trinity’s annual student entrepreneurship competition LaunchBox. 

The start-up won over nine other shortlisted teams who were seeking capital investment to accelerate their startups. The teams each pitched their ideas to venture capitalists and angel investors today