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Three candidates contest GSU sabbatical elections, including both incumbents

Giséle Scanlon is to run again for the position of President against John Tighe, while incumbent Abhisweta Bhattacharjee will run uncontested for the Vice Presidency

Graduates Student Union (GSU) President Giséle Scanlon and Vice President Abhisweta Bhattacharjee are to run for re-election, with former GSU executive member John Tighe also contesting the presidency.

GSU elections are due to take place entirely online for the second …

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Trinity to receive a philanthropic donation of 30 million euro for the development of the Trinity East campus

The donation is the largest ever given to an Irish university by individual benefactors and will be used to develop the E3 Research Institute

Trinity is set to receive a philanthropic donation of 30 million euro to be used for the development of the Trinity East campus.

The donation is the largest philanthropic donation from individual benefactors given to an Irish university in the

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Postgraduate Workers’ Alliance of Ireland launches petition demanding worker status, greater pay and better employment contracts for PhD and postgraduate students

The group are also demanding that PhD and postgraduate students be offered sick pay, holiday pay, pension contributions and parental leave

The Postgraduate Workers Alliance of Ireland (PWAI) is demanding worker status, greater pay and better employment contracts with access to sick pay, holiday pay, pension contributions and parental leave for PhD and postgraduate students.

Following their launch two weeks ago,

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Higher education department publishes details of legislation to reform sector

The legislation has been criticised within Trinity over concerns of decreased autonomy

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The details of contentious new government legislation introducing several changes to the higher education sector have been released today.

Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris published the legislation this morning, which is described as aiming to reform and

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TU status granted to Athlone Institute of Technology and Limerick Institute of Technology

Status of Technological University has been granted as part of a government scheme to develop technological institutes across the country

Today, Athlone Institute of Technology and Limerick Institute of Technology have been granted the status of Technological University (TU). This status was today granted by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Simon Harris and is being considered a “landmark” for

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Plan to reopen colleges expected in June, Harris confirms

Today, Minister Harris has announced that a plan to see students and staff return to onsite activities in the next academic year will be released this June

The Department of Further and Higher Education announced today that a plan to see students and staff returned to campus will be released in June.


Plans to see the country eased from Level 5 restrictions, put in place four months

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73 scholars, 13 fellows, eight professional fellows and three honorary fellows announced in livestream of Trinity Monday

For the second year in a row, the event was broadcast from Front Square

The names of the new Scholars and Fellows of Trinity College Dublin were read out on the steps of the Examination Hall today by Provost Patrick Prendergast.

73 new scholars were announced across 30 disciplines, along with 13 new Fellows …

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Innovation Hub at Trinity East to be called Portal

The name, which was picked out of a competition, will be given to the hub set to open in 2022

Yesterday afternoon, students received an email announcing the chosen name for the innovation hub at Trinity East, which will be named Portal. The announcement came from Dr Diarmuid O’Brien, Chief Innovation and Enterprise Officer.

This name came from a competition

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IUA welcomes pledge to return to campus by September

IUA universities plan to work in conjunction with government and school representatives in hopes of reopening campus for next academic year

The Irish Universities Association (IUA) has welcomed recent remarks made by the Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris, who has pledged to return students to campus to the fullest extent this September.

The IUA have expressed unity in