Poll finds overwhelming support for Trinity BDS encampment among students

Just 9.49% of students polled expressed approval for College’s response to Gaza


Respondents to a poll by Trinity News have expressed overwhelming support for the Gaza solidarity encampment led by Trinity Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (TCD BDS).

Of 1,360 students polled, 80.44% said they approved of the encampment, which began on Friday …


Poll: Maguire set to win presidential race by the highest margin in recent years

While the University Times editor race has the narrowest margin by far, polling suggests other sabbatical races have a clear leading candidate

A poll conducted by Trinity News projects a landslide win for Jenny Maguire against opponent Ralph Balfe in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) presidential race and is likely to secure the highest winning margin of any presidential candidate

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Poll: How are you voting in the 2022 sabbatical officer elections?

Trinity News is running our annual poll to gauge students’ opinions on a range of issues


Trinity News is running our annual poll ahead of the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections next week, and we want to hear what you think.

Our main interest is learning what students think about the upcoming …


Society events go virtual

LitSoc, Players and the Phil discuss how they are adapting to social life online

In the midst of a pandemic, it’s difficult enough just to keep up with Zoom lectures and assignment deadlines, so it may seem like society events wouldn’t be high on many students’ list of priorities. However, maintaining the social connections …


SU Elections: Ryan Carey believes that “visibility is the most important thing”

Coming from inside the union, Carey wants to “remove as many barriers to accessing the sabbatical officers as possible”

In a three way race for President, Ryan Carey’s SU experience stands out as the distinguishing feature of his candidacy. The current Gender Equality Officer promises a restructuring of office hours, a revamped Empowerment Week and a weekly online forum,


GSU backs PhD Workers Rights group despite President’s opposition

The GSU also voted against a motion to refrain from pay cut protests until after finance committee decision, with the organisation’s President and Vice-President divided on both votes


Trinity’s Graduate Student Union (GSU) Council have tonight voted for the union to support the TCD PhD Workers Rights campaign group.

The motion to support the group was voted for by a majority of the union’s Council.

The TCD PhD …