Homeowners could earn up to €12000 Tax-Free in frantic measures to house students

As the accommodation crisis looms large on the day that CAO offers are released, Trinity’s rent a room scheme offers assistance to those affected by Dublin’s worsening accommodation crisis


Homeowners have been urged to rent any spare space in their houses in a desperate attempt to house students by the government, the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU). With today’s release of


Asylum Seeker Star-Student granted place at Trinity

Department of Education and Skills have reversed legislation in order to allow asylum seekers to receive third-level grants


Trinity student and asylum seeker Nadezda (Nadia) Prochukham will be returning to second year after securing donations from anonymous sources.

The 20-year-old hit national headlines in 2014 when she achieved 615 points in the Leaving Cert but was refused government …


TCD joins LoRa Alliance to help expand and develop the ‘Internet Age’

College joins the association which seeks to promote the Lo Ra protocol, to standardise low-power wide area networks

NEWSTrinity is the first Irish university to join the non-profit organisation LoRa – global internet of things Alliance. Here it will help expand this global base of expertise and internet connectivity for future ingenuity.

The LoRa Alliance is a non-profit …


TCDSU President Kieran McNulty calls on Minister Varadkar’s immediate reform of Back to Education Allowance Support

In an open letter, McNulty condemns the Department of Social Protection’s decision to declare homeless single mother and prospective TCD student Erica Fleming ineligible for the welfare support


This week Irish media and TCD President Kieran McNulty have called on the Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar, to revoke the Government’s recent reforms to the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA) and the Family Income Allowance for ‘One-Parent Families’.…


US Vice President Joe Biden to receive honorary doctorate from Trinity

Biden will receive the honorary degree alongside several other nominees this Friday

NEWSDuring his six-day visit to Ireland, US Vice President Joe Biden will be awarded an honorary doctorate, alongside several other nominees, from Trinity College Dublin this Friday, June 24th.

The Commencement Ceremony will take place at 11am this Friday in


The year we started to pay attention to college sexual assault

Rape culture is just as much an issue in Irish universities as it is in the US and UK.

indepth12014 was the year we finally started talking about sexual assault on university campuses, with the issue attracting considerable media attention particularly in the US, where it could be considered a pandemic in some universities. Columbia University student  Emma Sulkowicz …


Sexual assault survey officially launched on campus

news1The Trinity College Students’ Union (TCDSU) landmark sexual assault survey reported on last week by Trinity News was officially launched yesterday.

The survey,  which polled 1,038 students between December 8th and 13th, asked respondents five questions relating to whether student