USI “cautiously” welcomes delay on decision to implement student loans

The government has pushed the decision on a funding model for third level education at least another year ahead

The Union of Students’ in Ireland (USI) has “cautiously” welcomed a comment made by Higher Education Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor, who said that her department have no plans to implement a student loan system as yet. This follows the announcement …


Provost agrees to “seriously consider alternative proposals” following talks with GSU and TCDSU

This follows consecutive days of protesting by the Take Back Trinity campaign

Provost Patrick Prendergast has agreed to “seriously consider alternative proposals” to supplemental exam fees, modular billing, postgraduate and non-EU student fees in a tweet sent from his official account. This follows a meeting with the Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) and …


TCDSU to compensate for workers pay who were disrupted by Dining Hall occupation

The occupation follows the blockage of Front Arch and the entrance to the Book of Kells and the Long Room

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) will be covering the costs of workers pay that has been disrupted by the Take Back Trinity campaign.  

Last night saw students occupying the Dining Hall in the latest direct action protest against the