Ents Race: Nadia aims to be “the change that Trinity needs”

One of three entertainment officer candidates, Nadia discusses her goals for safety, diversity and student engagement

Nadia, a Senior Sophister computer science student, believes that her strong personal experience in event management and connections within the music industry gives her an edge over her competitors.

With experience in the Union as part of the communications and


€1,000 fee refunds to begin from November

Students have been instructed to update their bank details through the My TCD portal as soon as possible

Refunds from the student contribution charge of €1,000 are to begin early next month, according to Academic Registry.

In an email, eligible students were instructed to update their bank details through the my.tcd.ie portal as soon as possible in order …


Shooting range to be opened underneath campus accommodation

The target shooting facilities will be located underneath the newly developed Printing House Square

A new shooting range is to be opened underneath the newly developed Printing House Square campus accommodation.

The new range in Printing House Square will replace previous facilities on campus used by The Dublin University Rifle Club (DURC), which has …


College announce inaugural inclusivity festival

The Inclusive Trinity Festival will run from 10-20 October “across multiple campuses”

College has announced an 11-day festival to celebrate diversity and inclusivity in Trinity.

Running from 10-20 October, the first ever Inclusive Trinity Festival will take place “across multiple campuses” showcasing the initiatives and activities which promote inclusivity in College.

It …


IUA highlight “disappointing” higher education funding gap measures in budget

The IUA welcomed aspects of Budget 2023 related to higher education, but highlighted its shortcomings

The Irish Universities Association (IUA) has said that the measures to address the funding gap in higher education included in Budget 2023 are “disappointing”.

A statement released by the IUA highlights that the €40m provided for the deficit in core …

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Analysis: How consistent is government policy on refugee access to higher education?

While financial assistance is offered to Ukrainian students, other refugees do not receiving equal treatment

The conflict in Ukraine has forced millions of children and young adults to flee their native country, seeking refuge and to continue their lives elsewhere.

As of May 2022, almost 6,000 Ukrainian pupils are now enrolled in Irish schools. As …


French embassy issues warning to students relocating from France to Ireland

The warning comes after a French student was scammed out of over €3000 by a fake landlord

The French embassy has issued a warning to students relocating from France to Ireland. As a result of the “severe housing crisis” in Ireland, new arrivals were informed about the difficulties in finding accommodation. 

On their website, the embassy said:


USI to join postgraduate workers union at Dáil protest

The PhDs’ Collective Action Union are demanding a minimum annual stipend of €28,000 for all current postgraduate researchers

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) will protest outside the Dáil today alongside the PhDs’ Collective Action Union (PCAU) at 1pm.

In their stand for “research excellence through equity”, the USI has backed PhD student collectives in a call …

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Analysis: What is spurring the growing trend of cultural loss in Dublin?

The city’s development is coming at a cost of cultural spaces 

The announcement earlier this summer that O’Connell Street beer garden is to be replaced with a Holiday Inn extension has added to the growing trend of cultural spaces being lost to commercial developments.

The courtyard beer garden connects three popular …