249 new campus beds to open from November

The newly developed Printing House Square will provide 249 student bedrooms, a new health centre, a disability centre and sporting facilities on campus

249 new student beds are to become available on campus from November 1.

In an email to students today, the college bursar announced that the newly developed Printing House Square will be open from next month.

Ensuite rooms will be …


€1.5 million allocated for sexual violence and harassment prevention in colleges

Government has launched a new implementation plan to support a zero tolerance policy of sexual harassment in higher education institutions

The government has revealed a new higher education sexual violence and harassment, which aims to tackle issues related to sexual violence and harassment in higher education institutions (HEIs).

The plan includes €1.5 million in funding, which will support the appointment …

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Trinity plants trees in Santry as part of Climate Action Week

It is estimated that the potential carbon which could be stored in the 280+ trees would be almost 14,000 tons once they reach maturity

Trinity staff and students gathered yesterday at the Santry Sports ground to plant 280 trees as part of An Taisce’s Climate Action Week.

Universities throughout Ireland are taking part in the week, offering events for staff and students to learn


Trinity students will no longer be called up in order of grades at graduation

The change to the long-standing policy was announced today in an email to staff a students

Students will no longer be called upon in order of degree classification in Trinity graduation ceremonies, College has announced.

In a joint email to staff and students by the Registrar and Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President, it was


TCDSU issues statement on College cutting ties with the GSU

“Postgraduates deserve financial transparency in how their capitation is allocated and spent.”

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) today released a statement on the College’s decision to suspend funding for the Graduate Students’ Union (GSU).

In it, they said: “The TCD Dean of Graduate Studies has emailed the Postgraduate community to communicate


“Revolutionary Housing League” stages protest against eviction

It is expected that an eviction attempt will be made tomorrow against the group

The Revolutionary Housing League (RHL) staged a protest against an attempted High Court injunction to evict them from a building in Parkgate, Dublin 8. 

On Thursday  September 15, at approximately 3pm, the group entered the premises on Dawson Street, shouting


Protest held at Leinster House calling for an investigation into “Israeli Apartheid”

Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Trinity BDS, Amnesty International and others joined the protest

A protest calling for an investigation into “Israeli Apartheid” was held outside Leinster House today. 

The protest was led by Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) and Amnesty International as part of a Global Day of Action calling on the UN to

Houses 39 and 40 at the western end of the rugby pitch in Trinity.

Fear of winter powercuts prompts college to provide battery-powered lamps

The Accommodation Office cited media reports that electricity suppliers have advised of the possibility of power outages this winter

In an email sent out to students living on campus today, the Accommodation Office said that they had purchased a battery-powered lamp for each individual resident.

Citing media reports that electricity suppliers have advised of the possibility of power outages

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Analysis: Simon Harris’ recent comments could indicate a significant shift in government policy

Pressure is mounting on the government to introduce immediate measures to counter the cost of education

On August 17 , Minister for Higher Education, Simon Harris, told a press conference in Trinity that he does not believe the current student accommodation policy is adequate.

This was followed by an announcement that taxpayer money would, for the …