Three in four eligible students have not claimed fee reduction grant

Minister Simon Harris has urged eligible students to claim the €500 fee reduction

Three in four students have not claimed a grant that would give them a €500 reduction from the student contribution fee, according to Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation Simon Harris.

Budget 2023 introduced a measure allowing students …


Hist recognised by Guinness World Records as world’s oldest student society 

Formed in 1770, the College Historical Society will be 254 years old next March

The College Historical Society (the Hist) has been recognised as the world’s oldest student society by the Guinness World Records (GWR).

This recognition comes after a two-year campaign as the society proved through photographic and archival evidence that it had …


Trinity student startup calls on public to submit to consultation on disposable vapes

Registration to partake in the consultation is open until July 27 and asks for ideas on how the State should deal with disposable e-cigarettes.

Student start-up VapeBox is calling on students to submit to a government consultation on disposable vapes.

The consultation, established by the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications, is open until July 27 and asks for ideas on how …


42% of women in their first year of college report experiencing unwanted sexual touching

A study carried out by Active* Consent to promote positive sexual health among college students examines the role of alcohol and drugs on sexual violence

Unwanted sexual touching was reported by 42.4% of women and 50% of non binary individuals in data gathered by the 2020 Sexual Experiences Survey carried out by the Active* Consent programme.

Almost 30% of women and non binary individuals reported


Over 1,400 sign open letter calling for “balanced and progressive research ecosystem” in new legislation

“This legislation will shape the research landscape for generations and so it is critical that we get it right”


Over 1,400 people have signed an open letter calling on Minister Simon Harris to consult with researchers on proposed legislation regarding the future of research and innovation in Ireland.

The open letter, posted to by Professor Jane Ohlmeyer, …


Legal deposit libraries in Ireland and the UK celebrate 10 years of digital collecting

Since 1801 Trinity College Library has been the only Irish library which has access to UK’s Legal Deposit allowing access to publications in both Ireland and the UK

Today, the Library of Trinity College Dublin marked the 10th anniversary of the collection and preservation of digital publication along with other legal deposit libraries in the UK.

Legal deposit libraries include the Library of Trinity College Dublin, the


€2.5 million awarded to research project uncovering lives of women in Irish history

Professor Jane Ohlmeyer received the European Research Council Advanced Grant, the most competitive of all award categories

€2.5 million of research funding has been awarded to a project seeking to recover the lived experiences of women in early modern Ireland, including their roles in society, and experiences of trauma.

The Advanced Grant, described as the most competitive …


Service in memory of those who donated their bodies to science to take place

This inter-faith act of remembrance will provide staff, students and families with the opportunity to commemorate and express gratitude to those who donated their remains to Medical Science

An inter-faith act of remembrance will be held in the College Chapel on Thursday, March 23, in memory of those who donated their remains to Medical Science. 

The ceremony, which will last approximately 45 minutes, is an opportunity for staff