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No automatic right of deferral to be offered in semester one exams

There will be a deferral session in early February for Covid-positive students and close contacts only

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There is to be no automatic deferral to be offered to students for semester one exams, in contrast to last year.

In an email to all students this afternoon, College outlined the updated regulations in place for semester one assessments.…

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Over 3200 students sign open letter to government calling for all exams to be held online

The petition was launched by Students4Change’s Chair László Molnárfi and GSU President Gisèle Scanlon

Over 3200 students have signed an open letter to the government calling for all exams to be held online.

The petition was launched by Students4Change’s Chair László Molnárfi and Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) President Gisèle Scanlon.

The letter is addressed

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Analysis: How the HEAR scheme works in different HEIs around the country

The higher education access route for school leavers from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds differs depending on the institution

The Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) is a college and university scheme developed by the Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in partnership with the Central Applications Office (CAO).

The scheme offers courses on reduced points and extra college support to school

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Trinity Hall to enforce new restrictions from Monday November 15 amid rising Covid-19 cases

The new restrictions are to last for two weeks after over 30 cases have been reported in Halls this week

Trinity Hall (Halls) are to enforce new restrictions from Monday November 15 amid rising Covid-19 cases in residencies. 

Students who are residents of Halls received an email today from Warden Roja Fazaeli in relation to new restrictions that will come

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TCDSU passes motion to hold referendum on boycotting the Irish Times

The motion was proposed by TCDSU’s LGBT+ Rights Officer Jenny Maguire at this evening’s Council

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) is to hold a referendum on adopting a long term policy of boycotting the Irish Times.

TCDSU’s LGBT+ Rights Officer Jenny Maguire proposed the motion to the union’s Council this evening, which was seconded

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3,335 students avail of pop up vaccination centres across campuses

Minister Harris has announced high uptake of students availing of vaccinations, and further mental health funding for colleges and students

This afternoon, the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, revealed that 3,335 students have availed of vaccinations at over 30 HSE clinics across the country. 

In a video posted on his personal Twitter account,