Harris urges Trinity, NUIG, UCC and UCD students and staff to sign up to pilot antigen testing study

The UniCoV project launched last month is open to 8,000 student and staff volunteers and requires saliva samples twice weekly

This morning, Simon Harris has urged Irish universities to sign up for a pilot antigen testing project to get students back on campus in September.

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris urges students across


USI President Claire Austick discusses the impact on students of recently announced Covid-19 restrictions on the reopening of hospitality on The Tonight Show

Austick also discussed the expected reopening of higher education in September and vaccination rates of young people

Last night, President of the Union of Students’ of Ireland (USI) Claire Austick discussed the effects of recently announced Covid-19 restrictions on students.

Appearing on Virgin Media’s ‘The Tonight Show’, Austick was interviewed by Matt Cooper on the effect of


TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s ‘Conversations with Friends’ to film on campus next week

Filming for the 12-part BBC Three/Hulu series will also take place the following week

Filming for the televised adaptation of Sally Rooney’s ‘Conversations with Friends’ will take place on campus next Monday and Tuesday. College made the announcement in an email to all students and staff yesterday afternoon.

Subsequent filming will take place on …


GSU VP Election: Abhisweta Bhattacharjee says “next year is going to be a good year”

Bhattacharjee envisions a year “full of wins”, promising in-person events and supports for international students

Abhisweta Bhattacharjee is an MSc student in Applied Psychology at Trinity, hailing from West Bengal in eastern India. She completed her BSc in Psychology at the Victoria Institution (College) in Kolkata in 2018. Bhattacharjee is the incumbent Vice President (VP) …

The logo of Trinity Graduate Students' Union (GSU).

Controversies and constitutional issues raised at GSU hustings

The three candidates for the union’s sabbatical positions were quizzed by students this evening

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Candidates in the Graduates Students Union (GSU) sabbatical officer election faced questions from students at the campaign’s first and only hustings this evening.

The union’s presidency is being contested by Gisèle Scanlon, the incumbent, and John Tighe, a former member …


USI held demonstration today outside Leinster House calling for the abolition of student fees

USI asked students around the country to get involved with the demonstration online or by phone in order to comply with public health restrictions

A restricted and socially distanced demonstration calling for the abolition of student fees was held by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) outside the Kildare Street gates of Leinster House today at 11am.

Students were not asked to attend


Senior Fresh Biology students required to resit exam following reports of “collusion”

A number of students reportedly discussed exam questions in a group chat during the Chemistry for Biologists exam

Senior Fresh students taking the module Chemistry for Biologists are required to resit the exam next week due to “a significant number of students” reportedly breaching College’s exam regulations. According to reports, certain students discussed the content of the exam