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Student unions express dismay over guillotining of HEA Bill debate

Concerns surrounding the guillotining of the debate of the HEA Bill last week are being expressed by student unions, after the debate only addressed six of the 326 amendments

An open letter has been issued to government regarding the Higher Education Authority (HEA) Bill 2022 on behalf of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), the Graduate Students’ Union (GSU), Students4Change (S4C), National College of Art and Design Students’ Union

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€12 million announced to improve third-level accessibility for students with autism and intellectual disabilities

Strand 4 of the PATH fund was announced by Simon Harris yesterday in Trinity

A new initiative for third-level access support for students with autism and intellectual disabilities was yesterday announced by Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris

The Programme for Access to Higher Education (PATH) Fund seeks to promote diversity and …

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Max Lynch elected TCDSU ents officer

Lynch received 58.1% of first preferences and was elected on the second count

Max Lynch has been elected Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union’s (TCDSU) next entertainments officer with 58.1% of the vote.

Receiving 922 votes or 44% of first preferences in the first count and 58.1% on the second, Lynch beat out fellow …

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Ents race: Max Lynch wants to make sure that “everyone has a good time”

Lynch hopes to engage with every student by planning safe, accessible, sustainable and diverse events

Max Lynch, a junior sophister Computer Engineering student, is one of three candidates contesting the Entertainment (Ents) race, for a position on the 2022-23 Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical team. The Ents Officer is responsible for organising social …

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Patrick Prendergast named chair of South East Technological University (SETU)

College’s former Provost will chair the newest technological university set to open on May 1

Today, Patrick Prendergast was named chair of South East Technological University (SETU). College’s former Provost will chair the newest technological university set to open on May 1.

The announcement was made by the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research,

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The price of inflation

Assessing the impact of price increases on students’ finances

The price of bread has sparked riots and toppled empires. The price of milk has exposed the blue-collar charade of many a politician. What is left to be seen is the hold of modern prices — delivered from the landlord …

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From mind to stage – a beginner’s guide to scriptwriting

Caroline Higgins gets tips from DU Players’ seasoned script writers

Trinity has seen no shortage of talent in the realm of playwrights. Historically a cradle of creativity, the college consistently witnesses fresh theatrical material. For the creatively inclined, the possibilities are infinite. But where to start? Here is some advice

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GSU AGM sees votes on Seanad reform, College Park, Science Gallery

The union’s first general meeting since April did not feature votes on sabbatical officers’ impeachment

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The Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) held its annual general meeting this evening.

There were approximately 90 attendees at the meeting during its peak. It lasted just under two hours, and was the first general meeting the union has held since

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NUI Galway named as ‘University of the Year’ 2022

GMIT was also named the ‘Institute of Technology of the Year’ 2022 in The Sunday Times ‘Good University Guide’

The National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway) was recently named as ‘University of the Year 2022’.

The Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) was also named the ‘Institute of Technology of the Year’ 2022 in The Sunday Times ‘Good University