Students Against Fees holds its first public meeting of the academic year

Anti-fees group prepares to spread its message throughout the student body

NEWSStudents Against Fees (SAF), a group founded to oppose student loans and fee increases, held its first public meeting of the academic year last night. Members discussed issues such as mobilising the student body and preparing for the planned march …


Students Against Fees stage a banner drop to protest official 1916 commemorations

Student group accuses the official commemorations of “hypocrisy”

NEWSStudents Against Fees (SAF) organised a banner drop to protest the “hypocrisy of the official… commemorations” of the 1916 Rising today, March 27.

The group hung a banner calling for free education for all outside the Trinity houses facing College …


Senator David Norris defends comments about TDs’ salaries

Senator says he is “absolutely unashamed” of his controversial statements in an interview with Trinity News.


In an interview with Trinity News, Senator David Norris has defended his recent controversial comments regarding TDs’ salaries and their treatment by the Dáil.

Speaking to the Irish Examiner in recent weeks, Norris argued that TDs are worse off than


Students Against Fees Plans Expansion To Other Universities

“There was discussion over sending members of Students Against Fees to other universities to talk about how they had initially set up in Trinity to help those intending on setting up their own branch.”


A meeting was held yesterday evening regarding the issue of incoming student loans and fee increases, which was attended by members of the Students Against Fees group, and the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), as well as students from


Trinity launches new international education project

Europe-wide undertaking aims to transform second level teaching


Earlier this month, Trinity College Dublin’s secondary school education programme, Bridge21, launched a new project in collaboration with Erasmus + that will see the programme expanded into Europe.

Bridge21 currently aims to enhance “21st Century Learning” (21CL) in Irish secondary


Senator Averil Power calls for “huge civil society movement” to push for referendum on the eighth amendment

Speaking today in Trinity, Power said that she expects many politicians will be unwilling to engage with the matter


Speaking today at an event hosted by Trinity Politics Society, senator Averil Power said that there needs to be “a huge civil society movement” to push for a referendum on abortion in Ireland.

According to Power, listening to the stories …


Incoming vice chancellor of Oxford criticises under-representation of women in academia

Trinity alumna Louise Richardson spoke today at an event in the GMB, receiving honorary membership of the Caledonian Society

IMG_6972Professor Louise Richardson, incoming vice chancellor of Oxford and former Trinity student, who was today awarded honorary membership of the Caledonian Society, said that the low number of female academics in higher education is based on negative stereotypes that college …


Public transport fares set to rise in December

Fares restructured to incentivize Leap card purchases.

NEWSPublic transport services across Ireland are set to change their fare structure to encourage more people to purchase Leap cards, and to cover the cost of providing services. The National Transport Authority (NTA) wants these changes implemented from 1 December.