TCDSU to lobby College for a “reorganisation of timetable publication dates”

The motion noted that the late publication of timetables “negatively impacts the livelihood” of students and staff


At Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council this evening, a motion was passed to advocate for the “reorganisation of timetable publication dates”. 

The motion was proposed by senior sophister music class representative Daniel Vives-Lynch and seconded by David Boylan,


TCDSU to lobby for free quarantine for returning students in college accommodation

The motion also requires TCDSU to request that the government allow students returning to Ireland to complete the mandatory quarantine in college-provided accommodation

After a successful vote at the final Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council meeting of the year, TCDSU is now mandated to lobby College to provide free college accommodation and Covid-19 tests to students returning from abroad.

The motion


TCDSU reaffirms commitment to representing postgraduate students

The union may consider a review and the potential appointment of a sabbatical officer for postgraduates

Eoin Hand, President of TCDSU, said today that TCDSU is “fully committed” to representing postgraduate students, and that the union would consider the creation of a sabbatical officer position for postgraduates, if “structures within the GSU lack in support for


Students to be asked to vote in referendum on TCDSU boycott of gambling ads

A successful referendum would prevent the union from accepting sponsorship from gambling companies

Trinity students are to be asked to vote on whether Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) should take a long-term stance against accepting gambling advertisement as part of its commercial practices.

A motion passed at SU Council this evening mandates


Austick “delighted” to be confirmed as President in USI Executive elections

Trinity’s Megan O’Connor and Muireann Nic Corcráin were also successful in their races for VP for Academic Affairs and VP for the Irish Language respectively

The members of the next year’s Union of Students’ Ireland (USI) were elected today, marking the last day of Congress. Delegates from each university voted in their students’ unions interests. 

The Congress was conducted over Zoom and streamed online via


TCDSU proposal to expand free HIV services across country halted at USI Congress

The motion has been referred to a future meeting after an amendment could not be made

Union of Students Ireland (USI) Congress has pushed back a motion proposed by Trinity representatives to lobby for free HIV rapid testing for students across Ireland.

TCDSU Communications and Marketing Officer Philly Holmes proposed the “deeply personal” motion, noting that


TCDSU “disappointed” by GSU motion to separate from TCDSU

After a report that the GSU is to vote to be the “sole representative body” for postgraduate students, TCDSU responded that this would “greatly limit” student representation

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) released a statement today saying that a formal separation of the Graduates’ Student Union (GSU) from the TCDSU would “greatly limit the ability of both unions to effectively cooperate in representing all students within


USI candidates campaign for Trinity students’ votes at digital hustings

The candidates were questioned on a range of national issues

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Trinity’s Megan O’Connor and Muireann Nic Corcráin were among candidates running in the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) elections who faced questions this evening from students at a hustings hosted by Trinity College Dublin’s Students Union (TCDSU).

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