Colleges risk penalties for lack of consent workshops

Consent classes to be implemented in higher education institutions nationwide, report recommends

Higher education institutions which do not provide consent classes may be penalised in line with a new report commissioned by the government.

The report recommends penalising colleges which fail to hold consent classes by State funding being withheld or deducted


Trinity team triumphs at Irish Times Debate Final

Two Trinity teams take first and second place

Two Trinity teams took first and second place at the Irish Times Debate Final this evening, with Daniel Gilligan and Ronan Daly from the College Historical Society (the Hist) winning the competition.

Harry Higgins and Rory O’Sullivan represented the University


Who are the candidates running in this year’s TCDSU elections?

As campaigning gets underway, Trinity News recaps the ten candidates running in this year’s elections


Campaigning started today in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections, with the Dining Hall hustings. Ten candidates – six women and four men – took to the steps, with three uncontested races. Here are the people …


Trinity turns attention to SDGs for Green Week

Chancellor Mary Robinson launched the event in Front Square this morning

Trinity Chancellor and former president of Ireland, Dr. Mary Robinson, launched Trinity’s annual Green Week today in Front Square as College looks to its sustainability projects in line with international Green Week theme of UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).



Women-only academic posts could face potential legal backlash

It was questioned whether gender equality moves could be viewed as “positive discrimination”

Concerns that women-only academic posts are to receive legal repercussions as they could be seen as “positive discrimination” have surfaced following government plans to tackle gender inequality in higher level education.

In November, the government announced its intention to fund


Central European University to leave Hungary following conservative government opposition

The university intends to relocate teaching to Vienna

The Central European University (CEU) intends to relocate from Budapest to Vienna following discord with Hungary’s right-wing government.

The university plans to relocate its US-accredited masters and doctoral courses to a satellite campus in Vienna by September 2019 after making