Since January of this year, University College Cork (UCC) has adopted a campus-wide plastic-free policy. The college has eliminated several single-use plastic products from on-campus dining areas, shops and vending machines in order to cut down UCC’s waste of disposable …
Students4Change organise sit-in this Thursday in the Buttery
The group are holding this boycott in protest of College’s “discriminatory policy”
The student movement group, Students4Change (S4C), is to hold a boycott and sit-in of the Buttery this Thursday, March 16.
The boycott, announced today in a statement on Instagram, will be in protest of “Trinity’s discriminatory, elitist and classist policy …
TCDSU to introduce emergency food voucher scheme for students struggling with food poverty
The scheme is to be run in partnership with Capital Credit Union
Trinity College Dublin Student Union (TCDSU) has announced the introduction of a food voucher scheme to “to support students struggling with food poverty”.
The announcement on the union’s Instagram page, cited the cost of living crisis for the introduction of …
President Race: Zöe Cummins wants to include everyone “in the student process”
Current Education Officer Zöe Cummins explains why she believes she is the “best person around to carry on what’s been going on this year”
There is no doubt that throughout her time in Trinity, Zöe Cummins has established herself as a well-known figure within Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) and Trinity student politics. Currently on sabbatical while she serves as education officer, …
TUD Students’ Union President condemns “racially charged” attack in Grangegorman
President Brian Jordan called for an “urgent review” of Garda policing strategy around TUD’s Grangegorman campus.
President of Technological University Dublin (TUD) Students’ Union Union Brian Jordan, has condemned “racially charged” attacks which have occurred near the TUD Grangegorman campus recently.
In a statement yesterday, Jordan described an altercation which occurred on Wednesday evening, in which …
TCDSU Council votes to remove registration requirements for students union elections
The motion aims to make it easier for students to participate in TCDSU elections
Tonight TCDSU Council has voted in favour of a motion to remove the requirement for students to register in order to vote in students’ union elections.
In the past, students were required to register to vote before being able to …
Proposer of sports levy referendum calls Sport Union opposition “unsubstantiated speculation”
Lórien MacEnulty, a PhD student, is calling for the abolition of extra booking, class, and equipment fees
The proposer of the upcoming sports levy referendum has described Trinity Sport Union’s (TSU) opposition to the proposal as “unsubstantiated speculation”.
Lórien MacEnulty, a PhD student, is calling for the abolition of class, equipment, and booking fees for students, arguing …
Harris temporarily appointed as Minister for Justice in Varadkar’s cabinet reshuffle
Harris will continue to serve as Minister for Further and Higher Education during the interim Minister for Justice role
Simon Harris has tonight been appointed as the interim Minister for Justice, in incoming Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s cabinet reshuffle.
Minister Harris, who currently serves as Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science will continue to remain in …
Landmark new policy to offer school-leavers alternative route to university
Under the Unified Tertiary Education Policy, students who begin in further education will be able to complete their third-level qualification in higher education
School-leavers will have the opportunity to access higher education by starting in further education colleges, under a landmark new policy announced today.
Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris announced the implementation of the Unified Tertiary Education policy, which …
Government announces €16.2 million for scientific research
The funding will support 15 research projects led by technological universities and institutes of technology
The Department of Further and Higher Education, Innovation, Research and Science has announced millions in funding for scientific research this week.
Yesterday, Minister of Further and Higher Education Simon Harris announced €16.2 million from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) to fund …