Leah Keogh issued major strike by Electoral Commission

The strike was issued after Keogh’s campaign page was published early before the official start of the campaign period.

Leah Keogh, the Welfare Officer of Trinity College Dublin Students Union (TCDSU) and a candidate to become the union’s next president, has been issued a major strike by the Electoral Commission (EC) and a ban on campaigning for the first


Provost election: candidates share plans for improving Hamilton and Goldsmith Hall buildings

The three candidates for provost faced questions from staff members of the faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) this afternoon which also touched on the issues of bureaucracy and research funding

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During a hustings event hosted by the faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM), Professors Linda Doyle, Linda Hogan, and Jane Ohlmeyer were challenged on how they would improve facilities on campus were they to be elected provost.

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Provost candidates look at future of online learning in AHSS forum

The three candidates faced questions that gave one of the most significant insights in the campaign so far on topics where they diverge

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A view to utilise opportunities presented by online learning beyond the end of the pandemic is on the mind of all three candidates in the race to become Trinity’s next provost.

The three candidates spoke about the future of online


Provost election: Candidates cover student numbers, funding and staff contracts at first campaign event

Doyle, Hogan and Ohlmeyer pitched their campaign promises to staff over Zoom this evening

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A policy to expand the number of students in Trinity appears unlikely in the next decade as all three candidates for provost agreed that student numbers should not rise at the first live event of the election campaign.

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Provost election: Voters get first look at campaign promises in candidates’ manifestos

Equality, research and climate change are recurring themes as candidates for Trinity’s next provost launch their campaigns


Staff and students have gained a first look this afternoon at the issues candidates for Trinity’s next provost are putting on their agenda.

Candidates for provost have launched their digital manifestos and websites today following the confirmation of nominees.



Trinity awarded University of Sanctuary status

College has been working towards securing the status for three years

Trinity has been awarded the status of University of Sanctuary for its work in promoting the integration, inclusion and welfare of refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants. 

The status is awarded by People of Sanctuary Ireland. The organisation’s website states


Colleges told to further restrict onsite activity to “most essential” work

Only the “most essential” work will be allowed to take place on college campuses as schools and childcare facilities shut

Third level institutions have been instructed by the government to further limit the amount of onsite activity in response to the spiking number of Covid-19 cases. 

Only the “most essential” work will be allowed to take place on college campuses.


Referendum to be held among postgrads to determine preference for next provost

The GSU has pushed back a motion on whether to campaign for living wages

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A referendum is to be held among postgraduate students to determine the group’s preference for the next provost of Trinity, which will be used to instruct Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) representatives how to vote in the election for provost.