RON campaign launched for UT editor race

The campaign’s organisers said it was motivated by allegations the deputy editor leaked information

A campaign has been launched calling for students to vote to re-open nominations (RON) in the University Times (UT) Editor election.

Mairead Maguire, the incumbent deputy editor, is running unopposed for the position.

An Instagram page promoting the campaign was …


Adam Balchin elected chair of TCDSU Council

The election was held at this evening’s Council meeting

Adam Balchin has been elected chair of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council.

Emma Rossiter, the previous chair, resigned for “personal reasons” according to Education Officer Bev Genockey.

Genockey said she wanted to “take this opportunity to thank Emma


30 students attend Save the Science Gallery protest

TCDSU President Leah Keogh said that they are calling on College to “secure a sustainable funding model”

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Approximately thirty students joined a protest outside the Science Gallery this afternoon, calling for the institution to be preserved.

Organised by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), the demonstration on Pearse street was also attended by representatives of the Union …


Dates set for Trinity Seanad by-election

Nominations will close on February 11 and ballots must be in by March 30

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Darragh O’Brien has announced the timeline for the Seanad by-election to fill a seat on the University of Dublin panel.

Nominations will close on February 11. Postal ballots will be sent out to …


Harris confirms universities will resume on-site teaching as planned

Third-level institutions around the country will reopen from Monday

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris has announced that third-level institutions will return to on-site teaching as planned for the upcoming semester.

The Department for Further and Higher Education, Innovation and Research said that the minister made the decision “following …


GSU AGM sees votes on Seanad reform, College Park, Science Gallery

The union’s first general meeting since April did not feature votes on sabbatical officers’ impeachment

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The Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) held its annual general meeting this evening.

There were approximately 90 attendees at the meeting during its peak. It lasted just under two hours, and was the first general meeting the union has held since