Voting begins for Student Centre referendum

McNulty stated that the exact location of the centre would not be known until June but that 1,000m2 of space has been promised by College

The two-day campaign period in the referendum on a new student centre has finished today, with voting taking place tomorrow and Thursday. Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) are proposing to build a €6.7m student centre for the college, covering …


Government agree to extend Graduate Scheme for non-EU students

Non EU/EEA Masters and PhD students can now remain in Ireland for 24 months after graduation


The government have recently announced the decision to extend the Third Level Graduate Scheme from 12 to 24 months. The scheme which has been in existence since 2007, applies to non EU/EEA students with level 9 qualifications and above under …


Trinity professor honoured by Royal Irish Academy

Professor of History, Louis Cullen, was presented with a gold medal award


Trinity professor, Louis Cullen, has been honoured by the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) for his contribution to the field of humanities by being presented with a gold medal award. Cullen is professor emeritus of History in College. He previously worked


Trinity researchers make breakthrough in oesophageal cancer treatment

The discovery was made by Ussher Assistant Professor of Translational Oncology, Dr Stephen Maher, and his team


Trinity researchers have made a groundbreaking discovery that could fight resistance to radiotherapy in cases of oesophageal cancer.

The new discovery made by Dr Stephen Maher, Ussher Assistant Professor of Translational Oncology, and his team, which includes scientists from Trinity,


Conference causes row between UCC and Israeli Embassy

The conference, entitled International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism, is due to be held in April


A row has erupted between the Embassy of Israel in Dublin and University College Cork (UCC) over plans to host a conference from March 31 to April 2 in UCC on the legitimacy of the state of Israel. The conference,


Irish universities owed millions in unpaid charges

The seven universities and DIT are owed a total of €1.3 million in unpaid student charges


Irish universities are owed millions by students in unpaid fines and charges. According to a recent report in The Irish Times, the seven universities and Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) are owed a total of €1.3 million in unpaid student …


Trinity and the Rising

Jake Trant considers what role Trinity played during the Easter Rising 100 years ago.


100 years ago, Dublin was rocked by the outbreak of the Easter Rising. Trinity unavoidably played a central role in this due to its strategic city centre location. Because of its unionist tradition, Trinity stayed loyal to the British government.


500-bed student accommodation to be built at Gardiner Street site

The €60 million project project, due to be finished by 2017, will provide housing for students from both Trinity and DIT Bolton Street

A 500-bed student apartment complex is being planned for the former Industrial Development Agency site on Gardiner Street. The €60 million project is a joint venture between the Dubai-based Global Student Accommodation (GSA) Group and the Irish company Carrowmore Property. …


USI calls for political parties to commit to abortion referendum

USI President Kevin Donoghue: access to free, safe and legal abortions in Ireland is “critical to advancing gender equality and the position of women in Irish society”

NEWSThe Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has called for political parties to commit to holding a referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment if elected in the coming general election.

USI has called for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment …


New joint degree in physiotherapy announced between Trinity and Singapore Institute of Technology

Trinity will deliver 25% of overall teaching

NEWSA new joint degree in physiotherapy between Trinity College Dublin and the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) has been announced. The degree will start in the 2016/17 academic year.

The university, which is one of five autonomous universities in Singapore,