Nominations open today for GSU President and Vice-President

Nominations for the sabbatical positions will open today and close on May 31, with voting to take place from June 9 to June 11

The Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) nominations open today for the sabbatical positions of president and vice-president, 

Yesterday, the GSU Electoral Commission established the timeline for the elections of the union’s sabbatical officers. 

In an email sent to postgraduate students, GSU


Record 84,000 students applying for places in the upcoming academic year

Trinity reported a 38% increase in first-preference applications this year, with 10,253 prospective students opting for College as their first choice

A record 84,000 prospective students have applied for college places in Ireland for the upcoming academic year, 2021/22.

The latest figures follow the May 1 deadline for late applications. 

The record figure is thought to be due to a combination


Students living in Direct Provision no longer to pay international fees for Level 5 courses

Students living in Direct Provision will no longer have to pay international fees

Yesterday, government announced changes to fees for students living in Direct Provision. 

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Simon Harris, and Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, announced the new measures, which will be implemented in

News Analysis

Cronin on track to secure a significant victory in uncontested Communications and Marketing race

The Trinity News poll suggests that Cronin could be set to win 91% of the vote

Running uncontested for the role of Communications and Marketing Officer, Aoife Cronin is on track to receive 91.5% of first preference votes, according to the poll conducted by Trinity News last week. 

Uncontested candidates in Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union


Communications race: Aoife Cronin says raising awareness of welfare supports the “number one priority”

The sole Communications and Marketing Officer candidate Aoife Cronin said of TCDSU’s financial position that if students return to campus “the union will be fine”

Aoife Cronin is the sole candidate running for Communications & Marketing Officer in this year’s Trinity College Dublin Students Union (TCDSU) elections. The Communications Officer often represents the first point of contact between students and the SU. With the potential …

Student Living

Long nights and SAD days

Tips for getting through an Irish winter in the midst of lockdown

T/W depression

It’s March in Ireland, which means it’s cold and bleak outside. And as if Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) wasn’t bad enough, the prospect of being locked down until March 5 is surely enough to make you want to