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College cuts ties with the GSU

The Board will no longer engage with and offer services to the GSU

In an email to postgraduate students, Board has announced that it has decided to cut ties with the Graduate Students’ Union (GSU). 

Board asked this information to be relayed to postgraduate students this afternoon. 

The email, which was signed by

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College to provide hybrid-learning in Covid-19 contingency plan

Online learning material may be provided, if possible, for students who contract the virus throughout term

Contingencies have been put in place in case of another surge in Covid-19, a College wide email confirmed this morning. 

Online learning material may be provided, if possible, for students who contract the virus throughout term. Online materials will be …

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TCDSU attend Trans & Intersex Pride Dublin protest

Trans & Intersex Pride Dublin held a protest today in Dublin over media coverage issues

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Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) attended the Trans & Intersex Pride Dublin protest today outside the Irish Independent’s office on Talbot Street. 

The demonstration began at midday, to protest alleged negative media attention towards the group.

TCDSU attended the

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Harris announces €40 million for “greener and more accessible” colleges

The funding is allocated for investments to support universal access, energy efficiency and decarbonisation upgrades, and general ICT and equipment-related upgrades

Government has announced an extra €40 million for third level institutions this week.

Earlier this week, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris announced the funding for the purposes of making higher education institutions “greener” …

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Concerns over student representation dominate at HEA Bill Townhall

A townhall was held by College today for students and staff, to discuss the drafting of a supplemental charter to the HEA Bill

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Concerns over student representation in College governance dominated the HEA Bill townhall this afternoon.

Student representation on Board risks being halved under the proposed plans. 

An online town hall meeting was held this afternoon to discuss the drafting of a

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Gardaí Investigate suspected fraudulent financial activity within Trinity

The Examiner reported that the matter was “made clear” at Trinity Board meeting on March 23, as it would be reflected in Trinity’s annual financial report

Gardaí are currently investigating “suspected fraudulent financial activity at an education institution in Dublin”, an Garda Síochana confirmed to Trinity News this evening. 

Earlier yesterday, the Irish Examiner reported that a “number of alleged unauthorised payments” in Trinity are being

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No formal protocol in place on student-staff relationships

According to an FOIA disclosure, Trinity has no policies in place limiting sexual or romantic relationships between lecturers and students

This article contains discussion of sexual assualt and harassment. 

Trinity has no formal protocols or procedures governing staff entering romantic or sexual relationships with students, information given to Trinity News under the Freedom of Information Act 2014 has revealed.

There …

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Editors scrutinise candidates’ manifestos and experience at Media Hustings

Voting in sabbatical elections is now open following the final hustings event of the campaign

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Media Hustings took place this evening, after being postponed last week. In contrast with previous years, Media Hustings is the final hustings for candidates this year. It took place in Trinity Hall, after Halls Hustings.

In the final hustings event,