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Video: Thousands gather in Front Square in USI Student Walkout

Trinity News spoke to protestors who walked out to demand action tackling the acccommodation crisis and cost of college

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Thousands of students walked out of lecture halls and classrooms this morning in protest against the combined accommodation crisis and cost of college which are affecting students all across the country.

The demonstration was part of a national walkout organised …

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Trinity has divested from arms and weapon companies, College confirms 

Trinity has “thoroughly restricted its equity portfolio”, a College spokesperson confirmed today

Trinity no longer has investments in arms and weapon companies, College has confirmed.

This follows a petition launched by Trinity Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign (BDS) alongside Trinity College, Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) last year.

The petition, which had reached …

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Cost of Living Crisis Protest Front Square

Thousands of students fill front square for USI’s National Walkout

Students lined Front Square to the Arts Building this morning during a student walkout protesting student conditions

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Thousands of students walked out of lecture halls and classrooms this morning in protest against the combined accommodation crisis and cost of college which are affecting students all across the country.

The protest was organised by the Union of Students …

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TCDSU President urges students to join USI walkout

An email to members confirmed that students would not be penalised for walking out of classes tomorrow

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Students have been urged to join the Union of Students’ in Ireland (USI) Student Walkout tomorrow at 11.11am by the union president.

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union President (TCDSU) Gabi Fullam this evening asked the student body to join a

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Provost extends condolences to all affected by Creeslough explosion 

Provost Linda Doyle joined public figures nationally and internationally in expressing condolences to those affected by the Creeslough tragedy

Provost Linda Doyle has expressed condolences following the Creeslough explosion in Donegal last Friday.

In a tweet yesterday evening, Doyle said: “On behalf of the entire Trinity community, I want to send deepest condolences to everyone affected by the dreadful …

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The logo of Trinity Graduate Students' Union (GSU).

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