Analysis: What is Sidechat?

Newly launched in Trinity this week, the anonymous social media platform has gained much attention abroad, primarily focusing on elite universities in the US and UK

Sidechat, a new social media app, officially launched its Trinity-focused branch on Monday. The student-centered social media platform allows users to “create memes, post jokes, share thoughts, [and] slide into DMs”. Developed by software company Flower Ave Inc, the app …


TCDSU President proposes establishment of ethnic minority advisory group at Council

Speaking at Council TCDSU President Gabi Fullam said that the group would encompass a broad range of groups including members of the Traveller community and Jewish people

A motion to establish a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) advisory group, tasked with informing the Students’ Union on issues pertaining to their communities, was passed at this evening’s meeting of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council.

Proposed …


Trinity Sport Union urges students to vote no in Sports Levy referendum

Chair of Trinity Sport Union Liam Bean said that the proposed referendum “threatens the student sport experience and opportunities”


Trinity Sport Union have urged students to vote no in an upcoming referendum on the Annual Sports Centre charge.

In a statement yesterday, Liam Bean, Chairperson of Trinity Sport Union, urged students to vote against the motion, “to safeguard student …


Filming for new Paramount+ series to take place on campus this week

Production for upcoming television adaptation The Doll Factory is to take place on campus between Thursday and Monday

Production for upcoming television series The Doll Factory is to take place on campus this week from January 5-9.

Filming will take place in the Museum Building and the Physics Lecture Theatre, which will both be closed on Saturday January …


Provost marks beginning of College Awareness Week with visit to primary school

During a visit to a primary school in Ballybrack, the provost said that “going to college should be an option for anyone”

Provost Linda Doyle today marked the beginning of College Awareness Week (CAW)with a visit to Scoil Cholmcille Senior National School in Ballybrack, Co. Dublin.

Scoil Cholmcille was one of the first primary schools to become involved with TAP in 2000.…


USI backs UK third-level worker’s union decision to strike if necessary

USI has backed the UCU Rising campaign on the basis that “working conditions in colleges and universities are the learning conditions for our members in Northern Ireland”

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has voiced its support for the decision made by the University and College Union (UCU) in the UK to strike on the grounds of insufficient pay and inadequate working conditions if necessary.

With …