Chris Clifford reelected USI President

Three members of the Coiste Gnó were reelected to their posts, whilst two others will assume new roles within the USI’s executive

Chris Clifford has been elected president of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) for a second consecutive term.

The results of the election for the members of the USI Coiste Gnó, the executive branch of the union, were announced

Government to introduce ban on minimum 51-week student accommodation leases

The decision aims to ensure minimum student lease agreements are confined to the academic year rather than the extended period.

The government has announced it will ban student accommodation providers from enforcing minimum 51-week leases.

The legislative change was introduced by Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris to ensure student lease agreements can be confined to the academic

Simon Harris highlights housing and Gaza in maiden speech as Fine Gael leader

The outgoing higher education minister said that the housing crisis needed to be fixed “for once and for all”, and condemned Israel’s military actions in Gaza

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris has pledged to provide more student accommodation and affirmed the government’s readiness to recognise a Palestinian state in his first speech as Fine Gael leader at the party’s Ard Fheis in Galway.

Harris, who

Constitutional review of TCDSU’s apolitical status to be examined next year

President Molnárfi said this year will be remembered as the year “the student movement at the 11th hour woke up”

A motion to review chapter 1.4 of the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU)  constitution concerning the political nature of the union passed at the final council of the year this evening.

The incoming sabbatical officers are now mandated to …

10 TCDSU positions elected uncontested at final union council

The TCDSU part-time officers for 2024/25 were elected this evening, including the new student carers officer.

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The part-time officers (PTOs) of Trinity College Dublin Students Union (TCDSU) and other positions for 2024/25 were elected at council this evening.

10 positions out of 17 were elected uncontested.

Other positions elected this evening include chair of council, three …

TCDSU President denies accusations of a “toxic workplace environment” within union

The statement, issued by Molnárfi at the final TCDSU council, follows allegations from Education Officer Catherine Arnold in their resignation statement

President László Molnárfi denied accusations of a “toxic workplace environment” in the union at the final Trinity College Dublin Students Union (TCDSU) council.

The allegations were made by Education Officer Catherine Arnold in their resignation statement.

Speaking “on behalf of …

Motion to defund Fashion Soc on grounds of anti-STEM discrimination fails to pass at student council

Organisers have announced a fundraiser to “book Fashion Soc OCMs a taxi to Pearse Street to take Campus Couture photos of STEM students”.

A motion to defund the Fashion Society (Fashion Soc) has failed to pass at the final student council meeting of the academic year by a thin margin of seven votes.

The motion claimed there was an “anti-STEM student mentality” common …

Photos: Circus Soc stage stunning fire display in Front Square

The society used the performance to call for a permanent ceasefire in Palestine and to call out College for its “complicit” silence

Trinity’s Circus Society yesterday held a stunning fire performance in Front Square, showcasing skills with torches, fire staffs, and a burning rope dart.

The society dedicated the show to calls for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza, and called on College …