TCDSU arranged the sexual consent workshops for Trinity Hall during Fresher’s Week
87.8% of students who attended the consent workshops organised by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) stated they believe the workshops should take place “every orientation”, according to feedback gathered by the Union.
50.6% of respondents “strongly agreed” that the …
Seven regional winners also hail from Trinity
Three global and seven regional winners come from Trinity at this year’s Undergraduate Awards, the world’s largest academic awards programme, which received a record number of 6,432 submissions this year.
Trinity was the only Irish college to receive global awards …
TCD Plastic Solutions have collected over 1,000 signatures so far
A group of Trinity students have launched a petition calling for the elimination of the sale and use of single-use plastics on the college campus, including cutlery, cups, bottles and packaging made from disposable, non-compostable plastics.
The group, called TCD …
The UK charges third-level students the highest fees in Europe coming in at just over €10,000 per year
Irish students are paying the second-highest fees for third level education in Europe, according to report published by the European Commission.
The report, which compares the college fees in 42 European education systems, found that only the United Kingdom (UK) …
Students gathered at 12:30pm in Front Square ahead of today’s 6th Annual March for Choice
Students were among the 30,000 protesters taking part in today’s 6th annual March For Choice, calling for the repeal of the eighth amendment ahead of the abortion referendum scheduled for next May or June.
Speaking to Trinity News prior to …
The council are proposing to increase the area restriction from 250m to 1km
Dublin City Council is considering a proposed plan to prevent an “over-concentration” of student accommodation developments within a 1km area, a step up from current regulations which state there should not be an over-concentration in a 250m space.
The proposed …
A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie found that rents increased by 12% in Dublin
Rents have reached an all-time high while the supply of accommodation continues to drop, as students from across the country scramble to find accommodation for the upcoming college year.
A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie has found that …
The accommodation will be located in Merchants Quay
A €43 million contract for the development of a 296 bed student residence was signed earlier today by BAM Ireland and Global Student Accommodation (GSA), and is expected to be completed by September 2018.
The residence, Uninest Mill II, will …
In addition, two universities have paid large, additional sums to staff members, and widespread non-compliance with procedural rules have been found
Several Irish universities have resisted declaring tens of millions of euro in private trusts and foundations in their accounts, according to the Irish Times.
An audit of Irish university accounts has also revealed that many universities have failed to comply …
The settlement comes as part of wider controversy surrounding irregular financial practices and ensuing industrial relations problems
The University of Limerick (UL) has made a settlement of €186,000 with the Revenue Commissioners after issues were raised about how the university paid staff on sabbatical leave.
Concerns over the payment of staff on sabbatical leave emerged during …