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 …
Leadership 101 is the first in the brand new campaign series by the Students’ Union for this academic year
What makes a good campaign? Why did the Yes Equality campaign succeed while the Clinton campaign failed? How can we as students make stuff happen, whether that’s getting people elected or lobbying for change? Students descended on the Global …
Former auditor of the L&H Eoin MacLachlan outlines why UCD students chose to remain disaffiliated from the Union of Students in Ireland
The rejection of USI by UCD students was primarily due to a rushed and ineffective Yes to USI campaign, a product of hubris and ineptitude. Announced only two weeks prior to the UCDSU elections, they were arrogant in thinking that …
The two unions visited NUIG, Athlone IT and LSAD this week to petition for the introduction of a living wage as part of a broader campaign on improving awareness of employee rights.
USI are campaigning in partnership with SIPTU for a living wage of €11.45 per hour to be introduced by the next government. USI claims that raising the minimum wage accordingly will “reduce poverty, boost local economies and ensure an inclusive …
Fears were expressed about the College finance committee “postponing discussion” in the hope a more “passive leader” being elected as President for next year
On Thursday evening an open meeting was held by the Fossil Free Trinity College Dublin campaign on-campus. The event consisted of an introduction to, and explanation of, the global movement; several mini workshop groups on topics such as media, outreach, …
The ‘I Value Higher Education’ campaign asks students to sign a petition and raise the issue of higher education with candidates canvassing for the upcoming general election
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI), alongside the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI), has launched its ‘I Value Education’ campaign to promote free access to higher education in Ireland.
The campaign is part of USI’s larger #EducationIs coalition against …
Dr Veronica O’Keane: Repeal of the eighth amendment will not be enough
Trinity professor in psychiatry, Dr Veronica O’Keane, and Dr Peter Boylan, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at the National Maternity Hospital, where the two Irish doctors who, along with 838 other physicians from 44 countries, last week signed an open letter …
A spokesperson for a group campaigning in this week’s abortion referendum has claimed that the SU could face an “exodus of students” if it adopts a long-term pro-choice policy. Gavin Rothwell told Trinity News that the …