Life on the Campaign Team

As the posters are packed away and twibbons discarded, Caoimhe Gordon speaks to members of past campaigns teams to find out what the election experience is like for those on the inside.

For many students, the days before the Student Union (SU) Elections all merge together into a flurry of delayed starts to lectures due to cheerful speeches, invitations to like Facebook pages of people donning brightly coloured t-shirts and the casual …


Council votes to campaign for lectures slides to be made more available and accessible

The motions propose that the Education officer lobby lecturers to ensure all lecture slides are written in accessible fonts, and that all lecture materials be made availble to class reps so they may be disseminated to the students in each class.


Two motions to campaign for lecture materials to be made more readily available and accessible have been passed at SU Council.

The first motion on accessibility proposed that the Student’s Union campaign for lecturers to ensure that their slides are …


TCDSU’s Know Your Union Week

Emma McCarthy gives the run-down of the SU’s latest campaign and what they hope to acheive out the week’s activities



   “I suppose we brought “Know Your Union Week” into play to make our positions, and the union itself, more accessible.”

 “Freshers’ week isn’t over” is the leading line in the Students’ Union’s introduction to their new campaign week, “Know Your


Leadership Race 2016: Education candidates interviews

Dale O’Faoilléacháin, Nicholas Spare and Patrick Higgins speak to Trinity News

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Dale O’Faoilléacháin

Dale O’Faoilléacháin is a third year physiotherapy student. His manifesto focuses on four individual strands: student partnership, broadening education through non-curriculum defined modules, development of support services and accountability within the SU.  

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