The hustings was hosted by Siona Cahill, Vice President for Equality and Citizenship at the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), and Conor Clancy, former TCDSU Welfare Officer
All 12 candidates in the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections took to the stage in the Equality and Diversity hustings in the MacNeill theatre in the Hamilton tonight. Hosted by Síona Cahill, Vice President for Equality …
All 12 candidates answered questions from TN Editor Oisin Vince Coulter and UT Editor Sinead Baker
The first ever media hustings, co-hosted by Trinity News and the University Times, took place tonight in the Lloyd Institute. The second hustings of the election campaign for the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer positions saw the …
Students for Justice in Palestine and SUAS host a panel discussion on barriers to education and on the experiences of minority groups in accessing education
On Tuesday evening Students for Justice in Palestine and SUAS hosted a panel discussion and Q&A in order to address the importance of “Education, Equality and Activision”. The evening was chaired by Dr Gilian Wylie of the Irish School of …
In April 2016, the Trinity Access Programmes (TAP) organised a “privilege walk” to highlight the diversity within Trinity, and to raise awareness of who they are and what exactly they are trying to achieve. The primary aim of TAP is …
The department’s head office is being occupied due to a lack of action following claims of misconduct and financial irregularities
Five individuals are occupying the Department of Education and Skills’ head office as part of a protest against the non-intervention in allegations of misconduct at the University of Limerick (UL). According to the Irish Times, at least three of the …
Five people are running for Welfare, while UT Editor is uncontested for third year in a row
12 students were announced to be running in the 2017 Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical officer elections outside House 6 earlier today with Kevin Keane, Bryan Mallon, and Thomas Emmet running for the role of TCDSU President.
12 candidates were announced today on the steps of House 6
With the annual election of the Sabbatical Officers of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) only weeks away, the announcement of this year’s candidates was made outside House 6 at 5:30pm today. This year sees contested races in 2 out …
Rising student numbers and cuts to public funding could produce graduates not up to standard, warns HEA
The Higher Education Authority’s (HEA) annual performance report for 2014-2016 shows that Irish institutions have expanded to include an extra 15,000 students. Meanwhile, staff-student ratios are significantly deteriorating, compared to the average in developed countries, rising from 1:16 to 1:20.…
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 …
Industrial action by the union has resulted in the closure of 400 secondary schools
The Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) has decided to withdraw from supervision and substitution duties as of Monday November 7 and is striking for 7 days to protest recently qualified teachers pay. This action has resulted in the closure …