38 Trinity Access Programme students graduate today

Following their graduation, all 38 students will be able to start degree courses across either the sciences, social science or the arts this September


The graduation ceremony of 38 students who studied in the Trinity Access Programme (TAP) Foundation Course for Higher Education for 2016/17 took place in Trinity today.

The graduates had been studying in either the sciences, social science or the arts


Many TAs are overworked and underpaid, work many hours for free or at substantial pay cuts

A Trinity News investigation reveals the poor working conditions of teaching assistants in many departments, and the adverse effect on teaching quality


Reporting by William Foley and Nathaniel Zavin. 

  • Graduate students in many departments do much of their teaching work for free or at sub minimum wage rates.
  • Some doctoral students have been threatened with having their scholarship payments withheld or delayed