87.8% of students believe consent workshops should take place every year

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 …


EU report finds 21% of Irish people believe sex without consent to be “ok”

The report was part of an EU study to mark International Day to End Violence Against Women

The results of a recent Eurobarometer poll have brought to light the “alarming” attitudes towards sexual consent and assault in Ireland. The report was carried out in June and published yesterday to mark International Day to End Violence Against Women.


UCDSU criticise UCD management in wake of revenge porn controversy

According to the statement from UCDSU, university management also “alleged that the entire [revenge porn] situation was manipulated by the students’ union to advance their consent campaign”

NEWSThe University College Dublin’s Students’ Union (UCDSU) has sharply criticised the management of the university over their handling of the recent revenge porn controversy, accussing them of treating it as a “public relations matter” instead of a social policy issue.


Mandatory sexual consent classes sought by UCDSU after revenge porn controversy

It came to light last week that as many as 200 UCD students may have formed a Facebook chat group in which explicit photos and anecdotes of female students were shared and rated without their consent

NEWSFollowing recent revelations regarding revenge porn at University College Dublin (UCD), UCD’s Students’ Union (UCDSU) has said that it is seeking funding from the college to introduce compulsory consent classes for all students starting from the next academic year.