The GSU vote to introduce a board, an International Student Officer and a Research Student Officer

The GSU increase representation in important areas for graduate students and enhances the governance structures of the union

The Graduate Students Union (GSU) has passed a motion to create an International Officer, a Research Student Officer as well as a board for the union. This follows months of discussion by graduate students since January 2017 when a group


NUI Galway votes to support Irish reunification

The motion was proposed by Sinn Fein at NUIG

NUI Galway Students’ Union (NUIGSU) has voted to support the reunification of Ireland and will now call on the Irish government to hold a referendum on the issue.

The motion was proposed by Sinn Féin at the National University of


Graduate Students’ Union runs €10,000 deficit for 2015-16

Increasing expenses are attributed to publications, salaries, and events


Trinity’s Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) ran a deficit of over €10,000 in the 2015-16 academic year, according to annual accounts shared with Trinity News.

The accounts, which were audited by Cregan Accountants and presented to a meeting of College’s capitated


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


TCDSU 2015-16 Sabbat Review

What have the five elected SU officers achieved and have they met their manifesto promises?


Lynn Ruane – President

Lynn Ruane

Lynn Ruane was elected as president in 2015 with a groundswell of support behind her. Coming into office on the back of a resounding victory over her three competitors, Ruane is the first mature student president


Weekly Round Up/Lads, Cans, Mots

After week one of full blown campaigning, Sarah Taaffe-Maguire looks at the main issues, stories and controversies that have arisen on the trail.

FEATURESLester Bangs once said: “The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you’re uncool.” The alleged actions of Caolán Maher (running to be Ents officer) show the Trinity currency is different; it


Nursery faces 52% budget cut

Caoimhe Gordon speaks to TCDSU President, Lynn Ruane about the reverberations the budget cut will have for student and staff parents.

FEATURESThere have been few departments and services which have emerged unscathed from budget cuts in recent years. Funding for capitated bodies within the College was slashed  by 10% last year. The Sports Centre budget has been cut by €136,000. The