At the time of writing, there is a chance that, for the first time in recent memory, an unopposed candidate will lose an election to RON. Muireann Kane is polling at 56% among decided voters in the Communications and Marketing …
Head of the Union
Who is the man behind the title of Student’s Union President?
On an overcast Wednesday morning in the Arts Building, I set out to talk to Trinity’s Students’ Union President in his preparation for the March for Education. Luckily, he was not hard to find. Towering above the swarms of students …
University Times implicated in doping scandal following annual football match
The controversy came to light following a football match with Trinity News this evening
The University Times has been involved in a widespread doping scandal, sources have revealed. At least 20 members of the SU newsletter are believed to have been involved, in a secret report compiled by the SU itself.
The revelation comes …
Part-time officers elected at final TCDSU Council of the year
Positions elected include Chair of Council, Access Officer, and Sport Officer
The elections for the role of Part Time Officers for the year 2017/2018 took place tonight at the Council of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU).
The elected Chair of Council was Gillian Kiely in an uncontested race. Kiely, a …
MacPherson and Harty elected in TCDSU elections
MacPherson will be next year’s Education Officer, while Harty won in the Communications and Marketing race
Una Harty has been elected Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Communications Officer, while Alice MacPherson will serve as the next Education Officer.
Harty, a third year Nanoscience student, ran unopposed and received 85.3% of the vote to become the …
Up to 300 sign TCD Strike 4 Repeal pledge, as campaign grows on campuses
Discussion item to be brought to TCDSU Council on Tuesday
The Strike 4 Repeal campaign has begun organising and seeking student support on university campuses across the country, as an activist behind the Trinity campaign group hailed the “overwhelmingly positive responses” from students in the college since setting up a …
TCDSU holds education campaign meeting ahead of USI rally
The meeting aimed at generating ideas to encourage participation in the march
TCDSU held an Education Campaign Meeting this evening in advance of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) Rally for Education on 19 October. The meeting, led by SU President Kieran McNulty and Education Officer Dale O’Faoilléacháin, aimed to generate …
New gender-neutral bathrooms available in Arts Building
The move follows lobbying of College authorities by TCDSU
New gender-neutral bathrooms, located in the Arts Building, are now available to students. The development comes as the result of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) lobbying College authorities for additional restroom facilities to be made available.
Speaking to Trinity …
Students considering legal action over SU pro-choice mandate
The action concerns an SU vote on the issue in February 2014
A group of Trinity students have consulted with solicitors about taking legal action against the pro-choice mandate of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU).
Speaking to Trinity News, Gavin Rothwell, one of the students concerned, said: “A number of …
Fifth students’ union council round-up
Read our round-up of proceedings here to catch up on what you missed.
Last nights’s council saw Vice Provost Linda Hogan outlining the trajectory of the Trinity Education Project, a debate on bell-curve grading and updates on proposals for student counselling staffing and the introduction of a sun-room in Goldsmith Hall.
Trinity Education …