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Trinity College has collected €950,000 in student fines

Statistics collected since 2012, making Trinity the highest fine collector out of the Irish College network

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Trinity College (TCD) has generated almost 950,000 since 2012 from fining students. These were comprised of late library returns, breaches of codes of conduct, late payment of fees, late registration for modules, parking violations and on-campus accommodation.

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Science Gallery International signs agreement to open gallery in Venice

Science Gallery Venice will be based on the model pioneered in Trinity

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The Dublin-based non-profit Science Gallery International (SGI) has signed an agreement with Ca’ Foscari University of Venice to establish a Science Gallery in the city, based on the model pioneered in Trinity. The agreement was signed by CEO of Science …

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Students launch new TEDx society

Six Senior Freshman students have received “auxiliary status” by the CSC

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Six senior freshman students have founded a new TEDx society. Pierre-Louis Boczmak, Richard Patrick Chui, Henri Delahaye, Ross Kelly, Connie Lillis and Francisco Onofre have been granted “auxiliary status” by the Central Societies Committee (CSC) to hold a weekend event …

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

Increasing expenses are attributed to publications, salaries, and events

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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

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96% of older adults consuming less than recommended amounts of dairy

Only 3.5% of over 60s consuming recommended dairy allowance

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Trinity’s Centre for Medical Gerontology have released the largest study to date on diets in older adults. The study involved 4,300 people aged over 60 from the Trinity Ulster Department of Agriculture (TUDA) and found that 96% of this group

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Open Letter: Trinity Chaplaincy, Boycott Israel

Ciarán O’Rourke of TCD for Palestine calls upon Trinity Chaplaincy to cancel their Peace Pilgrimage to Israel


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“Dear Rev Dr. Hamilton,

I’m writing with regard to the proposed Peace Pilgrimage to Israel and Palestine, and specifically in relation to the press release for the trip published on the Chaplaincy’s website. I’m afraid I find the emphasis

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TCD expects €34m deficit for last academic year

Provost’s Review estimates €10m increase on 2014-15 figure

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Trinity College Dublin’s overall deficit is expected to have reached around €34m for the 2015-16 academic year, according to figures released today in a “Provost’s Review” of the year, which was emailed to all students.

The figure marks a deficit …

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College to sell naming rights to donors for €1 million

The plan has been called “embarrassing” by the Irish Federation of University Teachers


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Trinity is seeking to sell the naming rights to areas of campus in a deal which will earn €1 million over the first five years. College will appoint consultants to identify individuals or organisations willing to participate in the deal, …

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Former judge and current DUBC president Donagh McDonagh named DUCAC chairperson

The position of chair was contested between three candidates; Donagh McDonagh of DUBC, Gerry Kelly of DUFC and student PJ McGrane of DUGAA.

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The Dublin University Central Athletic Club (DUCAC) held its annual general meeting on Thursday October 13, in keeping with the tradition of holding the AGM on the third Thursday of Michaelmas Term. As has also been tradition over recent years,

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Trinity temporarily removed from Times Rankings following data error

College submitted incorrect data which affects both 2015-16 and 2016-17 rankings


NEWSTrinity College Dublin has been temporarily removed from the Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings. Phil Baty, editor of the THE rankings, has said: “we have been obliged to exclude Trinity College from this year’s ranking due to a