Motion for S2S paid intern program passed at SU Council

The last TCDSU Council took place tonight in the Ed Burke theatre

A motion to fund a paid Student2Student internship program was passed tonight by the Council of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU). It had been proposed by the Union’s Forum. The motion had previously been put forward as a discussion …


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


TCDSU Council votes to support free third level education

Motion mandates support for “tax-payer funded, free education for all”


Trinity College Dublin Students Union (TCDSU) Council has voted this evening to strengthen its stance on fees and loans in a motion put forward by the Students Against Fees (SAF) group. TCDSU is now mandated to campaign for a publicly-funded


TCDSU is now in favour of decriminalising drugs

The motion particularly focused upon the welfare aspects of drug decriminalisation

The Council of TCDSU voted tonight in favour of the Union adopting a formal stance in favour of decriminalisation of drugs. The first meeting of the Union’s Council, which took place this evening in the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI) …


TCDSU Council Mandates President to Campaign for Student Centre

Motion noted the egregious “lack of available dedicated student space” on campus


The Council of TCDSU voted tonight to mandate the Union’s president to campaign for a dedicated student centre to be constructed within the next five years. In the first motion to be discussed at the first Council of the new …


A revival of student activism

Stacey Wrenn discusses the revival of student activism following the proposal of income-contingent student loans


On the 3 November 2010, almost 40,000 students marched from Parnell Square to the Government Buildings on Merrion Street in what The Irish Times described as “the largest student protest for a generation”. It was organised  by the Union of …