Students unveil new Trinity charity at SU council

Under the name World for World, the non-profit organisation outlined a project where a volunteer-based student-run translation service is meant to generate funding and awareness for the refugees’ situation


A Trinity student organisation are planning to raise funds to enable third-level education for refugees in Ireland through a translation program, it was announced at the student council earlier this week.

Under the name “World for World”, the non-profit organisation …


USI attend SU council, respond to questions over Smartvote

Paraic McLean raised the point that while using the web-page, he found many candidates had selected the neutral option for more controversial policies, making it difficult to discern what their position was on the topic

NEWS30,000 people have made use of Smartvote, since it’s launch last Wednesday, the 13th of January, according to a presentation given at tonight’s Student Union Council. Two USI representatives came before the council to encourage students to ‘Make a SmartVote’: …

Motion to oppose increase in third level fees is passed

Five speakers on the motion all spoke in favour

This evening a motion to oppose the introduction of third level fees brought before Trinity Students’ Union Council, was passed by a comfortable margin.

This motion was brought to the council by the newly formed Students Against Fees Group, committed …


Little evidence of government initiative in tackling the growing student accommodation crisis in Budget 2016

While there were some overtures to students in new funding announced for the Student Assistance Fund, the government failed to tackle one of the biggest growing concerns for students


The so-called “giveaway budget” announced by the government this week gave away little to third-level students. Aside from the €3 million announced for the Student Assistance Fund, a pittance when compared to the €50 million allocated for 1916 commemorations, student