Online petition created for students to continue studies at home amid coronavirus fears

March 17, 2020

The petition argued that studying at home would be safer than coming into college. It was created after the first case of the disease was confirmed in Trinity College. With over 500 signatures, the petition urged the college to allow students to complete their studies online rather than come onto campus and risk the spread of the disease.


Frisky business

March 21, 2018

Sex shops have evolved from seedy backstreets to bustling high streets, encouraging the country to talk honestly about sexuality and the politics that comes with it.

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USI praise anti-extremist declaration

April 20, 2016

The USI praised Irish Muslim leaders who launched an anti-extremism declaration in Trinity College last week. The Union of Students in Ireland, who has said that violence associated with religion has caused a negative and

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Trinity target student housing

November 18, 2015

Trinity College established an “accommodation steering group” over a year ago to help combat the student accommodation crisis in Dublin. This group is currently chaired by the Provost, with the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, the Bursar, the Students’ Union Welfare Officer and Kevin O’Kelly.

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Union criticises Trinity recruitment

October 28, 2015

Trinity College Dublin’s (TCD) scheme for recruiting new academics has been criticised heavily for being “outside of traditional public service recruitment arrangements.”


Social dems seek student vote

October 14, 2015

Communicating with Students’ Union presidents and young people is the way to build a hard policy for education, according to Social Democrat TD for Wicklow/East Carlow, Stephen Donnelly.


Controversy over activist talk in Trinity

April 22, 2015

Iranian political activist refused to deliver a talk in Trinity after security imposed restrictions on the event, which they felt would be “one-sided” and “antagonising” to Muslim students. Jennifer Purdy reports.

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DCU fails to make the grade

March 25, 2015

DCU was not included in the Times Higher Education’s ranking of the top 100 universities worldwide.