Editorial

Editorial

Trinity’s New Conservative Publication Isn’t Off to a Promising Start

The Burkean Journal will have to be a bit more nuanced if it is to be worthy of Edmund Burke’s name.
Editorial

USI Can Represent Postgraduates Effectively Without Outlay for a New Officer

While USI can certainly improve on its efforts to represent postgraduates, the union already has the experience and expertise to do so without establishing a new position.
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USI’s Demand to be Heard Represents a Much-Needed Shift

The national representative union has been too afraid to shout loudly for fear that it would lose its seat at the table – with no real results.
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NUIG’s Failure to Appoint a Female President Turns Attention to Next Opportunity

Given its track record, Trinity could now well be the first university in Ireland to elect a female head.
Editorial

Ireland Should Jump at the Opportunity to Join CERN

Membership of the Europe-wide organisation would be a significant boost to Irish science.
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Rankings Have Long Bamboozled Our Universities. When Will It End?

This year’s Times Higher Education rankings are set to be released on Tuesday. It’s not hard to predict how Trinity will explain its placement.
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Hall’s Application Wordcount Typifies Trinity’s Admin Failings

This latest issue makes it clear that Trinity needs to invest in a college-wide overhaul of its antiquated administrative systems.
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Just When is Accommodation Going to Become a Real Priority for Universities?

Despite nearly a decade to cope, Ireland’s universities have made little headway in addressing the accommodation crisis.
Editorial

Consent Conversations Must Respond to Students Who Barely Recognise Sexual Assault

A Queen’s survey found that many students failed to label a non-consensual experience as sexual assault. Conversations around consent must reflect this.
Editorial

Trinity’s Response to Government Temporary Contract Intervention Will Be Telling

The higher education sector will be using Trinity’s reaction as an indicator of what the government may or may not tolerate.