Editorial

Editorial

The Fight for Student Nurses and Midwives’s Pay Must Continue

The government this week announced that they would be pulling student nurses and midwives from placement.
Editorial

Trinity Must Join the Conversation About Mother and Baby Homes

A former Trinity lecturer – Dr Victoria Coffey – facilitated and took part in unethical vaccine trials in mother and baby homes during the 1960s.
Editorial

The Govt Must Accept that More Places in Universities Requires More Funding

This week Higher Education Minister Simon Harris confirmed that thousands of extra recently introduced college places will remain in place.
Editorial

Cambridge’s TAP-Inspired Programme is a Testament to Trinity

TAP-inspired access programmes have now found their way into both Oxford and Cambridge.
Editorial

A Miserly Placement Grant Proposal That Added Insult to Injury

Student representatives from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation were left frustrated and disappointed after a grant proposal pledged them €100 per week.
Editorial

Mitigation Measures Are A Win For Students, But Communication Came Too Late

College this week announced a raft of mitigation measures for the upcoming exam period.
Editorial

2020: A Rollercoaster Ride for Higher Education

This year saw the foundation of the Department of Higher Education, as well as the impact of the coronavirus on third-level.
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The Winds of Change Are Blowing. The GSU Must Listen to Them

The GSU held its AGM on Wednesday, more than a month after it was constitutionally required to do so.
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The HEA’s Socioeconomic Survey is an Embarrassing Setback for Trinity

Trinity had the most students from affluent backgrounds of all Irish universities, according to a survey published by the Higher Education Authority this week.
Editorial

College Should Listen to Students – But Restrictions Must Be Based on Science

Provost Patrick Prendergast said this week that ‘it’s clear that College should respond’ to the majority of students who want more in-person activities next semester.