Editorial

Editorial

Like Welfare Cheats, Essay Mills are not the Problem the Government is Suggesting They Are

As the government seeks to introduce legislation prosecuting types of academic cheating, it is worth remembering the far more critical challenges facing higher education.
Editorial

Post-Brexit, We Must Resist Turning Education into a Mechanism to Attract Corporations

We have consensus that employers must contribute to education. This cannot be forgotten in the rush to attract businesses post-Brexit.
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Longstanding Commitment to the Idea of Partnership Could be the Solution to Many Student Woes

The pioneering partnership agreement between College and students contains too much potential to let become lip service.
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Free Education, Considering its Supporters, Doesn’t Deserve Politicians’ Scepticism

There are few proposals so widely supported, yet still treated as peripheral, than free education.
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Concerns Over Loan Schemes Cannot go Unaddressed

The deep concerns over the feasibility of income-contingent loan schemes raised this week must be looked at seriously, and urgently.
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Exams May Seem like a Means to an End, but What They Stand For is Increasingly Important

The end goal of revision is not to regurgitate info – but to engage with ideas and defend the academic freedom that is so essential to critical thought.
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After Years of Reports, HSE Failings with Student Nurses and Midwives is Unsurprising

That the HSE is failing to entice students to remain in Ireland is just another example of Ireland’s students, nurses and midwives being let down.
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Citizens’ Assembly Decision Indicates the Value of Experts in the Repeal Debate

On the same weekend thousands around the world marched to defend facts, we can’t forget the value of experts in the repeal debate.
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Calls for Corporations to Fund Education Shows the Old Student Versus State Mentality is Being Eroded

Taxes on profits and employer levies are entering the mainstream as an acceptable way to fund higher education.
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Trinity Needs to Ensure that Gender Equality is Given the Focus it Requires

If there is to be no vice-president for gender equality, Trinity needs to ensure that the issue is still properly addressed.