Editorial

Editorial

For Students to be Influential in the Repeal Referendum, Work Needs to Start Now

Once the referendum was called, students’ work for marriage equality accelerated. We need the same before 2018’s eighth amendment vote.
Editorial

Universities and Students are Facing a Perfect Storm of the Government’s Making

A threat to cap Irish places from UCD is the latest sign of the desperation facing our universities.
Editorial

UK General Election Needs to be Watershed Moment for the Youth Vote

The divide in attitudes between young and old is becoming more pronounced, making the youth vote more important than ever.
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Climate Change is a Problem We Can’t Solve Alone. But That’s No Excuse for Inaction

Students must realise the role they can play in battling climate change.
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Student Accommodation Solutions Worsened by Government Inaction

In a market increasingly occupied by private developers, universities cannot intervene as effectively to provide accommodation.
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Graduates’ Careers Will Extend Beyond Innovation, as Should Trinity’s Aspirations for Them

The holistic education that any university seeks to provide, and the graduates that society needs, cannot be limited exclusively to innovation and creativity.
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Consequences of Financial Misconduct Could be Worst-Case Scenario for Both Universities and Students

Universities want more autonomy from the state and students want the state to fund higher education. Recent financial misconduct will damage both.
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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.