Editorial

Editorial

For Student Accommodation, Private Companies Cannot be the Only Solution

Private companies are filling the gap left by the accommodation crisis, but we cannot consider their intervention a complete solution.
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In Progressing as an Institution, Trinity is Derailed by External Forces

In the current funding environment, attracting students is key. But this relies heavily on facilities, and Trinity’s efforts are being hampered.
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In Symbol of the Funding Crisis, Even Graduate Status is Affected

The cuts to the service are just another symptom of the core problem: a lack of funding.
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In Arguing for a Properly Funded System, More Allies are Available to Us

From Northern Irish students to postgrads to parents going into debt – the free-fees movement has parallels and allies.
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Discussions Over Grants Provide an Opportunity to Bring Postgraduate Issues Back Into the Mainstream

The lack of maintenance grants is not the only issue faced by postgraduate students, who are too often seen as peripheral figures in debates dominated by undergraduate concerns.
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Discontinuation of Ulster University’s Irish Course is Troubling, Even to Those Removed From the Language

Even to those unsympathetic to the Irish language, the termination of a course with high student satisfaction and employable graduates is worrying.
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With a New Strategy, Trinity’s Entrepreneurship Plans May Succeed Where Past Plans Have Been Unpopular

Trinity has been criticised for its approach to entrepreneurship, but hiring someone to support startups suggests a new approach.
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Reasons Behind Rejection of Oisín House Display Profound Underestimation of Accommodation Crisis

For Trinity’s future, having a place for accommodation and facilities is much more important than aesthetics.
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Looking to the UK, Opponents of Loan Schemes Can See Their Arguments Vindicated

By replacing grants for students from low-income backgrounds with loans, the UK is a perfect example for those who warn of the dangers of student loan schemes.
By The Editorial Board
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It’s Hard to See How Trinity’s Oisín House Development Could Make Pearse Street Worse

Permission was refused over the visual impact of the street in a “conservation area” – but the street is crumbling and empty.