Editorial

Editorial

Unpaid Library and Accommodation Charges Suggest Some Want to Have their Cake and Eat it

While outstanding student contribution charges may be due to lack of means, other failures to pay will indirectly detract from services that others need.
Editorial

New Grading System Won’t Change Old Leaving Certificate

While the familiar language of grading may be on the way out, the cruel substance of the Leaving Certificate remains as before.
Editorial

With the Education Project, We Should Expect Some Major Changes to the Trinity We Know

Time will tell how much the Trinity Education Project can achieve, but it would be a mistake to assume that there won’t be some substantial changes.
Editorial

Irish Education Institutions Have Exciting Potential to Fill Brexit Void

The government’s policy should include attracting students who may feel disenchanted with British universities that will soon exist in a post-EU world.
Editorial

A New Student Levy Would Disrupt College’s Search for Support

A new levy upon the very students who will support Trinity is not the best way to go about balancing the books.
Editorial

To Preserve Our Education System, We Must be Wary of How it’s Changing

Trinity is slowly changing. We need to ensure that new students remember a time before commercialisation and levies became the norm.
Editorial

Stricter Enforcement of New Election Rules Will Help Everyone Survive Campaign Season

Reforms for sabbatical officer elections that shorten the campaigning period and impose stricter penalties, to be proposed at TCDSU Council on Tuesday, will benefit everyone.
Editorial

Understanding Intangible Barriers is Key for Equalising Who Studies Where

80 per cent of the top 25 schools whose students go to higher-points courses are private, suggesting a substantial divide across Irish schools.
Editorial

High-Profile Assault Cases Point to Incoherent Procedures from Colleges

Rare as it may be for rape to happen on a college campus, colleges have an obligation to at least know how to respond if something awful does occur.
Editorial

Delays in International Student Registration Will Frustrate Government’s Own Ambition

The government’s failure to reform the registration system will only lead to international students looking elsewhere for their education.