Editorial

Editorial

A Tangible Indication That We’re in a Watershed Moment for Higher Education Funding

This week’s demonstration displayed a commitment to fighting for education from students and staff not seen in years.
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Faced with a Bitterly Competitive Jobs’ Market, Trinity is Under Pressure to Provide Broadly Skilled Graduates

The skills demanded by employers is growing every year. Trinity is working hard to keep up but government schemes for graduates lag behind.
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150% Increase in Emergency Counselling Appointments Contrasts with Successive Cuts to Services

Rise in demand for emergency appointments should be met by College with increased funding and support for students in need.
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Students Should Aspire to Pensioners’ Reputation for Electoral Punishment

Rather than begrudging their favour by the government, students should emulate the consistent and cohesive voting habits of their grandparents’ generation to avoid being overlooked.
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Political Consensus is a Poor Substitute for Political Solutions

Whether over higher education or repeal the eighth, decisions need to be made with or without consensus.
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For Fossil Free TCD, a Victory Regardless of November’s Outcome

While it looks likely the College will announce that it will divest in November, the group’s approach is something of a victory in itself.
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Promotion of Scientific Advances in an Accessible Format Propels Trinity out of Academics and into People’s Lives

Engaging the public and recognising researchers’ efforts are essential means of integrating universities into public life.
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In the UK and Ireland, Higher Education Reforms Need to be Treated with Caution

Legislation for higher education isn’t inherently insidious, but any links between targets and funding should be resisted.
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Diverse Community Inside Trinity Extends Beyond Traditional Perception of Privilege and Elitism

Inside Trinity, RTE’s four-episode glimpse into life in Trinity, illustrates a vibrant community, reflecting Trinity’s drive to increase access for underrepresented groups.
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Like Marriage Equality and Repeal the Eighth, Students Need to Make Higher Education Demonstration Society-Wide

USI’s national demonstration needs to provide convincing arguments to wider society, if it wants to replicate the success of students’ marriage equality and repeal the eighth campaigns.