Editorial

Editorial

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.
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To Properly Engage with the “Trinity Bureaucracy”, We Need to Understand Its Staff

To constantly dismiss Trinity’s unpopular decisions prevents any real engagement with the staff, or understanding of what’s going on.
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Students Need to be Treated as Key Stakeholders Within Colleges

An “us vs them” mentality can lead to students being dismissed, when they, like other stakeholders, have certain needs from colleges.
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In Tackling the Funding Crisis, Student Numbers is One of Our Main Strengths

There are many obstacles placed in the way of student protests, such as inexperience, but numbers is not one of them.
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We Need to Make Sure Public Focus Remains on the Funding Crisis

Student and university leaders need to make sure the public debate on higher education funding continues.
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UCC’s €15 Million Student Centre Extension Sheds Light on Trinity’s Lack of Dedicated Student Spaces

As student complaints are reinforced by developments in other universities, Trinity must reassess its approach to purpose-built student spaces.