Editorial

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Removing Financial Barriers Can Only Propel Access Programmes So Far

As growth in numbers of disadvantaged students entering Trinity stalls, considerations of non-monetary difficulties must take centre stage.
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Politicians are not Ready for the Grown-Up Debate on Higher Education

The Education Committee meeting this week often seemed like members were relying on a Sparknotes summary of the Cassells report.
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Elation at Leru Membership Shouldn’t Ignore the Breadth of Trinity’s Research Success

After Trinity’s acceptance by the prestigious organisation, it is too easy to forget that the honour recognises research achievements in the humanities as well.
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In Divesting from Fossil Fuels, Trinity was Unexpectedly Receptive to Pressure

Other universities have thrown up near-insurmountable barriers to students seeking divestment, but Trinity accepted the efforts of Fossil Free TCD with surprising ease.
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Fees for Universities and not ITs Would Test Commitment to Free Education

USI needs to consider how they might respond to an offer of free education for institutes of technology students.