Editorial

Editorial

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.
Editorial

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.
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Trinity’s Poor Internal Communication Exacerbates Stress for Students

The College’s administration is failing to take simple steps to provide information and reassurance to both incoming and continuing students.
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Only by Bridging Gap Between Funding and Rhetoric Can Irish Education Recover

The expectations of the benefits higher education will provide to the economy do not match the funding the government is willing to spend on the sector.
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Unforgiving Rankings and University Leaders’ Honesty Must Finally End Indecision on Higher Education

For too long not discussed and not addressed, the latest rankings and universities’ response make the urgent need for third-level funding tangible.
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Trinity Cannot Afford to be Conservative in Ambition, Even as the Funding Crisis Drags On

Investing in world-leading research is difficult without money, but it remains one of the best ways to win the funding argument.