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In a ‘Toxic’ Direct Provision System, College Students Hit Breaking Point

Third-level students in Ireland's direct provision system say the virus has laid bare – again – the unworkability of the system.
By Rachel O'Leary
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In the UK, Liberal Arts Offer a Different Philosophy on Higher Education

Over the past 10 years, the UK has seen a surge in interdisciplinary teaching, with a different vision of what college should teach students.
By Molly Furey
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How a Student Movement at Its Peak Made Ireland Listen Up

Five years on from the marriage equality referendum, those who led the student campaign say creativity was crucial to influencing debate.
By Donal MacNamee
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Lorna Fitzpatrick is Ready to Lead USI Through a Pandemic – and its Fallout

USI’s president is running unopposed for a second term. There’s still plenty to be done, she says.
By Cormac Watson
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On Research, the Pandemic Has Widened a Troubling Gender Gap

Journal submissions from female academics have fallen since the start of the coronavirus. Female academics say it’s not a surprise.
By Naoise D’Arcy
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When NCAD Students Took On an Institution, and the State – and Won

In the 1960s, NCAD was run directly by the governments. Students weren’t happy – and spent years fighting for a more accessible college.
By Lucy Sherry
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Can Dating Survive in Lockdown? Yes – and No, Say Students and Academics

Led by students, sites like OKZoomer have sprung up in lockdown, with a less superficial approach to romance. But how important is touch?
By Emma Taggart
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Aithint Cainte agus Teicneolaíocht Urlabhra Anseo i gColáiste na Tríonóide

Tá ABAIR – foireann lonnaithe i saotharlann teangeolaíochta anseo sa Choláiste – ag obair le teicneolaíocht urlabhra agus sintéise.
By Róise Hannan
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Days After the Gong, University Challenge Winner Conor McMeel is Still Buzzing

Trinity graduate Conor McMeel talks about winning this year's University Challenge trophy.
By Aoife Kearins
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On Homelessness, Researchers Fight a Health Crisis, Urging System Change

Health schemes – often led by academics – are mitigating the risk of coronavirus for the homeless. Many say structural changes are vital.
By Alaa Adwan