We still have no idea how these super institutions will contribute to Ireland’s already underfunded third-level sector.
Bíodh ag faire amach d’aighneas i measc polaiteoirí agus vótóirí san athbhliain.
Ba chóir go mbeimís ag díriú ár n-aird ar an dúshlán tábhachtach atá romhainn agus muidne ag lorg maoiniú cuí agus cóir ón rialtas.
Louise Lawless writes that, as we ponder new year's resolutions, we should all try and do something that makes a difference.
Francis Campbell, the Vice-Chancellor of St Mary's University Twickenham, writes about the importance of maintaining links between Ireland and the UK.
In Trinity, we have world-leading lecturers with so much to give. Wouldn't increased student-lecturer contact make College a better place?
Christmas isn't always fun. But there's support available.
Tim Blackman, the Vice-Chancellor of Middlesex University London, argues we need to re-think the relationship between Ireland and the UK.
Do the merits of juggling a job with final-year exam stress outweigh the negatives, asks Julieanne Corr.
Brexit shouldn't divide the academic ties that bind us, writes the Vice-Chancellor of Bangor University.