Editorial

Editorial

Modular Billing, Back from the Dead, is a Welcome Re-Addition to Trinity

Trinity appears to have found an alternative source of funding for a system that will help students lives.
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UCC Food Banks Are A Symbol Of The Increasing Hardships Students Face

This week, UCCSU set up a food bank for students struggling to get by.
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Cut The Rent Debacle Exposes A Timid Council’s Conservatism

At last council, TCDSU rejected a motion to support Cut the Rent, a student-led group trying to organize a rent strike.
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Trinity’s PhD Students Face a Litany of Issues. They Must Pick Their Battles

The demands of Trinity’s new PhD campaign group reveal the multifaceted issues faced by its members.
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Higher Education’s Stakeholders are Now Disagreeing – Publicly – on Basic Policy Issues

Provost Patrick Prendergast and Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor staged a dispute in a national newspaper last week.
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Even the Provost Thinks Student Cuts Are a Bad Idea. But it’s Where the Debate is Now

The suggestion by the Provost to cut the number of students coming to Trinity shows how far higher education has fallen.
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Why Was Board Bypassed on a Submission With Direct Implications for its Future?

Trinity’s last-minute response to proposed changes to the HEA Act showed a lack of regard for the potential gravity of the changes.
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Higher Education Funding Pleas are Falling on Deaf Ears. The 2020 Budget is Proof

The 2020 budget shows that the government doesn’t care about the higher education funding crisis.
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Colleges Can’t Rely on Students to Uphold the University of Sanctuary Scheme

Last week, DCUSU launched a petition to stop the deportation of Mehwish Saqib.
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Pre-Budget, a Starving Sector Makes Political Moves. The Government is Unlikely to Care

It’s unlikely that higher education’s political manoeuvring will sway the government’s thinking ahead of Tuesday’s budget.