TCDSU Condemns €9,000-a-Year Dublin Accommodation Complex

Posted in Governance and administration on September 13th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) has condemned the high prices of private student accommodation, calling on the government to act after their ‘negligent’ response to the accommodation crisis …” (more)

[Eleanor O’Mahony, University Times, 13 September]

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New RCPI president to start role

Posted in Governance and administration on September 13th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“The first woman to be appointed President of the RCPI in the College’s 353-year history will officially take up her new role next month during the College’s annual St Luke’s Symposium. Prof Mary Horgan, Dean of Medicine at UCC and specialist in infectious diseases and internal medicine at Cork University Hospital, will take over from Prof Frank Murray to become the College’s 142nd President …” (more)

[June Shannon, Irish Medical Times, 13 September]

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The Student Housing Crisis: Are Digs the Solution?

Posted in Governance and administration on September 13th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“A campaign headed up by Campaigns & Communications Officer Barry Murphy has exposed the problems that students are facing with getting acceptable accommodation around Dublin. The campaign involves UCD students going undercover to view potential places and exposing their shoddy conditions using Snapchat …” (more)

[College Tribune, 13 September]

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Trinity in world’s top 100 universities for arts and humanities

Posted in Governance and administration on September 13th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Trinity College Dublin has climbed several places in the world university rankings in arts and humanities subjects. Trinity was the only Irish university to make the top one hundred, ranked at 81, up from 88th last year. Trinity was ranked in a group of 400 institutions globally in the arts and humanities fields …” (more)

[Jennifer Duggan, Irish Times, 13 September]

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