Trinity students to withhold rent due to rising on-campus rates

Posted in Governance and administration on November 3rd, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Trinity students are mobilising a campaign to withhold rent from the college amidst rising on-campus rates. Almost 300 students who live in the College’s city centre campus have signed up to withhold their rent when the next payment is due on January 1. One of the members of the Cut The Rent group, Conor Reddy, said …” (more)

[Niamh Lynch, Independent, 3 November]

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Don’t lecture me!

Posted in Teaching on November 3rd, 2019 by steve

“Lectures are an hour long (some astoundingly 2/3 hours) because the Sumerians had a base-60 number system. It is for the convenience of timetabling, not the psychology of attention and retention …” (more)

[Donald Clark Plan B, 3 November]

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Trinity tops college rankings; UCC and UCD joint second

Posted in Governance and administration on November 3rd, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Trinity College Dublin is the top college in the country. The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 released today shows that Trinity has come ahead of University College Dublin and University College Cork, who are in joint second place …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 3 November]

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