General Election

With Little Election Debate on Third-Level, Royal Irish Academy Could Have Role to Play

With little debate on third level during general election, there's potential for the views of the academy to influence debate in coming weeks.
By Christopher McMahon

The Party Leaders on Higher Education

This general election campaign, The University Times has featured op-eds from Ireland's party leaders.

From TCDSU to the Seanad, How Student Politics Reach the National Stage

Kathleen McNamee speaks to a number of former TCDSU presidents on how moving into national politics changed their perspectives and goals.
By Kathleen McNamee
Editorial

This General Election is Actually Pretty Important for Students

The outcome of this election will determine the future of abortion rights, accommodation, mental health and higher education in Ireland.
Op-Ed

Students Need to Carefully Consider the Promises Being Put Forward by Other Parties

Enda Kenny, the Taoiseach and leader of Fine Gael, discusses education as a key driver of economic recovery, and how Fine Gael's jobs plan should matter to students.
By Enda Kenny
Op-Ed

Those Who Benefit from Graduates Must Contribute to their Third-Level Education

Eamon Ryan, leader of the Green Party, lays out a unique solution to the problems faced by third-level institutions.
By Eamon Ryan

What You Need to Know Before Voting Tomorrow

Everything you need to know about voting in tomorrow's general election.
By Sinéad Baker

For Some Trinity Students, Tomorrow is the Culmination of Weeks of Canvassing

This rare breed of student has been zealously knocking on doors, leafletting and, in some cases, managing campaigns for the last few months.
By Dominic McGrath and Eleanor O'Mahony

In the General Election, the Trinity Lecturer Providing a Voice for Irish Muslims

Dr Ali Selim of the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies speaks to Hugh Mitchell on setting up the South Dublin Muslim Board and representing Irish Muslims in the general election
By Hugh Mitchell
Op-Ed

Access to a Top-Quality Education Should be Determined by Hard Work, not Ability to Pay

Micheál Martin, leader of Fianna Fáil, explores the failings of the previous government and sets out a plan for more higher education funding, not less.
By Micheál Martin