Comment & Analysis

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Impact of Grade Inflation Must Not Be Overstated

While an overall increase in the number of firsts could have negative consequences, the case of grade inflation in universities cannot be easily compared to other institutions.
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Bí Cúramach Faoi Chóras Maoinithe a Dhíolann Iasachtaí Mac Léinn de £4 billiún d’Infhesiteoirí

Baineann cinneadh na Ríochta Aontaithe ról a thabhairt don earnáil phríobháideach i margadh iasachtaí mac léinn an bonn de chuid mhór dena hargóintí i bhfabhar iasachtaí.
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Editorial

Be Wary of a Funding Model that Sells £4 Billion of Student Loans to Investors

The UK’s decision to introduce the private sector into the student loan market undermines any argument in favour of loans.
By The Editorial Board
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Column

In Trying to Secure Student Accommodation, Universities Face a Multitude of Challenges

As the student accommodation crisis rages on, institutes are trying to secure their own beds, but face plenty of roadblocks.
By Simon Foy
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Analysis

Students Should Strike 4 Repeal

Áine Palmer, an organiser in Trinity's Strike 4 Repeal movement, argues that students should take part in the planned national strike on March 8th.
By Áine Palmer
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Column

Gaeilgeoirí Gan Cúis Imní Tar Éis Cinnidh NUIG

Níl Ceannaire Ollscoil le Gaeilge éigeantach chun cultúr Gaelach a bhuanú.
By Christopher McMahon
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Column

By Awarding Scholarships to Refugees, DCU sets a Precedent Other Universities Should Follow

Kate Lawler examines DCU's compassionate approach to help refugees and agrues that other Irish universities should follow suit.
By Kate Lawler
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Analysis

In the Entertainments Race, a Chance to Keep up the Individuality of Ents

In an interview with The University Times, the candidate discusses engaging with College issues, administrative work and Trinity Ball line-ups.
By Jake O'Donnell
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Analysis

With the Communications & Marketing Role, Seeking Informed Students and Reliable Income

In an interview with The University Times, the candidate highlights the need to increase awareness of union activities and helping to define a relatively new position.
By Jamie Sugrue
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Ní Thuillfidh Athrú Stephen Donnelly go Fianna Fáil Meas Daoine Óga

Cé nach ann sin ach sampla eile de pholaiteoir ag cur díomá orainne, is dócha go bhfuil geit níos mó bainte as an tír de bharr díograise Donnelly a tharraing aird taobh amuigh dá dháilcheantar.