Rock star and humanitarian activist Bob Geldof along with four individuals outstanding in their field were awarded honorary degrees from Trinity College Dublin today.

The stellar cast included leading Irish historian Professor Marianne Elliot, world renowned medical researcher Professor Terrence Dwyer, environmentalist Patricia Oliver, and distinguished scientist Professor James P. Smith. ...
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Zainab wanted to study nursing and midwifery right after leaving school but unfortunately did not get the points in her leaving cert. However, after hearing about the Trinity Access Programme’s Foundation Course through a friend, she applied for it and was accepted.

Recently, Zainab has graduated from the course with the marks that she needs to go on to study midwifery.

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The Honorary Degree ceremony honoring Bob Geldof, Prof Terry Dwyer, Prof Marianne Elliott, Patricia Oliver and Prof James Smith will take place today in the Public Theatre. Follow along live from 2:45 for a behind the scenes look!
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Many congratulations to Professor Lydia Lynch and LaunchBox graduate and co-founder of FoodCloud, Iseult Ward, for being recognised among WXN's 25 Most Powerful Women in Ireland for 2017.

Professor Lynch is working in the emerging field of cancer immunotherapy, while Iseult's social enterprise FoodCloud helps businesses distribute surplus food to those in need.

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Many congratulations to Professor Lydia Lynch and LaunchBox graduate and cofounder of
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Stephen Flynn, from Cabra, recently graduated from the Trinity Access Programme’s Foundation Course.

After his leaving cert, Stephen worked a number of jobs in retail and warehousing but he found them ‘unfulfilling’. Having heard about the Foundation Course from a friend of his, he decided to apply for it.

Listen to Stephen tell us about his experience with TAP's Foundation Course.
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Isabelle Hyland recently graduated from the Trinity Access Programme’s Foundation Course along with her 38 colleagues.

Isabelle talks to us about what inspired her to start the TAP Foundation Course while taking care of her two young children at home.
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Pleased to announce Trinity's Honorary Degree recipients. See full list of candidates including Bob Geldof here:
Pleased to announce Trinitys Honorary Degree recipients See full list of candidates

Honorary Degrees - Registrar : Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Ireland

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Abby Kelly, from Pearse Street, was one of this year’s TAP Foundation Course graduates and she talks to us about how it was her dream to come to Trinity and study midwifery.

“I always dreamed about it, but I never thought it was kind of possible because of the area I was from and because my parents never went to college. So I’m delighted to be here today.”
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International experts in areas such as human rights, law, religious studies, and peace studies are meeting in Trinity all this week to take part in the TCD Human Rights & Religions Summer School.

The aim of the summer school is to discuss the place of religious freedoms within contemporary human rights frameworks.

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International experts in areas such as human rights law religious studies and

Human Rights and Religious Summer School to take place in Trinity

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Brenda Richardson, one of the recent graduates of the Trinity Access Programme’s Foundation Course, worked in administration for 31 years prior to starting the course.

But Brenda wanted to do something different and make a change so she decided to enrol in the TAP programme.

“At the age of 52 I just said I really, desperately wanted to go to college and just do something I’ve always...
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Congratulations to the Trinity Access Programmes' Foundation Course class of 2017 who graduated today in Trinity’s Public Theatre.

The students come from communities in the greater Dublin area which have relatively low rates of participation in higher education.

They were all surrounded by their family and friends as they celebrated their achievement in the Front Square following their...
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Congratulations to the Trinity Access Programmes Foundation Course class of 2017 who
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Ten teams of budding entrepreneurs introduced their business ideas today at the beginning of LaunchBox 2017 -- Trinity's exceptionally successful student business incubator programme.

Among the amazing, varied businesses set to be developed over the next 12 weeks is a dating app that matches people based on activities they wish to enjoy, a marshmallow confectionery company, and a fashion...
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Fascinating work from Trinity ecologists shows that climate change is having some important -- and surprising -- impacts on the world's plants.

It seems that many plants are resorting to last-stand strategies to survive (but not thrive) in unfavourable climatic conditions.

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Fascinating work from Trinity ecologists shows that climate change is having some
Congratulations to Trinity alumnus, Leo Varadkar on being elected Taoiseach today – the first Trinity graduate in this role!
The new Taoiseach studied Medicine at Trinity and completed his six year degree in April 2003.
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Congratulations to Trinity alumnus Leo Varadkar on being elected Taoiseach today the

First Trinity Graduate elected Taoiseach

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Trinity’s Innovation Academy has been awarded funding by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) to run two Springboard+ postgraduate certificate courses this autumn.

The two courses are part of an HEA initiative to support non-traditional cohorts such as ‘homemakers’ to go back to work.

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Trinitys Innovation Academy has been awarded funding by the Higher Education Authority

Trinity set to deliver two Springboard+ postgrad certificate courses for HEA

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Congratulations to the 2017 winners of the Provost's Teaching Awards
Congratulations to the 2017 winners of the Provost's Teaching Awards

Provost's Teaching Awards recognise lecturers' committed to teaching & learning

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Check out Joe Duffy talking to Ray D'Arcy about Trinity's "Incredible Access Programmes" and announcing that he will be speaking at TAP Foundation Year Graduation. Listen to Joe speak about how Trinity changed his life and the transformative power of education! #sellyourdifference #talktojoe #obsessedwithaccess [ Rte.ie Link ]

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