Hundreds of Trinity students have  objected to pressure of ‘impossible’ exam changes. Photograph: Alan Betson

Hundreds of students at Trinity College Dublin say its new system of Christmas exams and continual assessment is putting students under huge pressure (...)

Ruka Adeluola: after coming to Ireland alone from Nigeria when she was 12, she is studying biotechnology at DCU. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Emma Lockwood was growing up in Dublin’s north inner city, she could see two versions of her future mapped out in front of her: have a baby or do(...)

Professor of law Ivana Bacik. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Almost 30 years ago, I was threatened with prison by SPUC (Society for the Protection of Unborn Children). It was September 1989. I was president of T(...)

In November 2016, the union voted decisively, with 64 per cent of voters in UCDSU supported retaining the union’s pro-choice stance. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The president of UCD students’ union has defended her decision to withdraw information over access to abortion services in a magazine circulated to ne(...)

Irish4Israel chairman Barry Williams described the protest as “hysterical behaviour from certain segments of students”. Photograph: Arianna Schadt/The University Times

An event at Trinity College Dublin involving the Israeli ambassador Ze’ev Boker has been cancelled following a protest. Mr Boker was due to speak at(...)

Sombreros: Banned at the University of East Anglia lest they cause offence. Getty

Two weeks ago the student union of the University of East Anglia banned a Tex-Mex restaurant called Pedro’s from distributing sombreros during fresher(...)