Soc Spot: Trinity Pool Society
Meet Rory Crowley, a Trinity graduate who became involved in intervarsity pool competitions with Trinity Pool Society “by complete accident”.
Hannah Popham: How did you become involved in Trinity Pool Society?
9 things that drive UCC students mad
Laura shares some of the things that drive UCC students mad.
1. Don’t step on the crest!
Yes, because standing on the college crest will get you pregnant. Lads should watch out as well – apparently you’re not immune to this rule either. Look at it this way: you’ll be on the front cover of some “real life” paper, alongside the woman whose son married her second cousin.
20 signs that you're a typical Irish student
While we may have some friendly rivalry about which college is superior – country vs city, big vs small, ITs vs universities – there are some universal truths of being an Irish student we can all fondly agree on. So here are 20 facts you may recognise if you were or are an Irish college student.
1. You schedule your classes and day around sleep habits and soap operas especially Home and Away.
Lessons from a serial drop-out
“Walking on the crest is considered bad luck and you’ll never graduate if you do," a fellow fresher muttered.
“That’s just so they don’t have to clean it,” I said, rolling my eyes. I wasn’t even slightly superstitious. I had already walked across the crest numerous times in my first few weeks in UCC.
As it so happens, I didn’t graduate. And there are times when I feel like I may never graduate.
Reasons to love being an Arts student in UCC
As a second year English and Philosophy student in UCC, I can spend hours telling you exactly why Arts is the course to do. Here are just a few.
The free time
As an Arts student, most of your work is done outside of the lecture hall, so your hours are minimal. There is nothing better than those few extra hours in the morning when your hear your non-Arts housemates getting ready to face the day and you know all you have to do today is read a few pages of Oscar Wilde and do a paragraph or two.
Would you suit a job in Accenture?
Meet Rory Crowley, a Trinity Management Science and Information System Studies (MSISS) graduate from Dublin who now works for Accenture, one of the world’s largest technology and management consultancy firms.
What originally attracted you to Accenture?
9 things that annoy Trinity students about Trinity
Trinners student Aisling Curtis tells us all about what drives her mad about her university.
1. End of year exams
We laugh at UCD at Christmas, while we scoff mince pies and they binge on books. But come summertime, when we have multiple exams plus essays due, we know who’s laughing then. Hint: it’s not us.
Top 25 highest-paying internships
Internships have been getting a lot of heat these days, what with JobBridge’s ridiculous attempts to not pay interns for doing a proper job. In fact, this week’s postings include the chance to make chicken filet rolls in Supervalu, work as a school caretaker in Muckross, and sell lawnmowers in Cork.
6 steps to more female politicians
Women deserve and need to be at the political table according to a new report published by the National Women’s Council of Ireland.
Participation by women in national government is dismal and the numbers show no signs of an imminent improvement.
The NWCI has outlined six key ways that the Oireachtas can become more female friendly, a move that will benefit not just women with political ambitions but the political culture as a whole according to the report.
A host of stellar acts added to Longitude line-up
Longitude organisers have announced the addition of (some) new acts to this summers line up including Bristol’s electro pioneers Massive Attack who will bring 2014's festival to a close as headliners on Sunday 20 July.
Joining Massive Attack are Rudimental, The 1975, Banks, Parquet Courts, Krystal Klear, O Emperor, Eagulls, Ry X, Say Lou Lou, Son Lux, Josef Salvat and Samaris.