The Google Student with Disabilities Scholarship -Daniel Kelly

Hello, my name is Daniel and last year I finished my Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering from TCD and this year I will be starting my Masters Degree in Information Security at UCL this September. The Google SwD Scholarship is a scholarship for 10 university students with a disability who are awarded a lump sum…

The First Year Experience – Ben Rowsome

At the beginning of First Year, college is a new place with new people, new sounds, new smells, new surroundings, a new way of learning – in short, it’s a new way of living, and it can often be hard for students to adjust. Navigating your way around – everything from your timetable and where…

No one is unworthy of pride and acceptance -Aaron Donnelly

My disability is not always obvious. From a young age, I have suffered from severe depression, generalised anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder and panic disorder. This seems like an extensive list, but it gives you a little insight into how I navigate my everyday life. It took years to receive diagnoses for all of these,…

Adding Another Label to Myself – Pride

Some of my earliest memories are of the subtle ways I was made to feel different because of my disability. I felt that receiving any extra help highlighted that there was something about me that made me stand out from my classmates. This resulted in a deep-rooted fear of not fitting in, that still affects…

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Our strategy is to provide inclusion training for both staff and students and to grow our social media presence to highlight the importance of disability inclusion

TCDSU Elections – Welfare

Harry O’Brien interviews Dylan Krug and Sierra Muller-Owens, the Welfare Candidates for this years TCDSU election.

SU Elections: President

Harry O’Brien from the Trinity Ability Co_op interviews the candidates for the TCDSU elections. (Read the transcript below!) Transcript Harry O’Brien  0:00  The ability Co Op is one of the largest student activism groups in the country, promoting awareness and advocating for policy changes to make Trinity campus an inclusive environment for students with disabilities….

Towards Inclusive Clubs, Societies and Student Unions | Project Update

The Trinity Ability Co_op presented our ‘Towards Inclusive Societies, Clubs, Student Unions and Publications’ Project to the Equality Committee this morning. We are very happy to have their support on this project that will ensure inclusion and accessibility in student organisations! This project is funded by the Trinity Trust. We will share more updates on…