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Around the Universities – Issue 6

University College Dublin

With SU Presidential by-elections upcoming in late November, current SU Campaigns and Communications Officer Barry Murphy has announced his candidacy for the role. Rebecca Hart, who ran against Katie Ascough in March, has also announced her candidacy.

Trinity College Dublin

A group of Trinity students, known as TCD Plastic Solutions, have collected over 1,000 signatures to date on a petition calling for the university to eliminate single-use plastics on campus.

University of Limerick

A review of UL’s €1.7 million severance package for staff has revealed the university’s procedure is not in line with public pay guidelines.

Institutes of Technology

With Cabinet approving a number of amendments to the Technological Universities Bill, ITs across the country are now one step closer to seeing legislation passed that would have them combine their resources in order to become Technological Universities.