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Trinity College Dublin is committed to ensuring that international students feel welcomed into the Trinity community. In addition to the student services and supports in place for all students, there are designated officers to assist international students with their particular needs, including an International Officer in the Students’ Union, an international careers advisor and global officers located in individual schools. For more information on contacting international student supports, please see our contact details.

To get an inside view of the student experience, check out our Student Ambassador blog.

Freshers Week

Student Societies

Trinity extracurricular life centres on our historic and plentiful student societies. Including the oldest debating societies in the world, ‘The Phil’ and ‘The Hist’, Trinity College Dublin plays host to over 200 student societies, sports clubs and publications. At Trinity, involvement in extracurricular activities is seen as an integral part of your education and university experience. For a list of student societies, please see

Freshers’ Week

Open to all students, undergrad and postgrad alike, Freshers’ Week offers an opportunity to explore the range of extracurricular and social options available within the Trinity community. Learn more at

Sport at Trinity

Trinity College recognises the important role that sport plays in a well rounded university education and has a full range of sports facilities on and off campus. All students are encouraged to participate. The Sports Centre has a 25 metre, 6 lane swimming pool with a floating floor, a large fitness theatre, an 11 metre high climbing wall, studios, sauna and steam room and two large sports halls.

There are 50 sports clubs in Trinity College, so no matter what your sporting preference you will find a club in Trinity to suit you. You may like to try something new like rugby, swimming, Gaelic games, cricket or martial arts. See for more information on the range of opportunities.

Student Services and Supports

Trinity is committed to the well-being and success of all its students. Please see the Student Services and Student Supports section of this website (link coming soon) for more details on the range of offerings available in College.

For more detail on Student Life at Trinity, please see the Student Life section.

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Last updated 23 November 2016 Web Administrator (Email).