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Why Trinity?

Join Ireland’s top University

Trinity is Ireland’s leading university and is ranked 88th in the world*
Trinity delivers world class education and employers worldwide hold Trinity graduates in high esteem. Graduates include Nobel Prize winners in literature, science and medicine; presidents and world leaders; award-winning actors and film makers; internationally renowned poets and playwrights, entrepreneurs and business leaders.
*QS World University Rankings 2018

Experience World Class Education

Trinity offers a world class education at Ireland’s leading University where you can work at the highest academic level with some of the most influential people in your field.
As we have for over 425 years, we will continue to educate our students to be leaders and facilitate student internships with multi-national industry partners.
Our international partnerships with leading universities and Study Abroad opportunities enable you to travel internationally, to experience other cultures.

In the heart of Dublin City Centre

Dublin is a vibrant, multicultural, European capital and Trinity students take full advantage of everything the university and the city have to offer.
The vibrant social scene in the city and on campus ensures that students enjoy a unique university experience.
In recent years Dublin has become a hub for some of the world’s leading technology companies, housing the European headquarters of a number of the world’s most prominent tech giants. This has led the docklands area adjacent to Trinity’s Enterprise Campus being labelled ‘the Silicon Docks’.

Join our Clubs and Societies

Trinity has 120 student societies which constitute the most dynamic and active set of university student societies in Ireland. Student societies have been an essential part of life at Trinity since the 17th century. Find out more here. Trinity also has 48 official sports clubs including: American F.C., Basketball, Boat, Cricket, Croquet, Equestrian, Fencing, Gaelic Football, Hurling, Karate, Rugby, Sailing, Snow Sports, Soccer, Sub Aqua, Swimming, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Triathlon, Volleyball, Windsurfing. Find out more here.

State of the Art Facilities

Trinity’s main campus of cobbled squares, historic buildings and green playing fields also includes state-of-the-art modern facilities for teaching and research and a Sports Centre with a climbing wall and swimming pool. The Trinity Library is one of the world’s great research libraries.
The Science Gallery is a vibrant, international award winning forum for exploring science through art and public engagement, and some of the country’s major research centres in fields such as the Arts & Humanities, Nanoscience and Biomedical Sciences sit side by side with our rich heritage.

Enhanced Career Opportunities

In a world of new opportunities, today’s graduates need to be adaptable, flexible and innovative.
Trinity instils in its graduates the confidence and capability to nurture and build a career that may span fields and industries, or address industrial and societal challenges which may not yet exist.
Trinity also encourages an entrepreneurial spirit, providing incubation programmes for student-led companies, and has been named as Europe’s leading university two years in a row for producing venture backed entrepreneurs.

Be a global citizen

Interact with students from around the globe. Trinity is home to students from every county in Ireland and more than 120 countries around the world.
Study abroad – the university-wide exchange programme is an opportunity to live and study in one of our European, North American, Australian or Asian partner universities, while earning credit towards your degree. Many students take part in an exchange during their third year (fourth year for Computer Science and Engineering students).