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What is the Academic Registry?

The Academic Registry is Trinity’s central hub for student administrative services. It can be found in the Watts Building, at the East End of the campus.

What We Do

The Academic Registry supports current and future students and staff with the following key student lifecycle activities:

Applications and Admissions

The Applications and Admissions team provide information about admissions requirements and administrate applications to undergraduate and postgraduate courses for students.

We can help with:

• Undergraduate and Postgraduate Admissions

• Garda Vetting

• Erasmus

• Study Abroad Applications

• Infectious Disease Clearance

• Entrance Exhibition

• Entrance Exhibition Awards

Assessment and Progression

We administer university examinations at the semester, reassessment and foundation scholarship examinations. We organise examination venues, invigilation, the distribution of examination papers, the procurement of materials and supplies, et cetera. We also process certain Calendar prizes and provide support to School/Course offices across College in progressing students.

We can help with:

• Foundation and non-foundation scholarships

• Past examination papers

• Examination venues

• Reassessment

• Invigilation

• Progression support

• Prizes and awards

Change and Transformation

The Change and Transformation team currently consists of two units:

Online Module Enrolment (OME)

We can help with:

  • OME related queries

Process Improvements

We are responsible for delivering key enhancements to Academic Registry business processes and systems to gain efficiency and to ensure they are sustainable and fit for purpose.

We can help with:

  • Identification of Process and System Improvements
  • Optimization of Business Processes
  • Process Design / Re-Design
  • Business & Systems Analysis
  • End-to-end documentation of “as-is” and “to-be” business processes

Graduation and Research

The Graduation and Research team manage the progression of research students in conjunction with the Graduate Studies Office. Our team also schedule and organise your graduation celebration from invitation to the day itself, ensuring a long lasting memorable experience for all of our Graduands.

We can help with:

  • Research Examination Thesis submission for examination
  • Research Examination
  • Results Letters
  • Approval by Council
  • Replacement Parchments
  • Degree & Diploma Graduation Schedule (UG & PG)
  • Degree & Diploma Graduation Ceremonies
  • Degree & Diploma Academic Dress
  • Issuing of guest tickets via email
  • Seating and additional requirements

Records and Case Management

From time to time, difficulties may occur which affect your ability to continue your studies or to sit examinations and, as a result, can disrupt normal academic progression. Regardless of the circumstance, the Records and Case Management team can discuss your options with you.

They can help with:

• Absence from Exams

• Going off books and re-admission

• Withdrawal

• Repeating a year

• Fitness of Practice

Student Finance

Financial Operations

The Student Finance team is devoted to helping current and incoming students with information about fees and education grants at Trinity.

We can help with:

• SUSI/Grants

• Refunds

• Applications Fees (EU/Non EU)

• Federal Aid

• HEA/Free fees initiative

Financial Management

Our highly trained Financial Management team plays a very important role for both incoming and current students.

We can help with:

• Invoices

• Billing

• Audit Reports


Service Desk

Our Service Desk provides face-to-face assistance for students and staff with queries ranging from Admissions to Graduation and everything in between. Here, you will find dedicated student advisors offering a triage service, answering many practical questions quickly and efficiently.

We can help with:

• Documents and Forms

• ID Cards

• Student advice

• Thesis submissions

• Registration

Communications, Human Resources and Administration

Communication is huge part of our daily lives. Here in the Academic Registry we take great pride in bringing people together from all walks of life, both staff and student. Our communications team is responsible for maintaining our social media and website, making sure you get the correct information you need.

We can help with:

• Transcripts

• Visiting Student Module Enrolment

• Social Media

• Website Editing

• Design

Business Support and Planning

Business Support and Planning consists of two teams Data Systems Management and Reporting and our Continuous improvement and Project Management. They are responsible for controlling, maintaining and monitoring data throughout the college, and identifying areas around the Academic Registry which can be improved and enhanced. Using a combination of research and hard work, they help develop all areas of the office, making sure it is a dynamic and agile environment for staff and students.

We can help with:

• Data Analysis

• The portal

• Data Reports

• Technical support