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LGBT in College

A whole host of useful information for LGBT staff and students in relation to policies, supports , groups and initiatives can be accessed at LGBT+ in Trinity.

An Scéim Chónaithe / the Irish Language Residency Scheme

This scheme provides college accommodation and a grant to undergraduate students, fluent in Irish, who would like to live with other Irish speakers and to promote the Irish language through various activities. The accommodation is in Trinity Hall for students in 1st-2nd year, and on campus for students in 2nd-4th year. There are 30 places on the scheme, which are awarded annually on a competitive basis. (Irish) (English)

Ranganna Gaeilge / Irish Language Classes

Free Irish language classes are provided for all Trinity staff and students, during teaching terms. A wide range of abilities are catered for, from complete beginners to advanced speakers, and the classes emphasise practical use of the spoken language. Staff and students are also supported in undertaking a TEG (European Certificate in Irish) qualification if they so wish. (Irish) (English)

Career Pathways – Winner of the AHECS Employability Award – Large Services at Annual Grad Ireland Graduate Recruitment Awards 2015

What is Career Pathways?
Career Pathways is an individualised transition planning service for students with disabilities developed by the Trinity College Disability Service in partnership with the Career Advisory Service. Career Pathways aims to assist students with disabilities as they progress through higher education and move into the workplace.
The purpose of Career Pathways is to:

  • Prepare you the student for the world of work.
  • Support you in exploring your career options.
  • Enhance awareness of your needs, and to support you in managing your disability in the workplace.
  • Link you with employers and graduates who are disability aware and who are positive role models.

Whether you are reading this as a 1st year student, a final year student or a postgraduate student, you can avail of Career Pathways at any point in your college career.  
How can I avail of Career Pathways?
You can use Career Pathways if you are a student in Trinity College Dublin and are registered with the Disability Service.
You can be referred to Career Pathways by:

  • Meeting with your Disability Officer in the Disability Service and asking to be referred to Career Pathways.
  • Contacting the Career Advisory Service and asking to be referred to Career Pathways.
  • Contacting Career Pathways directly.

Last updated 9 May 2018 Diversity & Inclusion (Email).