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Postgraduate: Why Trinity?

Be in a research-centred environment

At Trinity, you will be given the opportunity to work with and learn from global leaders in research, to benefit from their experience and networks.

As the only Irish member of the prestigious League of 22 European Research Universities (LERU), Trinity is committed to providing excellence in education and research. We meet the highest standards in learning, innovation and independent critical enquiry, and we win more than 50% of the European Research funding coming into Ireland.

Be part of a supportive community

Community is a key element in the Trinity education and every student can benefit from a wide variety of available supports.

A core aspect of the Trinity education is the potential for co- and extra-curricular activities which broaden and reinforce the experience of a Trinity graduate.

Student societies have been an essential part of life at Trinity since the 17th century. Culture and the Arts are key to Trinity's heritage and are reflected in our student experience. Student wellbeing is extremely important at Trinity and we offer dedicated personal support and wellbeing services. The Graduate Students' Union acts as a voice for the postgraduate student population.

Be at the centre of things

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. 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 greatest libraries, 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.

Build Flexible Career Paths

Build Flexible Career Paths

In a world of new opportunities, today’s graduates need to be adaptable, flexible and innovative.

Trinity has produced generations of outstanding graduates who include Nobel-prize winning scientists, successful entrepreneurs, poets and playwrights. We are committed to a culture of career readiness, providing an education that will equip you to develop valuable transferable skills.

Join our Clubs and Societies

Join our Clubs and Societies

Trinity's extracurricular life is in a league of its own - boasting over 200 societies, sports clubs and publications, including some of the oldest in the world.

At Trinity, involvement in student organisations is not seen as just a hobby, but an integral part of your education. The wealth of offerings allow every Trinity student to construct his or her own experience.

Student life in Trinity is extremely diverse and exciting, mainly due to the daily assortment of events and activities organised by students for students.

Enjoy our 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 as well as a Sports Centre with a complete gym, 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.

Be a global citizen

As a global community, Trinity gives you the opportunity to gain a global perspective, working with people from all parts of the world to address challenges of global consequence.

At Trinity, you will have the opportunity to interact with students from around the globe. We aim to secure the greatest benefit to the public good through our active participation in the social, economic, and cultural life of Dublin, Ireland, and the world. Our students are at the heart of that ambition.