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Academic Affairs is one of five divisions of Trinity Teaching and Learning (TT&L).
Academic Affairs works closely with colleagues across all TT&L divisions in carrying out its remit.

In the event that you have a query relating to the work of Academic Affairs please email and a member of the team will be in touch.

Academic Affairs Team

Linda Darbey

Assistant Academic Secretary

Linda Darbey is the Assistant Academic Secretary: Academic Affairs with responsibility for implementing the remit of Academic Affairs in respect of undergraduate and graduate education. Linda ensures that Academic Affairs realises its remit and acts as a centre of expertise, and delivers on Trinity’s strategic priorities and objectives.

Linda holds an M.Ed. and a PG Dip. in Technology and Learning from Trinity, and a B.A. (Psychology) from UCD. Linda has 27 years’ experience working in the education sector with over 20 years’ experience of leading initiatives and projects at EU and national levels. Linda joined Trinity in January 2019.


Ewa Sadowska

Administrative Officer

Ewa Sadowska joined Trinity in September 1995 and holds an M.Phil. (Warsaw), M.Litt., Grad. Dip. Bus. St. (N.C.E.A.), Dip. H.E.P. As an administrative officer Ewa provides support to the Dean of Graduate Studies as Secretary to GSC, and as advisor to Schools in the development of postgraduate course proposals and agreements. Ewa advises the Assistant Academic Secretary: Academic Affairs on matters relating to graduate education.


Ciara Conlon

Education Support Manager

Ciara joined Academic Affairs in November 2021. She is Secretary to the Undergraduate Studies Committee, Associated College Degrees Committees and Trinity Electives Sub-committee and provides support in the areas of undergraduate course proposals, regulations and other aspects of undergradute education. She holds a MSc in Applied Social Research from Trinity College Dublin and a BA (Hons) in Anthropology from the University of Sussex.


Lizzie Whitcher

Education Policy Developer


Elizabeth Donnellan

Administrative Officer