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Trinity College Dublin

World Rankings

  • QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 88
  • THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 160

Student Services and Facilities

Student jobs

  • International students in Ireland are advised to do a maximum of 20 hours of part-time employment during term time if they choose to gain employment.
  • The Graduate Scheme allows international graduates to seek a visa extension for 12 months following graduation providing an opportunity to gain valuable international work experience in Ireland. 

Disability support

  • Trinity College Dublin has a dedicated Disability Service which aims to provide appropriate advice, support and information to help students and staff with disabilities.

Students' Union

  • Trinity College Dublin has Students Unions and a Postgraduate Students Union.  The Students Unions work on maintaining and improving student services and provides students with a platform to ensure that their voice is heard in all aspects of college decision making. 

History

  • Founded in 1592, Trinity (also called TCD) is Ireland's oldest and most prestigious university.
  • As one of Europe’s historic universities, Trinity College Dublin is renowned as a centre of teaching and research excellence. This is supported by the fact that Trinity is Ireland’s only university to rank in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.
  • Trinity College Dublin has many great alumni, many of whom have helped shape the history of our world (see Notable Alumni).

Notable Alumni and Famous Faces

  • Ernest Walton, Nobel laureate in Physics
  • Samuel Beckett, Nobel laureate in literature
  • Jonathan Swift, writer 
  • Oscar Wilde, writer
  • Bram Stoker, writer
  • Edmund Burke, philosopher
  • George Berkeley, philosopher
  • William Rowan Hamilton, mathematician
  • Douglas Hyde, first president of Ireland
  • Mary Robinson, president of Ireland

Address

Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland