Trinity College Dublin is renowned for its vibrant and diverse student life. With over 170 societies and clubs, there is something for everyone. Students can participate in a variety of activities, from sports to drama, politics to music, and many more.
Trinity’s student-run societies organize a range of events, from weekly meetings to large-scale conferences and cultural festivals. These events provide opportunities for students to meet new people, develop their skills, and pursue their passions.
Trinity’s location in the heart of Dublin means that students can enjoy all that the city has to offer. Dublin is a bustling city with a rich history and culture, and there is always something to see and do, whether it’s visiting museums and galleries, exploring historic landmarks, or simply enjoying the lively atmosphere of the city’s many pubs, cafes, and restaurants.
Trinity’s campus is also home to a number of facilities that enhance student life. The state-of-the-art sports center offers a range of activities, including swimming, gym, and various sports clubs. The student center is a hub of activity and provides a wide range of services, including counseling, support, and advice. The student health center provides medical services and support to students, including mental health services.
There are 3 major societies connected to the Medicine course – BioSoc, MOVE and Med Day. Dublin University, Biological Association, belovedly known as BioSoc or the Bi, was founded in 1874. Med Day is an annual tradition that kicks off with a launch event and culminates into a day of activity. Medical Overseas Voluntary Electives or MOVE raises money for our students to bring medical equipment and supplies to resource-poor settings when on their summer elective. The students have built these relationships over the years in places like, Tanzania, Malawi, India and Vietnam. In 1999, the Trinity Student Medical Journal (TSMJ) was founded to provide an opportunity for students to communicate their research accomplishments. Students are invited to participate in TSMJ through sitting on the editorial board or submission of work. The magazine is launched in print at an annual School event.
Within the school, there are a number of student interest groups aimed at promoting interest in certain clinical areas, such as Surgery, Paediatrics and Emergency Medicine. Additionally students are invited to sign up with any society they wish so whether your interests are religious, art or sport based there are unlimited opportunities to broaden their horizons and make new friends.
Trinity’s student life is further enriched by its diversity. With students from over 120 countries, Trinity is a truly global community. The College has a range of supports in place to ensure that all students feel welcome and included. There are various cultural societies, and events throughout the year to celebrate the diversity of the student body.
Overall, Trinity College Dublin offers a unique and enriching student experience that combines academic excellence with a vibrant student life.