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Unique: A Disabled Perspective Exhibition Launched

The Unique: A Disabled Perspective Exhibition was launched by Provost Linda Doyle on the 28th of November 2022 as part of Disability Week. This exhibition showcased the art and poetry of students with disabilities in Trinity and was a collaboration… Continue Reading →

Ben Rowsome elected to Youth Committee of the European Disability Forum

Ben Rowsome has been elected to the Youth Committee of the European Disability Forum (EDF), representing Autism Europe. Ben is a 3rd year Physics student at Trinity and has a range of experience in disability activism as part of the… Continue Reading →

Winner of Equality Campaign of the Year at the USI SAAI Awards

On May 12th 2022 the Trinity Ability co_op were awarded Equality Campaign of the Year for the Towards Inclusive Clubs and Societies Project at the USI Student Achievement Awards. We were delighted to be nominated alongside other Trinity students for… Continue Reading →

An Cumann Gaelach win Disability Inclusion Award at the CSC Society of the Year Awards

On the 16th March 2022 the CSC Society of the Year Awards 2022 took place in Clontarf Castle Hotel. These awards take place each year to reward society committees for their work during the year. This year, the Disability Inclusion… Continue Reading →

Our submission to the National Access Plan

As part of the HEA’s National Access Plan consultation process we submitted our response. This was compiled based on feedback received as part of a survey to all disabled students and focus groups. Here are some of the key points… Continue Reading →

Trinity Ability co_op receive €4800 from Trinity Trust Special Fund

The Trinity Ability Co_op is pleased to announce that we will be receiving €4800 from the Trinity Trust Special Fund to work towards making Trinity Clubs and Societies inclusive to students with disabilities. This project will be called Towards Inclusive… Continue Reading →

Calling for greater disability support in Trinity

The Trinity Ability co_op call on staff in Trinity College Dublin to improve compliance with LENS reports. All students registered with the Disability Service have LENS reports that outline the supports they are entitled to in college. Lecturers in Trinity… Continue Reading →

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities

This International Day of Persons with Disabilities we are celebrating my talking about the Positives of Living with Disabilities.

RTÉ Documentary featuring co_op founder

Courtney McGrath is one of 7 diverse students featured in My Uni Life, a documentary series on RTÉ. It explores the impact of the pandemic on these students, such as online learning and new challenges. Mary Geraghty, another member of… Continue Reading →

New Leadership Team Elected

The Trinity Ability co_op has elected a new Leadership Team. There are three groups: Advocacy and Mentorship Communications and Media Representative Group

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