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The Provost, Fellows, Foundation Scholars and other members of the Council, Queen Elizabeth's Holy and Undivided Trinity College near Dublin

College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Founded in 1592, Trinity College Dublin is at the crossroads of tradition and innovation, offering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 24 schools and three faculties: arts, humanities and social sciences; engineering, mathematics and science; and health sciences. Spread over 47 acres in the centre of Dublin, Trinity is a community of scholars, consisting of students, academic, administrative and professional staff. Diversity is at the heart of what makes Trinity unique and attracts students and staff from all over the world and from all kinds of different backgrounds and socio-economic experiences. In total, there were 18,407 registered undergraduate and postgraduate students. Of these, approximately 72% were from the island of Ireland. Of the 28% non-Irish residents, 82% were from the EU and 18% were non-EU. The student population is 60% female and 40% male. This makes Trinity’s campus cosmopolitan and vibrant, with a focus on diversity. Trinity is ranked 104th in the world and 35th in Europe in the QS World University Rankings 2019 and 120th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019.

As the leading university in Ireland, Trinity has excellent research facilities and infrastructure. The pursuit of academic excellence through research and scholarship is at the heart of Trinity education and Trinity is known for intellectual rigour, excellence, interdisciplinarity and research-led teaching. As well as being home to Nobel Prize winners such as scientist Ernest Walton and writer Samuel Beckett, Trinity attracts visitors from all over the world to its historic campus each year, including the Book of Kells and the Science Gallery that capture the university’s connection to the old and the new. Trinity or one fifth of all spin-out companies from Irish higher education institutions, helping to transform Ireland in an innovation-intensive, high-productivity economy. The School of Education, Trinity College Dublin, is the largest postgraduate school in Ireland. It is the only Irish department of undergraduate education to feature in the top 100 QS World University Subject Rankings for education (ranked 74). The School of Education has a rich tradition of involvement in research and training programmes. There are approximately 500 registered postgraduate students at the School, undertaking research through the following programmes: PhD, Doctor in Education (D.Ed.), M.Litt., Master in Education (M.Ed.) in areas including: Science Education, Aggression Studies, Drama in Education, Educational Leadership and Management, Special Educational Needs, Guidance and Counselling, Basic Studies, Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Cooperative Learning and Positive Behaviour Management.