Trinity College is Ireland’s oldest and most prestigious university, located in the country's capital, opposite the former Irish Houses of Parliament. It is divided in to three faculties, and its city centre campus has many facilities such as a state-of-the-art sports centre, shops and restaurants. The Student’s Union offers over 100 societies, 50 sports clubs and a vibrant cultural life. The university is top ranking globally.
Location: Dublin, Ireland
City Population: 1, 3 million
University Population: 17,000
Climate: a maritime climate with mild winters, cool summers, and a lack of temperature extremes
Nearest airport: Dublin Airport
Why choose Trinity?
- The Library of Trinity College is a legal deposit library for Ireland and the United Kingdom, containing over 4.5 million printed volumes and significant quantities of manuscripts (including the Book of Kells), maps and music
- Trinity College retains a tranquil collegiate atmosphere despite its location in the centre of a capital city (and despite it being one of the most significant tourist attractions in Dublin)
- There is a sporting tradition at Trinity and the college has 50 sports clubs affiliated to the Dublin University Central Athletic Club