SUMMARIZED STATEMENT OF SUCCESSES OF WOMEN STUDENTS IN DUBLIN UNIVERSITY.
Faculty of Arts.
18 High Places at Entrance (including 1 First Place).
2 Entrance Prizes.
Association of Women Graduates and Candidate Graduates.
72 First-Glass Honours at Term Exams.,
including 17 First Places.
29 Second-Glass Honours at Term Exams.
12 Term Composition Prizes.
1 Senior Moderatorship in History and Political Science, with Large Gold Medal.
1 Senior Moderatorship in Modern Literature, with Gold Medal.
1 Junior Moderatorship in Modern Literature.
2 First-Classes in Ordinary Degree Exam, (including 1 First Place).
1 Third-class in Ordinary Degree Exam.
1 Unclassed in Ordinary Degree Exam.
Special Prizes and Scholarships.
1 Junior Exhibition.
1 Senior Exhibition.
1 Non-Foundation Scholarship in Classics (Second Place).
1 Wray Prize in Metaphysics (with Second Place).
1 Prize in Early English.
21 Catechetical Premiums.
20 Classed in Previous, Intermediate and Final Medical Exams, (including 3 First Places).
4 First-Class Certificates in Theory and History of Teaching.
3 FirstJClass Diplomas in Practice 61 Teaching
The women-students have been placed under the superÂ¬ vision of a Lady Registrar, the office being at present held by Miss Lucy Gwynn, daughter of the Regius Professor of Divinity.
Women's literary, debating, and athletic societies have been formed, and rooms and extra-mural playing fields have been allotted for their use.
It will thus be seen that women enjoy full admittance to teaching, examinations and degrees in the Faculties of Arts, Medicine and Music.
They are excluded from
(a) the other Professional Schools.
We hope that any Professional School which might be useful to women (as, ior instance, commerce or agriculture) will be opened to them, should the demand arise.
With regard to Fellowships, if, as we hope, changes be made in the mode of election of Fellowships, we trust that women will be no longer debarred from holding them, and that women of conspicuous ability or of distinction in special pursuits may have academic posts and careers open to them, to the benefit no less of the University than of themselves.
From the terms of reference we perceive that your ComÂ¬ mission will take into consideration the evidence and report of the Royal Commission of 190), and that your report will
have reference to the whole question of University Education in Ireland.
We earnestly hope that the principle advocated by our associationâ€”the giving to women-students in UniÂ¬ versities the same educational advantages, in every possible respect, as men-students enjoyâ€”may be supported by your Commission in regard not only to Trinity College, but also to the Royal University and the colleges connected with it, or any other institution that may be established in Ireland.
In conclusion, we shall be glad to appoint delegates to give any additional evidence that may be desired.
We have the honour to remain, Gentlemen,
Yours faithfully, (Signed) Isabella Mtjlvant, b.a.,
President, Ulster Bran-h.
President, Slunster Branch.
Hannah Andeesos, b.a
, Secretary, Connaught Brancb.
Mary MacKillip, b.a.,
Secretary, Deny Brunch.