UCC hosts 25th annual USI Pink Training

The USI's annual event will be held in Cork this year

The 25th USI Pink Training took place in University College Cork from November 25th – 27th.

Pink Training is the largest student training event organised by USI and it brings together students from 24 colleges all over Ireland.


DCU SU warn students against assignment alternatives

Some students have paid money to have their assignments done for them

Staff and academics at Dublin City University have recently become aware of companies advertising the sale of assignments to students on their campuses.


MPS 24 Hour Broadcast to be in aid of homeless

MPS board member, Darragh McGowan, assists in filming in preparation for the 24 Hour Broadcast

DCU Media Production Society will host its 7th annual 24 Hour Broadcast in aid of the Peter McVerry Trust, on December 2nd

Every year MPS organises this event to fundraise for a specific charity. This year MPS is fundraising for the Peter McVerry Trust, a homelessness charity.  This was suggested to the MPS committee by Deputy Events Officer Laura Horan, who was homeless as a child. Last year they held the broadcast in aid of Jigsaw, a mental health charity.


SSDP launches new “Sesh Safe” campaign

A drug test kit, similar to ones being introduced by SSDP as part of their "Sesh Safe" campaign

DCU Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) launched their new project, SeshSafe, on Monday 21st of August, which aims to introduce drug testing kits, tools and skills for student drug safety and education.

SSDP was founded in Washington DC in 1998 as a grassroots network designed to connect and mobilise students who are concerned about the effects of drugs but disagree with the War on Drugs.