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SU Elections 2017: Who, what, when and where?

March 22, 2017

Tomorrow is the final day in which you can cast your vote to elect the 2017/18 DCU Students’ Unions. Voting takes place online: in order to do so simply log onto Loop and click the

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Engineering drops in CAO first preferences

March 22, 2017

The numbers of CAO first preference applications for Engineering in DCU has risen despite a decrease of 5 per cent in first preference Engineering applications nationally.

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National News

Drug testing kits to be introduced in Irish nightclubs

March 22, 2017

Free drug testing kits could soon be provided by nightclubs to check the ‘purity’ of substances bought by users to help reduce the risk of accidental death. The tests will ensure drugs such as cocaine

The Department of Education is part-way through a plan to train 700 students in Irish from 2016 to 2022. The aim is that they accept jobs in the EU – who themselves hope to have all documents and websites as Gaeilge by 2022.
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Demand for students with Irish degrees grow

March 22, 2017

Irish degree programmes offer better career prospects than expected:  This time last year Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada went on a language strike, speaking nothing but Irish despite the lack of translation resources available in Brussels. This proved a

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DCU News

New lab-on-a-chip centre to be built in DCU

March 22, 2017

A new lab-on-a-chip centre at Dublin City University will be known as the Fraunhofer Project Centre (FPC). The centre is to be co-funded by the German research institution and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI).

The four candidates running for VP for Welfare & Equality.
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Overview: VP for Welfare & Equality

March 22, 2017

Voting opened yesterday in DCU for the election of the new Students’ Union representatives. Four candidates are running for the position of Vice President for Welfare & Equality, with each offering very different ideas and plans.