DCU News

DCU rises in world university rankings

April 19, 2017

DCU have jumped 5 places in the Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings for 2017. DCU had been in 79th place last year but has since moved up to 74th in the world after

Film

Review: 13 Reasons Why

April 19, 2017

These days high school drama shows are not hard to find, but they are hard to like. They are usually the same old over-romanticised, over-materialised, over the top crap. However, 13 Reasons Why is different.

Other Sports

3v3 tournament triumph for DCU Basketball

April 19, 2017

Books, essays and theses, normally the main focus for students around this time of year. As we enter the final week of semester, students’ lives become consumed by examinations and stress. However on Wednesday April

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Lifestyle

Summer Style Simplified

April 19, 2017

Summer is on the horizon so this is a list of the trends and staples to stick by this Summer.

Students' Union

Manus McLoughlin SU Spread

April 19, 2017

With the year coming to an end, Manus McLoughlin, the first ever Vice President for Education and Placement in DCU spoke to The College View about his highs and lows of the year.  McLoughlin said that

Athletics

DCU Athletics club continue domination

April 19, 2017

From a strong display in Maynooth back in November to an almost perfect performance in Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) at the Irish University Athletics Association’s (IUAA) Outdoor Track and Field Championships on the 7th

University News

Ecstasy use among Students at an all-time high

April 19, 2017

Gardaí fear that ecstasy use among second and third level students has reached an all-time high. Last week, a 22-year-old college student was left in critical condition in Sligo University Hospital following a night out

Flux

DCU Drama’s ‘The Breakfast Club’

April 19, 2017

In the wake of DCU Drama winning Best Society, the society’s fifth and final show of the academic year had a big reputation to live up to. It did not disappoint. The second contemporary play

National News

Good Friday ban to be lifted

April 19, 2017

A number of DCU students have said that the 90 year-old ban on the sale of alcohol on Good Friday is archaic and illogical. The Government is currently moving to lift the ban with the change

Lifestyle

Going the Long Distance

April 19, 2017

Life in long distance relationships can be hard work and this article offers advice on how to make it work especially over the summer months.

Events

DCU students represent in media awards

April 19, 2017

Last Thursday saw the end of a slew of April student award ceremonies with the Board of Irish College Societies Awards in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone. DCU’s own Hybrid Student Media Awards, run by the

Other Sports

Double success for DCU at NBCC nationals

April 19, 2017

DCU Basketball delivered a double at the NBCC intervarsity event with both the women’s and men’s teams walking away with cup success. The women’s side became A Division champions, powering to a 69-61 win over

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DCU News

Social Innovation and Design Thinking project in Eindhoven

April 19, 2017

DCU staff and students recently travelled to Eindhoven in The Netherlands to take part in a project  led by the Glasgow Caledonian University called the Strategy for Change social innovation training programme. DCU’s Office of

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Lifestyle

Cool, Calm and Concentrated for Exams

April 19, 2017

Exam season is approaching and stress levels are rising so it’s important to stay healthy both in body and mind. This is a short guide of how to stay calm and de-stress during this anxious period.

National News

New top up app for Leap Card users

April 19, 2017

A Leap Card app update will allow users to top up their cards by mobile rather than in a shop, according to the National Transport Authority. This new development will benefit commuters who previously had

Other Sports

Moya Ryan aims for glory at Badminton Euros

April 19, 2017

Key moments in life are more often than not decided by close margins, not least in sport but also in college. Sometimes the results may not go your way, but you can be happy with

Rugby

DCU Force take two titles at Rugby Sevens Festival

April 19, 2017

Last week saw a double header of success for DCU as both the Men’s and Women’s Rugby Sevens teams concluded the year with some stellar performances, and silverware, in Terenure. Both teams went into the

Football

College View retain Billo Cup

April 19, 2017

The College View 14 DCUfm 12 A complete team performance from The College View saw them retain the Bill O’Herlihy Cup in a tough match against a game DCUfm side at the DCU Soccer Centre

DCU News

It Stops Now campaign comes to DCU

April 19, 2017

DCU has lent official support for the It Stops Now campaign which aims to prevent sexual harassment and violence in third level education.

Students' Union

Cody Byrne SU spread

April 19, 2017

From organising protests against rising college fees to battling Hazelwood student apartments over rent and deposits, Byrne says that he has had a very busy term.

Students' Union

James Donoghue SU Spread

April 19, 2017

As the college year comes to an end, former Education Officer and current Academic Affairs Officer, James Donoghue, spoke to The College View about his experience working with the Student Union over the past year.

University News

New app to help students get home safely

April 19, 2017

A new student service, Dash (Driving All Students Home), is making its way across the country by allowing students to get taxis even when they have no cash, bank card or phone on them while

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Lifestyle

Different Dates

April 19, 2017

Dates don’t have to be just drinks and dinner, there are other options worth trying too. This article takes a look at some of the more alternative options out there such as swimming and watching sunsets.

Film

Review: Between Land and Sea

April 19, 2017

Roaring waves crash against the ragged cliffs. Seagulls sail on wild Atlantic gusts. Tiny black specks paddle across the white foam on their surf boards, only to be heaved over the lip of a towering