Month: March 2018
Zendaya launches clothing line with Boohoo
Instagram announces plans to change algorithm
DCU designated world’s first Autism-Friendly university
Could Cambridge influence the 8th?
DCU Ladies basketball make statement after big win in Division A final
The DCU Ladies basketball side became All-Ireland A League Champions with a thumping 74-44 win over Ulster University in Carlow last Wednesday.
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Third level institutions should follow DCU by going single use plastic free
Over 13 per cent of Undergrads failed an exam last semester
During the first semester, 13.29 per cent of undergraduate students failed an exam in DCU, according to an FOI request.
Route to qualifying as secondary school teacher is ‘too long’
The six-year route to qualifying as a second-level teacher is too long, too expensive and needs to be revised according to a school leader.
Graduate nurses consider emigrating in search of better pay
Graduate nurses consider emigrating in search of better pay as they are struggling to afford the rising costs of rent in Ireland, according to the INMO.
DCU students rally for life without official representation
A delegation of pro-life students from four of Ireland’s universities took part in the recent Rally for Life march in the city centre.
DCU research creates glossary for Irish sign language
DCU Research is creating an Irish sign language glossary for maths education.
Record number of CAO applicants for DCU primary teaching
DCU St. Patrick’s Campus received a record number of applications for primary teaching, according to recently released CAO figures.
Aireachas – Is cuid lárnach dár sláinte é
Sneachtain na Gaeilge 2018
Ag ceiliúradh 10 bliana de gheabaireacht na nGael
ESU to give grants for projects reducing hate speech
Grants of up to €12,000 will be given to student groups for projects aimed at reducing hate speech towards refugees, according to the European Students’ Union (ESU).
Dominant showing secures multiple honours for DCU Archers in Cork
With preparation for the upcoming intervarsity competition in Galway firmly in the minds eye of the team, DCU Archery maintained firm control of the 6th National Student Indoor Archery Championships held by University College Cork.
Resistance from local residents over student accomodation
New student accommodation due to be built in Gillian House on Farranlea Road in Cork has experienced some resistance from local residents, who fear that the development will lead to “student gangs” in the area.
DCU aims to be completely plastic-free by 2020
DCU aims to become the first Irish university to become completely ‘plastic-free’ by 2020, following the immediate removal of all plastic cups from all three campuses this week.
Emily’s story: How eating disorders can affect your life
Video by Mark Carroll and Gráinne Jones
Rent for Shanowen student accommodation increases by 27%
The annual rent for Shanowen Square has increased by 27 per cent from last year.