Month: March 2018
Discussing religion, poetry and self-recording with Four In The Morning
Imagine Dragons light up the 3 Arena
The difficulty of being a modern artist
Black Panther roars around the globe
Does the Irish legal system protect victims of alleged rape?
Disjointed portrays the highs and lows of cannabis
Disjointed, the new Netflix original comedy show, is showing that legal marijuana is not all highs – it has a serious side too.
Maynooth first university in Ireland to have ‘napping pods’
DCU primary teaching students call for financial aid
Primary teaching students on St. Patrick’s Campus are seeking financial aid for placement from DCU.
PE to be offered as Leaving Cert exam subject
PE will be implemented as a Leaving Cert exam subject in 80 schools across Ireland from September.
DCU partner with I Wish to promote women in STEM
DCU support local Ballymun Kickhams with study help
5.7m fund launched for underrepresented students
DCU will benefit from a new multi-million fund which will encourage underrepresented students to access higher education.
National survey shows equal gender enrollment in postgrad research
DCUSU VP for Welfare and Equality candidate: Jason Nesbitt
Jason Nesbitt would like to see a designated space in the new student hub to give students a chance to take time out from their stressful college day and look after their mental well-being.
Young women more likely to have degrees than male peers
Young women are more likely to have a third-level qualification than young men, new figures show.
Secondary level students now allowed to “opt-out” of religion classes
Second Level students in Ireland are given the opportunity to officially ‘opt-out’ of religion classes, after a circular was issued to schools by the Department of Education on the 19th of February 2018.
Digitising tax system called counterproductive by DCU Students
Shifts towards digitising the PAYE tax system in Ireland have been described as “futile” and “counterproductive” by DCU students.
DCUSU Presidential Candidate: Vito Moloney Burke
Vito Moloney Burke is a third year business student, the current Chairperson for the DCU Society Life Committee, and is the only candidate in the running to be the next DCU SU President.
Alternative lecturer offered after Trinity professor’s remarks on FGM
A new lecturer will be provided for Trinity students offended by their lecturer’s remarks on Female Genital Mutiliation (FGM).
DCUSU Engagement and Development candidate Aaron Harper
Aaron Harper is a final year Multimedia student running for VP Engagement and Development hoping to focus on long-term goals for student engagement as opposed to one-year accomplishments.
Education & Placement Candidate: Craig McHugh
Craig McHugh is a 21-year-old second year Economics, Politics & Law student. He is hoping to better the INTRA portal, start a book-swap app and hold more events on campus.