Month: April 2018
DCU run elite UCD close in swimming intervarsities
DCU’s Swimming Society had an amazing run in the Irish Intervarsity Swimming Championships, placing second in overall, male and female categories with the male team just nine points behind UCD.
Light sabers light up children’s ward
Mosney residents, rookies and DCU Basketball ‘let off steam’ in 3v3 battle
DCU Basketball’s mixed 3v3 tournament brought a little March Madness to the Glasnevin campus, and a welcome trip for residents of the Mosney Accommodation Centre.
Phenomenal Fallon and European success in Sevens cap top year for DCU Rugby
The 2017-18 season was one of mixed fortunes for DCU’s men’s and women’s rugby teams.
DCU paves way for autism inclusion; let this be a watershed
45,000 waiting for driving test date
Ready Player One novel falls flat
DCU Glee dazzle at the Helix
The Helix hosted incredible singing and dance routines as DCU’s Glee performed on Monday 26th March.
George Ezra’s ‘Staying at Tamaras’
Is Ballet an under appreciated art?
Red Sparrow: empowering but inconsistent
The release of Francis Lawrence’s film, Red Sparrow has received a series of mixed reviews since its initial release on February 28, 2018.
The Wombats at the Academy
The dramatic poetry of award-winning Leonita Flynn
The rise of tv dating shows
Rap as genre – does it have meaning or is it just dumb lyrics?
First English-Irish LGBTQ dictionary launched
Applications for apprenticeships by school leavers rises by almost 25 per cent
The number of school-leavers going on to apprenticeships in Ireland rose by 24 per cent last year. Solas figures revealed that Irish apprenticeships increased from 10,445 in 2016 to 12,849 last year.
New metro poses risk to local GAA club
Number of girls getting HPV vaccine rises
There was an increase in the uptake of girls getting the HPV vaccine this year, according to the latest figures released by the Health Service Executive (HSE) on March 22nd .
New Hub launch delayed until September
The launch of the new DCU student centre has been delayed until September, according to DCUSU President Niall Behan.
DCU calls for regulation of student accommodation sector
DCU are calling on policy makers to regulate “the escalating and uncontrolled pricing” of the student housing sector.
DRAFT- Religious charities to benefit from Papal visit according DCU chaplin
Around 364 new bed spaces to built for students in Ballymun
Approximately 364 new bed spaces designed for students will be developed in Ballymun and funded by supermarket giant, Lidl.
DCU to consider holding exams before Christmas
A working group has been set up in DCU to consider moving semester one exams to December, rather than late January.