Graduating from university during a pandemic

November 25, 2020

Every autumn, Dublin City University graduands, their families and DCU faulty, gather at the Helix to attend the annual graduation ceremonies and celebrate one of the most rewarding days of a student’s educational career.


The USI launch #EducationForAll campaign

October 14, 2020

The USI launched the #EducationForAll campaign in hope to highlight students’ experiences with fees and accommodation and demand a total reform of the current systems in place.


From college to career

April 1, 2020

The notable shift from the labours of university to a full-time job is a substantial transition. Oftentimes recent graduates are expected to make this leap themselves without the third party help and reliability of their university for support.


Being alcohol free in university

March 1, 2020

The word “challenge” comes to mind when thinking about the proposition of going “alcohol free” whilst studying at university. 


Risky business: the agenda

April 3, 2019

As the sun sets on a frozen Saturday in November, the Cobblestone Pub in Smithfield is bustling. 

DCU News

Student nurses veto coffee morning

February 7, 2019

Nursing students claim they have not been listened to and told the Students’ Union they need to do more to represent the 800 nursing students on campus.


DCU’s favourite shopkeeper

December 12, 2018

An observant student wandering around the DCU campus on a chilly winter morning may notice a handful of friendly pensioners from the local area making their way through the crowd to reach the front doors


The forgotten Florence Nightingales of our generation

December 12, 2018

A profession that is composed of the brightest elements of humanity is subjected to the toughest challenges. Student nurses enter a system that is not only incredibly challenging, but employment after graduation is left to mere chance.


Risky business: sex sells

December 12, 2018

I feel more afraid walking down dark streets in Dublin late at night than I do in my own apartment when I’m working,


All work and no play

November 28, 2018

When you picture a ‘student lifestyle’, the appeal of  nights out, student accommodation and freedom springs to mind, but behind the scenes this ‘freedom’ comes at a cost.