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Schoolbag graveyard highlights student suicide

November 15, 2017

124 schoolbags, representing the average number of student deaths by suicide every year, were laid on the green in DCU Glasnevin to start Mental Health Week on Thursday 13th November. DCU Students’ Union collaborated with the

Taxi drivers are being “impacted very severely,” due to limited competition in the insurance sector and new drivers not being able to afford to enter the market according to Paul McAuliffe of Fianna Fáil.
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Dublin councillor warns of taxi shortage

November 15, 2017

Dublin is at risk of entering another taxi shortage due to dramatic increases in insurance premiums over the last three years according to a City Councillor. 

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Wellness Wednesday kicks off in DCU

November 15, 2017

Wellness Wednesdays continued this week with talks on assertiveness and lifestyle coaching on the Glasnevin campus and Katie Gallagher performing on St Patrick’s campus.

The annual contest will be held in the Helix today to celebrate some of Ireland’s elite postgraduate research communicators.
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Making an Impact winner to be announced today

November 15, 2017

An annual contest will be held in the Helix today to celebrate some of Ireland’s elite postgraduate research communicators as five finalists vie for two top prizes.

The project, TU4Dublin, involves DIT, Tallaght and Blanchardstown Institutes of Technologies.
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DIT academics lodge complaint over amalgamation process

November 15, 2017

Eighteen academics at Dublin Institute of Technology have written to the chairman of the institute’s governing body to express their discontent with the amalgamation process with Tallaght and Blanchardstown ITs.

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USI launch ‘Get RegD’ Campaign

November 15, 2017

The USI launched their ‘Get RegD’ campaign to encourage students to register to vote. Back in 2014, over 120,000 people under the age of 25 were not registered to vote according to a survey published

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Rail strikes stops students getting to college

November 15, 2017

Students who rely on Irish rail and DART to get to University will find themselves struggling to get to college throughout November and December due to the Irish Rail strikes.

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Irish students pay second highest fees in Europe

November 15, 2017

Irish students are paying the second highest fees in Europe behind the UK. However, only 60 per cent of Irish students are actually paying full fees as almost half were aided by the grant system

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DCU tops the table in female academia

November 15, 2017

DCU is the leading university in Ireland for female academia, according to figures released in a report by the Higher Education Authority (HEA).

Sugar baby craze in Dublin universities Credit: Seeking Arrangement
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DCU remains second highest university for Sugar Babies

November 15, 2017

DCU remains the second highest university in the country for sign-ups to SeekingArrangement in 2017, with 568 students registered to the Sugar Babies service, according to the website’s recent figures.

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New library gates cost DCU over €77,000

November 15, 2017

Some €77,461 was spent on the installation of the new turnstiles in the library on the Glasnevin campus, according to information obtained under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act.