DCU News

DCUSU President makes personal speech on mental health

December 7, 2017

DCUSU President Niall Behan spoke about his personal experience with mental health and wellbeing after the death of his father in a speech to students in UMASS Boston. The speech at the ACUI conference was

Blogs

DCU student group petitions for an Opt-In Students’ Union

November 29, 2017

Two petitions launched by DCU Students For Fair Representation involving SU membership and SU abortion stance have been put forward to the Returning Officer. The Returning Officer is currently in the process of verifying the

University News

Workshops at USI LGBT event cancelled over allegation

November 29, 2017

A speaker at Pink Training 2017 was asked to leave the event after coming into contact with a delegate who had previously made allegations against them to the Union of Students Ireland (USI).

National News

Making Cents: Consumers urged to use gift cards early

November 29, 2017

As the Christmas shopping season kicks into high gear, consumers buying gift cards and vouchers have been warned to use them up early to avoid falling victim to overly restrictive terms and conditions.

DCU News

RAG Rumble packs a punch

November 29, 2017

Over 450 people attended the Wright Venue on Monday 20th November to witness 15 fights of pure intensity at RAG Rumble, featuring some of St Patrick’s and DCU’s familiar faces.

National News

Reports of assaults on mental health staff reach 149

November 29, 2017

Almost 150 mental health staff reported being physically assaulted by their patients in 2017 so far, an increase of 138 since 2015. A recent FOI from the HSE revealed that 149 of staff working in