All of the latest on and off campus news.
Student enrolments to DCU rose by 25 per cent between 2013 and 2016, during the same time there have been cuts in both state funding and staff levels.
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.
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.
Ireland has the fourth highest rate of drug deaths in Europe according to a recent EU report.
Third level institutions have been warned they could lose access to research funding if they fail to promote more women to senior positions in colleges.
Smokers get, on average, six extra days holiday with the amount of smoke breaks they are entitled to, according to The D4 Clinic in Blackrock.
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 construction of apartments for over 340 students has been confirmed in Phibsborough as part of the €50 million redevelopment of the 1960s shopping centre.
Ninety-six students have dropped out of DCU so far this year and 40 people have also deferred their course for the year.
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.
DCU, University of Ulster and University of Massachusetts have united to regenerate the Clinton Centre in Enniskillen, Bill Clinton announced in Belfast last week.
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.
Some DCU classes went nine weeks without representation in the class rep council due to delays and technical disruption to the voting process.
Certification Europe accredited DCU as being fully compliant with the International Energy Management Standard last Thursday.
Most advertising for substandard accommodation is found on social media groups, according to an RTÉ Investigates programme, which aired on November 2nd.
The number of students registered with DCU’s Disability & Learning Support Service has more than trebled in the last decade.
DCU’s Enactus launched a new project ‘Second Scoop’, aiming to re-integrate ex convicts into society by supplying ice-cream for corporate events, festivals and fairs.
DCU is the leading university in Ireland for female academia, according to figures released in a report by the Higher Education Authority (HEA).
A white American university student who smeared her bodily fluids on her black flatmate’s belongings has been arrested and may be facing additional charges.
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.
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.
More DCU students received the influenza vaccine in 2017 than in previous years, according to the campus pharmacy.