Just after 8:30 pm in the U building crowds gathered. A smell of alcohol, goujons, and nerves filled the air, as returning officer Podge Sheehan announced the Student Union (SU) election results. Crowds celebrated, as
DCU Library has cut all fines for overdue books permanently across all campuses. The decision was announced yesterday following feedback from the Students Union and direct comments made in recent years. In a statement to
Survey findings released today have shown that over one-third of students say they have seriously considered withdrawing from their third-level course. The Irish Survey of Student Engagement consisted of responses from 42,852 undergraduate and postgraduate
Dublin City University students protested in a planned walk-out at 11:11 this morning. The protesters demanded accessible higher education, additional renters rights and that minimum wage be increased to the living wage. The demonstration, supported
Dublin City University reported 99 cases of plagiarism or cheating in the university between 2019 and 2021. Out of these cases, 73 of them were upheld with four students being stopped from re-registering for their course.
DCU Students Union has welcomed “short term initial initiatives” from Budget 2023, but said it does not go far enough. In a statement posted on social media, the Union said they were disappointed with the
DCU Students’ Union has said they condemn the decision of Wiley, an educational publishing company, to revoke access to over 1300 of their eBooks from university libraries across the country, including DCU. These books, according
A new hub targeting the spread of disinformation online has been launched in Dublin City University (DCU). DCU was selected by The European Commission as part of a network of eight hubs across Europe which
There was widespread shock and sadness across the entire DCU community on Friday April 1st when people learned of the death of 2nd Year Bachelor of Education student Red Óg Murphy from Curry, Co. Sligo.
A performance of Swan Lake by the Royal Moscow Ballet was cancelled last week in response to the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine. On February 25th, The Royal Moscow Ballet were set to perform Swan
The link to purchase tickets to the Accounting and Finance (A&F) Society Ball was leaked to members of the society a day before tickets were released. This left many students without a ticket as the event was labelled sold out.
It’s that time of year again! Green Week is nearly upon us, and environmentalists from all over DCU have been working tirelessly to organise events, talks, and initiatives. Sustainability can be a lonely business, and
The Chief Operations Officer of DCU has confirmed to students that the University will continue to require masks indoors in all buildings until March 21st. Declan Raftery sent this update in an email to all
Students may notice that stores, including Londis on DCU Glasnevin Campus, have begun to display disposable e-cigarettes behind their counters. The popularity these devices have risen since the beginning of this academic year.