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DCU remains one of few non smoke-free campuses

March 7, 2018

Another Irish third-level institution has announced a smoke-free campus, with DCU yet to join a number of other Irish colleges who have banned campus smoking. Several universities including UCD, Trinity, and UL have all begun

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Student body to vote on plastic free campus

March 7, 2018

DCU Sustainable Living Society’s successful campaign for a single-use plastic-free campus has borne a DCUSU referendum, aimed at the University’s Board of Directors.

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DCU offers discount to reusable cup users

February 21, 2018

Coffee and tea will now be discounted by 20c if you bring your own cup to any DCU café, due to a scheme implemented by Trispace Catering DCU and the Sustainability office. The reduction, an

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DCU to host Body and Soul week

February 21, 2018

DCU’s Body and Soul week hopes to help students develop a positive self-image through events centred around body confidence and mindfulness.

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DCU create online Irish learning tool

February 7, 2018

DCU has launched a new online platform for learning Irish. Irish 101 offers users an “introduction to Ireland’s culture by learning the basics of the Irish language”.

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DCU sports scholarships falls by 62 per cent

February 7, 2018

Numbers of students entering DCU through an Elite Athletic Scholarship have dropped by 62 per cent since last year, according to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request obtained by The College View. Only thirty five

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New DCU GAA pitch plan ruffles feathers

February 7, 2018

Migratory geese are a threat to DCU’s plans to build a new astroturf GAA pitch in St. Patrick’s College. Locals have objected to the plans for the all-weather sports facilities on the grounds that over

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DCU students march for transgender rights

February 7, 2018

Students from DCU’s LGBT society marched to support the Transgender Healthcare Protest on the 20th January. Dean O’Reilly, the chairperson of DCU’s LGBT society, said that there were roughly 25 students from DCU who showed

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Opt-In SU referendum petitions invalid

February 7, 2018

Referendums for an opt-in Students’ Union and a second vote on the college’s stance on abortion will not be going ahead, according to DCU Students’ Union president. The petition which called for a referendum was

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Nubar denies Good Friday closure

February 7, 2018

The manager of DCU’s student bar Nubar has denied claims made on social media that the bar will close on Good Friday, despite the ban on the sale of alcohol being lifted. The popular student

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DCU ranked 15th greenest university in the world

February 7, 2018

DCU was ranked the 15th greenest university in the world last December, rising 12 ranks since 2016. GreenMetric is an initiative of Universitas Indonesia, surveying over 600 universities across 76 countries.

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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

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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