DCU News

Constitutional Convention to hold meeting in DCU

November 6, 2013

DCU is due to host a sitting of the Constitutional Convention in November where they will look for ideas from the public regarding constitutional matters. Finnian Curran reports.

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Academics push to end economic approach to education

November 6, 2013

The ‘Defend the University’ campaign held a forum at DCU recently, calling on the government to back-track before the Irish university system becomes tied to economic or political interests, as Darragh McGrath reports.

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DCU budgetary cuts lead to increase in doctors fee

November 6, 2013

Budget cuts in DCU are the reason behind the 100% increase in the on-campus doctor fee, with SU President Aaron Clogher saying the Health Service in DCU isn’t funded as much as they should be.

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Students bare chill for RAG Underwear Mile

October 26, 2013

Some forty brave DCU students took part in the recent RAG Underwear Mile, which saw them run around campus clad in boxers and briefs in aid of RAG’s social projects.

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Taoiseach opens Family Business Centre at DCU

October 23, 2013

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny was on campus recently to launch the new Family Business Centre. While at DCU, he also visited the Volunteer Expo and commented on the benefits of volunteering.

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SHAG Week: A Social Round-Up

October 23, 2013

SHAG week took place on DCU campus last week, when inflatable penis pinatas, sexperts and sex comedians rolled into town to provide students with good-humoured advice and information.

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Careers Service points the way for students

October 23, 2013

DCU Careers Service are opening their doors to all students on campus, offering help to get them on the road to their dream career, as Sarah Bermingham reports.

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New format Clubs and Socs days prove a success

October 23, 2013

Clubs and Socs days were held for three consecutive days on campus recently, with over 2,500 freshers enticed to sign up. The new format was generally well-received, as Suzanne Cooper reports.

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DCUfm 12hr broadcast smashes target

October 9, 2013

Radio buffs Sean Defoe and Eoin Sheahan exceeded their fundraising target for the Irish Cancer Society as they produced and presented a 12-hour broadcast live from the DCUfm studio on Fresher’s Week.

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Communications graduate scoops major radio award

October 9, 2013

DCU Communications Studies graduate Anne Marie Duffin has just scooped a major prize at the national radio awards, the ‘PPIs’. Sarah Curran chatted with her about her recent success.

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Drogheda student named DCU VIP Fresher

October 9, 2013

Drogheda student Nadine Faughey West was awarded the inaugural DCU VIP Fresher Award for 2013. Rebecca Marie O’Connor caught up with the 18-year-old who’s prize haul includes free accommodation and free entry to all DCUSU entertainment events.