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Clubs and Socs

Esoc tops Clubs and Socs with 1138 signing up

October 17, 2012

DCU’s Enterprise Society is set to become the largest club or society in DCU following a huge turn out yet again this year at registration days held from the 1st to the 3rd of this

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Rag Soc represents Ireland in SIFE World Cup

October 16, 2012

DCU’s Raising and Giving society last week represented Ireland at the 2012 Enactus World Cup. Enactus, formerly known as SIFE, is a non-profit organisation that challenges the world’s students to create innovative solutions to real

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DCU News

Finnegan critical of ‘abortion on demand’

October 12, 2012

Tom Finnegan has criticised the UK and the Netherlands for having what he described as ‘abortion on demand’. Mr. Finnegan, the parliamentary assistant to Senator Rónán Mullen, stepped in for Senator Mullen at a talk

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DCU strategic plan unveiled

October 3, 2012

The Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn, has praised DCU and their new strategic plan ‘Transforming Lives and Societies’, saying that staff and students coming together would create a new force from within DCU. Launching the

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Report recommending merger of DCU and other colleges shelved

October 3, 2012

A report commissioned by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) recommending the merger of DCU, Athlone IT, NUI Maynooth and Dundalk IT remains unpublished after the Minister for Education and three university presidents distanced themselves from

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RAG representing Ireland at SIFE competition

October 3, 2012

Raise and Give Society (Rag Soc) are representing Ireland at the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) 2012 World Cup in Washington this week, having won the inaugural national SIFE competition during the summer. RAG Soc

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DCU News

Increase in demand for DCU Programmes

October 3, 2012

By Adam Higgins, Deputy News Editor Sixty-seven per cent of DCU’s degree programmes increased in entry points in this year’s first round CAO offers. DCU made 2,364 first round offers to CAO applicants this year, providing

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Secular Society want SU to lobby for secular Ireland

October 3, 2012

DCU’s Secular and Sceptic Society plans to convince the Students’ Union to make campaigning for a secular Ireland part of their policy next year. The main aim of the society is to fight for the

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DCU Ryan Academy Launches Mentorship Initiative

October 3, 2012

Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation, Séan Sherlock was in DCU recently to launch the Menter Iontach Nua, an Irish-Welsh entrepreneurship initiative for members of the Ryan Academy. The main

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DCU join with AIB for laptop scheme

October 3, 2012

DCU has joined with AIB to give students the opportunity to purchase a DCU SmartBook laptop. The SmartBook is a HP Business laptop designed for DCU students. DCU partnered with Typetec to create the laptop

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DCU involved in Joint Institute of Education

September 15, 2012

DCU is involved in forming a new Institute of Education in Drumcondra. The university is working with Mater Dei Institute of Education (MDI), St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra (SPD), and the Church of Ireland College of Education (CICE)

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Line up for DCU’s Freshers’ Fortnight Announced

August 17, 2012

By Aoife Mullen News Editor DCU Students’ Union have announced the line up for Freshers’ Fortnight, which will run from 17th – 28th September 2012. DJ Fresh, Comedian Des Bishop and Britain’s Got Talent contestant,

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In Brief: DCUSU’s Doherty hits back at FEE criticism

August 7, 2012

By Aoife Mullen, News Editor DCU Students’ Union President, Paul Doherty, has hit back at criticism from anti student-cuts group Free Education for Everyone (FEE) over DCU’s student loan deal with Bank of Ireland (BOI).

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DCU part of new collaborative college partnership

June 27, 2012

By Aoife Mullen News Editor Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairi Quinn have launched a collaborative partnership between DCU, NUI Maynooth and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. The 3U

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DCU mourn passing of Nicola Furlong

June 16, 2012

By Jenny Darmody Deputy Editor The DCU community has been left shocked with the news of the tragic death of student Nicola Furlong while studying in Japan. The 21-year-old Business and Japanese student was studying