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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

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RAG Soc win national SIFE competition

June 14, 2012

By Aoife Mullen News Editor DCU’s Raise and Give (RAG) Society has won the inaugural Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Ireland competition. RAG Soc beat teams from NUI Galway, Trinity College Dublin and University College

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Rag week success in DCU

March 13, 2012

  By Aoife Mullen DCU Students’ Union achieved its goal of raising €10,000 for charity during Raise and Give (RAG) Week. The SU did not disclose the exact figure raised, but President Ed Leamy told

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Students attacked on campus

March 13, 2012

A group attack on campus left a female DCU student injured and her male friend with a broken nose, broken teeth and a fractured eye socket.