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DCU graduate could become youngest member of Dail

March 20, 2013

DCU graduate, Helen McEntee, feels she shouldn’t be penalised because of her family name as she prepares to run in the Meath East by-election for Fine Gael. Speaking to The College View, McEntee says that

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EU guarantees jobs for young people

March 6, 2013

Young unemployed people have been guaranteed a new job, training or education in a new commitment laid down by EU ministers last week. EU Commission president José Manuel Barroso said it will give people who

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Free education not practicable: DCU President

December 12, 2012

President of DCU, Professor Brian MacCraith believes the recent decision by DCU Students to campaign for a free education system is “not a practicable one”. In an interview with The College View, Prof MacCraith said

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Local Labour TD uneasy with fee increase in budget

December 12, 2012

Labour Party TD, John Lyons, hopes the recent increase in the student contribution charge won’t prevent students in his constituency from accessing third-level education. Speaking to The College View, the TD for Dublin North-West and

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Marriage equality a human rights issue, according to TDs

November 28, 2012

Marriage equality is an issue “not for the gay community alone”, according to Labour Party TD, Aodhán Ó’Riordáin. Speaking at a marriage equality talk organised by DCU’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Ally (LGBTA) society,

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RSA launch film competition

October 31, 2012

The Road Safety Authority and Setanta Insurance are calling on budding young filmmakers to submit an original concept for a short film, with €3,000 prize money on offer as well as the chance to work

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DCU fails to make top 400 Universities

October 4, 2012

DCU has failed to make the top 400 in the Times Higher Education University Rankings, with no Irish universities featuring in the top 100 list of the latest list. Earlier this year, DCU ranked 46th

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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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Dublin Bike scheme expansion to include DCU

October 3, 2012

DCU is set to be included in a planned expansion of the Dublin Bike Scheme. This is part of a plan to treble the amount of available bikes from 500 to 1500. Fifty six new