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DCUSU pitted against working mums in new gameshow

September 28, 2011

By Ceile Varley Members of DCU’s student union are to appear on an episode of new Irish gameshow, ‘Who Knows Ireland Best.’ The episode is set to air in early November and will show the

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Second anniversary of tragic death

September 28, 2011

By Brendan White The second anniversary of the death of boxer Darren Sutherland passed by with little attention just two weeks ago but his success will never be forgotten. Born on the 18th of April

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‘Stigma’ attached to enjoying maths

September 28, 2011

By Lauren Kelly A DCU Professor suggests that a possible reason behind the current ‘Maths crisis’ is the stigma attached to students who enjoy Maths. Speaking to The College View, Head of DCU’s School of

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“Never share your password” – ISS after fake mail

September 28, 2011

By Paddy McGeoghegan The Information Systems and Services (ISS) has not disclosed any further information to the College View on their investigations into a fake email, that was sent to a number of students in

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Well-known DCU graduate dies

September 28, 2011

By Sorcha Jowitt On August 23 DCU learned of the death of former student Kate Fitzgerald. Kate graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations and was well known in the

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Mature students begin DCU life

September 28, 2011

By Paul Brady Ninety new mature students began their university life in DCU this year. The number of mature students is down compared to last year with DCU having made 160 offers to people who

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Calvin Harris rocks the Helix in year’s first ball

September 28, 2011

By Michelle Storey What better way for DCU to kick off another academic year than with a party, and a bloody good one at that. DCU students flocked to campus last Wednesday night, eager to see DJing legend Calvin

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New social site offers students deals, discounts

September 28, 2011

By Aoife Reilly A new website set up by DCUSU is offering discounts to students and promoting entertainment and events around the DCU campus. Greatcraic.ie is a commercially driven website providing DCU students with a

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Helix financial future bleak

September 28, 2011

By Steve Conlon The Helix, the arts and performance centre of DCU, continues to struggle financially according to a confidential document seen by the College View. In a report to the DCU Executive Committee in

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Brian MacCraith One Year On

September 28, 2011

By Aishling Phelan Aishling Phelan speaks to the President of DCU, Brian MacCraith about future tuition fees, how the recession has impacted on learning and how having a good degree is no longer enough in

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Dublin College in talks to save Limerick Business school

September 28, 2011

By Sam Griffin A private Limerick business school, which had recently been forced to shut down, may now reopen with a Dublin college expressing interest in purchasing it. Management at HSI Limerick Business School informed

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New UCD science building opened

September 28, 2011

By Frances Mulraney Taoiseach Enda Kenny officially opened the new UCD Centre for Molecular Innovation and Drug Discovery on Friday 9th September. The new centre is the first phase of the UCD Science Centre. Upon

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Tripoli university to finally open doors

September 28, 2011

By Frances Mulraney Libyan students in the country’s main university are preparing for a new term free from the rule of Colonel Gaddafi. Tripoli University will open its doors to start an academic year having

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65 Extra Places For Access Students Despite Cuts

September 24, 2011

By Ciara Moore First year students entering DCU through the HEAR scheme will not have their Access scholarship grant cut despite a large rise in the intake of students to the programme this year. A

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€69,000 Spent On Hub Renovations

September 24, 2011

By Claire Corrigan Almost €70,000 was spent on renovations in the Hub this year which included the purchase of two flat screen televisions. Two revolving doors and two wheelchair accessible automated side doors came to