DCU News

Students keen to assist medical brigade to Ghana

November 20, 2013

Students are keen to assist on DCU Global Brigade’s medical brigade to Ghana next year, where they will participate in workshops and consultations with local people. Shane Houlihan reports.

National News

Low turnout for youth budget cuts demonstrations

November 6, 2013

The USI President has played down the significance of low turnouts at recent demonstrations against harsh Budget 2014 cuts to supports for those aged under 25, as Ruth Marnell reports.

Political

SU President laughed at when promoting free-fees stance

November 6, 2013

“The stance puts me in a position whereby when I say it to people they laugh at me and that’s the reality. It was an idealistic vote but it’s what we voted and it’s what stance I have to bring to people when asked”, he revealed. Ciara Moore reports.

DCU News

Zombie march fails to break record

November 6, 2013

Timing is said to have been a factor in the cancellation of a planned attemp at a record-breaking zombie march, which failed to attract a sufficient number of participants for the event to go ahead.

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.

DCU News

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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Plans for South-East Technical University gain momentum

November 6, 2013

Waterford Institute of Technology and Carlow IT are soon to submit plans to the Higher Education Authority, bringing the establishment of the South-East’s new Technical University another step closer, as Elaine Carroll reports.

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UCD student’s attacker convicted

November 6, 2013

The attacker of UCD postgraduate student Natasha McShane has finally been convicted of her attempted murder in an incident which left her barely able to walk or talk, Karla Chubb reports.