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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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Could you be the next James Joyce?

June 15, 2012

By Brendan White  Editor-in-Chief DCU are set to launch a new project to develop young writers and give them a change to get their work published. The project, called Under Thirty, is a non-profit start-up venture

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DCU 46th in top 50 universities under 50

June 14, 2012

Aoife Mullen News Editor Dublin City University has ranked 46th in a list of the top Universities less than 50 years old. DCU is the only Irish higher education institution to feature in the QS

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Clubs and Socs

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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Ed Leamy: The Charming Man

April 23, 2012

By Aoife Mullen News Editor Ed Leamy turns up fifteen minutes late for his interview, forgetting that it was pre-arranged. He’s a busy man, always in demand and hard to get a hold of. I’m

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Results delivery to improve for summer

April 23, 2012

By Brendan White Editor-in-Chief The release of DCU’s examination results could be set for a huge change after ISS revealed that a new system could be rolled out in time for results this semester. ISS

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Features

SU experience the key for Byrne

April 23, 2012

By Aoife Mullen News Editor   Cillian Byrne is the experienced member of the SU this year as he begins to draw down his time in his second term in the SU offices. Education Officer,

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Anne Marie Tackney for Education Officer

April 8, 2012

By Aisling Phelan Anne Marie Tackney is a final year Science Education student. She is running for the position of Education Officer. She believes that the college and the Education officer should always have students’

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Tea Party

March 29, 2012

By Aisling Kett A society dedicated to drinking tea has been set up in DCU. DCU Society Life Committee approved the establishment of DCU Tea Society at a meeting last Wednesday. DCU Tea Society aims

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EU opportunities for graduates with two languages

March 29, 2012

By Aisling Kett Minister for European Affairs, Lucinda Creighton told students that there are plenty of jobs in the EU when she spoke at an EU jobs fair in the Helix last Tuesday. The minister

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24-hour lecture in aid of Baby Grace

March 29, 2012

By Mary McDonnell  DCU lecturer, Brian Harney, delivered a 24-hour lecture in aid of ‘Baby Grace’ last Wednesday. Grace is the daughter of a PDP student in the Business School, and is being treated for

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Red Bull paper planes

March 28, 2012

  By Brendan White Three DCU students will join other regional winners from around Ireland to compete for a place in the World Finals of the The Red Bull Paper Wings competition taking place in

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Success in Galway caps remarkable week

March 13, 2012

By Eoghan Cormican You have to admire the newly crowned Sigerson champions. Our hearts can go out to a NUI Maynooth side that were clearly out of their depth, but we must take our hats

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Atheist Ireland criticises teacher training college

March 13, 2012

By Róisín Treacy Atheist Ireland wants teacher training college Hibernia to remove “defamatory allegations” from some of its course notes which blame atheists for some of the “worst horrors of history”, according to the Journal.ie.