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UCC Programme Included in European Erasmus Scheme

October 12, 2011

By Timmy Kelleher University Collge Cork’s (UCC) undergraduate programme Biodesign for Health Applications is the only applicant this year which now qualifies for inclusion in the Lifelong Learning Erasmus scheme. The scheme is described on

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Year’s First Toxic Tuesday

October 12, 2011

by Sinead Brennan The first Toxic Tuesday of the new academic year brought the weekly event back with a bang.  Phantom hosted the night and with bands Royseven and Ham Sandwich performing, it was a

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Editorial

October 12, 2011

The sign up numbers for societies might indicate not. In a university of 10,000 students less than 150 are ever members of a political society. Assuming, of course, that none of them joined more than

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Toxic Tuesday under threat if misbehaviour continues

October 12, 2011

by Steve Conlon ‘Rugby mauls’ and other forms of dangerous behaviour by a small minority of those queueing to attend Toxic Tuesday may see the night cancelled altogether, according to sources in the students’ union. The statement

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Statement on Helix confirms ‘ongoing dialogue’

October 11, 2011

by Steve Conlon A formal response to questions posed to DCU President Brian MacCraith in relation to the financial future of The Helix has confirmed that there “is an ongoing dialogue with the management of

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Sean Gallagher; “The Buzz is Great in DCU”

October 11, 2011

by Ceile Varley Independent Presidential candidate Sean Gallagher has said that allowing young people access to education and employment is key for Ireland’s recovery. Speaking to the College View, Mr Gallagher said, “There are two

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NUIG Cancer Research Makes it into Medical Journal

October 11, 2011

Eoghan Cormican New pre-clinical research suggests that a new prototype drug can kill Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) cells circulating in the blood. The research, carried out by scientists at National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG)

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Editorial

September 28, 2011

By Ceile Varley I ended up the Larkfield Party on September 18. I went for free food, music and most importantly to hustle first years into writing for the College View. After a while I

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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