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)
By Adam Higgins Deputy News Editor DCU’s Secular and Sceptic Society plans to convince DCU Students’ Union (SU) to make campaigning for a secular Ireland part of the student’s union policy next year. The main aim
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,
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).
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
By Aoife Mullen News Editor DCU is to lead an international research project into violent online political extremism. The project, called VOX-Pol, received €5.1 million in European grant funding and will explore the affects of
By Aisling Kett Deputy News Editor DCU’s Deputy President (Registrar), Anne Scott, was recently named one of Ireland’s Top 25 Most Powerful Women at an awards ceremony in the Convention Centre Dublin. Professor Scott was
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
By Aoife Mullen News Editor A recent report on audits carried out in third level institutions in Ireland has revealed DCU bailed out two if it’s loss-making subsidiaries in 2010. Three of DCU’s subsidiaries, The
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
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
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’
By Aisling Kett The DCU youth branches of Fine Gael, Labour and Sinn Féin have spoken of their contrasting views and plans regarding the upcoming EU Fiscal Compact referendum. DCU Young Fine Gael will campaign
By Catrίona Hughes DCU’s animal welfare society, Whisker has raised over €1,000 so far this year for various sanctuaries helping homeless animals in Ireland. The figure emerged following a neutering awareness campaign and sponsored fast
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.