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Clubs and Socs

LGBTA Society named DCU’s Best Dance Crew

October 31, 2012

DCU’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Straight Allies Society (LGBTA) has been crowned the winner of DCU’s second annual Best Dance Crew competition. The group battled fellow DCU clubs and societies and received a standing

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Clubs and Socs

Eminem act wins Drama Stars In Their Eyes

October 31, 2012

Eminem stole the show at DCU Drama society’s Stars In Their Eyes event held on October 16th. Oisín Kelly emerged on stage having dyed his hair blond and gave a perfect imitation of the rapper’s

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Articles

First public transgender rally attracts hundreds

October 31, 2012

Several hundred people attended the first public transgender rights rally, The Rally for Recognition, which took place outside Dáil Éireann on Saturday October 20th. Activists gathered to mark the International Day of Struggle for the

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DCU News

Referendum on fees to be held this semester by DCUSU

October 17, 2012

DCU Students’ Union President, Paul Doherty, has confirmed a referendum on funding third level education is to be held this semester. Speaking to The College View, Doherty said: “it was mandated through student council that

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DCU News

Pre-drinking culture an issue in DCU

October 17, 2012

73% of DCU students have forgotten events from a night out because of the amount of alcohol they consumed, a survey for The College View has revealed. The survey, which asked students about their alcohol

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Clubs and Socs

Underwear run raises over €1,000 for charity

October 17, 2012

The DCU Raising and Giving (RAG) Society raised over €1,000 following the “Underwear Mile” charity fundraiser last Wednesday afternoon. Participants braved the elements and stripped down to their bare essentials in aid of various Irish

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Articles

NUIG student living in a tent

October 17, 2012

A student at NUI Galway is currently living in a tent in a secret location off campus to save money and finish his degree. Thirty-year-old Dubliner, Frank Cronin, is living out his final year of

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DCU News

Cuts to Erasmus programme may affect grants

October 17, 2012

Erasmus students might not receive their grants during the second semester of 2012/2013 due to cuts to the 2012 EU Budget, the European Commission has said. Eighty-four DCU students are currently abroad for the full

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DCU News

No contact from USI – Clogher

October 17, 2012

DCU Students’ Union Education Officer, Aaron Clogher, has questioned whether DCU will return to be a member of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI). Clogher confirmed that since taking over the sabbatical position during

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DCU News

SHAG Week set to sex up DCU

October 17, 2012

Sexual Health Awareness and Guidance (SHAG) Week hits DCU this week and students can get more than they might expect in exchange for the condoms they carry. Today, students can present condoms at the counter

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DCU News

Big plans ahead for SU Paul Doherty

October 17, 2012

DCU Students’ Union will have a fight on their hands this year with the 2013 budget in December and SU President, Paul Doherty, believes that they will have to make sure “everything is kept above

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DCU News

Collins enjoying Students’ Union role

October 17, 2012

Neil Collins is this year’s Welfare Officer in the Students’ Union and is tasked with dealing with a tough part of college life; the welfare of the entire DCU student body. He isn’t phased by

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DCU News

Clogher loving busy SU life

October 17, 2012

Aaron Clogher is in for a busy time this year. With a referendum on fees and a referendum on USI affiliation both expected this year, Clogher has had a busy few weeks getting settled into

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Articles

Trinity vote to remain affiliated with the USI

October 17, 2012

Trinity students have voted to remain affiliated with the Union of Students Ireland (USI) in a USI referendum. The referendum was held after last year’s TCD Student Union president Ryan Barlett said he did not

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Clubs and Socs

Esoc tops Clubs and Socs with 1138 signing up

October 17, 2012

DCU’s Enterprise Society is set to become the largest club or society in DCU following a huge turn out yet again this year at registration days held from the 1st to the 3rd of this

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University News

TCD ranked highest of Irish Universities

October 17, 2012

There were no Irish universities named in the top 100 of the Times Higher Education’s (THE) latest University World Rankings list. Trinity College Dublin (TCD) was best of the Irish, after they moved up seven

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Articles

Conan O’Brien made honorary Trinity patron

October 17, 2012

US chat show supremo, Conan O’Brien, was in Dublin last Thursday to receive an honorary degree from Trinity College Dublin (TCD). In his acceptance speech, the 49-year-old told how he had looked at the Facebook

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Articles

UL to hold Symposium on David Bowie

October 17, 2012

University of Limerick (UL) is holding a three-day event dedicated to David Bowie, marking the 40th anniversary of Bowie’s 1972 hit single, “Changes”. This is an academic event, which will discuss the career and cultural

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Articles

UCD Sunday Times University of the Year 2012

October 17, 2012

University College Dublin (UCD) has been named as The Sunday Times University of the Year 2012. It’s the second time the university has been awarded the title since the award began 10 years ago. The

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Clubs and Socs

Rag Soc represents Ireland in SIFE World Cup

October 16, 2012

DCU’s Raising and Giving society last week represented Ireland at the 2012 Enactus World Cup. Enactus, formerly known as SIFE, is a non-profit organisation that challenges the world’s students to create innovative solutions to real