Students’ Unions across Ireland have directly registered 26,979 new student voters in the lead up to the Eighth Amendment referendum on May 25th, said the Union of Students Ireland.
DCU Students’ Union received a petition for a referendum on the university’s stance on a united Ireland last week.
DCUSU President Niall Behan was attacked while walking home from DCU to Glasnevin two weeks ago.
As the new academic year begins and students throng the campus grounds, Brendan Power, the new VP for Academic Affairs spoke to The College View about his plans for the months ahead.
Helping with the vast numbers of students seeking accommodation has been his “most stressful time by far” according to New VP for Welfare and Equality Podge Henry.