Students' Union

DCUSU Election Hustings: An analysis

March 21, 2017

The second day of the DCUSU Election hustings took place on the Glasnevin campus on March 9th, in which candidates had the opportunity to talk about their manifestos and answer questions from both the audience.

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New SU Centre opens on St. Patrick’s Campus

March 8, 2017

A new permanent Students’ Union Centre opened up on St. Patrick’s Campus DCU in block D as a result of the Incorporation Programme, which included an integration of DCU’s Glasnevin and St. Patrick’s Student Unions.


TCD SU oppose loan scheme

February 8, 2017

 Trinity College Dublin Student’s Union council have passed the motion to oppose student loans, two years on from the initial rejection of the motion.

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Diversity week returns to DCU

November 30, 2016

[dropcap]DCU[/dropcap] SU’s Diversity week was held last week which focused on giving equal representation to all students with regards to their collective identity from a cultural, religious and sexual orientation perspective.


USI pre-budget document demands student fees cut

September 28, 2016

In a call to alleviate pressure on third level students, a proposal for a €500 cut in the student contribution fee was made by the Union of Students In Ireland in their pre-budget submission, launched earlier this month.

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SU President: Dylan Kehoe on freshers week success

September 28, 2016

S tudent Union President of DCU, Dylan Kehoe, appears to be settling into his new role with the college quite comfortably saying that the new energy surrounding the campus has made the transition much easier

National News

USI backs calls for reintroduction of postgraduate grants

August 9, 2016

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has called for Ireland’s political parties to band together in order to honour pledges made in their General Election manifestos to reinstate grants for postgraduate students. The call


Hundreds protest against €12 million mental health cuts

April 28, 2016

Students and activists gathered outside Leinster House today to protest against the €12 million cuts to the “already grotesquely underfunded” mental health sector. Over 200 people attended the demonstration, which was organized by the Union