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Abortion referendum to be discussed at tonight’s CRC

December 12, 2012

DCU’s Class Rep Council (CRC) will this evening discuss a referendum to decide the Students’ Union’s stance on the X-Case, which will take place in semester 2. Council voted to hold a referendum in semester

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Convenors reports accepted by CRC

December 12, 2012

Two Students’ Union Convenors accused of breaching SU rules will remain in their positions after Class Rep Council decided not to bring impeachment proceedings against them. Business Convenor Neil Mulhern and Science and Health Convenor

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Convenors could face impeachment

November 28, 2012

Two Students’ Union Convenors accused of breaching SU rules will find out on Wednesday evening if they could be removed from their positions. Science & Health Convenor Sarah ‘Flano’ Flanagan and Business Convenor Neil Mulhern

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No postgrad officer elected after vote

November 28, 2012

The position of DCU Postgrad officer will not be filled for this academic year as not enough votes were cast by the student body to secure a valid referendum. Only two students ran for the

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SU to consider options following referendum

November 28, 2012

Students’ Union Education Officer, Aaron Clogher said the SU will speak with various individuals and interest groups in the coming weeks to determine the approach the Union will take after DCU students voted for a

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SU Conveners could face impeachment

November 22, 2012

Two Student Union Conveners accused of breaching SU rules will find out on Wednesday evening if they could be removed from their positions. Science & Health Convenor Sarah ‘Flano’ Flanagan and Business Convenor Neil Mulhern

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Equality week launched by Students’ Union

November 14, 2012

This year’s Equality Week campaign aims to celebrate our differences but acknowledge our equality. The campaign was launched by the Students’ Union in The Hub on Monday with this year’s theme as “Fingerprints All of

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O’Connor elected Class Rep Council Chair

October 31, 2012

DCU’s Class Rep Council has elected Rob O’Connor as chair for the 2012/13 academic year. The council held their first meeting last week in The Venue with the SU sabbatical officers, which O’Connor elected to

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Collins hoping to remove mental health stigma

October 31, 2012

Students’ Union Welface Officer, Neil Collins, is hoping that DCU’s Mental Health Awareness Week will remove the stigma from mental health problems. Collins hopes that students will open up about mental health and has a

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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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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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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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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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Secular Society want SU to lobby for secular Ireland

October 3, 2012

DCU’s Secular and Sceptic Society plans to convince the Students’ Union to make campaigning for a secular Ireland part of their policy next year. The main aim of the society is to fight for the

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In Brief: DCUSU’s Doherty hits back at FEE criticism

August 7, 2012

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).