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DCU students stage Walk-Out to protest the cost of living

October 13, 2022

Dublin City University students protested in a planned walk-out at 11:11 this morning. The protesters demanded accessible higher education, additional renters rights and that minimum wage be increased to the living wage. The demonstration, supported

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Rise in number of cheating cases in DCU

October 12, 2022

Dublin City University reported 99 cases of plagiarism or cheating in the university between 2019 and 2021. Out of these cases, 73 of them were upheld with four students being stopped from re-registering for their

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UCD seeks Chinese backers

February 16, 2022

University College Dublin (UCD) is seeking to strengthen its ties to Chinese funds, despite ongoing allegations that the Chinese government has influence over academic output by the university. The Business Post reported last Sunday that UCD tendered

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Tech-literate students most in-demand in next half-decade

February 2, 2022

The pandemic has accelerated the demand for tech-savvy students in the language, business, health, science and engineering sectors. The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) outlined how young people with competent technology skills in

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Student nurses to receive pandemic recognition payment

February 2, 2022

Leo Varadkar announced, towards the end of last month, that all frontline health and ambulance workers are eligible for the tax-free €1000 payment. Student nurses and midwives are included in the cohort who are eligible

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New online tool to report sexual assault in colleges

December 6, 2021

A new method for reporting sexual assaults in colleges has been launched. Entitled the ‘Speak Out’ project the new online tool allows staff, students and visitors to anonymously report incidents of sexual assault. Data collected

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DCU ranked sixth in The Sunday Times Good University Guide

November 24, 2021

The Sunday Times published recently their Good University Guide 2022, where National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) was named their University of the Year 2022. Dublin City University (DCU) ranked sixth on the list this

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UL take legal action against Irish Water

November 10, 2021

The University of Limerick has taken legal action against Irish Water due to water charges being placed on student accommodation. This comes as Irish Water plans to add an additional €106 to the rental costs.

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Maynooth University elect their first female president

October 13, 2021

Last week saw the election of Professor Eeva Leinonen, who took up office at Maynooth University, making her the fourth female president of an Irish university. The appointment of Leinonen as President of MU is