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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

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DCU slumps heavily in Global University Rankings

June 17, 2021

Dublin City University has taken a strong hit in the worldwide leaderboard of the best universities. Data from the QS World University Rankings 2022 showed that DCU has suffered a steep fall of 51 places,