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Wellness Wednesday kicks off in DCU

November 15, 2017

Wellness Wednesdays continued this week with talks on assertiveness and lifestyle coaching on the Glasnevin campus and Katie Gallagher performing on St Patrick’s campus.

The annual contest will be held in the Helix today to celebrate some of Ireland’s elite postgraduate research communicators.
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Making an Impact winner to be announced today

November 15, 2017

An annual contest will be held in the Helix today to celebrate some of Ireland’s elite postgraduate research communicators as five finalists vie for two top prizes.

The project, TU4Dublin, involves DIT, Tallaght and Blanchardstown Institutes of Technologies.
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DIT academics lodge complaint over amalgamation process

November 15, 2017

Eighteen academics at Dublin Institute of Technology have written to the chairman of the institute’s governing body to express their discontent with the amalgamation process with Tallaght and Blanchardstown ITs.

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USI launch ‘Get RegD’ Campaign

November 15, 2017

The USI launched their ‘Get RegD’ campaign to encourage students to register to vote. Back in 2014, over 120,000 people under the age of 25 were not registered to vote according to a survey published

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Rail strikes stops students getting to college

November 15, 2017

Students who rely on Irish rail and DART to get to University will find themselves struggling to get to college throughout November and December due to the Irish Rail strikes.

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Youth Employment Scheme announced for 2018

October 25, 2017

A new internship programme aimed at young people who find it difficult to enter employment will be launched next year, announced Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty.

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Students flock to graduate fair in the RDS

October 11, 2017

Thousands of students attended the annual Gradireland Graduate Careers Fair, which took place in the RDS last Wednesday. The annual event is an opportunity for undergraduate and postgraduate students to engage with different employers from

DCU Innovation workshops are designed to enhance Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) skills. Image Credit: DCU
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DCU offers Lego workshops for variety of ages

October 11, 2017

Dublin City University are now offering Lego workshops for all ages in their newly built Lego Innovation studio situated on St. Patricks Campus, Drumcondra. The ‘Learnit’ Academy will use this interactive learning hub to carry out

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Minister for Health makes an appearance at Clubs and Socs

October 4, 2017

Politicians inspected the future of their parties as they visited DCU’s ‘Clubs and Socs’ signups on Monday.  Among the familiar faces was Fine Gael Minister for Health Simon Harris who made his way around to

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DCU Physicists lead Science Bus

September 27, 2017

Four physicists from DCU were chosen to captain a bus tour around Europe over the summer to make science more accessible to citizens. The European initiative ‘Doing It Together Science’ was set up in order

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DCU celebrates 20 years of international studies

September 27, 2017

Organisations should develop a strategy which embraces the LGBTA community, revealed the Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces on campus last Tuesday. Vice Admiral Mark Mellett gave a keynote lecture in honor of the

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DCU joins new bike sharing programme

September 27, 2017

DCU is one of two universities in Dublin involved in the city’s new stationless bike sharing programme. A new company called “Bleeperbike” is Ireland’s first dockless bike sharing service. Students and staff looking to avail of

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Ecstasy use among Students at an all-time high

April 19, 2017

Gardaí fear that ecstasy use among second and third level students has reached an all-time high. Last week, a 22-year-old college student was left in critical condition in Sligo University Hospital following a night out

New app launched to help students get a taxi home on night out
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New app to help students get home safely

April 19, 2017

A new student service, Dash (Driving All Students Home), is making its way across the country by allowing students to get taxis even when they have no cash, bank card or phone on them while

1,100 students are to receive maintenance grants.
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Maintenance grants for postgraduate students.

April 19, 2017

The department of education have announced new changes for postgraduate and mature students being implemented in the 2017/2018 academic year on the 3rd of April.

The Careers Services will conduct a full assessment of the scheme in order to expand and improve on it.
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Number of applications for Mentorship Programme Increases

April 19, 2017

The DCU structured mentorship programme received nearly twice as many applicants this year than in 2016 says Head of DCU careers services, Yvonne McLoughlin. The programme, which aims to pair second-year students with alumni mentors