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Strong Smedia representation from DCU

April 5, 2017

The College View is in a strong position to do very well at the 2017 Student Media Awards with various nominations across a wide range of categories.


SU Elections 2017: Who, what, when and where?

March 22, 2017

Tomorrow is the final day in which you can cast your vote to elect the 2017/18 DCU Students’ Unions. Voting takes place online: in order to do so simply log onto Loop and click the


Editorial: Election season is upon us

March 21, 2017

Election season is upon us. Hustings, manifestos, posters, debates, campaign videos, free food, more posters, celebrity endorsements, cheesy slogans. Yes sir, it’s the annual Students’ Union elections.


Former CICE lecturer reveals mistreatment of staff following Incorporation

February 22, 2017

A former Church of Ireland College of Further Education (CICE) lecturer has spoken in detail to The College View about the difficult circumstances they and colleagues have endured over the last year, following the closure of the college’s premises in Rathmines and its subsequent amalgamation into DCU.


Emotional significance made The Simpsons great

February 22, 2017

‘Mother Simpson’ is not the greatest episode of The Simpsons, but it is my favourite. It presents the defining feature of what made its first ten seasons the greatest animated show and sitcom in television history:

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Staff member ‘made homeless’ following Incorporation

November 30, 2016

A DCU member of staff and their son were made homeless following the Incorporation Programme, which saw the Church of Ireland College of Education among others amalgamate into the university this year, according to TD


Alumni look to the future at TEDxDCU

November 16, 2016

Last week saw DCU hold a TEDx conference on the principle of Imagining the Next Century where speakers, including DCU academic staff and alumni, gave talks on how we should use innovation and today’s technological advancements in order to secure a healthy and revitalised future.


Record breaker: Ireland’s Greta Streimikyte

October 26, 2016

On Thursday, September 8th Greta Streimikyte sent shockwaves throughout Ireland when she set a new personal best and national record for the 1,500m long-distance sprint at the event final in this year’s Paralympic Games in


From medicine to journalism, Sheri Fink has done it all

October 26, 2016

New York Times investigative reporter Dr. Sheri Fink graduated from Stanford University 26 years ago with a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology. The module descriptor for the course reads: excellent training in how to understand human

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MacCraith: Incorporation will make an impact on Irish society

September 28, 2016

DCU President Professor Brian MacCraith has said the Incorporation Programme, which has seen St. Patrick’s College Drumcondra, Mater Dei Institute and CICE amalgamate into Dublin City University this year, will mark a progressive step in

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MacCraith motivated for DCU to reach new heights

September 7, 2016

A new DCU is slowly being born following years of hope, vision, innovation and hard work. The crop has come in to harvest and, DCU President Brian MacCraith admits, we are now beginning to reap

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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

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DCU offers new programme for retirees

June 2, 2016

Dublin City University has launched a new programme aimed at engaging the talents of retired and soon-to-be retired professionals who are seeking new challenges into the latter stages of their careers. The Advanced Transitions Programme

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Students prepare for Census

April 20, 2016

DCU students are preparing to take this year’s Census, which will attempt to document who is where in Ireland for the first time since 2011. Census 2016 will take place on the night of Sunday,


A story of sectarian GAA coverage in Northern Ireland

April 6, 2016

Sport is a competitive battle of endurance and desire for victory. Individual battles add up to make a war, and a war curtails an underlying conflict of political, economic or religious tension. Sport combines athleticism