Terence Rooney – Candidate for DCUSU President
Terence Rooney is one of three candidates for President of DCU Students’ Union (DCUSU) 2021/22.
Oisín McGovern – Candidate for Societies Officer
First year student, Oisín McGovern is running unopposed for the part-time Societies Officer position in the DCUSU elections.
Kate Goodman – Candidate for VP for Academic Life
Improving INTRA, making lectures more engaging, including more options at careers fairs and the return of Shite Nite.
Sustainable isn’t always accessible
As the world becomes more climate conscious people have tried to find ways that they can ease the burden on the environment.
Tips to feel less tired as online learning continues
DCU Redbrick run SISTEM 2021
DCU Redbrick along with computing societies from nine other Irish universities ran Student’s Inter-Society Tech & Enterprise Meetup (SISTEM) 2021, an online tech conference for students, on Saturday, February 20th.
The Helix opens as Covid-19 vaccination hub
The Helix venue opened as a Covid-19 vaccination hub and began vaccinating over-70s on Wednesday February 10th.
Sexting research highlights the importance of teaching teenagers consent
Research from the National Anti-Bullying Centre in DCU found that almost half of surveyed secondary students have been frequently asked to send sexually explicit messages (sexts).
Irish scientists launch ‘We Can be Zero’ calling for a Zero-Covid approach across Ireland
We Can be Zero is a campaign launched by a group of Irish scientists on Monday February 1st.
Study abroad programmes take a hit due to Covid-19
Uptake of Erasmus or study abroad programmes in Trinity College (TCD) dropped by 70 per cent in the first semester of this year according to Provost Patrick Prendergast, as reported by the University Times.
The IUA say student experience is priority for universities in semester two
In a statement, the Irish Universities Association (IUA) said that universities are conscious of the uncertainty students are facing and have therefore planned to begin semester two of the academic year predominantly online.
Campaign launched to change proposed legislation relating to revenge porn
Last week a campaign began to put an end to image based sexual abuse (IBSA), or what is sometimes known as “revenge porn,” in Ireland.
Zainab Boladale voted onto DCU’s Governing Authority as she hopes to be the voice for students
Former DCU student Zainab Boladale was appointed to DCU’s Governing Authority on Friday November 13th.
Ireland is still attracting international students
The decline in international students attending Irish universities this year was not as drastic as previously expected according to a report from The Times.
Online charity shop launched by former DCU student
Former DCU student, Rónán Ó Dálaigh developed the idea for the company Thriftify when he found a book he needed for college in a charity shop for €1.
Universities are permitted to continue with campus activities during Level 5 restrictions
The government announced a move to Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions nationwide beginning at midnight on Wednesday October 21st.
Students unable to access the Loop website on the first day of online learning
DCU students were unable to access their Loop accounts from Monday October 5th, the first day of online learning, as the website was down.
Government moves all of Ireland to level three Covid-19 restrictions
The Cabinet approved a move into Level 3 Covid-19 restrictions for the entire state on Monday October 5th.
The backing track to Dublin City
Life in the apocalypse is just what you would expect in Netflix’s “Daybreak”
What’s life like in the apocalypse? According to “Daybreak”, it’s like a mash-up between Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Mad Max.
Asking for It depicts lad culture on stage in the Abbey Theatre
Asking for It at the Abbey Theatre is a chilling depiction of ‘lad culture’ perpetrating rape culture as Louise O’Neil writes with a scalpel, making an incision into one of the darker sides of Irish society.