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DCUSU pitted against working mums in new gameshow

September 28, 2011

By Ceile Varley Members of DCU’s student union are to appear on an episode of new Irish gameshow, ‘Who Knows Ireland Best.’ The episode is set to air in early November and will show the

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‘Stigma’ attached to enjoying maths

September 28, 2011

By Lauren Kelly A DCU Professor suggests that a possible reason behind the current ‘Maths crisis’ is the stigma attached to students who enjoy Maths. Speaking to The College View, Head of DCU’s School of

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“Never share your password” – ISS after fake mail

September 28, 2011

By Paddy McGeoghegan The Information Systems and Services (ISS) has not disclosed any further information to the College View on their investigations into a fake email, that was sent to a number of students in

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Well-known DCU graduate dies

September 28, 2011

By Sorcha Jowitt On August 23 DCU learned of the death of former student Kate Fitzgerald. Kate graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations and was well known in the

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Mature students begin DCU life

September 28, 2011

By Paul Brady Ninety new mature students began their university life in DCU this year. The number of mature students is down compared to last year with DCU having made 160 offers to people who

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Calvin Harris rocks the Helix in year’s first ball

September 28, 2011

By Michelle Storey What better way for DCU to kick off another academic year than with a party, and a bloody good one at that. DCU students flocked to campus last Wednesday night, eager to see DJing legend Calvin

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New social site offers students deals, discounts

September 28, 2011

By Aoife Reilly A new website set up by DCUSU is offering discounts to students and promoting entertainment and events around the DCU campus. Greatcraic.ie is a commercially driven website providing DCU students with a

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Helix financial future bleak

September 28, 2011

By Steve Conlon The Helix, the arts and performance centre of DCU, continues to struggle financially according to a confidential document seen by the College View. In a report to the DCU Executive Committee in

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Brian MacCraith One Year On

September 28, 2011

By Aishling Phelan Aishling Phelan speaks to the President of DCU, Brian MacCraith about future tuition fees, how the recession has impacted on learning and how having a good degree is no longer enough in

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All your student questions answered

September 28, 2011

By Claire Corrigan Starting college is a very exciting time for the average 18 year old. Moving into a new house, making new friends and finally experiencing all the freedom they ever dreamt of. However,

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Mind your head, you’ve only got one

September 28, 2011

By Jenny Darmody We can all feel a little down from time to time. College can be a stressful time; the occasional bad week, studying for a big exam, and having a few fights with

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Strong DCU Influence on All-Ireland Winners

September 28, 2011

By Eoghan Cormican When every aspect is looked at, every nook and cranny exhausted, only then does it become apparent how strong the DCU influence was on Dublin’s All Ireland senior football success. To the

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DCU Sport Goes From Strenglth To Strength

September 28, 2011

By Dwayne Leavy The transition to college life can be challenging with students often struggling to maintain a healthy balance between studies and sport. Enter DCU Sport. The team at DCU Sport aims to improve

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65 Extra Places For Access Students Despite Cuts

September 24, 2011

By Ciara Moore First year students entering DCU through the HEAR scheme will not have their Access scholarship grant cut despite a large rise in the intake of students to the programme this year. A