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DCU to host Body and Soul week

February 21, 2018

DCU’s Body and Soul week hopes to help students develop a positive self-image through events centred around body confidence and mindfulness.

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Opt-In SU referendum petitions invalid

February 7, 2018

Referendums for an opt-in Students’ Union and a second vote on the college’s stance on abortion will not be going ahead, according to DCU Students’ Union president. The petition which called for a referendum was

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DCUSU President makes personal speech on mental health

December 7, 2017

DCUSU President Niall Behan spoke about his personal experience with mental health and wellbeing after the death of his father in a speech to students in UMASS Boston. The speech at the ACUI conference was

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Schoolbag graveyard highlights student suicide

November 15, 2017

124 schoolbags, representing the average number of student deaths by suicide every year, were laid on the green in DCU Glasnevin to start Mental Health Week on Thursday 13th November. DCU Students’ Union collaborated with the


DCUSU President assaulted

November 8, 2017

DCUSU President Niall Behan was attacked while walking home from DCU to Glasnevin two weeks ago.

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Wellness Wednesday and Hangover Hub debut at DCU

November 1, 2017

Wellness Wednesday events are in full swing in the Glasnevin Campus of DCU to encourage students to be in touch with their physical and mental health in college. Sorcha Murphy, the Chairperson of DCU’s Mental


DCUSU criticised for cultural appropriation on Instagram

October 23, 2017

DCUSU was criticised by students Saturday night after an Instagram story on the DCUSU official account showed two VPs dressed in long robes and keffiyeh head scarves. Podge Henry VP for Equality and Welfare has called an


15,000 march against loans scheme

October 11, 2017

“A student loan scheme will mean that the student contribution fee will increase to a minimum of five thousand euro a year,” warned USI President Michael Kerrigan when addressing the crowd of protesters in Dublin.

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DCUSU hold Best Possible Start Week for new students

October 11, 2017

Best Possible Start Week was held in DCU last and run by Welfare Officer Podge Henry. Events were held throughout the week on both the Glasnevin and St. Pat’s campuses and were in conjunction with

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Niall Behan SU Spread

September 27, 2017

DCU Student Union President Niall Behan hopes to cater to all DCU campuses and students equally during the second year since the amalgamation of the student unions from St. Patrick’s College and Mater Dei Institute


Do females engage in student politics?

March 22, 2017

In the Mezz, on couches worn out by students of DCU past and present, an informal talk was held about female engagement in politics. Its attendance counted twice as many men as women.

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DCUSU Election Hustings: An analysis

March 21, 2017

The second day of the DCUSU Election hustings took place on the Glasnevin campus on March 9th, in which candidates had the opportunity to talk about their manifestos and answer questions from both the audience.