DCU News

Storm Emma water reductions: explainer

March 19, 2018

In the aftermath of Storm Emma, Dublin City Council announced water restrictions across the greater Dublin area which left DCU without water across its campuses.

National News

Phone usage on roads at ‘ridiculously high levels’

February 21, 2018

A fifth of female drivers say they’ve applied makeup behind the wheel while one in 12 drivers admit to using their phones while driving, according to recent research. “You’re seven times more likely to crash


Tarte needs to Shape Up

February 7, 2018

Worldwide beauty brand Tarte caused controversy in the beauty world with the launch of their new foundation which only includes 3 darker shades.

University News

50% of Arts graduates feel their degree is irrelevant

February 7, 2018

Half of Arts graduates feel their course is relevant to their current employment according to the Higher Education Authority. A new report published by the HEA surveying graduates of the class of 2016 revealed that

National News

Reports of assaults on mental health staff reach 149

November 29, 2017

Almost 150 mental health staff reported being physically assaulted by their patients in 2017 so far, an increase of 138 since 2015. A recent FOI from the HSE revealed that 149 of staff working in

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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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National News

Irish students pay second highest fees in Europe

November 15, 2017

Irish students are paying the second highest fees in Europe behind the UK. However, only 60 per cent of Irish students are actually paying full fees as almost half were aided by the grant system

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National News

Will plain packaging deter student smokers?

October 11, 2017

DCU students don’t believe the change to cigarette packaging will make much of a difference to Irish smoking habits.   Ireland isn’t the first country to implement unbranded cigarette packaging in order to deter people from smoking, following Australia, France and

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University News

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

Students' Union

Manus McLoughlin SU Spread

April 19, 2017

With the year coming to an end, Manus McLoughlin, the first ever Vice President for Education and Placement in DCU spoke to The College View about his highs and lows of the year.  McLoughlin said that


Student nurses shoulder a great burden

February 22, 2017

While walking around, checking on patients, first year nursing student at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT),  Rebecca , noticed that one of the louder patients on the ward was being oddly quiet. As any nurse would,


DCU’s Innovation Centre inventing more profit

September 28, 2016

DCU’s innovation centre had an income rise of nearly €1 million this year while losses dropped significantly. Invent DCU Ltd, located on Glasnevin campus, was originally set up in 2001 to forge better links between