One DCU student runs for USI position

April 4, 2018

Final year Education and Training student Kayla Gaffney is the only DCU student running for a position in the USI elections taking place today.

DCU News

DCU remains one of few non smoke-free campuses

March 7, 2018

Another Irish third-level institution has announced a smoke-free campus, with DCU yet to join a number of other Irish colleges who have banned campus smoking. Several universities including UCD, Trinity, and UL have all begun


DCU student group petitions for an Opt-In Students’ Union

November 29, 2017

Two petitions launched by DCU Students For Fair Representation involving SU membership and SU abortion stance have been put forward to the Returning Officer. The Returning Officer is currently in the process of verifying the


Dublin councillor warns of taxi shortage

November 15, 2017

Dublin is at risk of entering another taxi shortage due to dramatic increases in insurance premiums over the last three years according to a City Councillor. 


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.

National News

Strong student representation at March for Repeal

September 30, 2017

“We must stop shipping our shame across the Irish Sea,” USI president Michael Kerrigan exclaimed as he addressed over a thousand students gathered at the front square of TCD to campaign to repeal the Eighth

Students' Union

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

Students' Union

Dylan Kehoe SU Spread

April 19, 2017

DCU Students’ Union President Dylan Kehoe said Wednesday that he is leaving his SU office with high hopes for his successor Niall Behan after the “tough year” the Union has dealt with in relation to

DCU News

Faculty reps given late notification for DCUSU election hustings

April 5, 2017

Students running for Business Faculty Representative were notified less than 24 hours before their hustings during this year’s Student Union elections. Newly elected Business Faculty Representative Bryan Mulry explained that he was told he would