Survey findings released today have shown that over one-third of students say they have seriously considered withdrawing from their third-level course. The Irish Survey of Student Engagement consisted of responses from 42,852 undergraduate and postgraduate
Dublin City University reported 99 cases of plagiarism or cheating in the university between 2019 and 2021. Out of these cases, 73 of them were upheld with four students being stopped from re-registering for their course.
DCU Students Union has welcomed “short term initial initiatives” from Budget 2023, but said it does not go far enough. In a statement posted on social media, the Union said they were disappointed with the
DCU Students’ Union has said they condemn the decision of Wiley, an educational publishing company, to revoke access to over 1300 of their eBooks from university libraries across the country, including DCU. These books, according
The signing of the Good Friday Agreement twenty-four years ago this month brought to an end the inter-ethnic violence that wreaked havoc in Northern Ireland since its inception in 1921. The accord’s wide-reaching ambitions included
There are 2.5 males to every one female at secondary level education in Ireland considering a career in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) according to survey conducted by Hayes Culleton Group. The report, which
The generation of ‘ceasefire babies’, those born around or after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, was promised peace, prosperity and a ‘new’ Northern Ireland. Remarkably, peace (compared to what had gone before) was
The war between Russia and Ukraine has led to rising fuel costs. With such an emergency, fossil fuels are being used instead. Emergency measures have decreased the price of fossil fuels, reduced carbon taxes, and
An online lecture on violence against women in County Clare during the War of Independence was cut short after attendees began shouting sexist and racist abuse and playing pornography. The lecture was being given by
A performance of Swan Lake by the Royal Moscow Ballet was cancelled last week in response to the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine. On February 25th, The Royal Moscow Ballet were set to perform Swan
Young Fine Gael, along with many other political youth wings, has called for the expulsion of the Russian Ambassador in response to the on-going invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation. Fine Gael’s youth wing
The Chief Operations Officer of DCU has confirmed to students that the University will continue to require masks indoors in all buildings until March 21st. Declan Raftery sent this update in an email to all
Students may notice that stores, including Londis on DCU Glasnevin Campus, have begun to display disposable e-cigarettes behind their counters. The popularity these devices have risen since the beginning of this academic year.
It has been confirmed that The College View, DCU’s student newspaper, will become a new part of the Media Production Society. The amalgamation was signed off during an EGM of the Society in late January.
The electric bike hiring company Moby Move, based in DCU, has joined Dublin City Council’s pilot to get businesses to begin using bikes. The scheme is available for businesses based in Dublin, and they must
This Student Union election season is turning out to be quite the interesting one, with four of the five full-time positions seeing only one candidate running for the role. The only exception is VP for
The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) are calling for written exams in place of the hybridmodel for this year’s Leaving Cert, in a statement released today. TUI proposed further changes should be made to this
The backlog of passport processing has built up to over 30,000 applicants, according to Joe Hackett, the Secretary-General at the Department of Foreign Affairs. Only emergency passports were being processed for the last 18 months.
Dr. Maria McEvoy from DCU’s School of Nursing has introduced a new study on vaginismus. Vaginismus is the experience of being unable to have penetrative sex and manifests as an involuntarily tightening of a woman’s
Universities across Ireland have launched a series of workshops to highlight the danger of abusive behaviour and “inform and empower students to better understand their capacity to safely intervene”. The ‘Bystander Intervention’ course can be
55.9% of subsidised households are currently living under the poverty line after housing costs, a new report by Social Justice Ireland (SJI) confirms. The report by SJI, entitled Housing and Poverty 2022 was published on