DCU News

USI Win By Just One Vote

February 27, 2014

Reactions to the results of the USI referendum from USI President Joe O’ Connor and DCU Returning Officer Jack Butterly.

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DCU News

Dispute over USI presence on campus during campaign continues

March 20, 2013

The Union of Students’ in Ireland may have been allowed to campaign on campus for the recent re-affiliation referendum based on misinformation. In a Class Representative Council meeting at the beginning of last semester, regulations

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Student Life

Student politics: do we care?

March 20, 2013

After the initial flurry of democratic enthusiasm dies down, the polling stations across DCU go quiet. From about 2 pm onwards, students manning the stations become a bit more desperate to get anyone and everyone

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DCU News

USI President debates DCU affiliation

February 21, 2013

DCU would be tarnished by association with the Union of Students in Ireland, according to Chairperson of DCU Young Fine Gael Ryan Hunt. Hunt was speaking at the hustings for the referendum on affiliation with

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Features

Yes, no or nothing at all

February 20, 2013

Last Tuesday, just 5% of students voted in the Student’s Union’s referendum to abolish referendums. The SU, while expecting a poor turnout, was still surprised at the low number of students voting. The SU Commander-In-Chief commented: “It’s a

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DCU News

Referendum on USI in doubt

February 6, 2013

A proposed referendum on re-affiliating DCU with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) may no longer take place this semester after the student who originally drafted a petition calling for a referendum on the

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DCU News

Convenors could face impeachment

November 28, 2012

Two Students’ Union Convenors accused of breaching SU rules will find out on Wednesday evening if they could be removed from their positions. Science & Health Convenor Sarah ‘Flano’ Flanagan and Business Convenor Neil Mulhern

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DCU News

No postgrad officer elected after vote

November 28, 2012

The position of DCU Postgrad officer will not be filled for this academic year as not enough votes were cast by the student body to secure a valid referendum. Only two students ran for the

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DCU News

Referendum on fees to be held this semester by DCUSU

October 17, 2012

DCU Students’ Union President, Paul Doherty, has confirmed a referendum on funding third level education is to be held this semester. Speaking to The College View, Doherty said: “it was mandated through student council that