Should colleges stand by the USI?

March 16, 2016

With UCD students voting against rejoining the Union of Students in Ireland, Aisling McCabe explains that while there are many advantages to membership, the national body is far from perfect.

DCU News

Referendum passed but sabbats split on changes

November 18, 2015

Some 85 per cent of DCU students voted to amend the DCUSU constitution to facilitate the change in the current SU structure to allow for the amalgamation of the DCU, St. Pat’s, Mater Dei and the Church of Ireland College of Education Students’ Unions.

DCU News

Students want SU referendum on cannabis

October 14, 2015

Over 500 DCU students have signed a petition calling on the Students’ Union to hold a referendum on their stance on the legalisation of cannabis. For the SU to hold a referendum, a petition must


No freedom, until we’re equal

February 16, 2015

The transgender Community in Ireland are continuing to fight back as the Government propose a new Bill on transgender recognition.

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Ceist an neamhspleáchais – seans caillte nó seans glactha?

October 1, 2014

Lá mór corraitheach a bhí san 18 Meán Fómhair. Lá na cinniúna, lá air a dhéanfaí ceann de na breithiúnais ba thábhachtaí i stair na hAlban, breithiúnas a thiocfadh leis tús a chur le sraith ghníomhartha duibheagánacha ar fud na Breataine Mhóir, agus na hÉireann fiú.

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