New library gates cost DCU over €77,000

November 15, 2017

Some €77,461 was spent on the installation of the new turnstiles in the library on the Glasnevin campus, according to information obtained under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act.


DCU launches safety app

November 14, 2017

DCU are launching the first safety app in Ireland, for round the clock connection to the campus’ security team on Wednesday the 15th of November.


DCUSU President assaulted

November 8, 2017

DCUSU President Niall Behan was attacked while walking home from DCU to Glasnevin two weeks ago.

News Features

Online gambling can negatively affect students

November 2, 2017

There was a pungent stench of weed, cigarettes and stale alcohol that clouded the air of the small room. Excited chatter and electronic music pulsated throughout the empty space while the gyrating bodies were getting

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Government announces Budget plans for education

October 11, 2017

We spoke to the major political parties about what they hope to achieve in this year’s budget in relation to third-level institutes. Now that the budget has been released here are their hopes so we

DCU News

Postgrads dissatisfied with accommodation changes

September 27, 2017

Postgraduate students are unhappy with the increase in rent and change in lease length that occurred over the summer, according to Student’s Union postgraduate officer, Allan Stevenson.


Lifting the limits for the ladies in law

April 5, 2017

As you opened the large wooden doors into lecture room CG86 in the Henry Grattan building on Monday March 6th, you were met with a deluge of students. It was 6pm and classes were completed


The benefit of STEM courses

March 22, 2017

It was November 2016 and the graduation ceremonies in DCU were well underway. One graduate, Sarah Gilgunn, had to fly back from London in order to attend. Despite graduating from her PhD in April 2016,


The legal and ethical poles of The Eighth Amendment

March 8, 2017

The subject of the Eighth Amendment has been one which has gained mass amount of attention over the last year especially. It has been discussed and then discussed again as everyone passionately exclaims their postulations,


Palestine, Israel and the UCC conference

February 8, 2017

With all of the controversy surrounding the UCC conference, Paola Rivetti, a member of Academics for Palestine, explains why the conference should go ahead.


Homeless children deserve Christmas too

November 30, 2016

It was ten years ago when Laura spent a year and a half in a homeless shelter with her mam. She lived in Hedigans in town, it has three stories and had families, of up

News Features

Cost of campus accommodation hits the roof

September 28, 2016

Students lining the pathways, queues for the delicatessen in Spar and the endless cups of caffeine. The smell of new books, the vibrancy of new stationary, the heavy backpacks slumped on the shoulders of hungover


Literature has not lost its allure

May 11, 2016

Featured on The Irish Times. With the recession still a prevalent memory in students’ minds, arts degrees are receiving less applicants while science, business and IT soar in numbers. People have an innate love for


Why advertisements are restricted and monitored

April 20, 2016

Most of our days are spent surrounded by advertisements. Whether they are on television, radio, the internet, magazines or even just the posters surrounding us; they are always there.  It seems like a natural part