University News

Ecstasy use among Students at an all-time high

April 19, 2017

Gardaí fear that ecstasy use among second and third level students has reached an all-time high. Last week, a 22-year-old college student was left in critical condition in Sligo University Hospital following a night out

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Strong Smedia representation from DCU

April 5, 2017

The College View is in a strong position to do very well at the 2017 Student Media Awards with various nominations across a wide range of categories.


TCD employees to ballot for industrial action

March 8, 2017

Roughly 700 SIPTU members working in Trinity College Dublin are set to ballot for industrial and strike action in a dispute over the failure of being granted permanent contracts from management. Among the 700 non-academic


Understanding consent: it is okay to say no

November 16, 2016

Following the broadcast of author Louise O’Neill’s documentary ‘Asking for it’, opinion editor Shirley Donlon discusses the definition of consent and why it is so important to understand it.


Has traditional teaching passed its sell-by date?

October 26, 2016

With almost 10,000 leaving certificate exam appeals this year, Opinion Editor Shirley Donlon looks into the difference between leaving certificate education and university education, and argues that perhaps a change is necessary.


Clubs and societies: An attraction or a distraction?

October 12, 2016

Does joining clubs and societies distract from the academic side of education at University or do they add an extra dimension to the average college experience? Opinion’s editor Shirley Donlon discusses the matter.


The perfect contour

April 8, 2015

Contouring has become one of the beauty world’s most popular trends in recent months with the release of Kim Kardashian’s contouring selfie, but most of us are baffled when it comes down to successfully recreating the look