The challenges facing young people in Direct Provision accessing 3rd level education
24/7 mental health text line launched by USI
A 24/7 mental health text line was launched by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) on Monday November 18th.
Calls for rent deposit protection scheme after 40 students were left waiting for deposits worth 20K
Forty students were left waiting for €20,000 worth of rental deposits for almost 2 months from Hazelwood Student Village, Santry.
Students face over 10 per cent rent increase in Dublin accommodation complex
Students in shared rooms, living in LIV Accommodation complex in Dublin could face price increases between 11 per cent to 14 per cent, due to an administrative error.
New year gear
DCU exams to be held before Christmas break from 2020
DCU launch 24/7 counselling service to tackle waiting lists
DCU delegates hold workshops at 26th Pink Training
Held seats to be cleared in Cregan library during busy period
Seats held by students and left vacant in Cregan library on St Patrick’s campus will be cleared as part of a pilot scheme launched on December 3rd.
Java Café goes under construction
Java Café on DCU’s St Patrick’s campus is set to go under renovations to upgrade and refresh the social space, said DCU Chief Operations Officer Declan Raftery.
DCU discusses: What do we do with the Church’s hurtful past?
DCU launch ANAM Festival 2019 with preformance from Little Green Cars
DCU’s ANAM cultural arts festival was launched on Thursday, December 6th with a live performance from Little Green Cars.
DCUtv 24 Hour Broadcast raises over €8,800 for children’s cancer charity
DCU’s Media Production Society (MPS) raised over €8,800 in aid of the children’s cancer charity Aoibheann’s Pink Tie during their annual DCUtv 24 Hour Broadcast.
Outbreak of mumps reported in DCU
Students prepare for annual DCUtv 24 Hour Broadcast in aid of children’s cancer charity
Elderly patients remaining in hospital instead of transferring to nursing homes
A large number of elderly patients are remaining in hospital instead of transferring to nursing homes they are eligible for, a new report has found.
Students applying for post-grad teaching course in DCU and others only need to do one Irish Oral
Changes have been made to Irish oral examinations in the four state-funded postgraduate primary school teaching courses in Ireland.
Go with your gut
FOI reveals drop in fines paid to DCU libraries
The amount paid in library fines across the DCU Glasnevin and St Patrick’s libraries decreased by over €6,700 from 2016/2017 to 2017/2018.
Students charged triple as elderly residents move out of ‘not fit for purpose’ housing
A housing charity is moving elderly residents out of a housing complex deemed not fit for purpose and moving 18 students in, charging them over three times the rent the previous residents were paying.