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DCU student Mehwish Saqib facing deportation

October 2, 2019

DCU’s[/dropcap] Students’ Union (SU) urged the Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan to stop the deportation of Mehwish Saqib, a third year Early Childhood Education student.

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UCD students to vote on student centre levy

March 20, 2019

A referendum will be put to University College Dublin (UCD) students on whether a levy towards the students centre will continue past 2023, the university’s student newspaper University Observer reported on March 8th.

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DCUSU comes under fire at Emergency CRC

March 6, 2019

An Emergency Class Representative Council (CRC) voted to mandate the DCU Students’ Union Executive’s position on Union of Students in Ireland (USI) affiliation to be neutral, should a referendum be called.

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VP for Welfare and Equality: Cian Conroy

March 6, 2019

Cian Conroy is a humanities student who is in the running for Vice President for Welfare and Equality. His aim for the position is to let students know that he is approachable and that no

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Student nurses veto coffee morning

February 7, 2019

Nursing students claim they have not been listened to and told the Students’ Union they need to do more to represent the 800 nursing students on campus.

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‘The horse has bolted’ on accommodation prices

October 3, 2018

DCU Students’ Union President Vito Moloney Burk said the SU are calling on the government to provide Higher Education Institutions with grants to build purpose built student accommodation on their campuses.

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Vito expects a bigger and better year for the DCUSU

April 18, 2018

The incoming Students’ Union is expected to have a more thoroughly dedicated team compared to last year’s SU, according to DCU SU President Elect Vito Moloney Burke. This will be partially due to “perfect” timing,

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Only one candidate runs for DCUSU President

February 27, 2018

Only one student is running for President in the DCU Students’ Union elections, leaving the race uncontested. There are currently 6 candidates running for the 5 paid sabbatical positions in the Students’ Union, with no

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Opt-In SU referendum petitions invalid

February 7, 2018

Referendums for an opt-in Students’ Union and a second vote on the college’s stance on abortion will not be going ahead, according to DCU Students’ Union president. The petition which called for a referendum was

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DCUSU President makes personal speech on mental health

December 7, 2017

DCUSU President Niall Behan spoke about his personal experience with mental health and wellbeing after the death of his father in a speech to students in UMASS Boston. The speech at the ACUI conference was

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DCU student group petitions for an Opt-In Students’ Union

November 29, 2017

Two petitions launched by DCU Students For Fair Representation involving SU membership and SU abortion stance have been put forward to the Returning Officer. The Returning Officer is currently in the process of verifying the

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Siobhán Nic Thaidhg SU Spread

September 27, 2017

DCU’s Vice President for Engagement and Development Siobhán Nic Thaidhg has said that she is very excited to be part of DCU’s Students’ Union this coming academic year.