DCU News

DCU joins Ireland’s Future Talent

October 3, 2018

DCU has joined a charter entitled ‘Ireland’s Future Talent’ which aims to make the Irish education system the best in Europe.


University and other options

October 4, 2017

Not everybody is academically minded and that should not be a problem. We shouldn’t be pushing the idea that going to university is the superior option. It should just be an option.

National News

Pay gap for Irish Graduates wider than in Europe

September 27, 2017

The pay gap of Irish graduate students is much wider than that of European students, it has been found. The Education at a Glance report 2017 shows benefits for Irish graduate students as the Oireachtas


Please, mind the gap year

November 30, 2016

The amount of students taking a gap year before college is increasing and taking the year out seems to be becoming very successful, writes Emily Crowley.


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.


Does DCU deserve more credit than it’s given?

September 28, 2016

DCU was one of seven Irish third-level institutions to fall in the QS World University Ranking published this month. Despite the rankings, Brion Hoban believes that DCU is thriving and improving in various aspects with every passing year.