DCU News

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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USIXIT: Should I stay or should I go?

February 20, 2019

DCU Students’ Union sabbaticals and executives have voted to put the matter of affiliation with Union of Students in Ireland (USI) to referendum.


DCU delegates hold workshops at 26th Pink Training

December 12, 2018

The 26th annual Pink Training was held in NUI Galway over the last weekend of November, where 21 DCU delegates attended alongside VP for Welfare and Equality Aisling Fagan, who acted as the SU Support

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BUDGET 2019: Education

October 9, 2018

Higher Education, Further Education & Training, and Research will receive an investment of €150 million, said Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe in his Budget 2019 speech on October 9th. 


One DCU student runs for USI position

April 4, 2018

Final year Education and Training student Kayla Gaffney is the only DCU student running for a position in the USI elections taking place today.


First English-Irish LGBTQ dictionary launched

April 4, 2018

A new LGBTQ dictionary for the Irish language has been launched in DCU. The Queer Dictionary, translated as ‘An Foclóir Aiteach’ is the first of its kind in Ireland with over 100 words and terms


USI concerned over referendum date

March 20, 2018

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are concerned that any delays finalising the wording of the Eighth Amendment referendum would mean that students will be left unable to vote.

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Are you getting it? – USI launches safe sex campaign

February 21, 2018

The Union of Students in Ireland launched a Sexual Health and Awareness Campaign last week, in collaboration with the HSE’s Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy initiative. The campaign, containing the “Are you getting it?” tagline, was

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Workshops at USI LGBT event cancelled over allegation

November 29, 2017

A speaker at Pink Training 2017 was asked to leave the event after coming into contact with a delegate who had previously made allegations against them to the Union of Students Ireland (USI).

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USI launch ‘Get RegD’ Campaign

November 15, 2017

The USI launched their ‘Get RegD’ campaign to encourage students to register to vote. Back in 2014, over 120,000 people under the age of 25 were not registered to vote according to a survey published