College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: December 2011

Top 10 Stories of 2011

In January 2011 the College Tribune launched its new website www.collegetribune.ie. In the past twelve months we have attracted over 3 million hits from all over the world, case we have kept you up to date with what is going…

Student Contribution Increases to €2,250

The student contribution will increase by €250 to €2,250 pending the approval of Budget 2012 in the Dáil. Minister for Public Expenditure, Brendan Howlin, who announced the increase said it will save €18.5 million. The maintenance grant also looks set…

Charity colours match for UCD American Football

Trinity College 7-0 UCD   UCD American Football will be disappointed with their performance against Dublin University in Santry yesterday. The loss brings UCD’s record in the Colours series to 1-5. On winning the coin toss, Trinity College opted to…

Video: NUI Maynooth Students Occupy Fine Gael TD’s Office

Nine NUI Maynooth students are this morning entering the third day of their occupation of the constituency office of Kildare TD Anthony Lawlor in Naas. The students, there all of whom are male,  began their occupation on Friday evening and…

Depression and Sport: A Chance for Change

Last Sunday afternoon will be remembered by football fans as one of those very seldom days where the sport we watch is properly put into perspective. The news of the death of Gary Speed at the age of 42 was…