College Tribune

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Month: January 2012

SU Finances: An Open Letter from the UCDSU President

The President of UCD Students’ Union, recipe Pat de Brún, sales has circulated an open letter to the students of UCD regarding the SU Finances. De Brún sent a copy of the letter to the College Tribune this evening and…

Six Nations, but only one winner

After a rewarding few months in which they preoccupied themselves with the clubs sides in the Heineken Cup, rugby fans across Europe can look forward to their annual two-month international bonanza beginning this Saturday in Saint Denis. The World Cup just…

Student outrage over dumped books

Books from the Student Union run second hand bookshop were found dumped in a skip outside of the Science Buildings earlier today. An estimated 500 textbooks had been discarded. The books had been on sale in the UCDSU bookshop for…

Inaugural Residences Ball to be held next month

  The black tie event has adopted a Harry Potter theme for the fun filled night. Genevieve Nelly O’Mahony, an active member in UCD Res Life, informed the College Tribune that “[it] will be the best but cheapest ball all…

International Week set to celebrate the diversity of UCD

This year’s International Week is set to launch on Monday 30th of January with a Halal Food Festival and will close on Sunday February 5th after a viewing of Super Bowl XLVI. Stephen Stokes, the UCDSU International Officer states that…

Student Elections – A Guide

      With his tongue firmly placed in his cheek Donie O’Sullivan takes a look at what we can expect in the upcoming Students’ Union election   It’s that time of year again, election season in UCD. A time…

A survival guide for the international student

As a non-Irish student it can be a challenge at first to figure out how things wo

A New Year, a new start

The start of a new year is, for many people, the perfect time to make a lifestyle change. The old year is left behind and the clean slate that a new one promises inspires people to make positive changes to…