College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: February 2012

UK may see new degree classification system

Last week, buy cialis the Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) concluded in the U.K that the current 2:1 degree classification system is outdated. The report describes how the current system “cannot describe, and therefore does not do full justice to,…

UCD hosts event in honour of former Taoiseach

The first annual Garret FitzGerald Spring School took place recently in UCD. The event was hosted by the UCD College of Human Sciences and included a lecture from former President of Ireland Mary Robinson. The event, named after former Taoiseach…

Multi-Story car park for UCD?

At Council on Tuesday 14th February a committee was set up to examine the possibility of improving parking facilities at UCD. This follows a feasibility report from the University which decided that the building of a multi-story car-park would not…

UCD students hit catwalk once again for Fashion Show

A fter months of planning UCD Fashion Show, sovaldi “Europe’s largest and most glamorous student-run fashion show”, capsule is set to take place in O’Reilly Hall on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd of February. This will be the 26th UCD…

ECJ Rules Against Copyright Filters

In a judgment handed down last Thursday, the European Court of Justice made a landmark decision in relation to file sharing. The ECJ ruled last week that web hosting companies and services could not be compelled to install filtering software…

Education Race: Sam Geoghegan

The current Education Officer tells Conor McKenna why he is seeking reelection. Current UCDSU Education Officer Sam Geoghegan is one of two sabbatical officers seeking re-election. The Killiney native strongly asserts that his experience is the difference in the education…

Ents Race: Eoin Heffernan

Donie O’Sullivan talks to the sole Ents candidate Eoin Heffernan about his plans to entertain UCD students next year. Twenty one year old Agricultural Science student Eoin Heffernan is running unopposed for the position of Ents Officer. Heffernan hasn’t been…

Education Race : Shane Comer

    “Simple ideas done well”, discount Shane Comer talks to Conor McKenna Dublin local Shane Comer promises, that if elected, he will make the Education Office more accessible, visible and pro-active in meeting the needs of students. Comer is…

Education Race: Patrick Wolohan

  Patrick Wolohan tells Conor McKenna about his manifesto, mind fees and USI. “I’ve been in UCD for the past three years and I’d the best time of my life. The Students’ Union mightn’t have helped everyone out but they helped me…

Campaigns and Communications Race : Karl Gill

Karl Gill talks to Conor Fox about his plans for the Campaigns and Communications Vice-Presidency We need a completely new strategy … we need new ideas, new voices, new people”. The second candidate in the running for Campaigns and Communications…

Campaigns and Communications Race : Paddy Guiney

Paddy Guiney explains to Conor Fox why he wants to become Campaigns and Communications Vice-President Current Sports Officer, cure Paddy Guiney, is the  forth candidate in the race for the coveted Campaigns and Communications Vice-President position. It is his work…

Campaigns and Communications Race : James Atkinson

Conor Fox asks James Atkinson why he should be our Campaigns and Communications Vice-President According to final year Commerce student and Campaigns and Communications candidate James Atkinson, “communications is one of the biggest problems facing the SU…students don’t know enough…