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Month: April 2012

UCD Ball 2012 Photo Gallery

Here is a selection of images taken at this year’s UCD Ball by photographer Robert Manning. The full set of photos can be viewed on the Rob Manning Photography page on Facebook.     Rob Manning Photography page on Facebook

UCD Students selected for Washington Ireland Program

Three UCD students will represent the college inWashingtonDCthis summer on the prestigious Washington Ireland Program (WIP). Conall Devlin (second year Business and Law), viagra Christopher Day (third year Nursing) and Rebecca Dwyer (third year Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering) have been…

“That’s the way it is”… allegedly

Donie O’Sullivan looks back at three years in UCD, two years writing for the College Tribune, and discusses the importance of student media. “Don’t be putting that in the paper now,” an expression I have heard almost every day in the…

Cash strapped University bails out Students’ Union

  Thousands of bank transactions with no initial explanation SU to apply for €900, 00o bank loan Evidence of some union staff being paid in cash Former SU Presidents say they are not to blame University paid for rescheduling of last…

Mystery Surrounds SU’s Missing Million

  -Union’s and university’s reporting structures unclear -SU President-elect says SU and University are both responsible for €1million debt that axed student services -Full accounts to be published on 12th April -Accounting investigation only goes back as far as 2007…

John Logue Elected USI President

UCD student John Logue is set to become the next President of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI). Logue was favoured over Ciarán Nevin, buy viagra current DITSU President, by delegates gathered at this year’s USI Congress in Co….

De Brún backs low cost model for student bar

Pat de Brún, see President of UCD Students’ Union, ailment has stated that he is working with the Student Club committee on solutions for the future of the bar; including hiring a bar industry consultant to assist in the creation…

UCD students to vote on SU fees policy

The Students’ Union of UCD has announced a campus wide preferendum will take place in order to set the SU policy on third level funding. The referendum is set to be held Tuesday the 10th and Wednesday the 11th of…

Residents plagued by thefts

Following a number of thefts, students in on-campus Residences have been advised to “close all windows, lock your doors and do not leave any doors on the latch!” in an e-mail sent by the Manager of Residential Services Richard Brierley. One…

Darcy “heartbroken” over mystery tour

In an interview with the College Tribune Stephen Darcy, Entertainments Vice-President, said that he was “heartbroken” about the cancellation of the Mystery Tour which was scheduled to be held on Wednesday last. Cancelled due to poor ticket sales, Darcy stated…

Olympics training campus unlikely for UCD

With the loss of the running track and the new swimming pool still unfinished, it seems that UCD’s hopes for a pre-Olympic training campus could be slipping away.  UCD announced its bid for the training campus in April 2010, with…

UCD and TCD to go head-to-head in ‘University Challenge’

UCD SU Welfare Vice President Rachel Breslin has unveiled plans to host a University Challenge on campus with the aim to raise in excess of €700 for the Saint Vincent De Paul Emergency fund. The event is set to be…