College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: October 2015


News in Focus: QS Rankings, University Funding and EY

Cian Carton examines how the debates over the QS World Rankings and third level-funding in Ireland and could be a minor sideshow to a different issue.  The release of the latest update of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings was…


Who is Diplo?

Having sold out in just two days, those of you lucky enough to have grabbed tickets at the SU Shops around campus before they sold probably already know who this musical mastermind is. But for those unfortunates who either didn’t…


Survey Claims that Driving is a “Must” for Graduate Jobs

Enterprise Rent-A-Car, a company which provides replacement vehicles and courtesy cars in Ireland, has released the results of survey on students’ perceptions of driving. 1, 500 students in second and third-level education, along with recent graduates, took part in the…


Manchester United Cooking with Gas as Wolfsburg’s Diesel Proves Inefficient

Like their Mancunian counterparts, LVG’s men knew that nothing other than a win would be enough. Meanwhile, Wolfsburg were looking to erase the demons from a certain Polish striker. It was the latter who took the lead after the 4th…


Memorial Football Match Held for Berkley Victim

Staff and students from the School of History and Archives came together on Thursday 24th September to hold a football match in memory of Niccolai Schuster, one of three UCD students who died in the Berkley balcony collapse in June….


Welsh Dragon Roars over London as English Roses Wither under Twickenham Glare.

Familiarity breeds confidence. That’s the idea at least. In competition with Australia, Wales and Fiji to survive the group of death the English would have considered this the easiest game before them. They had beaten the Welsh in three previous…