College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: July 2016

UCC Students Start Campaign to Save College Bar from Closing

Students in University College Cork are mounting an online campaign to stop plans to close their college ‘Old Bar’ by their university management. Eolann Sheehan the Students Union President in UCC is leading an online petition to protest the bar’s…

Effects of Brexit for UK students in UCD will be “minimised” says President Deeks

UCD President Andrew Deeks has said the college will act to “minimise” any potential rise in tuition fees for British or Northern Irish students looking to study in UCD after Britain leaves the EU. The college President has said he…

Long-Awaited Cassells Report into Third-Level Funding Crisis Released

The cost of funding the higher education sector will need to increase by €600 million a year by 2021 stated the Cassells Report, which was released today. The report, officially titled “Investing in National Ambition” has said colleges and universities…

UCD Undergrads Find Solutions to Food, Sport, and Accomodation Problems on Campus with Innovation Elective Innitative

  ‘Entrepreneurial Endeavour’ is an elective module offered by the UCD Innovation Academy to students, which aims to foster creative thinking, problem solving and an entrepreneurial mindset. The Tribune sat in on one of their classes that focused on identifying…

Just €500 Million the Difference Between Free College Education and a Loan Scheme Say USI

The difference between totally free college education and a student loan scheme could be just €500 million stated out-going USI President Kevin Donohue. The Cassells report into the future government funding options for colleges and universities is now 8-months late….