College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: August 2016

UCD Students’ Union ‘You’ll be Grand’ Putdown to Foreign Student with Language Concern

The UCD Students’ Union has come in for criticism for dismissing concerns over the language barrier from an incoming foreign student with a “you’ll be grand” response earlier today. The student, Manuel Atserias Luque is from Spain and is set…

Plans Re-emerge for Ten Story High UCD ‘Gateway Project’ by Stillorgan Entrance

Ambitions for an eight to ten story high ‘Gateway’ building by the Stillorgan entrance have been revived by UCD in the college’s campus development plan for 2016-2026 launched yesterday. The Gateway project was a plan to develop a massive superstructure…

Government ‘Student Housing Officer’ Not Responsible for UCD Students

The government’s new Student Housing Officer will not be responsible for UCD students, Annie Hoey President of the Union of Students in Ireland  has confirmed. Last week the government announced that as part of their overall housing strategy they would…