College Tribune

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Month: January 2017

Plans for €14 Million Investment in UCD Sports Facilities and New Running Track Scrapped

The college has abandoned plans for a €14 million development of sporting facilities on campus. The plans included a new 400 meter running track, a refurbishment of the existing Sports Centre, and a new multi-purpose facility extension onto the current…

Trinity News Apologise Over Plagiarism of UCD Student Newspapers

Trinity News has made an apology to both the College Tribune and the University Observer over instances of plagiarism. The Trinity paper was accused of plagiarising several news stories relating to UCD published by the two Belfield papers. The articles…

Planned Private Staff ‘University Club’ and Restaurant “Number One” Priority for President Deeks

The planned University Club will provide fine dining and a formal bar reception for staff, alumni, and visiting guests, although students will not be given access. Other priorities include a large scale re-development of the Newman Building and James Joyce…

President Deeks Travels to Meet Chinese Vice Minister of Education over Confucius Centre “Progress”

UCD President Andrew Deeks last month met the Chinese vice minister for Education Hao Ping in China, and reportedly discussed “the progress of the construction project” on the UCD campus.   The UCD Confucius Centre is currently being built beside…