College Tribune

Independent UCD News

Month: September 2019

In Memory of Ciarán O’Boyle

Ciaran, 22, had recently graduated from UCD in Computer Science and was really excited to return to Ireland and begin a career having been offered employment in his field of choice. It is hard to find all the right words…

RSA Cracking Down on Learner Drivers

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has called on multiple learner permit holders to apply for their test ‘without delay’. In a recent statement, the RSA announced that 41,316 people are on their fourth or subsequent learner permit for a car….

Comment: UCD Racks up High Flying Flight Fees

UCD have, quite literally, begun the new college year with a flying start. On Monday, 16 September, the Irish Times reported the findings of a Freedom of Information request as to the premium fares spent by universities across the country. It…

Full Speed Ahead: NovaUCD Announces E-Scooter Startup

It’s proven to be yet another busy and bounteous summer in NovaUCD. The Belfield-based innovation hub has quickly gained recognition as a leading facility for transforming ideas into successful start-ups via its comprehensive business support programme. One of the latest…

An Cuas Removed

The leisure space formerly known as ‘An Cuas’ has been replaced by an extension of the Arts & Humanities Programme Desk. This summer development has gained much student backlash and occurred without the prior consent of UCDSU. SU President Joanna…