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In full: Mícheál Gallagher’s statement

Statement by Mícheál Gallagher, doctor President of UCD Students’ Union: I wish to clarify some issues that are currently circulating in the media in regard to the issue of UCDSU membership. It has been claimed that the Students’ Union Executive…


UCD Saint Vincent de Paul Launch Homeless Week

The UCD Society of St. Vincent de Paul (UCDSVP) Homeless Week will be taking place from the 4th to the 6th of November. This annual charity event is to raise awareness and to raise funds for homelessness in Ireland. The…

“Change, or Let Us Leave” Demand Students

Donie O’Sullivan examines the potential implications of an ultimatum put to UCD Students’ Union by a group unhappy with the Union’s stance on abortion. UCD Students’ Union is facing an unprecedented challenge from over forty of their members who are…

University Mental Health Services Strained as Students Face Long Wait

  The UCD Health Service are currently unable to indicate when next a regular appointment to see a counsellor will become available. As of Monday, ambulance 39 people were on the waiting list to use the counselling service in the…

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UCDSU Abortion Referendum Results

Last Tuesday and Wednesday, and UCD Students’ Union held two referendums. The Abortion policy preferendum which asked what stance, generic if any, online UCDSU should adopt on the issue of abortion and the Smoke Free Campus policy referendum gauging student…


Dublin Bus Slashes Night-time Campus Service

Alleged anti-social behaviour forces buses off campus   46A and 145 not stopping on UCD flyover after 9pm In a move sure to disappoint UCD  students, medicine Dublin Bus have radically altered the night-time schedule which serves the Belfield campus….

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IADT UCD Alliance follows HEA Outline

UCD and Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, tadalafil Design and Technology (IADT) have signed a memorandum of understanding which will support the development of educational and creative collaborations between the two institutions. This follows a Higher Education Authority (HEA) report…

Body and Dole

A broke Ciaran Breslin reviews the experience of volunteering at Ireland’s fastest growing music festival. The week before I left to go to camping for four days in Westmeath, cialis with the call-centre where I was working offering less and…

UCD LGBT March at Dublin Pride

Here’s a couple of snaps from Dublin Pride Parade which took place last Saturday. UCD LGBT along with a number of other student organisations including the USI took part in the parade. Follow @CollegeTribune

Forbidden Fruit Reviewed

This summer marks the first time I am spending any considerable length of time in Dublin (or really anywhere in Ireland) as anything but a student. After three years of being comparatively marginalised by living in or around the self-contained…

#UCDBall – 2013 – What Twitter Thinks

Already have my dress sorted for the UCD ball . Quite exciting stuff . — LizzieAMcC(@LA18xx) April 12, online 2013 Fair enough moving the #ucdball off campus but do the guards really think that will prevent excessive drinking? It’s just…

“It all Ads Up” says Student Founder of Online Fundraiser Adtruism

A group of Dublin students are set to launch a new and innovative way to fundraise online. “Adtruism” will allow bloggers and website owners to raise funds for charities of their choice by placing a small widget on their website….