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Business

Budget 2016- What you need to know

On Tuesday two weeks ago, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan delivered his 2016 budget speech to gasps of relief from all around the country. After almost four years of crippling austerity, Mr Noonan finally proceed to give something back to…

Business

TV3 Aren’t So Bad

The reaction to TV3’s coverage of the Rugby World Cup 2015 so far has almost been unanimously negative. The stationwhich beat RTE to the rights to show the tournament in Ireland with a €3m bid, has been heavily criticised for…

News

Campus Vampirism Continues post-Halloween

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) are on campus this week from Monday to Thursday to accept donations of blood from UCD students. The thankfully voluntary service is located in the Astra Hall in the old Student Centre and is…

News

UCD Science Expression’s Defining Futures Film Festival Set for November

Defining Futures, a programme from UCD Science Expression, is set to run from the 10th to 15th November across Dublin. It will feature film screenings, performances and panel discussions from a range of individuals with backgrounds in science, research, art,…

News

UCD SPARC Returns for Second Year

UCD SPARC (Supporting Partnership and Realising Change), a scheme which encourages staff and students to work together to help make UCD a better working and learning environment, has returned for a second year. Both staff and students are encouraged to…

News

Mixed Bag Budget for Students

The cost of living has increased so much in the last year in Dublin especially, it doesn’t exactly counterbalance for the rise in the minimum wage. -UCDSU President Marcus O’Halloran Budget 2016 brought with it some measures to assist students,…

Fashion

4 DIY Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

Don’t be that person that arrives to the party dressed as themselves. Just don’t. Nobody likes that person. To save you from looking like a dryshite, Louise O’Toole’s cobbled together 4 DIY costumes tat you should be able to put…

Film

Halloween Special: Scary Movie Marathon, anyone?

It’s the time of year to celebrate all things spooky, kooky and fantastical. So what better way to pay your respects to all things scary than by hosting a scary movie marathon? The College Tribune’s very own certified film buffs…

Sport

All Blacks storm past South Africa to set up final with Australia

A week after the world eviscerated northern hemisphere rugby this was a match for the English purest. The South African’s used the lineout, the maul and the box kick to great effect to set up kicking opportunities for the excellent…

News

UCDSU Considering Electronic Voting

UCD Students’ Union (UCDSU) is considering the implementation of electronic voting for future polling days. Marcus O’Halloran, UCDSU President, visited his counterparts in Dublin City University (DCU) to discuss their electronic voting system on Friday, 23rd October. DCU Students’ Union…

News

Students Encouraged to Consider Teaching Careers in England

Students in UCD are being encouraged to consider pursuing a career as a teacher in the UK, after the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) brought its “Train to Teach” roadshow to Dublin. The Conrad Hotel on Earlsfort Terrace…