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Rachel Carey

UCD Subjects Ranked In Top 50 Worldwide

Two courses offered in UCD have been ranked in the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by subject 2015, naming the top global universities in 36 different disciplines. The veterinary science course in UCD was ranked 40th on…

Dublin Bus To Strike During UCD Exams

It was announced today that Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann drivers are to hold two 48 hour strikes during the month of May. These strikes will take place on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd May, with the second 48 hour…

Female Leaders Make Progressive Charge Towards Westminster

The seven-way UK leaders debate, hosted by ITV on 2nd April, gave regional and smaller party leaders the opportunity to take to the stage to debate beside the Westminster big guns. Accompanying Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon in this…

YouTuber James Mitchell Talks To Rachel Carey About His Viral ‘Calling My Nanna’ Video

Originally started by Trinity College Students’ Union, the ‘Ring Your Granny For Marriage Equality’ has gained momentum in recent weeks. The campaigns sees people calling their Grandmothers to encourage them to vote Yes in the upcoming Marriage Equality referendum and…

Belfield FM Plans To Reopen In The Coming Weeks

Following the closure of the Belfield FM studio on 25th February  the society is hoping to reopen soon. The newly elected Station Manager, Jonathan Byrne, admitted to the College Tribune that Belfield FM had experienced a “tough year”. “The closure…

Students Disaffiliate from Students’ Union

In the past week, two UCD International students have disaffiliated from the Students’ Union. Both parties claim harassment of students was occurring during the UCDSU elections, which is not properly dealt with. Wishing to remain anonymous, both students spoke to…

NCAD Students Protest Against Cutbacks

300-400 students from the National College of Art and Design (NACD) gathered to demonstrate against cutbacks and overcrowding at the college. Students have said these cutbacks are damaging to the quality of their studies and on Friday 20th students gathered…

Renua Ireland Keen To Get Students Involved

In their policy document issued at the launch of the party and found on their website, Renua Ireland make no reference to students and make very little reference to education on a whole. Throughout their 45 page document the only…

SU Election Interviews: Louise Keogh, Welfare Candidate

Louise Keogh is a second year English and Sociology student and is one of two students competing to become UCDSU Welfare Officer for the year 2015/16. Speaking to The College Tribune Keogh states her interest in looking after the welfare…

SU Election Interviews: Clare O’Connor, Welfare Candidate

Clare O’Connor is currently a third year Science student in UCD and is one of two candidates competing to become UCDSU Welfare Officer for 2015/16. Speaking to The College Tribune Clare speaks of her passion for helping others as one…

UCDSU Election Candidates

Voting for the news Sabbatical officers for UCD Students’ Union will take place across campus on the 3rd and 4th March with the results coming in on the 5th March. Full interviews with all candidates will be available in the…

46a To Mongolia: UCD Students Among Group Planning To Drive To Mongolia This Summer For Charity

This summer a group of five friends will travel, by car, from Dublin to Mongolia in aid of the Make A Wish foundation. This group includes two UCD students, Jack Perdue, an English & Film student and Ben Chadwick, a…