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Low Turnout Hits SU Elections

Low voter turnout affected the Students’ Union elections that took place before mid term. The election saw current Welfare Officer Mícheál Gallagher elected President of the SU for the 2013/14 term along with Cian Dowling as Welfare Officer and Adam…

SU Welfare race – Cian Dowling.

Third year engineering student Cian Dowling is running for the position of Welfare and Equality officer of the Students’ Union. A Dublin native, ed Dowling states that his own use of welfare and his own personal experiences that will help…

Departure from USI would be “major blow to the organisation” -Logue.

President of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) John Logue has stated that the departure of UCDSU from the USI would be “a major blow to the organization.” In an interview with the College Tribune this week Logue said…

Multi-storey car park for UCD

A five-storey car park is to be built close to the Clonskeagh entrance of UCD. The car park, salve which will have 631 spaces, see is one of the main features in a new commuting facility called ‘Campus West’ that…

Student RES planned for Montrose Hotel site

The College Tribune can reveal that plans are in place for a 190 bed student residence on the site of the former Montrose Hotel. In documents submitted to Dun Laoghaire – Rathdown County Council a private company has proposed to…

Deal over bar arrived at

? Agreement signed between UCDSU and University over bar. ? Planned reopening could be as far away as September. ? New bar likely to operate under a theatre licence and run as venue. ? Bar committee structure done away with…

Eggs thrown at Taoiseach Enda Kenny during UCD Student Centre official opening

Eggs were thrown at Taoiseach Enda Kenny as he began his speech at the official opening of the new Students’ Centre this morning. None of the eggs hit Mr Kenny however UCD have confirmed that an egg hit the Vice…

Just 360 SUSI Grants Confirmed for UCD Students

With nearly 3 months of the first semester completed, pilule Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) has paid out grants to 360 UCD students since it started processing applications in the summer. This is in contrast to the 860 students who…

LIVE BLOG :: Gilmores 250 Protest #standup #gilmores250

15:55 That’s all from us this afternoon. Thanks for staying with us. To keep up to date with news in UCD check us out on twitter at https://twitter.com/CollegeTribune or on Facebook;  https://www.facebook.com/collegetribune?fref=ts   15:31 Check out some photos that were taken…

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Failing track record

Almost one year after the UCD running track was closed due to health and safety concerns, shop UCD Athletics Club are still training in Ringsend. Commenting on the situation, here UCD Athletics Club Captain Dan King said that the closure…