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Panel Discusses Vision For Future Development of UCD Campus

UCD Students’ Strategic Vision, a student-led initiative that is preparing a vision for the future development of the UCD campus from a students perspective held a wide-ranging panel talk last week to discuss the ongoing development on and around campus….

UCD SVP Raise Over €4000 During Homeless Week And ‘Generositree’ Campaign Returns

SVP UCD raised over 4000 euro from collections during Homeless Week last week, although they have not yet finished counting their donations, so they do not yet have an exact figure for the amount raised. The Tribune spoke to Vice…

UCD Students Union In Breach Of Own Mandates

This article is an updated version of the article under the same headline that appeared in the print edition of The College Tribune on the 20th of November 2018. This update was made to accommodate the comments received from the…

UCDSU Press Office Fails To Respond To Campus Press Queries

UCD Students Union for the first time hired a Press Officer this year, to manage press relations and advise the SU political affairs. Of the 13 requests that the Tribune made for comments from the SU this semester, only two…

Arts Class Officer Warns Class Reps Against Speaking To Press

The Tribune today learnt that college officers have today warned class reps against talking to members of the press on campus. In a message sent to Arts, Humanities and Social Science’s group chat seen by the Tribune a college officer…

GNIB Issues Cost Post-Graduates

The inability to get an appointment with the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) is now preventing numerous post-graduate students in UCD from receiving scholarships and remuneration for work done. The GNIB which has been having all of its available appointments…

UCD LawSoc and UCD Islamic Society Host Panel Talk On Palestine

The UCD Law Society in association with the UCD Islamic Society held a panel discussion on the topic of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The event which ran as a part of a wide Palestine week run across the campus discussed the…

Free Speech Still A Matter For Debate In The L&H

The L&H held one of the most timeless debates last week; the free speech debate. The debate, which was formally titled ‘This House Regrets politically correct culture’ discussed the perceived excesses of politically correct culture and the danger of letting…

Third-Sector May Be Insulated From Worst Of Brexit

The Department of Education and Skills (DES) are collaborating with the Higher Education Authority (HEA), to prepare for consequences of both a ‘negotiated exit’ and ‘no deal’ Brexit on their institutions. The EU has stated as past of the Withdrawal…

Survey: Students Uncertain About Tutorial Quality

Over the past number of weeks, the Tribune has conducted an investigation into Tutorial practices within the Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences in UCD. The aim of this investigation has been to gain testimony from tutors regarding the tutorial…

UCD Students Express Anger At Nighttime Construction In Residences

UCD Students Union today hosted a Town Hall event to discuss the ongoing issues in student residences as a result of the ongoing construction of phase one of the residences master plan. Students in Merville, Roebuck and Glenomena accommodation had all…

LawSoc Question Relevance of the Presidency

UCD Law Society questioned the relevance and importance of the presidency in last weeks house debate. The House considered whether or not the Presidency was needed in the modern age, especially considering the calibre of candidates that had presented themselves…