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C&C Candidate: Katie O’Dea – ‘The Environmentalist’

Katie O’Dea is a final-year History and Politics and current Environmental Campaigns Coordinator for UCDSU, who is running, uncontested, for the role of Campaigns and Communications Officer. Beyond the Union, O’Dea has also been involved in LGBTQ+ society and stood…

Welfare Officer Candidate: George Merrin – ‘The Do-Gooder’

George Merrin is a fourth-year biochemistry student and former Science Society auditor running for the role of Welfare Officer. Merrin was a lot of experience that he believes he can bring to the job, from working with the Red Cross,…

Welfare Officer Candidate: Úna Carroll – ‘The Agony Aunt’

Úna Carroll is a third year BA Linguistics, Information and Communications student alongside being the Students Union current disability coordinator running to be the next UCDSU Welfare Officer. Carroll says the job of Welfare Officer “is something I have been…

UCDSU & Arctic Stone Plan To Set Guinness World Record

On Wednesday, March 27th, UCD Students’ Union will attempt to set a Guinness World Record: The most amount of hand-rolled ice cream (i-Tim-pad) in 24 hours. This time last year, Campaigns and Communications Officer Tom Monaghan was campaigning to be…

Presidential Profiles: Joanna Siewierska – ‘The Pro’

Joanna Siewierska, one of three UCD Student Union President hopefuls, sat down with me to discuss her campaign, manifesto and why she’s running to be your next SU President. ‘I want to be president because I want to strengthen the…

Presidential Profiles: Michael Geary – ‘The Ag Lad’

Michael Geary is a Fourth-year Animal Science Student from Glenamaddy, Co. Galway. Though he lacks any experience within the Student’s Union, he firmly believes he makes up for it with what he has learned as auditor of Agricultural Society this…

Presidential Profiles: Declan Kelly – ‘The Dark Horse’

Declan Kelly a third year BA Politics and Geography student who wants to be a fresh representative in the Students’ Union who’ve never been represented before. Kelly, who has never been involved in the SU before, nor held a high…

Student Services Guarantee Levy Funding To Be “Ringfenced”

UCD Student Services have confirmed that in the event that the upcoming Student Levy referendum is passed, the money from the levy will be “ringfenced” for the new student centre and student services in general. In a meeting with The…

School of Computer Science Apologises For Consent App Email

Professor Padraig Cunningham has apologised on behalf of the School of Computer Science for an email that was forwarded to all Stage three Computer Science students from a UCD Medical Student searching for an app developer for his app ‘Consent’….

Student Services Respond To Sports Club Threats.

Director of Student Service and Facilities Dominic O’Keeffe today apologised for the document circulated at a sports clubs auditors meeting earlier this week. Mr O’Keeffe said that ‘this document should not have been produced and I wish to deeply apologise…

UCD Sports Clubs Told To Support Student Levy Or Face Funding Cuts.

Sports club auditors were tonight handed a document by UCD Staff calling for their support to maintain the student levy at its current rate or else face cuts to student services across campus. The document handed to auditors mentions that…

Christy Dignam Honoured By LawSoc

Christy Dignam addressed the Law Society this week as he received their honorary life membership award in recognition of his influence on the Irish music scene over the past forty years. Dignam, frontman for Aslan, has had a career in…