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UCD Officially Announces Plans For UCD Moore Centre For Business

UCD has officially announced that the extension to the Quinn Business School will be called the UCD Moore Centre for Business. The new Centre, priced at €20 million, will include ‘a 320 seat lecture theatre, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Hub, Media…

Young Green Society Returns To UCD

The Young Greens or Oige Glas have relaunched their UCD society this week having secured approval just in time for Societies week. The society which is a part of the Green Party’s youth wing was previously removed from campus due…

USI And UCD SU Come Out In Support Of Healthcare Students

The Union Students of Ireland have come out in support of Pharmacy Students and upcoming changes to their programs. These changes under the new integrated Pharmacy programme means that students will be required to pay increased fees and participated in…

Students Protest Linehan’s Appearance On PrimeTime Transgender Issues Panel

Members of UCD LGBTQ+ Society stood alongside dozens of other demonstrators last week to protest the appearance of Graham Linehan on RTE’s PrimeTime programme on Transgender Issues. Linehan, who is most known for his work on popular TV shows such…

Alumni Group Announce Campaign To Oppose Boycotts of Israel In Academic Institutions

Alumni for Campus Freedom Ireland (ACFI) is a group of Irish university alumni that have launched a campaign to oppose the support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movements in Irish third-level institutions. The BDS movement, formed in 2005,…

Science Students Express Frustration At Grading Standards In Labs

In a recent survey by The College Tribune, 68% of science students said they only ‘sometimes’ believed that their demonstrators had adequate teaching skills for the lab sessions they were leading. The survey which was completed online last week by…

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…