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UCD Common Room Members to boycott New €14m Club

Members of the UCD Common Room Club based in the Newman Building are considering a boycott action against the new Club,  currently under construction in response to plans to close the Common Room at the end of this semester. The…

UCD Students Union Condemns Violence Against Housing Activists

UCD Student’s Union tonight condemned the violence used against activists and protestors at the housing demonstration on North Frederick Street. The protest which was being organised by the ‘Take Back the City’ group was ended by Gardaí in balaclavas who…

108th Session of LawSoc Begins With Classic Culchie vs Dubs Debate

The 108th Session of the Law Society got off the a comedic start earlier yesterday with is orientation week debate; Dubs vs Cluchies.  The debate which was described as “as a bit of a scrap” by auditor James Brandon attracted…

UCDSU Still Yet To Donate Money Raised For The Together For Yes Campaign

The College Tribune has learned that money raised by the UCD Students Union for the campaign to that was due to be donated to the Together for Yes campaign to repeal the 8th has not yet been sent onto the…

UCD Appoints New Bursar

David Kelly, Director of Financial Planning and Strategy in the College of Science and College of Engineering and Architecture, has been appointed as the new Bursar. UCD President Andrew Deeks confirmed he would begin his 10 year term on the…

UCD to Appeal WRC’s Age Discrimination Ruling

UCD President Andrew Deeks has confirmed the university is set to appeal a finding by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) that it discriminated against a member of staff on age grounds. Dr Ann Cleary had brought a discrimination claim on…

Re-Sit Fees To Be Reduced Next Year

UCD Students Union have announced changes to the UCD re-sit examination fee on Facebook this evening. The post which comes after lengthy negotiations between UCD and UCD SU have resulted in re-sit fees being reduced to €180 per exam, down…

Staff Seek Clarification Over Draft Academic Regulations

UCD staff members broadly agree with the proposed changes set out in the Draft Academic Regulations, subject to a number of key issues. The new draft regulations are designed to ‘standardise and simplify University processes and structures; and to locate…

9 Designers Contesting UCD Fashion Show

Ireland’s largest student-run fashion show is set to return to Astra Hall in UCD on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th of April. Put together by over 150 staff and students, the 31st UCD Fashion Show is set to feature student…

Mental Health Awareness Week Comes to Campus

Mental Health Awareness Week is taking place from Monday 9th of April to Thursday 12th of April. The designation of a week to the promotion of mental health awareness is done with the aims of educating students and staff about…

Building and Planning Roundup

Residences Masterplan UCD is pressing ahead to begin work on its Residences Masterplan which will add hundreds of student beds to the campus. An Bord Pleanala granted permission for Phases 1 and 2 of the Masterplan in January, subject to…

First Part of SASR Nearing Completion

The first part of the Student and Academic Services Review (SASR) is nearing completion. The SASR is the first major survey of UCD’s support services since 2005. It is being carried out by the SASR Steering Group, chaired by Mark…