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UCD Young Fine Gael refuse to support student protest

The UCD branch of Young Fine Gael (UCDYFG) will not be taking part in the Union of Students in Ireland’s “Stop Fees” protest later on today. UCD YFG supported last year’s USI “Education not Emigration” protest however the chair of…

Exclusive: Labour Youth call on Labour Party to Honour Pledge to Students

Labour Youth have called on the Labour Party to honour their pre-election pledge and ensure there is “no further financial hardship on students.” Conor Ryan, the Chair of the youth wing of the Labour Party told the College Tribune that…

Grim weekend of news for third level students

Thousands of students are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday following a weekend of alarming articles in two of Ireland’s national newspapers. The Sunday Business Post reports today that the government may scrap all financial assistance for new…

UCD student in hit and run shocker

Nineteen year old UCD student Katie O’Carroll was involved in a hit and run incident with a taxi outside of Merville Residences on the night of the 31st of October. O’Carroll, who studies veterinary nursing, told the College Tribune that…

News in Brief

New PhD Programme for Science Graduates Molecular Medicine Ireland, along with its academic partners UCD, TCD, NUIG and UCC, have launched a new PhD programme with the aim of “preparing science graduates for employment” in our current economy. The new…

Just where is the Happiest Place on Earth?

Alissa Karpick examines the differences between Walt Disney World and Disneyland Paris What is the Disney experience? Disney is a sum of many factors; whether it’s meeting your favourite character, buying a Mrs Potts and Chip tea set, or watching…

Safety wardens take over at Newman Building

The Newman Building, which is home to the university’s Arts faculty, is undergoing a number of improvements to its fire safety management system. The refurbishment of the building, planned to facilitate increased capacity for the future, is expected to be…

€5,000 a “hypothetical” figure says Bielenberg

The author of an Irish Independent article that the Union of Students’ in Ireland have used to bolster their “Stop Fees” campaign has said a quoted figure of €5, rx 000 for third level fees was purely “hypothetical.” Kim Bielenberg’s…

USI Change Focus of National Campaign

  -Thousands of students expected to march on 16th November