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Collaboration Debate Leads To Questions On Nature of Pride

The collaboration debate between LawSoc and the LGBTQ+ Soc on the motion ‘This House Believes Pride Parades Are Not For Straights’ brought the house back to the roots of Pride Parades. The debate which was run in collaboration with LGBTQ+…

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UCD First Satellite Moves Closer To Launch

The first ever satellite to be designed, built and launched entirely by Ireland has moved a step closer to space today. Minister John Halligan TD today announced that the EIRSAT-1 currently being designed by UCD has passed the critical design…

Massive Disparity in Distribution of Club Grants

Documents seen by the College Tribune have highlighted the disparity in funding across sports clubs in UCD, with the top 10 clubs in UCD receiving more than 60% of the funding last year. Clubs which are funded in through a…

Controversial Confucius Centre Due to Open Amidst Sudden Changes in Funding Use

The controversial UCD Confucius Centre is finally scheduled to be completed this September having run at least €4.8 million over budget. The project originally started in 2014 is now two years behind schedule as has been a frequent source of…

LawSoc Debate On United Ireland Pits Idealists Against Realist

The LawSoc debate on a United Ireland covered the well worn debates for and against the reunification of Ireland, but still managed to remain exciting with its animated clashes, and in depth discussion of the history of partition. Opening for…

Aidan Regan Receives Funding To Open Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

Aidan Regan is assistant professor at the UCD School of Politics and International Relations. He has just been awarded a grant by the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme to open a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in UCD. The project will…

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…