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UCDSU Joins Thousands At Raise The Roof Protest

UCD Students Union joined thousands of others at a major housing protest outside Dáil Eireann today, to coincide with a private members motion calling on the Government to declare a ‘housing emergency’ across Ireland. Trade Unions, The Union of Students…

Editorial: Straight In The Deep End (At Least There’s Coffee)

Welcome to the 32nd Volume of The College Tribune. We are taking the reins of this prestigious publication from last year’s co-editors Rachel and Cian, in the hopes that we can match their fantastic performance (two student media awards and…

UCD To Introduce Online Mental Program SilverCloud On Campus

UCD has purchased Silver Cloud, an online mental health platform, and is planning to launch the programme during Mental Health Week. SilverCloud is a cloud-based service that provides ‘therapeutic and psycho-education programmes’. The programme was developed over ten years by…

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New Housemate Thinks You’ll Love His Society

When Seán arrived in the Fresher’s Tent at the start of the week, he was immediately accosted by his new housemate, Barry, who seemed terribly excited about his society. ‘Hi, Seán, it’s great to see you, mad how we’d bump…

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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…

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…

Brexit: The End of British Foreign Policy

 Britain is an island nation in every sense: geographically, culturally, and politically. As an island nation, Britain is protected by the English Channel, but these 22 miles of sea do not render it invulnerable. The Channel presents a major obstacle…

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…

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…