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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…

UCD Updating Its Academic Regulations

UCD is pushing ahead with the implementation of new Academic Regulations which would bring about several key changes to degree programmes for students. The current set of regulations were implemented in 2005 and have undergone fourteen minor revisions over the…

UCD’s Administration As Complex as Ever

UCD’s new draft academic regulations unwittingly provide some interesting insights into the complexity of its administration. The draft regulations re-state the use of grade capping when a student fails a module. The proposals run into an administrative issue, which is…