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President Deeks: ‘Since the Global Economic Crisis, Trust in Universities has Reduced Around the World’

UCD President Andrew Deeks has told staff that ‘trust in universities has reduced around the world’, following the global economic crisis. He made the statement to staff in his latest Presidential Bulletin, while reflecting on his recent trip to Ghana….

Editorial: Presidential Bulletins Proving Useful

UCD President Andrew Deeks’ Presidential Bulletin is the main way in which staff can keep up to date with the life of President. Bulletins usually consist of an account of the names and places of conferences that he is attending,…

President Deeks Unhappy with ‘Standstill Budget’

Andrew Deeks, President of UCD, has expressed his dissatisfaction at Budget 2018. He used his Presidential Bulletin, sent to all UCD Staff members, to offer a commentary on it, just after its release on Tuesday, October 10th.  Deeks stated it…

UCD at Forefront of €6.7 Million Climate Change Project

UCD is set to be at the forefront in new climate change research following the launch of a partnership with Aberystwyth University in Wales, to promote Acclimatize. The project is designed to help detect pollution streams in, both urban and…

President Deeks Travels to Meet Chinese Vice Minister of Education over Confucius Centre “Progress”

UCD President Andrew Deeks last month met the Chinese vice minister for Education Hao Ping in China, and reportedly discussed “the progress of the construction project” on the UCD campus.   The UCD Confucius Centre is currently being built beside…

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University President Attends Function in Australia

Over the summer break, university president Andrew Deeks attended a number of functions representing UCD to the wider academic and business communities. These functions typically entail much hand-shaking, back-patting and photo-opportunitying and serve the function of allowing the president to…