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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…

New Podcast Launched at UCD Exploring How People Learn New Things

101: The Way We Learn, a new 10 episode podcast series was launched today in UCD. The project which is being funded by Science Foundation Ireland through it’s Discover Programme aims to inform the national conversation in this area by…

Education Leads to Better Health

Education plays a huge role in impacting health outcomes. This essay aims to outline how education is interrelated to health outcomes in terms of obesity, life expectancy, infant mortality and mental health. It will discuss how the better educated in…

Renua Ireland Keen To Get Students Involved

In their policy document issued at the launch of the party and found on their website, Renua Ireland make no reference to students and make very little reference to education on a whole. Throughout their 45 page document the only…

Shortage in college places imminent says new report

A dramatic shortage of college places is set to affect the academic future of applicants unless urgent action is taken. The launch of a new report investigating higher-education funding has sparked a national debate on the existing system of third-level…

Irish Students Estimated To Spend €11,000 In College Expenses This Year

A recent survey conducted by the College Tribune has shed some light the pressures felt by students to both fund their education and their lifestyle while at university. It was found that 24% of students will personally spend in excess…

SU Election count :: Live Blog

Today we are doing a live blog from UCDSU count centre with every election result for the student union elections 2013. Stay here for regular updates. Click Here to Refresh Live Blog We’re updating the information below as soon as…

SU Education Race – Adam Carroll

Current Health Sciences Convenor Adam Carroll is running uncontested in the forthcoming UCD Students’ Union elections for the position of Undergraduate Education Officer; “It’s always something I wanted to do, viagra something I felt really passionate about. The union, health…

Revisiting why incompetents think they’re awesome

Microsoft’s debut of the Surface family of tablets wowed on several levels yesterday, not the least of which is the fact that Redmond will be moving into direct competition with some of the hardware partners it relied upon to build…