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UCD Students March Alongside USI for Free Fees and Increased College Funding

Students from all over Ireland descended on the Garden of Remembrance in Parnell Square to march through the city in a demonstration against student fees, on Wednesday the 19th of October. Organised by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI),…

Dramatic Cutbacks for UCD Library Service See Staff Numbers Drop by 36%

The UCD Library has witnessed dramatic cutbacks in resources in recent years, with both staff numbers and the amount spent on books and journals being sharply cut by the university. The Tribune can reveal the amount of staff in the…

Arts & Human Sciences Postgraduate Students Launch ‘Save Our PRC’ Campaign

A group of Arts and Human Sciences postgraduate students have launched a campaign to save the Postgraduate Research Centre on the second floor of the James Joyce Library. Although the centre will remain in place, capsule the system of booking…

Slow grant payments causes restricted access to library for students

Library access has been restricted since last Monday for students who have not yet paid their registration fee. A number of students who contacted the paper were annoyed that, because they hadn’t received their grant, they were unable to pay…