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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…

108th Session of LawSoc Begins With Classic Culchie vs Dubs Debate

The 108th Session of the Law Society got off the a comedic start earlier yesterday with is orientation week debate; Dubs vs Cluchies.  The debate which was described as “as a bit of a scrap” by auditor James Brandon attracted…

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Ambulance Accident Rate Averages One Incident Every Two Days

On duty ambulances have been involved in an average of one accident every two days over the past two and a half years. The Tribune saw data on the number of emergency vehicles involved in incidents as set out by…

UCC Students Start Campaign to Save College Bar from Closing

Students in University College Cork are mounting an online campaign to stop plans to close their college ‘Old Bar’ by their university management. Eolann Sheehan the Students Union President in UCC is leading an online petition to protest the bar’s…

Long-Awaited Cassells Report into Third-Level Funding Crisis Released

The cost of funding the higher education sector will need to increase by €600 million a year by 2021 stated the Cassells Report, which was released today. The report, officially titled “Investing in National Ambition” has said colleges and universities…

Just €500 Million the Difference Between Free College Education and a Loan Scheme Say USI

The difference between totally free college education and a student loan scheme could be just €500 million stated out-going USI President Kevin Donohue. The Cassells report into the future government funding options for colleges and universities is now 8-months late….

Belfield FM Temporary Closure

The College Tribune has been informed, discount that UCD’s Belfield FM will be closed for the next week to facilitate a technical repair. Speaking exclusively to the Tribune tonight Belfield FM’s auditor Samuel O’Connor had this to say ‘A vital piece…

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New ‘College X’ Initiative for Campus Residents

The UCD Students’ Union in association with the Student Residents association have launched a campaign to promote the wellbeing of students living on campus. The ‘College X’ initiative is organising a series of weekly events over the first semester of…

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UCD Ranks #5 in Producing VC Entrepreneurs in Europe

UCD has ranked #5 in producing VC entrepreneurs in Europe in a recent report carried out by Pitchbook. UCD is the only Irish University to rank in the top ten places in this report.  Venture capital (VC) is financial capital provided to early-stage,…

NEWS IN BRIEF

Noam Chomsky to give lecture in UCD Noted intellectual, treatment philosopher and political analyst Noam Chomsky has been confirmed to give a lecture in an event organised by the UCD Philosophy Society. The lecture will take place on the 2nd…

Just 360 SUSI Grants Confirmed for UCD Students

With nearly 3 months of the first semester completed, pilule Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) has paid out grants to 360 UCD students since it started processing applications in the summer. This is in contrast to the 860 students who…

EU Budget Deficits

Starter for ten, diagnosis whose public finances in the Eurozone are the most wrecked? Ok the graph gives the game away, levitra but I for one expected Greece to top the charts for deficit running government. After all, sick we…