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UCDSU Final Election Results

In a long count which last over 13 hours, a new UCDSU Sabbatical team has been elected for 2018/2019. It was a long day with several recounts but eventually a new team was elected with some of the races coming…

Barry Murphy Re-Elected as UCDSU President

Barry Murphy has been re-elected as UCDSU President. The incumbent overcame five challengers and will now stay in his role until June 2019. The total valid poll in the Presidential race was 3,807, up from 3,237 votes cast last year….

Editorial: Give Me An SU Candidate Who Actually Cares

Evidently Barry Murphy and Niall Torris didn’t read my last editorial about current SU sabbatical officers re-running which just shows you the power of the editorial. In fairness to Torris, nobody actually wanted to run for Graduate Officer. Barry on…

SU Elections: Niall Torris for Graduate Officer

2018 appears to be the year of incumbents running with Niall Torris running unopposed for a second year to become Graduate Officer. His manifesto is simple and easily understandable. It’s targeted at post graduate students obviously but given that undergraduates…

Niall Torris: Increase in Postgraduate Fees is “Cynical” and “Cowardly”

Graduate Officer Niall Torris has come out strongly against rising postgraduate fees calling it a “very cynical move” by UCD. Speaking to the Tribune Mr Torris said “I think it’s very cynical on behalf of the university, I think the…

What Does It Mean to be a Man Today?

International Men’s Day takes place on November 19th each year. This year, the UCD Student’s Union has made a conscious effort to celebrate the day. The objectives of International Men’s Day are to promote positive masculinity and gender equality as…

Sabbatical Officer’s Annual Leave Rejected

The Independent Appeals and Disciplinary Board (IADB) has overruled the decision of the Executive meaning that the sabbatical officers cannot take annual leave meaning they cannot campaign for the impeachment of UCDSU President Katie Ascough. Rob Sweeney, Barry Murphy and…

Sabbatical Officers to Campaign for Impeachment

In yet another twist in the impeachment referendum saga, three of UCDSU sabbatical officers are taking annual leave in order to campaign in favour of Katie Ascough’s impeachment. Sabbatical officers must remain neutral during referendums unless they’re outside officer hours….

“She Has Betrayed The Electorate” UCDSU Executive Minutes Finally Released

The minutes of the first executive meeting of the UCDSU which took place on September 21st have finally been released. The minutes released detail the aftermath of the Winging It reprint controversy. In the minutes the leadership of the UCDSU President…

UCDSU Gearing Up for the March for Education

UCDSU Education Officer Rob Sweeney is encouraging students to turn out for the March for Education this Wednesday. The march which will start at the Custom House at 12pm is being run by the Union of Students Ireland (USI) to…

Class Rep Nominations Exceed Expectations

A total of 270 people have signed up to run for class rep elections this year making it the biggest class rep election to date. The elections which are due to take place next Tuesday and Wednesday (October 3rd and…