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UCD Elects Majority Female SU Sabbatical Team For 2019/20

UCD students elected a female majority sabbatical team last night after a marathon 15-hour count, with fourth-year Law and Social Justice student Joanna Siewierska being elected SU President. Siewierska was elected on the third count with 1697 votes out of…

DanceSoc Breach Referendum Rules By Supporting Levy

UCD DanceSoc last night breached UCD Students Union referendum rules by supporting a Yes vote in this weeks student levy referendum. The referendum is to determine if UCD will extend the current student levy for up to 20 years to…

Student Levy Referendum: Vote No

The vote on the whether the students of UCD agree with an increase on the student levy is not as promised by the yes side an opportunity for the students to invest in the future of their campus but is…

Student Levy Referendum: Vote Yes

UCD’s campus offers its students some of the best facilities in Ireland, but it can do better. More room for societies, more space for sports, more time for gym members. UCD’s population has increased from 21,140 students in 2005/06 to…

UCDSU Still Yet To Donate Money Raised For The Together For Yes Campaign

The College Tribune has learned that money raised by the UCD Students Union for the campaign to that was due to be donated to the Together for Yes campaign to repeal the 8th has not yet been sent onto the…

Impeachment Petition To Be Resubmitted

The petition to impeach UCDSU President Katie Ascough will be resubmitted to Returning Officer Stephen Devine on Monday morning. The petition which calls for the impeachment of Ms Ascough following her decision to remove information on how to procure an…

Impeachment Petition Handed In

UCD Students  Amy Crean, Sadhbh MacLochlainn and Finn McLysaght (pictured above) have handed in their impeachment petition to the Returning Officer Stephen Devine. The petition obtained a total of 1,620 signatures, nearly double what was required for an impeachment referendum…

Yes4Neutral side lodged Complaints over SU “Inaccurate Information” during Abortion referendum

The Yes 4 Neutral side in the recent campus referendum on abortion submitted several complaints over “inaccurate” information put out by the UCD Students’ Union during the campaign. The Yes 4 Neutral side, who advocated for the Students’ Union to…

Pro-Choice ‘No’ Side Win Abortion Referendum by 64%

UCD Students voted decisively to retain the pro-choice stance of the Students’ Union today, following one of the highest recorded voting turnouts in recent years. The pro-choice No side won 64% of the vote, with those advocating for the SU…

“Voting No means You are Being Pro-Choice”: Referendum Special

In a campus referendum special Politics editor Oisín MacCanna and Editor Jack Power sat down with both sides of the campaign to get their views, motivations and arguments. Hazel Nolan is leading the Vote side, to keep the Students’ Union…

“Everyone in UCD Deserves to Be Fairly Represented”: Referendum Special

In a campus referendum special Politics editor Oisín MacCanna and Editor Jack Power sat down with both sides of the campaign to get their views, motivations and arguments. Representing the Yes side, to change the UCD Students’ Union position on…

‘UCD Students for Fair Representation’ Gain Enough Signatures to call Campus Referendum on Abortion Issue

A group ‘UCD Students for Fair Representation’ is believed to have now gained enough signatures to call a referendum on campus on the Students’ Union stance on abortion. The group needed 927 UCD students to sign a petition, and speaking…