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UCD Students Express Anger At Nighttime Construction In Residences

UCD Students Union today hosted a Town Hall event to discuss the ongoing issues in student residences as a result of the ongoing construction of phase one of the residences master plan. Students in Merville, Roebuck and Glenomena accommodation had all…

Building and Planning Roundup

Residences Masterplan UCD is pressing ahead to begin work on its Residences Masterplan which will add hundreds of student beds to the campus. An Bord Pleanala granted permission for Phases 1 and 2 of the Masterplan in January, subject to…

UCDSU Switches Tactics on Residences Masterplan

UCD Students’ Union (UCDSU) has altered its approach towards UCD’s attempt to build additional on-campus accommodation. The university is pushing ahead with its plan to build over 3,000 rooms as part of its Residences Masterplan. UCD recently paid the maximum…

Editorial: UCD’s Accommodation Application A Test Case for The Rest of the Country

The lead piece in this issue of the Tribune covers the latest developments in UCD’s attempt to build more on-campus accommodation for students. While it is long-term issue, is has been has been subject to continual twists and turns over…

Building & Planning Roundup

O’Reilly Hall: The site of UCD President Andrew Deeks’ private club, the original application received planning permission this year. UCD applied back in June for its Revised Fire Safety Certificate. The Council issued a time extension for the application at…