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Student Spends Record Breaking 3 Weeks Staring at Blank Page

When Barry O’Donnell sat down in mid-March to write his latest assignment, few could have imagined that he would make absolutely no progress in the next 3 weeks. In a feat of near unimaginable procrastination, O’Donnell managed to watch all…

Students’ Union Achieves Nothing for “Record Breaking” 8th Year in a Row

UCD Students’ Union has surpassed all expectations and has achieved absolutely nothing this year. The news comes after SU Officers announced all the many things they haven’t achieved this year during their latest meeting. Last week’s Council Meeting began with…

Panel Discusses Vision For Future Development of UCD Campus

UCD Students’ Strategic Vision, a student-led initiative that is preparing a vision for the future development of the UCD campus from a students perspective held a wide-ranging panel talk last week to discuss the ongoing development on and around campus….

UCD Students Union In Breach Of Own Mandates

This article is an updated version of the article under the same headline that appeared in the print edition of The College Tribune on the 20th of November 2018. This update was made to accommodate the comments received from the…

UCD to Appeal WRC’s Age Discrimination Ruling

UCD President Andrew Deeks has confirmed the university is set to appeal a finding by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) that it discriminated against a member of staff on age grounds. Dr Ann Cleary had brought a discrimination claim on…

Bats Could Delay Construction of President Deeks’ New Office

UCD President Andrew Deeks may have to wait a little longer for a new office because of bats. The Tribune reported in Issue 4 that UCD was spending hundreds of thousands of euro to plan the renovation of Ardmore House…

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Impeachment Referendum Roundup – October 14th

UCD students will have a chance to decide on the fate of Katie Ascough, President of UCD Students’ Union (UCDSU), in an Impeachment Referendum on the 25th and 26th of October. Here is a collection of the Tribune’s coverage in…

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Ascough’s Open Letter and Mental Health: Fact Check

Following the revelation that Mental Health Week had been postponed by UCD Students’ Union (UCDSU), the College Tribune has followed up on a point made in the Open Letter issued to students by UCDSU President Katie Ascough, in advance of…

UCD Students’ Union ‘You’ll be Grand’ Putdown to Foreign Student with Language Concern

The UCD Students’ Union has come in for criticism for dismissing concerns over the language barrier from an incoming foreign student with a “you’ll be grand” response earlier today. The student, Manuel Atserias Luque is from Spain and is set…