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No Disadvantage Policy ‘Advisory and Not Mandatory’, says UCD School of Law

Despite University College Dublin’s (UCD) and the Students’ Union’s (SU) claim that no students, particularly final year students, would be left disadvantaged by the implications of COVID-19, some students have exited college with below expected grades. One such student, who…

Lack of Compliance with Covid Assessment Guidelines a “Betrayal Of The Student Body”, says Anderson

We interviewed University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) President Conor Anderson last month for clarification on the fact that students’ provisional results were lower than they anticipated, despite the implementation of the Covid-19 Assessment Guidelines (colloquially referred to as the…

Provisional Grades: Why You Don’t Need to Panic

In the wake of the provisional examination results which were released on Monday, The College Tribune conducted a survey to see whether students believed the Covid-19 Assessment Guidelines, often referred to as the “No Disadvantage Policy”, were reflected in their…

No Messing Around This Time: UCD’s New Students’ Union President

The next President of University College Dublin’s (UCD) Students’ Union (SU) will be a familiar face to some. As this year’s Graduate Officer for the SU, Conor Anderson championed a reported revitalisation amongst graduates for the organisation. In February this…

EDITORIAL: Students Succeed As New Supports Represent The Best Possible Outcome

On April 17th, University College Dublin (UCD) announced new academic supports to assist students’ precarious situations during the COVID-19 pandemic. These supports were implemented in no small part due to mounting pressure from UCD students, voiced through the UCD Students’…

Wave of Support for No-Detriment Policy as TDs Back Students

The campaign for third level institutions to adopt a ‘No-Detriment’ policy has gained a significant amount of political attention over the last week as universities begin to make clear decisions on the issue. Many parties such as Sinn Féin, the…