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“I Wasn’t The Most ‘PC’, But I Don’t Regret It” | Thomas Monaghan on Leaving UCDSU

Agreeing to interview Thomas Monaghan, I didn’t really know what to expect, having an image of him as this mad Mayo fella from UCD Students’ Union (SU). We began in the most clichéd ‘Thomas Monaghan’ way, starting the Zoom call…

My Time at UCD Students’ Union: Thoughts on Uniting the Divides

Brian Treacy – UCDSU Education Officer 2019/20 (pictured, right) I started my time as Education Officer of UCD Students’ Union in June 2019 after a needlessly strenuous election the previous April. I was unopposed, but still set myself the target…

Joanna Siewierska On Her “Challenging” Year As UCD Students’ Union President

As the year officially comes to an end for this year’s team of Executive Officers in University College Dublin’s (UCD) Students’ Union (SU), The College Tribune has interviewed outgoing President Joanna Siewierska on the highs, the lows and her legacy…

Who Cares About the Student Union Anyway?

An epidemic of ambivalence has spread throughout UCD campus over the last few years, with UCD students feeling completely .disengaged with their Student Union. Very few people vote in SU elections, and participation in SU events is wildly variable, with…

Students’ Union Holds Mental Health Day

UCD Students’ Union joined the globe to participate in World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10 in hopes of boosting mental health awareness. In addition to providing free de-stressing programming, UCDSU invited various local mental health organizations to share their…

UCDSU Launches Campaign to Promote Rent A Room Scheme

UCD Students’ Union has launched a campaign to promote ‘Rent A Room Scheme.’ This campaign aims to improve the uptake of UCD students into homes in the surrounding areas. Due to high rent costs and an ongoing housing crisis, UCD…

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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…