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Society Spotlight: UCD Volunteers Overseas Society (UCDVO)

This is a sponsored article The UCD Volunteers Overseas (‘’UCDVO’’) society encourages UCD students, staff and alumni to raise awareness and fundraise for a multitude of causes. UCDVO is not similar to any of the other societies you will find…

Society Spotlight: UCD SciSoc

This is a sponsored article The UCD Science Society is one of UCD’s largest and more interesting societies, offering science aficionados the opportunity to mingle with like-minded students in the various events they organise. The most impressive one is their…

Society Spotlight: The Investors and Entrepreneurs Society (I&E)

This is a sponsored article The Investors and Entrepreneurs Society (I&E) is one of the most renowned on the UCD campus and is a career-oriented and business-related society. What is it exactly that has attracted some 15,000 students to join? Well,…

Ways to Kill Time in UCD

Walking into the sprawling UCD campus can be daunting for newcomers, especially when bombarded with countless ongoing and upcoming events. Where does one start? Here are some things you should do to make the most of your time at UCD!…

Joint Campaign to Keep Dublin Bus Stopping at UCD

UCD Students’ Union have launched a campaign to ensure Dublin Bus resumes full service to Belfield during night-time hours. In a press statement on September 3rd, Katie O’Dea (UCDSU’s Campaigns & Engagement Officer) and President Joanna Siewierska made the announcement….

Moore Centre Opens for Business

On September 2nd, UCD officially opened the latest building in its ever-growing Belfield campus. The €20 million Moore Centre for Business is the new, shining branch of the Quinn School, and is set to be a hub for creativity and…

UCDSU President Faces Criticism from DCU Professor

On September 3rd, UCDSU President Joanna Siewierska published an article in the Irish Times entitled ‘Time to change our unfair CAO points system.’ This scathing opinion piece presented a forceful critique of the Leaving Certificate system and proposed several alternatives…

In Memory of Ciarán O’Boyle

Ciaran, 22, had recently graduated from UCD in Computer Science and was really excited to return to Ireland and begin a career having been offered employment in his field of choice. It is hard to find all the right words…

Comment: UCD Racks up High Flying Flight Fees

UCD have, quite literally, begun the new college year with a flying start. On Monday, 16 September, the Irish Times reported the findings of a Freedom of Information request as to the premium fares spent by universities across the country. It…

Full Speed Ahead: NovaUCD Announces E-Scooter Startup

It’s proven to be yet another busy and bounteous summer in NovaUCD. The Belfield-based innovation hub has quickly gained recognition as a leading facility for transforming ideas into successful start-ups via its comprehensive business support programme. One of the latest…

An Cuas Removed

The leisure space formerly known as ‘An Cuas’ has been replaced by an extension of the Arts & Humanities Programme Desk. This summer development has gained much student backlash and occurred without the prior consent of UCDSU. SU President Joanna…

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UCD First Satellite Moves Closer To Launch

The first ever satellite to be designed, built and launched entirely by Ireland has moved a step closer to space today. Minister John Halligan TD today announced that the EIRSAT-1 currently being designed by UCD has passed the critical design…