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Campus Rents Rocket: UCD to Increase Cost of On-Campus Accommodation

UCD’s on-campus accommodation will increase by 4% year on year for the next three years. A premium of €1,000 on average will also be charged to the 1,000 newly built student bedrooms. This news was announced on February 5th by…

Start-Up Spotlight: Fearless Media

Fearless Media is a small production company which creates engaging video content for businesses looking to bring a story to life, and was founded by Thomas Arnold in 2019. The name might sound familiar to you; Thomas is also a…

UCD Lyons Farm Receive €3m Investment for New AgTech Hub

UCD Lyons Farm in Co Kildare will be the site for a new ag-tech research hub. The project was awarded a 3m investment from the Regional Enterprise Development Fund through NovaUCD who were amongst 26 successful applicants to receive funding…

Left Wing Alliance Issue Demands to UCD to ‘Fix Our Education’

An alliance of political groups based in UCD have begun a poster campaign which is calling upon the college’s management to address issues such as disability services, affordable accommodation and improved mental health services. The group, which calls itself ‘Fix…

EDITORIAL: The Disinvitation of Jason Evert was a Grave Mistake

EDIT: This is an updated article. The attached editorial contains an amended version which reflects new information brought to the College Tribune. This article is an amended version of an editorial published in the College Tribune on January 28th, entitled…

Walk Safe Calls Down by 62% since 2017

The total calls made to the UCD ‘’Walk Safe Service’’ have decreased by 62% over the last three years, the College Tribune reports.  Figures acquired by the College Tribune of calls made to the ‘’UCD Walk Safe Service’’ from the…

Why You Should Care About Your Data

In 2018, the world was shaken when it was revealed that the data of up to 87 million Facebook users had been harvested by a political consulting firm called Cambridge Analytica (CA) which had done work for Donald Trump’s 2016…

Belfield Papers: Case Closed?

In November 2019, the College Tribune discovered highly sensitive UCD documents open to student access. Included in these files were payroll reports, employee bank account details, PPS numbers and details of TD donations to student political societies. After the UCD…

Record Level Grants see UCD’s Revenue Grow

UCD has cast a solidifying blow of reassurance towards a recent wave of concerns over the level of funding available to third-level educational institutions in Ireland, with the fiscal year ending 2018 boasting a rise in both income and annual…

UCD Take Easy Route in Empty 5-year Strategy

UCD recently released their strategy document for the period 2020-2024. Named ‘Rising to the Future’ this document’s overall aim is to continue to flourish in an “age of unprecedented opportunity and challenge”. The strategy is based around four central themes…

Student Union Officers Have So Far Fulfilled 52% of Manifesto Promises

  It’s the beginning of Semester 2, so we thought we’d take a closer look at our Student Union Sabbatical Officers. Union candidates have a history of promising a lot in their campaigns and not always following through. It’s over…