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UCD Sports Clubs Told To Support Student Levy Or Face Funding Cuts.

Sports club auditors were tonight handed a document by UCD Staff calling for their support to maintain the student levy at its current rate or else face cuts to student services across campus. The document handed to auditors mentions that…

UCDSU’s SHAG Week Misstep

Students expressed disappointment and frustration at UCDSU SHAG Week events that took place on the 13th and 14th of February. (Yes, don’t let the word ‘week’ confuse you, the events lasted two days).   The Tribune contacted Welfare Officer Melissa…

Despite Hiring A Digital Marketing Manager In October, Concerns Over UCDSU Social Media Remain

UCDSU Executive Minutes have confirmed that the Union hired a Digital Marketing Manager in October to assist sabbatical officers. Despite this hiring, the Union was in breach of it’s social media and website related mandates for the majority of semester…

USI And UCD SU Come Out In Support Of Healthcare Students

The Union Students of Ireland have come out in support of Pharmacy Students and upcoming changes to their programs. These changes under the new integrated Pharmacy programme means that students will be required to pay increased fees and participated in…

Editorial: A Call For Transparency

This final issue for semester one raises important questions about how our Students Union is run, the level of transparency present, and the work being done by the various officers and staff members there. Our front page contains what is,…

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…

UCDSU Press Office Fails To Respond To Campus Press Queries

UCD Students Union for the first time hired a Press Officer this year, to manage press relations and advise the SU political affairs. Of the 13 requests that the Tribune made for comments from the SU this semester, only two…

Arts Class Officer Warns Class Reps Against Speaking To Press

The Tribune today learnt that college officers have today warned class reps against talking to members of the press on campus. In a message sent to Arts, Humanities and Social Science’s group chat seen by the Tribune a college officer…

UCD Students Express Anger At Nighttime Construction In Residences

UCD Students Union today hosted a Town Hall event to discuss the ongoing issues in student residences as a result of the ongoing construction of phase one of the residences master plan. Students in Merville, Roebuck and Glenomena accommodation had all…

RA’s Did Not Receive Consent Training Due To Time Constraints

Residential Assistants in UCD residences did not received consent training this year despite time being put aside in their training schedule for it. According to RA’s who were due to receive the training the reason that it did not go…

UCD Students Union Condemns Violence Against Housing Activists

UCD Student’s Union tonight condemned the violence used against activists and protestors at the housing demonstration on North Frederick Street. The protest which was being organised by the ‘Take Back the City’ group was ended by Gardaí in balaclavas who…

UCDSU Still Yet To Donate Money Raised For The Together For Yes Campaign

The College Tribune has learned that money raised by the UCD Students Union for the campaign to that was due to be donated to the Together for Yes campaign to repeal the 8th has not yet been sent onto the…