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Minister Harris Encourages Students to Apply for SUSI Grants by July 9th

The newly appointed Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has issued a call for students to apply for SUSI grants for 2020/2021 by July 9th, if they have not done so already. July…

“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…

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…

World Rankings Should Be Ignored, Say University Academics

Kathleen James-Chakraborty, a Professor of Art History in University College Dublin (UCD), wrote to The Irish Times criticising Irish universities’ approach to the QS World University Rankings. Eunan O’Halpin, a Professor of Contemporary Irish History in Trinity College Dublin, responded…

Commuting: “More Buses” May Be Needed For UCD Students Returning In September

As the anticipation of a new, post-coronavirus academic year approaches, many students who commute to University College Dublin (UCD) are facing the prospect of new and additional challenges. Following this week’s announcement that Trinity College Dublin is working with Dublin…

BREAKING: Results Released By UCD In “Technical Error”

UCD has responded to an issue raised by students earlier today that exam results had been released three days earlier than expected. The College Tribune has now been informed that this early release is due to a “technical error” which…

UCD Alumnus Appointed First Female President of the High Court

Ms Justice Mary Irvine has been formally appointed to the position of President of the High Court; making her the first woman in the history of the state to be appointed to this role. Irvine studied at University College Dublin…

Fate of UCD Graduation Ceremonies Still Unclear Amid Pandemic Restrictions

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, graduation ceremonies for the class of 2020 have been cancelled or postponed at schools and universities around the world. University College Dublin (UCD) is no exception, with several of the university’s conferring ceremonies…

UCD Results Leaked Before Official Release Date

In the past hour it has transpired that academic results for the Spring trimester of the academic year 2019/20 have been released to at least some UCD students on SISWEB. The results were due to be released throughout the day…

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…

Dolores Cahill: Students Blast Head of Medicine with 15,000 Word Letter after Failing to Respond to Complaints

The Dean and Head of School of Medicine at University College Dublin (UCD) has not responded to complaints from students regarding Professor Dolores Cahill’s recent false and misleading claims regarding COVID-19. Following coverage from this publication on UCD Professor Dolores…