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UCD and UCC apply to fast track student accommodation

Student accommodation planning applications will be evaluated quicker under the new Strategic Housing Development System.

University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Cork (UCC) are among applications made directly to An Bórd Pleanála in a new fast-track planning system, as reported by The Irish Times. Three fast-track planning applications for student accommodation are currently active

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87.8% of students believe consent workshops should take place every year

TCDSU arranged the sexual consent workshops for Trinity Hall during Fresher’s Week

87.8% of students who attended the consent workshops organised by Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) stated they believe the workshops should take place “every orientation”, according to feedback gathered by the Union.

50.6% of respondents “strongly agreed” that the …

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UCDSU officers denied request to campaign for Ascough’s impeachment

The officers have been forced to cease campaigning following a complaint lodged this morning

 

The three University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) sabbatical officers who announced they had taken leave to campaign against President Katie Ascough were denied their request to take annual leave this morning. The University Observer reports that the action follows

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Trinity to reopen tomorrow

The Department of Education and Skills left the decision for third-level institutions to open tomorrow at the discretion of each college

  Trinity is to reopen on Tuesday, October 17, after College was closed today due to Hurricane Ophelia. The Department of Education and Skills left the decision to open tomorrow at the discretion of each institution. Trinity tweeted that normal college …

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UL votes to support a united Ireland

The result follows three other universities voting in favour of reunification

The University of Limerick Students’ Union (ULSU) has voted to support a stance in favour of a united Ireland. The results were announced today, April 19. With a turnout of 2,166 students, 77.05% students voted in favour of the motion.

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UCD set to reform arts degree courses

The changes will take effect in September 2018 and hope to improve employment opportunities for graduates

University College Dublin (UCD) are set to reform arts degree courses as a means to improve the employability of its students, according to the Irish Times. Changes to the degree include internship and Erasmus opportunities, which will extend some courses …

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UCD overtakes Trinity in QS University subject rankings

The rankings follow a consistent downwards trend of Irish universities

Trinity’s ranking has fallen in every single category this year in new subject rankings released by QS World University Rankings. The total number of Trinity subjects ranking in the top 100 in the world has decreased from 16 to 2

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UCD to support Irish reunification after referendum passes

63.1% of UCD students voted in favour of reunification

63.1% of students have voted to support University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) adopting a mandate in favour of Irish reunification. 3,325 students were polled on March 7 and 8, with 1,995 voting to support the pro-unity stance.

Agricultural students …

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UCDSU to hold referendum on united Ireland stance

The UCD referendum comes as TCDSU Council votes to have a preferendum on the issue

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University College Dublin Students’ Union (UCDSU) is to hold a referendum on whether the union should adopt a stance in favour of Irish unity. The decision came in the same week as a motion was passed at a Council meeting

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