Archive for UCD

Morrison’s goal enough to help UCD see off plucky Drogheda

Posted in Life with tags on 5 March 2011 by Steve

DROGHEDA UNITED 0 UCD 1 UCD began their campaign with a narrow win over a Drogheda side that gave of their all over the 90 minutes …” (more)

[Irish Times, 5 March]

UCDSU President to run in Seanad Election

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 4 March 2011 by Steve

“Paul Lynam, current President of UCD Students’ Union has announced his intentions to run for the NUI Graduate seat in the upcoming Seanad elections …” (more)

[Conall Ó Dufaigh, Free Education for Everyone, 4 March]

Drug research group moves to UCD facility

Posted in research with tags on 4 March 2011 by Steve

“After almost five years as a virtual entity, the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training has a permanent home from this week – a purpose-built 6,500 sq m facility located on UCD’s campus …” (more)

[Gordon Smith, Irish Times, 4 March]

UCD praying for play-off miracle

Posted in Life with tags on 4 March 2011 by Steve

“UCD Marian’s historic Superleague National Cup win gave the students a high at the time, but the subsequent hangover means they go into the final weekend hoping for a miracle to reach the league play-offs …” (more)

[Ruaidhri O’Connor, Independent, 4 March]

‘How I cheated the UCD exam system’

Posted in Legal issues, teaching with tags , , on 1 March 2011 by Steve

“‘There was nothing ingenious in the plan we concocted. It was nothing like Ocean’s Eleven or anything’, says ‘John’, who has sat exams on three separate occasions in the past two years on behalf of students that had been struggling with their course, including at least one case in which the individual had failed the paper previously …” (more)

[Paul Fennessy, University Observer, 1 March]

Confusion over allocation of contribution charge to services

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 1 March 2011 by Steve

“Confusion has arisen as to how much funds will be allocated to student services due to the rebranding of the student registration fee for next term. The Student Contribution Charge, which was introduced when the 2011 budget was announced, will replace the student registration fee for the term 2011/2012 …” (more)

[Katie Hughes, University Observer, 1 March]

Exam Cheating: Reaction and Analysis

Posted in Legal issues, teaching with tags , , on 1 March 2011 by Steve

“Following revelations of cheating in exams, Quinton O’Reilly gets the reaction and opinion from this news …” (more)

[University Observer, 1 March]