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UCD Student E-zine - 20 March 2014


Semester 2 exam timetable available on 31 March

The Semester 2 exam timetable will be published on Monday, 31 March 2014. The exams will take place from Tuesday, 6 May to Saturday, 17 May (incl. Saturday, 10 May). Please make sure you read the exam regulations before you sit your exams. For more information, visit the UCD Registry website.



Early opening at James Joyce Library returns from March 24th

We are pleased to say that from Monday, March 24 2014, UCD James Joyce Library will be opening at 7.00 am, until the end of the exam period. The UCD Health Science Library will also be opening earlier, from 8.30am, during this time. See our website for more details.



UCD Students’ Union elections 2014

Don’t forget that the UCDSU elections are coming up. Check the candidates on our website. Election week in UCD will feature debates on the Youth Guarantee Scheme, a voter registration drive and the candidates fighting it out to win your vote. See our news section for more information.



We need to talk about ethics – join the conversation TODAY

“We need to talk about ethics because...” is a campus-wide engagement, part of the  President of Ireland's Ethics Initiative, where you can share your thoughts and reasons as to why you think ethics are important.  Join the conversation on Facebook or on Twitter @talkaboutethics



Chaplaincy Team

Don’t forget that if you need to chat to someone as we move towards the end of the semester we are here for you. Further information on UCD Chaplaincy and our events can be found online.




UCD Sports Scholarships closing date 30 April

The closing date for UCD Sports Scholarships applications is 30 April 2014. Closing dates for GAA sports have been extended until 30 June 2014. All registered UCD students are eligible to apply. For information on the application procedure and the online application form see our website.




Fógraí Bord na Gaeilge UCD/Bord na Gaeilge UCD notices

Tá an comórtas do scoláireachtaí Teach na Gaeilge 2014-2015 oscailte anois.  

  • 26 Márta, 5.15pm:  Cúrsa teanga 5- seachtaine  ag tosú
  • 27 Márta, 1.00pm:  Seoladh Dlúthdhiosca  nua le Trad Soc, Seomra Dearg
  • 27 Márta, 6.00pm: Seoladh ‘An Ghaeilge’, clár teilifíse  le Dónal Ó Catháin (Teach na Gaeilge)
  • 28 Márta-30 Márta: 6.00pm: Comórtas Liathróidh Láimhe UCD

Eolas: http://www.ucd.ie/bnag/ga

The competition for Teach na Gaeilge 2014-2015 scholarships is now open:  

  • 26 March, 5.15pm: 5- week language course commences, Library Building
  • 27 March, 1.00pm: Launch of Trad Soc’s new CD, Red Room
  • 27 March, 6.00pm: Launch of ‘An Ghaeilge’, TV programme by Dónal Ó Catháin, Global Lounge
  • 28 March-30 March, 6.000pm: UCD Handball Competition (as Gaeilge)

Details: http://www.ucd.ie/bnag/en



UCD Rás – 5th April – Register now!

The fifth UCD Rás 5K Run will start at 11 am, Saturday, 05 April 2014 with proceeds going to UCD Volunteers Overseas. Online entry fee is €10 for students, €15 for non-students. There is a free t-shirt and goody bag for the first 500 people who register online! Register now



UCD Symphony Orchestra spring concert @ NCH – Book NOW!

On Tuesday, April 08 at 8pm, the UCD Symphony orchestra will play Rimsky-Korsakov's sumptuous masterpiece Scheherazade alongside Beethoven's Triple Concerto with the critically acclaimed Ensemble Avalon. Both our performances at the National Concert Hall last year were sold out so book your tickets as soon as possible and show your support for these wonderfully talented student musicians. For details see the UCD Events Calendar.



Coming up in the UCD Cinema

UCD Cinema has a great line-up for the final few weeks of the semester including American Hustle, 12 Years' a Slave, Her, Wolf of Wall St and many more to be confirmed. Keep an eye out for Filmsoc's busy semester too which includes a number of festivals and guest appearances. Check out our website for full listings.

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