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The reason that work done in uni is copyright of the uni is that you probably will have used the university’s resources to create the material. Its the same way that anything you produce while working is copyright of the company you work for. I remeber when doing our 4th yr projects in DCU talk of that came up and there was a change in thinking at that time. I think it went something like, if you want to take your project further once you leave uni, you could talk to the tutor at the start of the project and a clause would be put in writing. I think as long as your upfront about it they’re okay about it, unless of course they think you’re going to make millions, then they’ll want a cut. Which in fairness, I think is fair as they were the ones that taught you the skills…