It’s reaching that time in the semester where everyone is starting to feel burnt out and losing their motivation to keep up with assignments. One thing to keep in mind is that also means you’ve gotten this far, and you’ve only got a few weeks left until summer holidays. However, motivation loss can be difficult to deal with, especially since in college time moves so quickly … [Read more...] about How to beat that mid-semester motivation loss
New Students’ Union full-time officers elected
The new Students’ Union Full Time Officers. L–R: Izzy Tiernan, Vice-President/Welfare and Equality Officer; Raimey O’Boyle, Vice President/Education Officer; Dean Kenny, SU President; and Faye Ní Dhomhnaill, Leas Uachtarán don Ghaeilge. Photo: Lisa Hamilton The University of Galway elections have concluded, and the four full time Students’ Union officers have been … [Read more...] about New Students’ Union full-time officers elected
Equality referendum set to be held in November.
By Caoimhe Looney The government have announced that a referendum on gender equality and the constitutional family will be held in November this year. The referendum comes following recommendations made by a Citizens Assembly on Gender Equality two years ago and the Special Joint Oireachtas Committee on Gender Equality. It’s sets to tackle both Article 40 and 41 of the … [Read more...] about Equality referendum set to be held in November.
Why you should be eating plenty of garlic
I’m sure we’re all very familiar with garlic. It’s a staple in the majority of recipes and according to some statistics, the average person consumes 2 pounds of garlic each year. What some people might not know, is that before garlic was just known as just another vegetable, it was used as a medical treatment in some ancient cultures. Some of these cultures include but aren’t … [Read more...] about Why you should be eating plenty of garlic
University students raising funds for Tanzania nursing placement
Simanjiro Health Centre Seven second-year general nursing students at the University of Galway are preparing to make the journey to Tanzania to do a service-learning placement in the Simanjiro Healthcare Centre this summer. The nursing students, Clare Ison, Clodagh Prendeville, Sophie Shields, Melanie Sullivan, Deirdre Hamill, Alex Brady and Jakub Jaworski, will be flying … [Read more...] about University students raising funds for Tanzania nursing placement