At the beginning of the 20/21 academic year, Postgrad Research Students at NUI Galway formed the Postgraduate Workers Alliance NUIG in response to the exploitative guidelines set out in the NUI Galway Guidelines for Research Degree Programmes. These guidelines require postgraduate research students to undertake 120 hours of unpaid teaching work per year for three academic … [Read more...] about The Plight of the Postgrads – Unpaid, unsupported and under immense pressure – What’s happening now?
USI Virtual Protest – The Education for All Day of Action 2021
When I think of the young people paying the highest fees in Europe for third-level education, my mind immediately thinks of places of grandeur; historic and well-funded, world renowned, prestigious, and sought after Universities. I think of places that bolster state-of-the-art facilities, neatly primed gardens and communal spaces, sublime accommodation, sophisticated and … [Read more...] about USI Virtual Protest – The Education for All Day of Action 2021