It seems like much more than thirteen months since last year’s Students’ Union Full Time Officer Elections. Normally a mundane affair where cliquey candidates and like-minded activists run on similar manifestos and preach to the converted about why your vote matters, last year sprung a few surprises, with an increased voter turnout thanks to a hotly contested Welfare and … [Read more...] about SU Elections Analysed: Voter mobilisation crucial in Presidential race as four candidates scrap for centre ground.
Occupational Therapy students in NUI Galway have developed a novel initiative aimed at supporting people in high-risk categories during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Build-a-Box campaign sees students send parcels to those in vulnerable groups to help ease the sense of isolation that the pandemic has brought about among those most at risk from the potential effects to the … [Read more...] about Building Boxes and Building Bridges: Occupational Therapy students help the vulnerable with parcel campaign
Former government minister Dr Maire Geoghegan-Quinn has been as appointed chairperson of Údarás na hOllscoile. Dr Geoghegan-Quinn was selected unanimously at the first formal sitting of the new Údarás in late February and began her four-year term in the role on the 1st of March, The Údarás is the University’s governing authority and guides the strategic direction of the … [Read more...] about Geoghegan-Quinn elected to Údarás Role