NUI Galway’s Students’ Union is set to run the annual Charity Challenge with a number of challenges to roll out over the next semester. The chosen charities this year are the Galway Rape Crisis Centre and BeLonG To Youth Service. The decision to choose these two organizations was reached during a council meeting held by the NUI Galway’s Students Union and was announced on … [Read more...] about NUI Galway Students’ Union launch Charity Challenge
NUI Galway has teamed-up with the Alzheimer Society of Ireland to launch a new research project addressing the gap in services for older LGBT+ people with dementia. The research project, which is being funded by the Irish Research Council, aims to develop recommendations to help improve services and support for those within the LGBT+ community who face difficulties … [Read more...] about NUI Galway research project launched to improve services for LGBT+ people with dementia.
For some people, Covid-19 has highlighted the fact that we need to tackle climate change at a much faster rate, because if there is one thing that can be taken from numerous lockdowns, it is that the planet will not wait. Like climate change, Covid-19 has hit struggling retailers hard, but some have been quick to capitalise on increased social media engagement to persuade … [Read more...] about Action for Climate Change: Live an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle
A protest, organised by the Galway Homeless and Housing Coalition, saw many public figures and students rally together to voice their demands for purpose built, affordable student accommodation in Galway city. A spokesperson for the Galway Coalition said there has been a 9.5% increase in the number of people in emergency accommodation in Galway in the first three months of … [Read more...] about Galway student housing crisis continues as more than 200,000 students return to university across the country