By Julia Tereno Working closely with students and helping them are the highlights of being Welfare and Equality Officer for the Students’ Union, said Clare Austick. She also said she is happy with her achievements, such as the Consent Workshops, which took place in September 2018 at Corrib and Goldcrest Villages which over 400 students attended. The Students’ Union … [Read more...] about Outgoing SU Welfare and Equality Officer says she is proud of her work with consent #NUIGSU19
By Julia Tereno NUI Galway launches Eververse, a platform that uses heartbeat data to create original poetry and publish it online in real time. The project is led by NUI Galway researcher Dr Justin Tonra, from the English department, in collaboration with Waqas Khawaja from the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, David Kelly from the Moore Institute and Brian Davis from … [Read more...] about NUI Galway launch Eververse: poetry created through heartbeat data
By Julia Tereno NUI Galway is leading the way on sex education with the launch of the Active Consent Programme, a nationwide initiative to educate third level students on sexual consent. The Active Consent Programme was officially launched on 11 January by Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister of State for Higher Education, and Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, President of NUI … [Read more...] about NUI Galway launches national consent programme
By Julia Tereno When I was taking my undergrad course, I used to picture myself in the future as a sophisticated adult; a professional woman walking around in high heels, living in a nice apartment in the city and with a steady job. In my head, the switch to adulthood would suddenly turn itself on, and grown up life would begin, just like that. I didn’t even think what … [Read more...] about The final year career crisis is real, but you are not alone
By Julia Tereno For many students, graduation has come and gone. Some people seem to have it all figured out, having decided on their career paths early on. However, sometimes for Arts students, it can be a bit trickier. The careers they wish to pursue aren’t always traditional, and it can be hard to know where to go after college. Claire Murphy, career advisor for … [Read more...] about I got my Arts degree, what’s next?