NeuroSoc NUI Galway in collaboration with NUI Galway Students’ Union created a Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Week which ran 12-15 March. The week was established to raise awareness, inform students, and provide a safe space to have honest conversations about alcohol, drugs, the relationship between them, and how to reduce the risks involved in consuming intoxicants. The week … [Read more...] about Drugs & Alcohol Awareness Week opens honest dialogue around drug and alcohol use
NUI Galway Students' Union attended the 'I Believe Her' rally in Galway on Thursday 29 March to stand in solidarity with any NUI Galway students who have been the victim of rape or sexual assault. Cries of outrage were heard across the country that afternoon as thousands attended rallies in various cities following the acquittal of Irish and Ulster Rugby stars Paddy Jackson and … [Read more...] about #IBelieveHer: NUI Galway SU attend rally in solidarity with rape and sexual assault victims
“Holi Hai!” These are the words that millions of voices in the streets of India roar with when they welcome the most colourful festival of the year, Holi, with friends, family and strangers alike. Revellers from all sections of the society take the day off to meet and smear each other with a rainbow of coloured powders, share traditional food and dance together. Apart from … [Read more...] about NUI Galway’s India Society Holi Festival 2018 – an event with colours and a cause
There’s a slight chance you may have heard about the 8th Amendment referendum that is set to take place at the end of May. SIN wanted to know how NUI Galway students felt about the referendum, and what aspects of the issue they cared about the most. So, we sat down with students from both sides to get to the heart of the issue. Mia Dovel, Second Year, Biomedical … [Read more...] about “This referendum will possibly be the most important thing we are asked to vote on in our lifetime.” What do NUI Galway students have to say about the 8th?
There has been this question I have kept asking myself lately and that is “Would I do first year all over again?” If I’m honest my answer is still undecided. One part of my mind is wishing I could do it all over again, to maybe work that bit harder, to read the required readings for law (I’ll put my hands up and say guilty as charged because I never read those readings). The … [Read more...] about Coming through the Access course helped me achieve my goals