After months of thoughtful planning and a tireless week of campaigning, NUI Galway's next Students’ Union officers have been elected for the upcoming academic year. As the t-shirts are being put away and leaflets recycled, the three new full-time officers are beginning to prepare themselves for their new roles and shared their excitement about the election results … [Read more...] about Students elect first female SU president in almost a decade
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Following the lead of his DCU counterpart, current NUI Galway Students’ Union President Lorcán Ó Maoileannaigh spent one week living on the meager allowance given to those in direct provision last month. He finished with just €4.20 in his pocket. He quickly learned how hard it is to try to live on just €21.60 for a week and tweeted about his experience online throughout the … [Read more...] about SU President lives off direct provision budget for one week
Why are you running for election? I have been in this university for four and a half years, and my goal would be to try to give back to the university. My goal would be to make the university more accessible for the average student, especially the Students’ Union, encourage people to get interested and involved in the Students’ Union, and see what we can provide … [Read more...] about MEET YOUR CANDIDATES: Welfare and Equality Officer candidate Colman O’Connell
Why are you running for election? I am a Masters student currently studying on the MA in Culture and Colonialism and I would be absolutely honoured to be your next Vice President/Welfare and Equality Officer in NUI Galway Students Union for the upcoming academic year. I am running for this specific position because our student’s welfare and the promotion of equality across … [Read more...] about MEET YOUR CANDIDATES: Welfare and Equality officer candidate Aisling Fallon
Why are you running for election? For the last couple of years I have been your regular student, and then I have also volunteered with the SU. Then this year I also started working with them at the SU desk and I think from having all those experiences I have been able to see how things work in terms of how students are well-represented and well-supported but also where we … [Read more...] about MEET YOUR CANDIDATES: Welfare and Equality Officer candidate Georgia Feeney