By Rachel Garvey Recently, Galway has suffered a loss of one of its most iconic nightclubs, which has been welcoming in young students for the past nine years. For nearly a decade, Carbon has created unbreakable bonds among the employees that have worked there as promoters, bouncers and bar staff and unforgettable memories that will forever be remembered by Galway residents … [Read more...] about Farewell Carbon!
By Roisin Mc Manus Moving to college, while having many wonderful advantages, can cause some difficulties in the process. The cost alone unfortunately turns many young people away from the various opportunities a third-level education can give us. There are so many costs included in being a college student, that it can be quite overwhelming, particularly for incoming … [Read more...] about Work vs College
By Mark Lynch Aoife Hughes, Lorraine Flaherty and Gemma Lynch were chosen to take part in volunteering projects in different parts of the world for 2 months, as part of EIL Explore, through the ALIVE programme here at NUI Galway. EIL is an Irish non-profit organisation that provides study abroad, language training, community service and other educational and cultural … [Read more...] about Three NUI Galway students chosen to volunteer abroad in EIL scholarship
By Sinéad Walsh Higher Education Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor has come under fire recently for her insensitive advice to students that they should use their SUSI grant to cover the cost of increasing rents. Students have faced enormous rent hikes year-on-year, which notably have not been paralleled with an increase in financial aid given under the SUSI grant service; … [Read more...] about Student survival guide: How to make your money go further
By Shauna McHugh I’m writing this article from my tiny apartment in Paris, with half packed suitcases scattered around me. In just a few days, I’ll haul said cases to the airport, thus ending one of the best summers of my life. I’m finally returning home to Ireland, after four months of working in the literal happiest place on Earth - Disneyland Paris. While I can confirm … [Read more...] about It’s A Small World (At Disney)