Lit & Deb hosts social media panel featuring Suey Park

Social Media

Over the last decade social media has revolutionised our work, education, personal relationships, and even activism.

Teddies grin and bear it at hospital’s tenth anniversary

Overcrowding and delays were not an issue at one particular hospital recently, with over 1,500 sick teddy bears treated in the space of two days on the NUI Galway campus.

Japanese convention captivates college


By Micheál O’Brien Anime and Manga, Japan’s distinctive traditions of animation and comic books, were celebrated in NUI Galway last weekend. Akumakon, the West of Ireland’s largest convention for Japanese culture took place from 16-19 January in Áras na Mac Léinn. Organised by the Anime and Manga society in the college, the convention boasted over […]

Ivan Fahy: The boy who graduated in high heels

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From Sin to the Sun to Midday on TV3, Ivan Fahy is becoming a more and more prominent figure for the LGBT community. The androgynous model recently graduated from NUI Galway wearing heels. Ivan later appeared in Sin Newspaper with a self-written account of why he did it. You can find his article here: Breaking Tradition. His story […]

The Islamic Cultural Festival at NUI Galway


ISOC, the Islamic Society at NUI Galway, organised an Islamic Cultural Festival on Tuesday 18 November. Located on the Main Foyer in the Aras Na Mac Leinn building on campus, it aimed to celebrate, and raise awareness of, the rich diversity of culture within the Islamic World. The Auditor of the Islamic Society, Muhammad Atif […]

Student nurses to march on HSE headquarters


On Thursday 6 March student nurses and midwives from around the country will take part in a protest march at Dr Steevens hospital in Dublin, headquarters of the HSE.  The protest is primarily related to pay rates for student nurse interns.

NUI Galway pays tribute to “one of the world’s most beloved leaders”


The President of NUI Galway Dr Jim Browne has expressed his sadness at the death of 95-year-old Nelson Mandella who died last Thursday following a fight with illness.

Check List for Students Renting for the First Time


When renting accommodation for the academic year, it is essential to find the right place for the right price. Here’s a list of things you should check before you sign that lease…

Students Urged to be Careful when Renting

Bck L-R : Richard Brown, Patrick O’Flaherty, Ryan McCarthy, Declan Higgins, Cian Shevlin
Centre L-R , Lily McGarry, Sean Kearns, Catherine Breslin, Julie Breen, Claragh Beaghan
Front L-R Kevin Donoghue, Feidhlim Seoighe

Students preparing for college for the first time should be wary of various issues. PRTB and NUI Galway SU have released a Guide to Student Life and given advice on renting for the first time. Jessica Thompson reports…

NUI Galway to Recruit for Chronic Headache Management Study


NUI Galway are recruiting for a chronic headache management study. Martin O’Donoghue reports…