By Tarryn McGuire Over the past two years, NUI Galway Cell EXPLORERS, ProActivate Ireland, and Toodlelou Creativity Lab have been developing a European project called ‘Spikey’s Journey: An Exploration Box.’ This new science toolkit is designed to educate young children about environmental science, and will be distributed to 300 classrooms throughout Ireland. The free … [Read more...] about New Science Toolkit to be distributed to schools across Ireland
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
Day Three of Congress Thursday April 5 went at a slower pace compared to the long day of motions the previous day. National and international affairs were discussed as were constitutional amendments. Any undiscussed motions from the previous two days were also voted on and a debate took place on EU refugee quotas between delegates from DIT Students' Union and Maynooth Students' … [Read more...] about USI Congress 2018: Day Three
The Students’ Union launched their ‘Sweet and Spicy’ SHAG (Sexual Health and Guidance) week this Monday 6 February and all week on campus there will be a range of activities to raise sexual health awareness. The spice can be found in SULT on Wednesday 8 February when the bar plays host to the Dirty Circus, for a free night of burlesque, cabaret, comedy and sauciness followed … [Read more...] about Sugar, spice and all things nice: SHAG week to raise awareness in how to look after your sexual health
While typing the headline for this article, I stopped for a moment. Why am I questioning something which everybody I’ve talked to agrees with? We, as students, desire a third level education which provides us with career opportunities and without the burden of high fees each year. Past students faced the hike in student fees after the most recent economic crash, but now that … [Read more...] about Is free third-level education possible in Ireland?