What your SU has done this year

NUIG SU

As the end of the year gets closer and closer, we thought it’d be a good idea to pop into the SU and find out exactly what they’ve done this year…

News in review: Sin’s biggest news stories

Students protesting against grant cuts and fee increases last November.

We’ve had one hell of a year for news at Sin. Jenna Hodgins looks back over some of our major stories…

Parenting and College

Graduation

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go through college while also looking after a baby? Jill Murray explains exactly what it’s like…

NUI Galway’s Socs give it socks at the Socs Awards

Film Soc took away the award for "Best Society" this year.

NUI Galway’s Socs Awards took place last week. Conor Lane brings you the results. The awful headline is purely the fault of the editor…

NUI Galway ALIVE with volunteers for ten years

Celebrating ten years of student volunteering at NUI Galway on Wednesday 27 March were Professor Nollaig Mac Congáil, Registrar and Deputy President, NUI Galway; Tony Griffin, GAA All-Star, author, and founder of Soar Foundation; Lorraine McIlrath, Co-ordinator of NUI Galway’s Community Knowledge Initiative; Lorraine Tansey, ALIVE Volunteer Programme Coordinator; Galway City Mayor Councillor, Terry O' Flaherty; NUI Galway second year Speech and Language Therapy student and volunteer, Rachel Kelly from Edenderry, Co. Offaly; and second year Bachelor of Arts student and volunteer, Fiona Gardiner, from Annaghdown, Co. Galway.

ALIVE celebrated its tenth birthday last week with an annual awards ceremony that included a massive, tasty-looking cake. Jane Kearns reports…

Music exchange to beat the band

Music School

A Galway music school is to form a partnership with a school in Paris. Leigh Michael Keeney reports…

USI Congress 2013 not without its drama

NUI Galway's delegation at USI Congress this year.

It’s hard to get this many students with strong opinions in one place and not have a bit of drama. Jessica Thompson reports…

Is now the best time for graduates to emerge from College?

Former NUI Galway student, Paul Kenny is now CEO of Cobone.

Is now the best time to graduate? It is, according to Paul Kenny. Liam King reports…

GMIT SU President elected USI President

Joe O'Conner

Great news all round for Galway as three students from NUI Galway and GMIT are elected to the USI Officer Board. Jessica Thompson reports…

NUI Galway fellow a finalist in Researcher of the Year

Eva Szegezdi

It’s a great time for achievements at NUI Galway, and Dr Eva Szegezdi is one of the big achievers. James Falconer reports…