The revival of Adidas

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Imagine yourself in a situation like this: It’s a typical college day in Galway. You wake up at 10:40am with high hopes that you’ll make your 11am lecture in the Concourse. Quickly, you strip out of your pyjamas and run to your wardrobe (or perhaps take half a step from your bed to your press […]

USI praise Irish universities for continuation of consent education

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The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) last week praised third level institutes across Ireland for introducing consent classes for students, with which the main aim is to normalise speech around consent and encourage people to know their rights around bodily autonomy. As USI launches their 2016 Sexual Health and Guidance (SHAG) week, they are […]

FEE FIGHT: USI to march for publicly funded third-level education

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The Union of Students of Ireland (USI) announced their plans for their national demonstration on Monday 26 September in St Stephen’s Green. The demonstration is set to take place on 19 October at the Garden of Remembrance and they are hopeful that it will draw up to 5000 students from across the country to take […]

NUI Galway Open Day, 7 and 8 October

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NUI Galway will open its doors once more this year as it showcases the annual open day held in the Bailey Allen Hall, on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 October 2016. Up to 4, 000 prospective students, teachers and parents are expected to learn first-hand what NUI Galway has to offer over the course of this two […]

Mindfulness meditation and its benefits for students

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College can be a stressful time, as we NUI Galway students only know too well. Trying to juggle coursework, part-time jobs, our social lives and remembering to eat, sleep and exercise can leave us feeling like there aren’t enough days in the week. However, despite our hectic schedules and looming deadlines, it is absolutely essential […]

Paralympic Glory

Dr Eoghan Clifford and his Gold medal. Credit: Limerick Leader

NUI Galway lecturers return home as Paralympic heroes By Darragh Berry Dr Eoghan Clifford, a Civil Engineering lecturer at NUI Galway and Dr Patrick O’Leary, a lecturer above the bar in the School of Chemistry made headlines for their feats at the recent Paralympic Games in Rio, Dr Clifford securing Gold and Bronze medals with […]

Home is where the coffee is

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Where to get a good brew in Galway Galway is a place of intrigue but most importantly, coffee, with some of the best cafes hidden down side streets. It took me most of my first year aimlessly meandering to find some of these but they are worth the search. Here are some affordable student gems […]

Manage your mental health

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12 tips to look after your mental health

Whatever you do, don’t stand out

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Nobody wants too be seen as anything different than completely normal – even if normal means being rather stupid.

Students outraged as NUI Galway raises repeat fees by €100

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Students who are looking at repeat exams in August this year have been hit hard with an increase in fees, following an announcement by the university last week.