Author: Daniel Waugh

91% of DITSU Voters Say Yes to USI

2989 students from DIT Students’ Union (DITSU) voted to remain with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) with a total of 3265 votes cast. Polls opened at 10am on Tuesday 14th of March and closed at 8pm on Wednesday the 15th of March. The count took place in DIT Bolton Street with Students’ Unions candidates present. Final result was 91% of DITSU voters saying yes to USI for another 3 years. Speaking after the result was announced, USI President Annie Hoey thanked the campaign team and the students of DIT. “USI look forward to continuing our work with the students of...

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This Week in USI March 5th – 10th, 2017

General: 2,027 students from Maynooth University (MSU) voted to remain with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) with a total of 2,142 votes cast. Polls opened at 9am on Wednesday the 8th of March and closed at 6pm on March 8th. Final result was 95.7% of MSU voters said yes to USI. Read out statement here. USI Officer Board elections have begun with local Students’ Unions hustings happening all over Ireland. For information on the final list of candidates, click here. Nominations for the Student Achievement Awards Ireland 2017 are now open. Click here for more information and to enter....

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95.7% of MSU Voters Say Yes to USI

2,027 students from Maynooth University (MSU) voted to remain with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) with a total of 2,142 votes cast. Polls opened at 9am on Wednesday the 8th of March and closed at 6pm on March 8th. Final result was 95.7% of MSU voters said yes to USI. Speaking after the result was announced, USI President Annie Hoey thanked the campaign team and the students of Maynooth University. “Almost 96% of students in Maynooth see the worth of having their voices heard on a national level. We heard on the ground that students knew the work of...

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This Week in USI Feb 25th – March 3rd, 2017

USI warmly welcomes the ethnic minority recognition, finally, of the Irish Travelling community in the Dáil on the night of Wednesday 1st of March. USI will continue to work with Pavee Point on lobbying efforts to secure more investment for education for the community in Ireland. General: USI Officer Board elections have begun with local Students’ Unions hustings happening all over Ireland. For information on the final list of candidates, click here.  Nominations for the Student Achievement Awards Ireland 2017 are now open. Click here for more information and to enter. USI Vice President for Campaigns presented the award for...

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The Week in USI Feb 18th – 24th, 2017

General: Nominations for the USI officer board elections are closed. For information on candidates, click here.  Nominations for the Student Achievement Awards Ireland 2017 are now open. Click here for more information and to enter. USI held a Student Summit pitch competition in Belfast with student start-up Bellamoon going to the final round to win €3,000. Policy and Campaigns: The USI are the only group representing students and young people to have been asked to present to the Citizens’ Assembly on March 5th. This week, our VP Equality & the USI President presented the assembly with a paper, and are preparing further material for...

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