Author: Daniel Waugh

USI Drugs Policy Review Submission (2015)

“[The committee]… is inviting public submissions on its drug policy review, and in particular, if an alternative approach to the possession of small quantities of illicit drugs for personal use should be considered… The Committee is keen to hear from interested organisations and individuals in Ireland on whether a similar approach to the classification of small quantities of drugs should be considered here.” Prior to making a submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality on drug policy review, USI engaged in a consultation process with member organisations and students’ unions to ascertain their views. On...

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The White Rose: Student solidarity can shine a light in the darkest of times.

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place worldwide on the Sunday closest to 27th January every year. The day itself serves as a much needed highlighter of all forms of intolerance. Within the struggle of the oppressed people living under Nazi rule, there is a story for student circles worth reflection upon. Students’ unions have long espoused a view that we are not merely self-serving entities. Aside from trying to create education system we need, we also try to act as a social conscience, shaping the society that we believe in. In the summer of 1942, Nazi rule was engrained into...

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It’s SHAG Week!

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with advice on sexual health and a brilliant video game - Sexually Transmitted Invaders


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