USI disassociate from Catholic crisis pregnancy support agency Cura Today, the Union of Students...Read More
Category: Student Life
Education within USI falls under the remit of the Vice President for Academic Affairs. This means that they lead USI’s work on a range of academic related issues such as quality assurance, student engagement, and teaching & learning.
They also work with a number of other bodies within the Irish Higher Education sector - you can find out more about these bodies by clicking on the images below:
- IUA (Member of the Steering Group for IUA’s Enhancing Digital Teaching and Learning Project)
- QQI (Member of the QQI Board, and various working groups)
- National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning (Member of the Board)
- Student Survey.ie (Member of the Steering and Technical Groups)
- National Student Engagement Programme (Member of the Steering Group, Chair of the National Network)
The Vice President for Academic Affairs also supports and advises education officers, and those responsible for education in local students’ unions. This includes providing advice and training on class rep engagement, casework, policy and more.
USI offers advice for students leaving private rented accommodation; partners with Property Button Home Hub service.
The Union of Students in Ireland has issued guidance for students anxious to have a trouble-free...Read More
USI launches their SHAG week campaign to promote getting tested and consent as figures show a rise in STIs and sexual assaults.
The Union of Students in Ireland launched its SHAG week campaign across the country in 6 different colleges (NUIG, NCI, IT Carlow, GMIT, DKIT and IADT) this week with two key messages – to get tested and to ask for...Read More
Modern Advances in Farming credited with the Growing Number of Students Applying for Agricultural Courses
Recent agricultural development has enhanced the appeal of farming to young people across Ireland, leading to rising CAO Applications in Agriculture and Horticulture courses. “There are 56 agricultural classes and courses in...Read More
USI Supports ‘Flying the Coop’ ‘Prepare now! This is the advice being given by...Read More