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The student movement on the island of Ireland promotes the interests of students studying in third level colleges and universities.
Actions by management in the Technological University of the Shannon to take a dedicated student space away from the Students’ Union will affect their ability to look after the welfare of their students and should be stopped, says the Union of Students in Ireland. Without notice or discussion, TUS
Students are being urged by the Union of Students in Ireland to join a solidarity protest at the front gate at Trinity College now (Wednesday evening, November 29), to support an occupation that is currently underway by TCD Students’ Union. On International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People,
Today’s workers gathering, organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, in solidarity with those affected by last week’s hate incited violence in Dublin city centre, sent an important message that Ireland is for all, says the Union of Students in Ireland. USI was proud to attend today’s rally,
On International Transgender Day of Remembrance, the Union of Students in Ireland says the Irish Government has blood on its hands due to the inaccessibility of Transgender healthcare in Ireland. USI is joining trans and LGBTQ+ organisations, in calling for a complete overhaul of how trans people are treated
The Union of Students in Ireland is calling on students to join this weekend’s National Demonstration for Palestine, which is being co-organised by the union, to show that students stand for peace and against apartheid in Gaza. USI has joined with the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign and other civil society
The Union of Students in Ireland expresses its devastation and grief at the loss of all innocent lives due to the recent escalation of violence in Palestine, focused particularly on Gaza and on both sides of the Gazan border. USI condemns Israel’s disproportionate and retaliatory attacks on the people
The Union of Students in Ireland is adding its voice to calls for Government to commit to creating and funding a proper investment plan for the Irish language, after a disappointing Budget for Gaeilge and the Gaeltacht. Budget 2024 saw the smallest increase in funding in four years for
The €3,000 stipend increase for PhD researchers announced today, while welcomed, does not reach the level recommended in a recent independent report, nor is it a Living Wage, says the Union of Students in Ireland. Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris today announced
Budget 2024 will go some way to supporting students with the high cost of going to college through the various one-off measures introduced today, according to the Union of Students in Ireland. USI welcomes the repeat of the reduction in the Student Contribution Charge by €1,000 and €1,500, the
National Student Demonstration to take place on Wednesday, October 4 in Dublin city centre Students from across Ireland are set to take to the streets of Dublin next week to demand Government use its €65 billion ‘rainy day’ fund to tackle the student accommodation crisis and soaring cost of
Every day we strive to meet students' needs.
We proudly run events to empower and liberate students: our Pink Training event is the biggest LGBTQ+ student training event in Europe, our EMPOWER event innovates to support students from minority ethnic groups and our Women Lead events have boosted women in student leadership roles. There are dozens of events every year for thousands of students.
We train to win for our members
Each summer during SUT we provide the skills and knowledge base to make sure every student representative officer is ready to give high quality service to the students they were elected to represent. We aim to instil the courage and self-esteem to allow student officers to thrive and win for members. This exclusive member benefit is only available to member students’ unions.