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USI backed by 97% of students in South Eastern TU RELEASED: 17.00 1/12/2022 The Union of Students in Ireland has welcomed the results of an affiliation referendum at the new South Eastern Technological University, in which 97.1% of students voting opted to join the national movement. Students at SETU
The Union of Students in Ireland supports the recent decision by members of the University and College Union (UCU) in the UK and Northern Ireland to strike if necessary, as part of actions on pay and working conditions. Just over 80 per cent of members who voted chose to
Tens of thousands of students walked out of lecture halls and classrooms across Ireland at 11.11am today, as part of a Union of Students in Ireland protest at the student accommodation crisis and the excessive cost of going to college. Students left their classes and gathered with their local Students Unions officers on campuses
Government should have made the €1,000 reduction to the Student Contribution Charge in Budget 2023 a permanent reduction in fees for all students as a move towards abolishing the charge, says the Union of Students in Ireland. USI and Students’ Unions across Ireland have fought hard for this reduction
The accommodation crisis and soaring cost-of-living are among the key issues being raised by the Union of Students in Ireland at today’s (Monday) pre-budget submission lobbying day in Buswells Hotel, Dublin. USI representatives have been joined by Students’ Union officers from across Ireland to lobby the TDs, including Government ministers, who are attending the event. ‘A Living Crisis, A Student Crisis,’ USI’s costed pre-budget submission sets out the significant and increasing financial barriers facing
The Union of Students in Ireland is delighted to run the Why Research Matters video competition 2022 in cooperation with the Irish Research Council. This competition aims to showcase the varied and high-quality work being undertaken by postgraduate researchers across the island. We ask the creative minds of the island’s
Contact has been made with the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) and Student Sport Ireland (SSI) by the Union of Students in Ireland to confirm if the hugely disappointing decision by the IRFU to ban Trans women from contact rugby will affect student competitions. USI is disgusted by today’s announcement
The Union of Students in Ireland has backed a call by a PhD student collective to the Minister for Higher Education, funding agencies and higher education institutions across Ireland, for an urgent increase to postgraduate research stipends. USI Vice President for Postgraduate Affairs, Waqar Ahmed, has signed an open
Clarity provided on when the Leaving Certificate results will be released is welcome, but the lateness of the publication date will have a negative impact on students, says the Union of Students in Ireland. The long-awaited announcement by the State Examinations Commission confirmed that students will receive their results
This content was first published 6 months ago and may be superseded by events or new information. Please bear this in mind when evaluating this news article.The Union of Students in Ireland is horrified by the escalation of violent homophobic assaults against the LGBTQ+ community in Ireland, the latest
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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.
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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.