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The student movement on the island of Ireland promotes the interests of students studying in third level colleges and universities.
“We need to get back to pre-pandemic Leaving Cert. results timeline”
The announcement by Minister for Education, Norma Foley that the Leaving Cert. results will be released on August 25 is a step in the right direction, but still not early enough, says the Union of Students in Ireland. USI, along with higher education institutions, and the Irish Second-Level
Urgent action needed to address abortion access inequality
Five years after the Irish people chose to repeal the eighth amendment and legalise abortion in Ireland, the Union of Students in Ireland is joining calls for urgent action to remove the barriers that many people seeking access to abortion still face. Students played a key role in the
USI supports Seanad Éireann motion to provide employment rights and protections to PhD researchers
The Union of Students in Ireland urges all Senators to support a motion aimed at securing the rights of PhD researchers, including addressing precarious contracts and proving a living wage for all involved in teaching and research in higher education institutions. USI welcomes and supports the motion tabled by Senators Alice-Mary
USI stands firmly with Palestinian people on the 75th anniversary of the Nakba
The Union of Students in Ireland stands firmly with the Palestinian people on the 75th anniversary of the Nakba and reiterates its commitment to highlighting the systematic abuses faced by Palestinians at the hands of Israel. Today, May 15, is the anniversary of the Nakba, or ‘the Catastrophe,’
Living in Digs Survey 2023: win €100 One4All
This year more than previous years we have heard of a huge uptake in the amount of people living in “digs” or owner-occupied homes, due to the housing crisis and the availability of a tax relief implemented by the government. The aim of this survey is to see what
USI responds to statement by National Women’s Council of Ireland on the horrific death of Geila Ibram
The Union of Students in Ireland is dismayed at yesterday’s statement by the National Women’s Council of Ireland on the killing of Geila Ibram in Limerick last week. USI was horrified at the awful killing of 27-year-old Geila and offer our sympathies to her young children, family and friends,
MTU Kerry Students’ Union President elected USI President for 2023-2024
Current MTU Kerry Students’ Union President, Chris Clifford has been elected President of the Union of Students in Ireland for 2023-2024. A Health and Leisure graduate hailing from Tralee, Chris was today elected by delegates representing students and Students’ Unions from across the island of Ireland at USI’s Comhdháil.
USI expresses concerns about the delay and lack of engagement with postgraduate researchers by the national PhD review
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has expressed concerns about the delay in the ongoing national review of state support for PhD researchers which was due to be completed in early 2023, and the lack of engagement with postgraduate researchers to date. In October 2022, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris announced that this vital review of
USI statement on the first anniversary of the death of Ashling Murphy
On the first anniversary of the death of Ashling Murphy, the Union of Students in Ireland is reiterating its stance that everyone in society has a role to play in ending femicide and all violence against women. USI remembers Ashling and the other 15 women who have been killed
SETUSU Students say YES to USI
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.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
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.