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Kevin McStravock

USI Vice President for Academic Affairs


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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)
  • THEA 
  • QQI (Member of the QQI Board, and various working groups)
  • National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning (Member of the Board)
  • Student (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 Launch National Student Housing Survey 2018

In light of the current National Housing Crisis, the Union of Students in Ireland is calling on all third level students across the country to take part in the 2018 national housing survey, aimed at understanding the student experience of accommodation. The study comes amidst shortages in student accommodation and is designed to gather information both about students’ current experiences and their preferences in housing.

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