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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.

The new design

We’ve chosen a new design for the USI website to harness the content production skills of our officers and the communication needs of SUs and journalists. At first glance, the site can look a bit busy – this reflects...

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Email Problems

USI Email is experiencing problems.  The process to re-synchronise has already begun and will be completed at the speed of DNS propagation, which could be minutes or up to 36 hours. Until this process is completed, email service...

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