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Colleges must support students as public health restrictions are increased during busy exam and assessment period

Students must not face unnecessary stress and hardship due to Level 5 restrictions during this busy time for assessment deadlines and exams, says the Union of Students in Ireland. Policies to mitigate any possible educational disadvantage introduced by institutions...

USI demonstration urges TDs to sign Education for All pledge and action from Minister

The Union of Students in Ireland this afternoon (December 16) staged a socially distanced demonstration at Leinster House calling on TDs to sign its Education for All pledge and highlighting the urgent need for action in key areas of higher education funding and...

Take action to support our student nurses & midwives

The Union of Students in Ireland is encouraging students and their friends and family to contact their local representatives and members of the Oireachtas Committee on Health in relation to the issues facing student nurses and midwives.  USI has been raising the need...

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Increased funding to support student wellbeing and mental health welcomed

Clarification provided on Monday that a total of €5 million has been allocated to support student wellbeing and mental health, has been welcomed by the Union of...

Pandemic impact must be provided for in SUSI process

Statement by Union of Students in Ireland President, Lorna Fitzpatrick “Students planning to apply for the SUSI grant need reassurance that income changes caused...

Usit Travel Liquidation Statement

USI is sad to learn of the decision of the High Court today (27/03/2020) to place Usit Travel into liquidation. The travel company, which can trace its lineage...

Minister Bruton Launches USI 21 Day Challenge with a Smart Brew

Minister Bruton Launches USI 21 Day Challenge with a Smart Brew - The average Irish person consumes 1,460 cups of tea per year- make sure you always boil just the...

USI SAVES programme tackling energy waste and climate change

The winners of this year’s Student Switch Off campaign (halls that saved the most energy) in Ireland were awarded their prizes earlier this month. At the National...

NUI Galway Students Pledge To Save Energy On Campus

Galway students told to switch off the lights to save energy and win prizes to combat climate change as part of national campaign The Union of Students in Ireland...

USI Backs Limerick Student’s Consent Campaign

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is supporting a student led campaign from students in Limerick School of Art and Design asking students ‘are you getting...

NUI Galway Students Pledge To Save Energy On Campus

Galway students told to switch off the lights to save energy and win prizes to combat climate change as part of national campaign The Union of Students in Ireland...

Over 10,600 Students Take Action to Protect their Grants!

10,628 new student voters were registered by the Union of Students in Ireland across 24 college campuses between the 6th and 8th October. USI launched their...
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