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The Annual Congress of the Union of Students in Ireland will take place from 1st to 4th April at the Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.

This webpage will contain all official information for the Congress.

If you are a delegate or delegation leader to USI Congress 2019 you should bookmark this page in order to keep up to date with the most recent information on the event.

Congress Opening Address








Priority Ballots Deadline


Primary Registration for Congress Delegations Deadline


USI Elections

Nominations to the Officer Board of the Union of Students in Ireland are now closed.

Please see the final approved version of the nominations

Final Officership Nominations – USI Congress 2019

Congress Documents / CLÁR now available HERE

Motions before Congress

Motions before Congress were published on 27 February 2019.

Here are the
Motions Before Congress 2019  

Policies Due to Expire will follow soon.

Current Constitution

What is Congress?
Congress is the democratic heart of USI.  it’s the place and time where students from across Ireland can discuss, learn and understand from their peers, and where the policy and leadership for USI are voted on.
What to bring to Congress
  • Your Student ID
  • Proof you’re over 18
  • Nightwear (you’ll be sharing a room)
  • Comfortable day-wear for a long day in a conference room
  • Wash kit
  • Gym gear if you want to make use of the facilities in the hotel
  • You may wish to dress for the Congress Annual Dinner on 3 April
  • Your A-Game.

Congress’ Got Talent

The annual celebration of the performative talent of Ireland’s students (or at least those who go to Congress) takes place on Tuesday 2nd April 2019.

Find out more in March 2019.

Election Hustings

USI Election Hustings take place on 1 April 2019 at USI Congress.

Some colleges may also arrange local hustings. These are not official USI events but we’ll list any details we get here.