Grants of up to €12,000 will be given to student groups for projects aimed at reducing hate speech towards refugees, according to the European Students’ Union (ESU).
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are concerned that any delays finalising the wording of the Eighth Amendment referendum would mean that students will be left unable to vote.
New VideoDoc initiative does not cater for those seeking help for mental health despite students waiting up to 6 weeks for one to one counselling.
A speaker at Pink Training 2017 was asked to leave the event after coming into contact with a delegate who had previously made allegations against them to the Union of Students Ireland (USI).
Minister Paschal Donohoe announced a €47.5million increase in funding for education in this year’s budget.
It can take up to six weeks for students to access the one on one counselling services offered by DCU according to Podge Henry, Student Union VP for Welfare and Equality.
Budget 2018 will leave students with “not a lot to be happy about,” according to the President of the USI.
We need to look at countries like Germany and Sweden who offer free third level education which mean equal opportunity for all citizens. The graduates who benefit from the free education system differ from Ireland’s graduates because they leave third level education in a comfortable and safe financial position and can therefore contribute to the growing economy from a much earlier age.
Representatives from The Union of Students in Ireland met outside Leinster House last Monday to announce a national demonstration will be held in Dublin on October 4th.
The Union for Students in Ireland (USI) aims to increase the representation of postgraduate students in 2018.
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has launched a campaign with teachers’ unions to eliminate the costs for student teachers on class placements which is a mandatory aspect of their course.
Sexually active students are advised to avail of DCU’s free testing for sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) due to an increase of Chlamydia sufferers, according to the HSE.