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An online petition organised by students of NUI Galway, showcasing their opposition to proposed routes for the new Galway city bypass, has been presented to university president Dr Jim Browne.
There’s something a little bit special happening in NUI Galway. Earlier this month saw the launch of Please Talk, a mental health awareness campaign aimed at both staff and students. Mental health is something we all have, and something we all have to look after, but very often it falls way down our list of priorities, and we ignore it until suddenly something goes wrong. It’s not a subject we like to talk about, and rarely do we wait to hear the answer to the standard Irish greeting of, ‘How’s it going?’
AIT Students Union this week announced their charity partners for their annual Raise and Give (RAG) week. All funds raised during this week will be split evenly between the AIT Student Hardship Fund and Console, the National Suicide Charity.
Award-winning AIT student bar Scribes has closed its doors after 15 years, citing difficult trading conditions.
This year the AIT Students Union placed major focus on four very worthy charities as part of the annual RAG (Raise and Give) Week. The charities that were chosen to benefit were the AIT Hardship Fund, the Midlands Simon Community, South Westmeath Hospice, and Special Olympics Ireland.
A poster equating gay marriage with incest and paedophilia has appeared on campus at NUI Galway, causing outrage among many students, leading to angry confrontations on campus last evening.
NUIG students are set to vote on whether or not the Student’s Union should endorse an economic, academic and cultural boycott of Israel over it’s treatment of the Palestinians.
A large number of secondary school students from Mayo and around the rest of the country will visit GMIT’s Galway city campuses next week for two Open Days, on Friday, October 18 (9.30am to 3pm) and Saturday, October 19 (10am to 1pm). A full programme of activities and events will take place in the two city campuses, at the Dublin Road campus and the nearby Centre for Creative Arts & Media (formerly called Cluain Mhuire). Events include talks on the range of degree programmes on campus (and live online on www.gmit.ie on 18 October), workshops, demonstrations, exhibitions of student work, a video showcase of graduates’ career paths, campus tours and a range of fun interactive learning activities. The full programme of events can be found at http://www.gmit.ie/slo/