USI joins forces with the Teachers’ Union of Ireland

Ellen Desmond The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has joined forces with the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) as part of its ‪#‎EducationIs coalition to campaign against the erosion of the publicly funded higher education system, and safeguard higher education for the next generation. The ‘I Value Higher Education’ campaign invites students, their families and teachers to sign the petition to lobby the Minister … Continue reading USI joins forces with the Teachers’ Union of Ireland

93% of Student Nurses Considering Emigrating

Words: Ellen Desmond The Union of Students in Ireland today released new survey information showing that 93% of student nurses have considered emigrating when they finish college. Over 600 student nurses were surveyed across the country and 564 (92.5%) stated that they have thought about emigrating when they qualify as a nurse. ”If the vast majority of student nurses emigrate Ireland once they qualify, Ireland … Continue reading 93% of Student Nurses Considering Emigrating

Should UCC Students’ Union campaign to repeal the 8th amendment?

Words: Motley Staff Earlier this month, UCC’s Students’ Union received a petition from over five hundred students calling for a campus wide referendum concerning the 8th amendment. On the 23rd and 24th of November, all students of University College Cork will have the opportunity to vote. This referendum will ask if UCC’s Students’ Union should campaign for a repeal of the 8th Amendment of Bunreacht … Continue reading Should UCC Students’ Union campaign to repeal the 8th amendment?