Christmas Fashion Essentials

Sadhbh Sullivan runs through the biggest trends of the Christmas season With Christmas exams looming, it seems as though the last thing we’re currently thinking about is outfit planning. Christmas is one of my favourite times of the year: the lights, the cosy jumpers and the hot chocolates by the fire – everything about it seems so perfect.   While it’s hard to find time … Continue reading Christmas Fashion Essentials

College Bag Essentials

Staff writer Sadhbh Sullivan shares her top tips for packing your college bag this semester. We are all guilty of carrying some of the most unnecessary items in our bags. In fact, the average college-goer’s bag is likely to contain several unwanted receipts, a broken iPhone charger and traces of the night out before.  Life is hectic, and there’s simply not enough time in the … Continue reading College Bag Essentials

Budget 17: What It Means For Students

Jennifer Lynch caught up with Annie Hoey , president of The Union of Students in Ireland to get her thoughts on the Budget. Richard Bruton claims he wants to make Ireland the best education and training service in Europe. If this is true then why are this government consistently turning their back on students and young people, the exact demographic that has pulled Ireland out … Continue reading Budget 17: What It Means For Students

USI launch pre-Budget submission

Report: Motley Staff The Union of Students in Ireland launched its pre-budget submission earlier today in Buswells Hotel, Dublin. The focus of the submission was predominantly focused on the most vulnerable of students in third level education. Speaking in advance of the launch, USI President Kevin Donoghue said: “Successive austerity budgets have had a severe impact on students and their families. This submission calls on … Continue reading USI launch pre-Budget submission

UCC and Hazardous Alcohol Consumption: The Students’ Reaction

Ellen Desmond asks the students what should be done to tackle UCC’s drinking problem On the 30th of January UCC released the results of a study entitled Hazardous alcohol consumption among university students in Ireland. The study, led by UCC researcher and PhD candidate Martin Davoren, showed some worrying results and called for “national intervention” to help tackle the issue of problematic drinking behaviours among … Continue reading UCC and Hazardous Alcohol Consumption: The Students’ Reaction

SU President Election Q&A

Candidates for this Year’s SU Presidential Race recently sat down with Eoin McSweeney to talk manifestos and election promises George Gill Q: So you’ve mentioned in your manifesto an SU lottery. Do you think that students will have the money to participate in this? Well the tickets could be as low as a euro or two. I think that this being the price of a Mars Bar or … Continue reading SU President Election Q&A