Measles in NUI Galway
The Department of Public Health has been notified of two confirmed cases of measles in students at NUI Galway.
Measles is highly contagious and can cause serious complications. The only way to prevent measles is by vaccination.
Any student who has not had two doses of MMR vaccine should be vaccinated as soon as possible.
Handwashing helps stop the spread of infectious diseases.
If you have a skin rash, high temperature, cough, runny nose or red or watery eyes please stay at home until 4 days after the onset of symptoms and you are well again. You should also contact your G.P. by phone if you are unwell.
Unvaccinated housemates of cases of measles will need to stay at home for a number of days depending on when they were exposed. This is to avoid transmitting measles to others.
More information on measles is available at https://www.hpsc.ie/hpsc/A-Z/VaccinePreventable/Measles/Factsheet/
Diarmuid O’Donovan MD FFPHMI
Director of Public Health
SU Part Time Officer Elections & Referendum Result
I , Ben Archibald, returning officer for the part time elections at NUI, Galway Students’ Union, declare the following results:
That NUI Galway Students’ Union actively supports all measures that extend to homosexual couples the same rights enjoyed by heterosexual couples, including, but not limited to, supporting a referendum to amend Bunreacht na hÉireann to expressedly permit couples of the same gender to avail of civil marriage.
Proposition is approved.
Burke, Enoch 113
Melvin, Rebecca 2091
Re-open nominations 56
Rebecca Melvin declared elected
Convenor for the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies
Sarah Kelly 458
Leah Scanlan 338
Re-open nominations 50
Sarah Kelly declared elected
Convenor for the College of Engineering and Informatics
Oisín Moloney 141
Katie Monahan 87
Re-open Nominations 18
Oisín Moloney declared elected
Convenor of the College of Science
Joanne Duffy 500
Re-open Nominations 46
Joanne Duffy declared elected
Convenor for the College of Business, Public Policy and Law:
Megan Reilly 281
Re-open Nominations 59
Megan Reilly declared elected
Patrick O’Flaherty 25
Re-open Nominations 6
Patrick O’Flaherty declared elected
Isaac Burke: 13
Cian Moran: 210
Re-open Nominations: 11
Cian Moran declared elected
Mature Students Officer
Michelle Mitchell: 2,002
Re-Open Nominations: 157
Michelle Mitchell declared elected
Saint Patrick’s Day: Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh!
Please note that the following will be closed on Tuesday 17th March 2015 for the Saint Patrick’s Day Bank Holiday:
- The SU Office
- The SU Cloakroom
- The SU Shop
- The Student Health Unit
- The James Hardiman Library
- The College Bar
- Caife na Gaeilge
- The Hub
- The SU Engineering Desk
The Reading Room will be open as usual. Smokey’s Café and The Wall Café will be open with reduced hours.
NUI Galway Students’ Union Presents: Rock the Prom
- Gorgon City
- DJ Byrno and Graham Doherty
- Gin ‘n’ Juice
The 2014 NUI Galway Rock the Prom will take place on Thursday the 20th of March amid the sprawling seaside scenery of Salthill Promenade in Leisureland.
Great Music, Great Atmosphere and a College night you will never forget.
This years line up promises to make it the biggest ever music event NUI Galway has ever held.
Tickets on sale 9am Wednesday 12th of March 2014 from the Students’ Union. Over 18’s event. NUI Galway students only. ID required.