February 2024

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SU Weekly Email 24 – 29th February 2024

Weekly Email

Welcome to your weekly email from your Students’ Union / Fáilte chuig do r-phost seachtainiúil ó Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Beidh Leagan Gaeilge ar fáil ANSEO  

 

Full Time SU Officer Nominations are OPEN 

Nominations are now open for the four paid full-time SU officer positions – President, Vice-President / Education Officer,  Vice-President / Welfare and Equality Officer and Vice President for the Irish Language. Nominations will close 5pm Wednesday 6th of March. Election day will be Thursday 14th March. You can find more info about running for SU Elections in our Guide HERE and on our website HERE.

 

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2024

Fáilte roimh chách! | Everyone is welcome!

Deardaoin 29 Feabhra | Thursday 29th February

  • 19:00 Seoladh Seachtain na Gaeilge sa Téatar Áras na Gaeilge

Dé hAoine 1 Márta | Friday 1st March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Sláine

Dé Luain 4 Márta | Monday 4th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – BeyonFaye FM
  • 14:00 Rang Áilleachta le XCXSoc i The View
  • 14:00-15:00 Fotheidil as Gaeilge le DramSoc i The Space
  • 17:00-18:30 Photo Orienteering le Gaeilge
  • 19:00 Guinness leis an gCoiste i Sult

Dé Máirt 5 Márta | Tuesday 5th March

  • 12:30-14:00 Ceardlann “Gairmeacha le Gaeilge” le Caoimhe ó Conradh i IdeasLab. NASC ANSEO
  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – I Thuig That
  • 21:00 Pop-Up Gaeltacht le USI i Sult

Dé Céadaoin 6 Márta | Wednesday 6th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Caoi Cainte
  • 14:00-15:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Rogha Bhríde
  • 18:00-20:00 Flirt FM Takeover
  • 18:00-20:00 Oiche Cultur le Cumann Gaelach i Téatar Áras na Gaeilge

Deardaoin 7 Márta | Thursday 7th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Bolscaireacht Barry
  • 16.30-18:30 How to Bake Scones with BakingSoc in the Hub
  • 19:00 The Rising agus TradSoc i Sult

Tuilleadh eolais ar fail ó | More info from su.gaeilge@ollscoilnagaillimhe.ie

 

SU Election Hustings

Meet your SU Part Time Election Candidates 7pm Tuesday 5th March in the Tyndall Theatre, Arts/Science Concourse in association with PolSoc. This is a great chance to listen, question and decide who to vote for on Thursday 7th March. In person polling stations for the SU Elections will be: 10am-8pm SU Síbín, 11am-7pm Áras na Mac Léinn and 12pm-4pm Engineering Building – please bring your University Student ID Card with you to vote. You will also be able to vote online 10am-8pm via YourSpace if you’re not on campus.

 

Postgrad Quiz Tonight

Join us for a Postgrad Quiz 6pm today Thurs 29th Feb in the Corrib Room at Sult. Limited FREE Tickets available HERE.

 

Recycled Runway Competition Entries are OPEN!

Design an outfit by upcycling items + taking part in a fashion show on Weds 13 March. 1st Prize €200, 2nd Prize €100 and 3rd Prize €50. Open to students and student societies at University of Galway. Entry deadline: 7pm Monday 4th March HERE.

 

Online Pilates Course

4 Week course just €5 Mon 4th – Mon 25th March with Instructor Marie Hegarty. Get a new Recorded Class each week and progress your Pilates practice. Register via Eventbrite HERE.

 

Rapid HIV and Syphilis Testing

FREE Rapid HIV and Syphilis Testing with Sexual Health West 1pm-3pm Thurs 7th March in The Space upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn. No appointment required.

 

Sin Issue 5

Get all the news you need to know about life on and off campus with your student newspaper Sin HERE.

 

March 2024 SU Events

We’ve loads of events coming up this March! Click the links HERE for more information/tickets or email studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie

 

SU Síbín Closures

Please note that the SU Síbín will be closed on the following days/times as it will be used for the SU Elections as a polling station and for vote counting

  • Thursday 7th March & Friday 8th March
  • Thursday 14th March & Friday 15th March

 

Become a lifesaver : Give Blood on Campus next Week in the Bailey Allen Hall

  • 11.30am-3pm Tuesday 5th March
  • 11.30am-3pm Wednesday 6th March
  • 11.30am-3pm Thursday 7th March

Check your eligibility HERE.

 

Campus Accommodation Available

There’ll be some rooms available in Corrib Village, Goldcrest Village and Dunlin Village from next week until 2nd of May. This might suit students that have been commuting and want to be on campus in the run up to exams. Anyone interested should email live@universityofgalway.ie

 

An Evening with Palestine Tonight

Join Lit&Deb Society at 7pm today Thurs 29th Feb in the Kirwan Theatre for An Evening with Palestine. A presentation will be given by Máire Ni Mheibhric who recently returned to Ireland, having served as a Human Rights Monitor in the Palestinian Occupied West Bank. More info HERE.

University of Galway Student Sustainability Leadership Awards 2024

Applications will are now open for the University of Galway Student Sustainability Leadership Awards 2024. Open to current University of Galway students, successful applicants will be offered an 8-week scholarship. The central aim of the awards programme is to develop student leaders that are dedicated and enthusiastic about creating a more sustainable campus and community. Closing date for applications is 12 noon Mon 4th March. Provisional interview date is Weds 13th March. Find out more HERE. If you’ve any queries please contact michelle.odowd@universityofgalway.ie

 

SOCIABLE

SOCIAbLE is a study of a new psychological intervention that uses virtual reality to help adults with experience of childhood adversity with their social thinking skills; the study is taking place at the School of Psychology & led by Prof. Gary Donohoe. If you’d like to take part in the study or want more info please email emily.barrett@universityofgalway.ie or  cathal.ocurraoin@universityofgalway.ie

 

United Nations Youth Delegate Programme for Ireland applications are open now

Closing date for applications 5pm Monday 18th of March 2024. More information and application form HERE.

 

Contact Us / Déan teagmháil linn

You can contact the Students’ Union by email to studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie with any questions or suggestions you may have. You can also like or follow us on Facebook Instagram Tik Tok and Twitter.

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Fáilte chuig do r-phost seachtainiúil ó Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Beidh Leagan Gaeilge ar fáil ANSEO  

Tá Ainmniúcháin d’Oifigigh Lánaimseartha Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn OSCAILTE 

Tá ainmniúcháin oscailte anois do na ceithre phost lánaimseartha íoctha de chuid Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn – Uachtarán, Leasuachtarán/Oifigeach Oideachais,  Leasuachtarán/Oifigeach Leasa agus Comhionannais agus Leasuachtarán don Ghaeilge. Dúnfar na hainmniúcháin ar 5i.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 6 Márta. Déardaoin, an 14 Márta a bheidh lá an toghcháin. Is féidir leat tuilleadh eolais a fháil faoi dul san iomaíocht do Thoghcháin Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn inár dTreoir ANSEO agus ar ár suíomh gréasáin ANSEO.

 

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2024

Fáilte roimh chách!

Déardaoin, an 29 Feabhra

  • 19:00 Seoladh Seachtain na Gaeilge i dTéatar Áras na Gaeilge

Dé hAoine, an 1 Márta

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Sláine

Dé Luain 4 Márta

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – BeyonFaye FM
  • 14:00 Rang Áilleachta le XCXSoc i The View
  • 14:00-15:00 Fotheidil as Gaeilge le DramSoc i The Space
  • 17:00-18:30 Photo Orienteering le Gaeilge
  • 19:00 Guinness leis an gCoiste i Sult

Dé Máirt 5 Márta

  • 12:30-14:00 Ceardlann “Gairmeacha le Gaeilge” le Caoimhe ó Chonradh i IdeasLab. NASC ANSEO
  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – I Thuig That
  • 21:00 Pop-Up Gaeltacht le USI i Sult

Dé Céadaoin 6 Márta

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Caoi Cainte
  • 14:00-15:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Rogha Bhríde
  • 18:00-20:00 Flirt FM Takeover
  • 18:00-20:00 Oíche Chultúir le Cumann Gaelach i dTéatar Áras na Gaeilge

Deardaoin 7 Márta

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Bolscaireacht Barry
  • 30-18:30 Conas Scónaí a Bhácáil le BakingSoc sa Mhol
  • 19:00 The Rising agus TradSoc i Sult

Tuilleadh eolais ar fail ó su.gaeilge@ollscoilnagaillimhe.ie

 

‘Hustings’ do Thoghcháin Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn

Buail le d’Iarrthóirí Toghcháin Pháirtaimseartha Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn 7i.n. Dé Máirt 5 Márta sa Tyndall Theatre, Foirgneamh na nDán/na hEolaíochta i gcomhar le PolSoc. Is seans iontach é seo chun éisteacht, ceistiú agus cinneadh a dhéanamh cé dó a vótálfaidh tú ar a son ar an Déardaoin, an 7 Márta. Beidh stáisiúin vótaíochta ar an láthair do Thoghcháin Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn: 10r.n. -8i.n. Síbín Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn, 11r.n. -7i.n. Áras na Mac Léinn agus 12i.n. -4i.n. Foirgneamh Innealtóireachta – tabhair do Chárta Aitheantais do Mhic Léinn Ollscoile leat chun vótáil. Beidh tú in ann vóta a chaitheamh ar líne freisin 10r.n. -8i.n. trí YourSpace mura bhfuil tú ar an gcampas.

 

Tráth na gCeist d’Iarchéimithe – Anocht

Bígí linn le haghaidh Tráth na gCeist d’Iarchéimithe 6i.n. inniu Déardaoin, an 29 Feabhra i Seomra na Coiribe ag Sult. Ticéid teoranta SAOR IN AISCE ar fáil ANSEO.

 

Tá Iontrálacha do Chomórtas Ardán Taispeána Athchúrsáilte OSCAILTE!

Dear feisteas trí earraí a uaschúrsáil agus páirt a ghlacadh i seó faisin ar an gCéadaoin, an 13 Márta. 1ú Duais €200, 2ú Duais €100 agus 3ú Duais €50. Oscailte do mhic léinn agus do chumainn mac léinn in Ollscoil na Gaillimhe. Spriocdháta iontrála: 7i.n. Dé Luain, an 4 Márta ANSEO.

 

Cúrsa Pilates ar Líne

Cúrsa 4 seachtaine ar €5 go díreach, Dé Luain, an 4 – Luan 25 Márta leis an Teagascóir Marie Hegarty. Faigh Rang Taifeadta nua gach seachtain agus cuir do chleachtas Pilates chun cinn. Cláraigh trí EventbriteANSEO.

 

Mearthástáil VEID agus Sifilis

Mearthástáil VEID agus Sifilis SAOR IN AISCE le Sexual Health West 1i.n.-3i.n. ar an Déardaoin, an 7 Márta in The Space thuas staighre in Áras na Mac Léinn. Ní gá coinne a dhéanamh.

 

Sin – Eagrán 5

Faigh an nuacht go léir a theastaíonn uait a fháil faoin saol ar an gcampas agus lasmuigh de le do nuachtán mac léinn Sin ANSEO.

 

Márta 2024 – Imeachtaí Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn

Tá go leor imeachtaí ag teacht aníos againn an Márta seo! Cliceáil ar na naisc ANSEO le haghaidh tuilleadh eolais/ticéid nó seol ríomhphost chuig studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie

 

Dátaí a bheidh Síbín Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn Dúnta

Tabhair faoi deara go ndúnfar Síbín Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn ar na laethanta/amanna seo a leanas mar go n-úsáidfear é do Thoghcháin Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn mar stáisiún vótála agus chun vóta a chomhaireamh

  • Déardaoin, an 7 Márta & Dé hAoine, an 8 Márta
  • Déardaoin, an 14 Márta & Dé hAoine, an 15 Márta

 

Bí i do tharrthálaí : Tabhair Fuil ar an gCampas an tSeachtain seo chugainn i Halla Bailey Allen

  • 11.30r.n. -3i.n. – Dé Máirt, an 5 Márta
  • 11.30r.n. -3i.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 6 Márta
  • 11.30r.n. -3i.n. Déardaoin, an 7 Márta

Seiceáil d’incháilitheacht ANSEO.

 

Lóistín ar fáil ar an gCampas

Beidh roinnt seomraí ar fáil i Sráidbhaile na Coiribe, Sráidbhaile Goldcrest agus Sráidbhaile Dunlin ón tseachtain seo chugainn go dtí an 2 Bealtaine. D’fhéadfadh sé seo a bheith oiriúnach do mhic léinn a bhí ag comaitéireacht agus ar mian leo a bheith ar an gcampas sa tréimhse roimh scrúduithe. Ba chóir d’aon duine a bhfuil suim acu ríomhphost a sheoladh chuiglive@universityofgalway.ie

 

An Evening with Palestine – Anocht

Bí páirteach le Cumann Lit&Deb ar 7i.n. inniu Déardaoin 29 Feabhra in Amharclann Kirwan do ‘An Evening with Palestine’. Is í Máire Ni Mheibhric, a d’fhill ar Éirinn le déanaí, a thabharfaidh cur i láthair, tar éis di a bheith ina Monatóir ar Chearta an Duine sa Bhruach Thiar na Palaistíne atá faoi Fhorghabháil. Tuilleadh eolais ANSEO

Dámhachtainí Ceannaireachta Inbhuanaitheachta Mac Léinn Ollscoil na Gaillimhe 2024

Tá iarratais oscailte anois do Dhámhachtainí Ceannaireachta Inbhuanaitheachta Mac Léinn Ollscoil na Gaillimhe 2024. Oscailte do mhic léinn reatha Ollscoil na Gaillimhe, tairgfear scoláireacht 8 seachtaine d’iarratasóirí rathúla. Is é aidhm lárnach an chláir dámhachtainí ceannairí mac léinn a fhorbairt atá tiomanta agus díograiseach maidir le campas agus pobal níos inbhuanaithe a chruthú.  Is é 12 meán lae Dé Luain, an 4 Márta an dáta deiridh le haghaidh iarratas. Is é an Chéadaoin, an 13 Márta an dáta sealadach d’agallaimh. Faigh tuilleadh eolais ANSEO. Má tá aon cheist agat déan teagmháil le michelle.odowd@universityofgalway.ie

 

SOCIABLE

Staidéar é SOCIAbLE ar idirghabháil shíceolaíoch nua a úsáideann réaltacht fhíorúil chun cabhrú le daoine fásta a bhfuil taithí acu ar deacrachtaí i rith a n-óige lena scileanna smaointeoireachta sóisialta; tá an staidéar ar siúl ag Scoil na Síceolaíochta & faoi stiúir an Ollaimh Gary Donohoe. Más mian leat páirt a ghlacadh sa staidéar nó más mian leat tuilleadh eolais a fháil seol ríomhphost chuig emily.barrett@universityofgalway.ie nó cathal.ocurraoin@universityofgalway.ie

 

Tá iarratais ar Chlár Toscairí Óige na Náisiún Aontaithe d’Éirinn oscailte anois

Spriocdháta d’iarratais – 5i.n. Dé Luain, an 18 Márta 2024. Tuilleadh eolais agus foirm iarratais ANSEO.

 

Déan Teagmháil Linn

Is féidir leat teagmháil a dhéanamh le Comhaltas na Mac Léinn trí ríomhphost a sheoladh chuig studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie le haon cheisteanna nó moltaí atá agat. Is féidir ‘like’ a thabhairt dúinn nó muid a leanúint ar Facebook Instagram Tik Tok agus Twitter.

 

 

March SU Events

News

March 2024 SU Events

Click the links for more information/tickets or email studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie

Friday 1st March

1pm Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Sláine

Saturday 2nd March

9.30am University of Galway Parkrun. More info HERE.

Monday 4th March

Pilates 4 Week Course starts. Sign up HERE.

1pm Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – BeyonFaye FM

2pm Rang Áilleachta le XCXSoc i The View

2pm Fotheidil as Gaeilge le DramSoc i The Space

5pm Photo Orienteering le Gaeilge

7pm Guinness leis an gCoiste i Sult

7pm Deadline to enter Recycled Runway Competition HERE.

Tuesday 5th March

12:30pm Ceardlann “Gairmeacha le Gaeilge” le Caoimhe ó Conradh i IdeasLab. NASC ANSEO

1pm Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – I Thuig That

7pm SU Part Time Officer Election Hustings in the Tyndall Theatre

9pm Pop-Up Gaeltacht le USI i Sult

Wednesday 6th March

Nominations Open SU Clubs Captain and Societies Chairperson HERE. 

11am Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – 10 ag 11

1pm Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Caoi Cainte

2pm Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Rogha Bhríde

5pm SU Full Time Officer Nominations Close. More info HERE.

6pm Oiche Cultur le Cumann Gaelach i Téatar Áras na Gaeilge

6pm-7pm Climate Crew meeting in Meeting Room 2 upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn

Thursday 7th March

10am-8pm SU Part Time Officer Election Voting. More info HERE.

1pm-3pm FREE Rapid HIV and Syphilis Testing with Sexual Health West in The Space upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn. No appointment required.

1pm Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Bolscaireacht Barry

4.30pm How to Bake Scones with BakingSoc in the Hub

7pm The Rising agus TradSoc i Sult

Friday 8th March

10am SU Part Time Officer Election Vote Count starts

10.30am Grattan Beach Clean with ZooSoc, MarineSoc, EnviroSoc and VegSoc for Wildlife Week.

12pm Showcase of Irish Language Theatre le DramSoc i Téatar Bank of Ireland

1pm Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Sláine

Saturday 9th March

9.30am University of Galway Parkrun. More info HERE.

Monday 11th March

11am-3pm Freebies at the SU Office: Sourdough Bread sampling

11:30am Céilí i gCampas an tSionnan

12pm Exam Timetable Released. More info HERE.

1pm Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – BeyonFaye FM

6pm Biongó le BródSoc i The View

7pm Guinness leis an gCoiste i Sult

9pm Tráth na gCeist i Beár an Taibhdhearc le Cumann Gaelach, Cumann Rince Seit agus Gaillimh le Gaeilge

Tuesday 12th March

1pm Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – I Thuig That

3pm SU Full Time Officer Election Hustings at Sult

5pm Nominations CLOSE SU Clubs Captain and Societies Chairperson HERE. 

6pm Oiche Scannán Céadfach “Amhrán na Mara” le Neurodivergent Society i AMB-G066

8pm Aon Rud Seachas Cupán i Sult

Wednesday 13th March

11am Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – 10 ag 11

1pm Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Caoi Cainte

2pm Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Rogha Bhríde

5pm Nominations CLOSE SU Vice President for Irish Language | Leas Uachtarán don Ghaeilge. More info HERE. 

6pm Flirt FM Takeover

7pm-9pm Recycled Runway Fashion Show Competition The Cube Áras na Mac Léinn. Free tickets HERE.

Thursday 14th March

10am-3pm MMR Vaccine Catch Up Clinic in Meeting Room 1 + 2 upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn

10am-8pm SU Full Time Officer Election Voting. More info HERE.

10am-8pm SU Referendum Voting. More info HERE. 

1pm Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Bolscaireacht Barry

4pm Boghdóireacht Cluiche Ceannais ar College Green

9pm Super Céilí i Sult

Friday 15th March

10am SU Full Tme Officer Election Vote Count starts

1pm Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Sláine

ACS Fashion Show The Cube Áras na Mac Léinn

Saturday 16th March

9.30am University of Galway Parkrun. More info HERE.

Monday 18th March

Bank Holiday no classes – SU Closed

Tuesday 19th March

11am-2pm Naloxone Training in Meeting Room 2 upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn. Sign up HERE. More info from su.welfare@universityofgalway.ie

12pm-4pm Cultural Appreciation Fair in foyer of Áras na Mac Léinn with ACS.

5.30pm Clubs 70’s Sports Ball in the Galway Bay Hotel. Tickets on sale HERE.

6pm Comhairle Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn 6|Class Reps Council Meeting 6 in Fottrell Theatre, Arts Millenium Building. Sign up to attend HERE.

8pm-9pm Pints with your SU President Dean Kenny at Sult

Wednesday 20th March

1pm CÉIM Celebration in the Aula Maxima at the Quad

5pm Nominations Close Ethnic Minorities Officer and Postgraduate Research Officer HERE

Thursday 21st March

10am-8pm Election of SU Clubs Captain and Societies Chairperson for 2024/25. More info HERE.

10am-8pm Election of SU Vice President for Irish Language | Leas Uachtarán don Ghaeilge. More info HERE. 

10am-3pm MMR Catch Up Vaccine Clinic in G067 Arts Millennium Building

Friday 22nd March

10am-5pm Hygiene Hub March Donation Drive at SU Office. More info HERE.

Saturday 23rd March

9.30am University of Galway Parkrun. More info HERE.

Monday 25th March

Sin Issue 6 Out HERE.

Student Voice Survey Closes HERE. 

10am-3pm MMR Catch Up Vaccine Clinic in G011 in the Hardiman Building

Thursday 28th March

Teaching Ends

10am-8pm Election of Ethnic Minorities Officer and Postgraduate Taught Officer. More info HERE.

8pm Garron Noone at Sult. Tickets on sale HERE. 

Friday 29th March

Good Friday – SU Office, Cloakroom, Síbín, Sult, Smokey’s Café and SU Shop Closed

Saturday 30th March

9.30am University of Galway Parkrun. More info HERE.

 

SU Weekly Email 23 – 22nd February 2024

Weekly Email

Welcome to your weekly email from your Students’ Union / Fáilte chuig do r-phost seachtainiúil ó Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Beidh Leagan Gaeilge ar fáil ANSEO  

 

Part Time Officer Nominations Open!

Nominations are now open for the 14 SU Part Time Officer positions HERE. If you want to join the SU Team for 2024/25 this is your chance! Nominations close 5pm Weds 28th of February. These positions are voluntary unpaid positions running from 1st July 2024 to 30th June 2025. More information about the SU Elections is available HERE.

 

DrugCon 24 – Drug Information and Harm Reduction Convention

The Students’ Union is hosting a first of its kind Drug Information and Harm Reduction Convention 11am-4pm Tuesday 27th of February in the Corrib Room at Sult. Meet supports and services in the areas of addiction, drug related intimidation, recovery and counselling. Free event open to all students. There’ll be hot drinks and fun surprises on the day. More info HERE

 

Hygiene Hub Donation Drive Tomorrow

Our February Hygiene Hub donation drives is taking place 10am-5pm Fri 23rd Feb at the SU Office. Please donate personal hygiene and cleaning products to those in need in Galway. More info HERE.

 

Full Time Officer Elections – Paid Positions €27,000 (before tax)

The four full-time officers – the President, the Vice-President / Education Officer,  Vice-President / Welfare and Equality Officer and the Vice President for the Irish Language will all be elected on Thursday 14th March 2024. Nominations will open 10am Wednesday 28th of February 2024 and close 5pm Wednesday 6th of March 2024.

 

Students’ Union x Rathaus: 2069, A Rat Odyssey

University of Galway Students’ Union in collaboration with Rathaus are bringing a night of self-expression, sexual liberation and learning to Galway 9pm Weds 28th Feb at DNA. Two amazing DJ’s, two dancers, one fabulous Drag Queen and an unforgettable night. Dress code is whatever your heart desires, but get creative and express yourself, perhaps around the theme of 2069: A Rats Odyssey. This is a queer and minority safe space, and we ask that anyone attending keep an open mind and leave any judgement at home. Tickets €7 on sale HERE now.

 

Proposed SU Referendum

The SU Executive Committee have voted to propose a referendum to change the SU constitution. This referendum proposes to change two things, firstly to update the name of our union from National University of Ireland Galway Students’ Union/ Comhaltas na Mac Léinn, Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimhe to University of Galway Students’ Union/ Comhaltas na Mac Léinn, Ollscoil na Gaillimhe. Secondly to remove gender specific pronouns from our constitution. To hold the referendum we must collect 500 signatures so we need all your help to gather signatures to hold this referendum. You can sign the register to support holding this referendum here , and please send this link to as many students as possible, your class, your friends, your societies, housemates etc. It’s very important that our constitution is up to date and aligns with our values, so we really need all your help to get these signatures and get this over the line.

 

Class Reps Council on Monday

Our next Comhairle Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn meeting is on at 6pm this Monday 26th of February in HBB B001 Small Lecture Theatre in the Human Biology Building. All class reps are asked to attend. All students can attend the meeting but only class reps can vote. Sign up to attend HERE.

 

Learn CPR Tomorrow

If you’re free tomorrow (Friday) afternoon we’ve 2 spaces left on our AED Heart Saver training course which will teach you  CPR, treatment of foreign body airway obstruction and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The course is just €40 (usual cost €70). Sign up HERE.

 

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2024

Fáilte roimh chách! | Everyone is welcome!

Deardaoin 29 Feabhra | Thursday 29th February

  • 19:00 Seoladh Seachtain na Gaeilge sa Téatar Áras na Gaeilge

Dé hAoine 1 Márta | Friday 1st March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Sláine

Tuilleadh eolais ar fail ó | More info from su.gaeilge@ollscoilnagaillimhe.ie

 

Postgrad Quiz Night

We are joining up with Postgrad Research Society to host another Postgrad Quiz Night in the Corrib Room at Sult at 6pm Thurs 29th of Feb. Tickets are free but limited HERE.

 

Self-Defence and Empowerment Class for women, AFAB and non-binary people only starts Monday

This is a 4 week course where you’ll learn self-preservation and safety techniques, followed by basic self-defence, all the while growing confidence in your abilities through practical self-empowerment exercises. A safe space for women and people to become more comfortable in their surroundings and own skin. Dates/Times: 17:00-19:30 Mon 26th Feb, Mon 4th March, Mon 11th March and Mon 25th March 2024.Course Venue: The Kingfisher Sports Hall, University of Galway. Course Cost: €5. Sign up link HERE.

 

Recycled Runway Competition

Design an outfit by upcycling items and taking part in a fashion show on Weds 13 March. Competition open to individuals + Societies – great prizes! More info from su.environment@universityofgalway.ie

 

Financial Literacy among final-year students in the College of Arts and Social Sciences at The University of Galway.

This survey aims to assess the financial literacy, spending habits and financial planning of students in the College of Arts and Social Sciences. Please take a minute to complete the survey HERE.

 

University of Galway Student Sustainability Leadership Awards 2024

Applications will are now open for the University of Galway Student Sustainability Leadership Awards 2024. Open to current University of Galway students,  successful applicants will be offered an 8-week scholarship. The central aim of the awards programme is to develop student leaders that are dedicated and enthusiastic about creating a more sustainable campus and community. Closing date for applications is 12 noon Mon 4th March. Provisional interview date is Weds 13th March. Find out more HERE. If you’ve any queries please contact michelle.odowd@universityofgalway.ie

 

PhD Write Up Bursary

The University PhD Write-Up Bursary 2024 scheme is open for full-time PhD students who are near to completing their theses yet who find themselves, for whatever reason, without funding. Full Details are here: University PhD Write Up Bursary – University of Galway

Closing date for completed applications is 17:00 Friday, 19 April 2024.

 

Deadline to register for Seanad Éireann Vote Mon 26th Feb

Graduates of the National University of Ireland who have received a degree and who are Irish citizens are eligible to vote in Seanad Éireann elections, once they are included in the University electoral register. More info HERE.

 

Recommend a Friend

If you think you would like to run for election or have a friend or know a student who would be great as an SU Officer, then now is your chance to recommend them HERE and let them know how amazing you think they are! More info HERE.

 

Contact Us / Déan teagmháil linn

You can contact the Students’ Union by email to studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie with any questions or suggestions you may have. You can also like or follow us on Facebook Instagram Tik Tok and Twitter.

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Fáilte chuig do r-phost seachtainiúil ó Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Beidh Leagan Gaeilge ar fáil ANSEO  

 

Tá Ainmniúcháin d’Oifigigh Pháirtaimseartha Oscailte!

Tá ainmniúcháin oscailte anois don 14 phost mar Oifigeach Páirtaimseartha Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn ANSEOMás mian leat a bheith páirteach i bhFoireann Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn do 2024/25, is é seo do sheans! Dúnann na hainmniúcháin 5i.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 28 Feabhra. Is poist dheonacha gan phá iad na poist sin a mhairfidh ón 1 Iúil 2024 go dtí an 30 Meitheamh 2025. Tá tuilleadh eolais faoi Thoghcháin Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn ar fáil ANSEO.

 

DrugCon 24 – Coinbhinsiún um Fhaisnéis faoi Dhrugaí agus Díobháil a Laghdú

Tá an chéad Choinbhinsiún um Fhaisnéis faoi Dhrugaí agus Díobháil a Laghdú á reáchtáil ag Comhaltas na Mac Léinn ó 11r.n.-4i.n. Dé Máirt, an 27 Feabhra i Seomra na Coiribe ag Sult. Buail le tacaíochtaí agus seirbhísí i réimsí andúile, imeaglú a bhaineann le drugaí, téarnamh agus comhairleoireacht. Imeacht saor in aisce oscailte do gach mac léinn. Beidh deochanna te agus féiríní spraíúla ann ar an lá. Tuilleadh eolais ANSEO.

 

Feachtas Deonacháin an Mhoil Shláinteachais – Amárach

Beidh ár bhFeachtas Deonacháin mhí Feabhra don Mhol Sláinteachais ar siúl ag 10r.n.-5i.n. amárach, Dé hAoine, an 23Eanáir ag Oifig Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn.  Tabhair táirgí sláinteachas agus táirgí glantacháin tí dóibh siúd atá i ngátar i nGaillimh. Tuilleadh eolais ANSEO.

 

Toghcháin d’Oifigigh Lánaimseartha – Poist Íoctha €27,000 (roimh cháin)

Toghfar an ceathrar oifigeach lánaimseartha – an tUachtarán, an Leasuachtarán/Oifigeach Oideachais, an Leasuachtarán/Oifigeach Leasa agus Comhionannais agus an Leasuachtarán don Ghaeilge ar fad ar an Déardaoin, an 14 Márta 2024. Osclófar ainmniúcháin 10r.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 28 Feabhra 2024 agus dúnfar iad 5i.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 6 Márta 2024.

 

Comhaltas na Mac Léinn x Rathaus: 2069, A Rat Odyssey

Tá Comhaltas na Mac Léinn Ollscoil na Gaillimhe i gcomhar le Rathaus ag tabhairt oíche féinléirithe, saoirse gnéis agus foghlama go Gaillimh 9i.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 28 Feabhra i DNA. Dhá DJ iontach, beirt rinceoir, Banríon Draig álainn amháin agus oíche dodhearmadta. Is féidir leat cibé rud a ba mhaith leat a chaitheamh mar an gnás feistis, ach a bheith cruthaitheach agus tú féin a chur in iúl, b’fhéidir maidir leis an téama 2069: A Rats Odyssey. Is spás sábháilte aiteach agus mionlaigh é seo, agus iarraimid ar aon duine a fhreastalaíonn air intinn oscailte a choinneáil agus aon bhreithiúnas a fhágáil sa bhaile. Ticéid €7 ar díol ANSEO anois.

 

Reifreann beartaithe de chuid Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn

Vótáil Coiste Feidhmiúcháin Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn chun reifreann a mholadh chun bunreacht Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn a leasú. Molann an reifreann seo dhá rud a athrú, ar an gcéad dul síos chun ainm ár n-aontais a nuashonrú ó National University of Ireland Galway Students’ Union/ Comhaltas na Mac Léinn, Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimhe chuig University of Galway Students’ Union/ Comhaltas na Mac Léinn, Ollscoil na Gaillimhe. Ar an dara dul síos forainmneacha a bhaineann go sonrach le hinscne a bhaint as ár mbunreacht. Chun an reifreann a reáchtáil ní mór dúinn 500 síniú a bhailiú agus mar sin tá do chabhair ag teastáil uainn chun sínithe a bhailiú chun an reifreann seo a reáchtáil. Is féidir leat an clár a shíniú chun tacú leis an reifreann seo a reáchtáil anseo , agus seol an nasc seo chuig an oiread mac léinn agus is féidir, do rang, do chairde, do chumainn, do pháirtithe tí. Tá sé an-tábhachtach go bhfuil ár mbunreacht cothrom le dáta agus ag teacht lenár luachanna, mar sin tá do chabhair ag teastáil uainn chun na sínithe seo a fháil agus é seo a thabhairt thar an líne.

 

Comhairle na nIonadaithe Ranga – Dé Luain

Beidh an chéad chruinniú eile de chuid Chomhairle Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn ar siúl ag 6i.n. Dé Luain seo, an 26 Feabhra i Léachtlann Bheag HBB B001 i bhFoirgneamh na Bitheolaíochta Daonna. Iarrtar ar gach Ionadaí Ranga a bheith i láthair. Is féidir le gach mac léinn freastal ar an gcruinniú ach ní féidir ach le hionadaithe ranga vóta a chaitheamh. Cláraigh chun freastal ANSEO.

 

Foghlaim ACS Amárach

Má tá tú faoi réir tráthnóna amárach (Dé hAoine) tá 2 spás fágtha againn ar ár gcúrsa oiliúna AED Heart Saver a mhúinfidh ACS duit, cóireáil ar bhac aerbhealaigh mar gheall ar earra coimhthíoch  agus conas Dífhibrileoir Seachtrach Uathoibrithe (AED) a úsáid. Níl ach costas de €40 ar an gcúrsa (gnáthchostas €70). Cláraigh ANSEO.

 

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2024

Fáilte roimh chách! | Everyone is welcome!

Déardaoin, an 29 Feabhra | Thursday 29th February

  • 19:00 Seoladh Seachtain na Gaeilge i dTéatar Áras na Gaeilge

Dé hAoine, an 1 Márta | Friday 1st March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Sláine

Tuilleadh eolais ar fail ó | More info from su.gaeilge@ollscoilnagaillimhe.ie

 

Oíche Tráth na gCeist d’Iarchéimithe

Táimid ag teacht le chéile arís le Postgrad Research Society le haghaidh oíche scannán d’Iarchéimithe i Seomra na Coiribe ag Sult ag 6i.n.Déardaoin, an  29 Feabhra. Tá na ticéid saor in aisce ach teoranta ANSEO.

 

Rang Féinchosanta agus Cumhachtaithe do mhná, AFAB agus do dhaoine neamh-dhénártha amháin – Dé Luain

Is cúrsa 4 seachtaine é seo ina bhfoghlaimeoidh tú teicnící féinchaomhnaithe agus sábháilteachta, agus féinchosaint bhunúsach ina dhiaidh sin, agus tú ag fás muiníne as do chumas trí chleachtaí féinchumhachta praiticiúla. Spás sábháilte do mhná agus do dhaoine a bheith níos compordaí ina dtimpeallacht agus ina gcraiceann féin. Dátaí/Amanna: 17:00-19:30 Luan, an 26 Feabhra, Luan, an 4 Márta, Luan, an 11 Márta agus Luan, an 25 Márta 2024.Ionad an Chúrsa: Halla Spóirt The Kingfisher, Ollscoil na Gaillimhe. Costas an Chúrsa: €5. Nasc cláraithe ANSEO.

 

Comórtas Ardán Taispeána Athchúrsáilte

Dear feistis trí earraí a uaschúrsáil agus páirt a ghlacadh i seó faisin ar an gCéadaoin, an 13 Márta. Comórtas oscailte do dhaoine aonair + Cumainn – duaiseanna iontacha! Tuilleadh eolais ar fáil ó su.environment@universityofgalway.ie

 

Litearthacht Airgeadais i measc mic léinn bhliain na céime i gColáiste na nEalaíon agus na nEolaíochtaí Sóisialta in Ollscoil na Gaillimhe.

Tá sé mar aidhm ag an suirbhé seo measúnú a dhéanamh ar litearthacht airgeadais, nósanna caiteachais agus pleanáil airgeadais na mac léinn i gColáiste na nEalaíon agus na nEolaíochtaí Sóisialta. Glac nóiméad, le do thoil, chun an suirbhé a chomhlánú ANSEO.

 

Dámhachtainí Ceannaireachta Inbhuanaitheachta Mac Léinn Ollscoil na Gaillimhe 2024

Tá iarratais oscailte anois do Dhámhachtainí Ceannaireachta Inbhuanaitheachta Mac Léinn Ollscoil na Gaillimhe 2024. Oscailte do mhic léinn reatha Ollscoil na Gaillimhe, tairgfear scoláireacht 8 seachtaine d’iarratasóirí rathúla. Is é aidhm lárnach an chláir dámhachtainí ceannairí mac léinn a fhorbairt atá tiomanta agus díograiseach maidir le campas agus pobal níos inbhuanaithe a chruthú. Is é 12 meán lae Dé Luain, an 4 Márta an dáta deiridh le haghaidh iarratas. Is é an Chéadaoin, an 13 Márta an dáta sealadach d’agallaimh. Faigh tuilleadh eolais ANSEO.Má tá aon cheist agat déan teagmháil le michelle.odowd@universityofgalway.ie

 

Sparánacht PhD Write-Up

Tá scéim Sparánacht Write-Up PhD 2024 na hOllscoile oscailte do mhic léinn PhD lánaimseartha atá in beagnach réir lena gcuid tráchtais a chríochnú ach ar chúis éigin, tá siad gan mhaoiniú. Tá sonraí iomlána anseo: SparánachtWrite Up PhD na hOllscoile – Ollscoil na Gaillimhe

Is é an dáta deiridh d’iarratais chomhlánaithe ná 17:00 Aoine, an 19 Aibreán 2024.

 

Spriocdháta le clárú do Vóta Sheanad Éireann, Dé Luain, an 26 Feabhra

Tá céimithe de chuid Ollscoil na hÉireann a bhfuil céim bainte amach acu agus ar saoránaigh Éireannacha iad i dteideal vóta a chaitheamh i dtoghcháin Sheanad Éireann, nuair a bheidh siad san áireamh i gclár toghthóirí na hOllscoile. Tuilleadh eolais ANSEO

 

Déan Cara a Mholadh

Má cheapann tú gur mhaith leat rith seasamh sa toghchán nó má tá cara agat nó má tá aithne agat ar mhac léinn a bheadh iontach mar Oifigeach Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn, tá deis agat anois iad a mholadh  ANSEO agus a chur in iúl dóibh cé chomh hiontach is atá siad dar leat! Níos mó eolais ANSEO.

 

Contact Us / Déan Teagmháil Linn

Is féidir leat teagmháil a dhéanamh le Comhaltas na Mac Léinn trí ríomhphost a sheoladh chuig studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie le haon cheisteanna nó moltaí atá agat. Is féidir ‘like’ a thabhairt dúinn nó muid a leanúint ar  Facebook Instagram Tik Tok agus Twitter.

 

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2024

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Seachtain na Gaeilge 2024

Fáilte roimh chách! | Everyone is welcome!

Deardaoin 29 Feabhra | Thursday 29th February

  • 19:00 Seoladh Seachtain na Gaeilge sa Téatar Áras na Gaeilge

Dé hAoine 1 Márta | Friday 1st March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Sláine

Dé Luain 4 Márta | Monday 4th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – BeyonFaye FM
  • 14:00 Rang Áilleachta le XCXSoc i The View
  • 14:00-15:00 Fotheidil as Gaeilge le DramSoc i The Space
  • 17:00-18:30 Photo Orienteering le Gaeilge le PhotoSoc sa Hub
  • 19:00 Guinness leis an gCoiste i Sult

Dé Máirt 5 Márta | Tuesday 5th March

  • 12:30-14:00 Ceardlann “Gairmeacha le Gaeilge” le Caoimhe ó Conradh i IdeasLab. NASC ANSEO
  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – I Thuig That
  • 21:00 Pop-Up Gaeltacht le USI i Sult

Dé Céadaoin 6 Márta | Wednesday 6th March

  • 11:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – 10 ag 11
  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Caoi Cainte
  • 14:00-15:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Rogha Bhríde
  • 18:00-20:00 Oiche Cultur le Cumann Gaelach i Téatar Áras na Gaeilge

Deardaoin 7 Márta | Thursday 7th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Bolscaireacht Barry
  • 16.30-18:30 Conas Scónaí a Bhácáil le BakingSoc sa Mhol | How to Bake Scones with BakingSoc in the Hub
  • 19:00 The Rising agus TradSoc i Sult

Dé hAoine 8 Márta | Friday 8th March

  • 12:00-14:00 Showcase of Irish Language Theatre le DramSoc i Téatar Bank of Ireland
  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Sláine

Dé Luain 11 Márta | Monday 11th March

  • 11:30 Céilí i gCampas an tSionnan
  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – BeyonFaye FM
  • 18:00 Biongó le BródSoc i The View
  • 19:00 Guinness leis an gCoiste i Sult
  • 21:00 Tráth na gCeist i Beár an Taibhdhearc le Cumann Gaelach, Cumann Rince Seit agus Gaillimh le Gaeilge

Dé Máirt 12 Márta | Tuesday 12th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – I Thuig That
  • 18:00 Oiche Scannán Céadfach “Amhrán na Mara” le Neurodivergent Society i AMB-G066
  • 20:00 Aon Rud Seachas Cupán i Sult

Dé Céadaoin 13 Márta | Wednesday 13th March

  • 11:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – 10 ag 11
  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Caoi Cainte
  • 14:00-15:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Rogha Bhríde
  • 18:00-20:00 Flirt FM Takeover
  • 19:00 Bál na Gaeilge le Cumann Gaelach i Óstán Chuan na Gaillimhe

Deardaoin 14 Márta | Thursday 14th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Bolscaireacht Barry
  • 16:00 Boghdóireacht Cluiche Ceannais ar College Green
  • 21:00 Super Céilí i Sult

Dé hAoine 15 Márta | Friday 15th March

  • 13:00-14:00 Clár Gaelach ar Flirt FM – Sláine

Tuilleadh eolais ar fail ó | More info from su.gaeilge@ollscoilnagaillimhe.ie

 

DrugCon 24

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DrugCon 24

Drug Information and Harm Reduction Convention

The Students’ Union is hosting a first of its kind Drug Information and Harm Reduction Convention 11am-4pm Tuesday 27th of February in the Corrib Room at Sult.

Meet supports and services in the areas of addiction, drug related intimidation, recovery and counselling.

Free event open to all students. There’ll be hot drinks and fun surprises on the day.

Exhibitors include:

For more information contact Izzy Tiernan on su.welfare@universityofgalway.ie

SU Weekly Email 22 – 15th February 2024

Weekly Email

Welcome to your weekly email from your Students’ Union / Fáilte chuig do r-phost seachtainiúil ó Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Beidh Leagan Gaeilge ar fáil ANSEO  

 

Raise and Give Week Continues!  

We hope you’re having an amazing RAG Week and thanks to everyone that’s helped us raise €17,045 for Galway Rape Crisis Centre and Cancer Care West so far!

TODAY Thursday 15th February

  • 11am-4pm SU Charity Cup. €500 prize up for grabs in this 5 A Side Competition in the Corrib Cages. SOLD OUT. 
  • 1pm-2pm Charity Auction. Join us at in The View (John Broderick Room) upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn for lunch and a charity auction. Tickets just €5 (including lunch) on sale HERE along with details of our auction items which include Festival Tickets, Hampers, Jewellery, Gig Tickets, Tours and more. EVERYTHING must be sold today so it’s a great chance to grab a bargain for charity!
  • 8pm-11pm Sikoti and Chinnox at Sult. Tickets HERE.

TOMORROW Friday 16th February

  • 7.30am-2.30pm RAG Recharge. Join us to wind down and relax after a long week of fundraising with a 7.30am sunrise swim at Blackrock with Coldvember followed by 11am-12.30pm Yoga + Chill and 1pm-2.30pm Pilates + Chill to help you relax. Sign Up links here YOGA + here PILATES 
  • 12pm Society Games on College Green. Join the society tributes as they compete in a  ‘Hunger Game’ Style tag rugby all over campus game. The winning society wins bragging rights and €500 (sponsored by the Societies Office).
  • 8pm Karaoke Night at Sult. Free entry.

 

Seize the Awkward Men’s Mental Health Campaign

Next week we’re running a “Seize the Awkward” Men’s Mental Health Campaign, to try to both spread awareness and give practical advice to help people to “Seize the Awkward”, and to have that uncomfortable, often awkward conversation with a mate about their mental health. We all have our own individual struggles with our mental health, and we can also learn to recognise issues in our own brothers, boyfriends, fathers, uncles and friends, who according to the research, often find it difficult to open up about their own mental health. So next week, keep an eye out for posterboards on the concourse and library foyer, as well as our social media, to find out how you can #Seizetheawkward, and we can start to address this very major issue in our University community.

 

SU Elections

  • Full Time Officers – Paid Positions €27,000 (before tax)

The four full-time officers – the President, the Vice-President / Education Officer,  Vice-President / Welfare and Equality Officer and the Vice President for the Irish Language will all be elected on Thursday 14th March 2024. Nominations will open 10am Wednesday 28th of February 2024 and close 5pm Wednesday 6th of March 2024.

  • Part Time Officers – Voluntary Unpaid Positions

The part-time officer positions of – Postgraduate Taught Officer, Postgraduate Research Officer, Clubs’ Captain, Societies Chairperson,  4 College Convenors, Mature Students’ Officer, Gender and LGBT+ Rights Officer, Disability Rights Officer, Ethnic Minorities Officer, International Students Officer, Environmental and Sustainability Officer will all be elected on Thursday 7th March 2024.

Nominations will open 10am Wednesday 21st February 2024 and close 5pm Wednesday 28th February 2024.

More information about the SU Elections is available HERE or email studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie

 

Self-Defence and Empowerment Class for women, AFAB and non-binary people only.

This is a 4 week course where you’ll learn self-preservation and safety techniques, followed by basic self-defence, all the while growing confidence in your abilities through practical self-empowerment exercises. A safe space for women and people to become more comfortable in their surroundings and own skin. Dates/Times: 17:00-19:30 Mon 26th Feb, Mon 4th March, Mon 11th March and Mon 25th March 2024.Course Venue: The Kingfisher Sports Hall, University of Galway. Course Cost: €5. Sign up link HERE.

 

Mooju Monday is back!

Mooju are back giving out free samples at the SU Office 11am-3pm this Monday 19th of February.

 

Students’ Union x Rathaus: 2069, A Rat Odyssey

University of Galway Students’ Union in collaboration with Rathaus are bringing a night of self-expression, sexual liberation and learning to Galway 9pm Weds 28th Feb at DNA. Two amazing DJ’s, two dancers, one fabulous Drag Queen and an unforgettable night. Dress code is whatever your heart desires, but get creative and express yourself, perhaps around the theme of 2069: A Rats Odyssey. This is a queer and minority safe space, and we ask that anyone attending keep an open mind and leave any judgement at home. Tickets €7 on sale HERE now.

 

Hygiene Hub Donation Drive

Our February Hygiene Hub donation drives is taking place 10am-5pm Fri 23rd Feb at the SU Office. Please donate personal hygiene and cleaning products to those in need in Galway. More info HERE.

 

Postgrad Quiz Night

We are joining up with Postgrad Research Society to host another Postgrad Quiz Night in the Corrib Room at Sult at 6pm Thurs 29th of Feb. Tickets are free but limited HERE.

 

Recycled Runway Competition

Design an outfit by upcycling items and taking part in a fashion show on Weds 13 March. Competition open to individuals + Societies – great prizes! More info from su.environment@universityofgalway.ie

 

Upcoming Class Rep Meetings

Tues 20th Feb 6pm College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences AC201
Tues 20th Feb 7pm College of Business, Public Policy and Law AC201
Weds 21st Feb 6pm College of Science and Engineering AC201
Weds 21st Feb 7pm College of Arts, Social Science and Celtic Studies AC201
Thurs 22nd Feb 6pm Postgraduate Council AC201
Mon 26th Feb 6pm Comhairle Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn 5 O’Flaherty Theatre

For more info contact Raimey on su.education@universityofgalway.ie

 

Student Entrepreneur Awards – Information session

If you have a business idea with real commercial potential then Enterprise Ireland’s Student Entrepreneur Awards is the competition for you. First place cash prize of €10,000 to be won. IdeasLab is running an information session 6.30pm Weds 21st Feb register HERE.

 

Are you registered to vote?

Voting will take place in the two Constitutional Referendums on Friday 8th March. Go to www.checktheregister.ie to make sure you’re registered to vote and your details are correct. The last dates for applications to vote are: Special/Postal Votes Monday 12th Feb. All other applications Tuesday 20th Feb. Info on the Referendums is available HERE.

 

First Point of Contact | Disclosure Management Training

The FREE First Point of Contact disclosure management training programme is a new approach to training staff and students in communication and interpersonal skills for providing the initial support and signposting of someone who has experienced sexual violence or harassment. Sign up HERE.

 

Wild Roots Student Ticket Deal

We have teamed up with the Wild Roots festival in Sligo to bring you a great ticket deal just for University of Galway students! Book your weekend camping ticket now for just €165 or 3 monthly installments of €55. Go to the SU Office 10am-5pm Mon-Fri to get this exclusive rate. The festival takes place 31st May-2nd June with 7 Stages, live DJs, Beach Bar, Boat Parties + more! Buy your ticket in full before 15th Dec and get free boat party entry too! More info on the festival HERE.

 

First-year students! How are you?  

The University are checking in with you, and all undergrad first-years, to find out how you are getting on. Let them know by clicking on the link HERE.

 

Recommend a Friend

If you think you would like to run for election or have a friend or know a student who would be great as an SU Officer, then now is your chance to recommend them HERE and let them know how amazing you think they are! Nominations open on Weds 28th February for Full Time Paid SU Officer positions and on Weds 21st Feb for Part Time Volunteer Officer roles. More info HERE.

 

Contact Us / Déan teagmháil linn

You can contact the Students’ Union by email to studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie with any questions or suggestions you may have. You can also like or follow us on Facebook Instagram Tik Tok and Twitter.

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Fáilte chuig do r-phost seachtainiúil ó Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Beidh Leagan Gaeilge ar fáil ANSEO  

 

Leanann Seachtain Raise and Give ar Aghaidh! 

Tá súil againn go bhfuil tú ag baint an-taitnimh as Seachtain RAG agus gabhaimid buíochas le gach duine a chabhraigh linn €17,045 a bhailiú d’Ionad Géarchéime um Éigniú na Gaillimhe agus do Chúram Ailse an Iarthair go dtí seo!

INNIU, Déardaoin, an 15 Feabhra

  • n.-4i.n.Corn Carthanachta Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Duais €500 le buachan sa Chomórtas Cúigear an Taobh seo i bpáirceanna Chorrib. DÍOLTA AMACH.
  • n.-2i.n. Ceant Carthanachta. Bí linn in The View (Seomra John Broderick) thuas staighre in Áras na Mac Léinn le haghaidh lóin agus ceant carthanachta. Tá ticéad ar €5 go díreach (lón san áireamh) ar díol ANSEO mar aon le sonraí faoinár n-earraí ceant ina bhfuil Ticéid na Féile, Ciseáin, Seodra, Ticéid Gig, Turais agus go leor eile. Caithfear GACH RUD a bheith díolta inniu agus mar sin is seans iontach é chun margadh iontach a fháil agus é díolta ar son carthanachta!
  • n.–11i.n.Sikoti agus Chinnox ag Sult.  Ticéid saor in aisce  ANSEO.

AMÁRACH, Dé hAoine, an 16 Feabhra

  • 30rn-2.30inRAG Recharge.  Bí linn lenár suaimhneas a ghlacadh agus lenár scíth a dhéanamh tar éis seachtaine fada de thiomsú airgid le snámh ar 7.30r.n. ag an gCarraig Dhubh le Coldvember agus ina dhiaidh sin beidh Ióga + Scíth ó 11r.n.-12.30i.n. agus Pilates + Scíth ó 1i.n.-2.30i.n.  chun cabhrú leat do scíth a ligean. Naisc chláraithe anseo IÓGA+ anseo do PILATES 
  • n. Cluichí na gCumannar Fhaiche an Choláiste. Glac páirt in éineacht le laochraí na gcumann agus iad san iomaíocht i grugbaí leaiste i stíl ‘Hunger Game’ ar fud chluiche an champais. Bainfidh an cumann ar éiríonn leo cearta gaisce agus €500 (urraithe ag Oifig na gCumann).
  • n. Oíche Karaokeag Sult. Iontráil saor in aisce.

 

Tapaigh an Deis a bheith páirteach i bhFeachtas Meabhairshláinte ‘Awkward Men’

An tseachtain seo chugainn táimid ag reáchtáil Feachtas Meabhairshláinte “Seize the Awkward” na bhFear, chun iarracht a dhéanamh feasacht a scaipeadh agus comhairle phraiticiúil a thabhairt chun cabhrú le daoine “Seize the Awkward”, agus an comhrá míchompordach sin, atá ciotach go minic a bheith acu le cara faoina mheabhairshláinte. Tá ár streachailt aonair féin againn go léir lenár meabhairshláinte, agus is féidir linn foghlaim freisin chun saincheisteanna a aithint inár ndeartháireacha, ár mbuachaillí, ár n-aithreacha, ár n-uncailí agus ár gcairde féin, a mbíonn sé deacair orthu a meabhairshláinte féin a phlé go minic de réir an taighde. Mar sin, ar an tseachtain seo chugainn, coinnigh súil amach do phóstaeir ar an a bheidh in airde i bhFoirgneamh na nDán/na nEalaíon agus san fhorhalla leabharlainne, chomh maith lenár meáin shóisialta, le fáil amach conas is féidir leat #Seizetheawkward, agus is féidir linn tosú ag tabhairt aghaidh ar an gceist an-mhór seo inár bpobal Ollscoile.

 

Toghcháin Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn

  • Oifigigh Lánaimseartha – Poist Íoctha €27,000 (roimh cháin)

Toghfar an ceathrar oifigeach lánaimseartha – an tUachtarán, an Leasuachtarán/Oifigeach Oideachais, an Leasuachtarán/Oifigeach Leasa agus Comhionannais agus an Leasuachtarán don Ghaeilge ar fad ar an Déardaoin, an 14 Márta 2024. Osclófar ainmniúcháin 10r.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 28 Feabhra 2024 agus dúnfar iad 5i.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 6 Márta 2024.

  • Oifigigh Pháirtaimseartha – Poist Deonacha Neamhíoctha

Toghfar na poist oifigigh pháirtaimseartha – Oifigeach na nIarchéimithe Teagasctha, Oifigeach na nIarchéimithe i mBun Taighde, Captaen na gClubanna, Cathaoirleach na gCumann,  4 Thionólaí sa Choláiste, Oifigeach na Mac Léinn Lánfhásta, Oifigeach um Chearta Inscne agus LADT+, Oifigeach um Chearta Míchumais, Oifigeach na Mionlach Eitneach, Oifigeach na Mac Léinn Idirnáisiúnta, Oifigeach Comhshaoil agus Inbhuanaitheachta ar an Déardaoin, an 7 Márta 2024.

Osclófar na hainmniúcháin 10r.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 21 Feabhra 2024 agus dúnfar iad 5i.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 28 Feabhra 2024.

Tá tuilleadh eolais faoi Thoghcháin Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn ar fáil ANSEO nó seol ríomhphost chuig studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie

 

Rang Féinchosanta agus Cumhachtaithe do mhná, AFAB agus do dhaoine neamh-dhénártha amháin.

Is cúrsa 4 seachtaine é seo ina bhfoghlaimeoidh tú teicnící féinchaomhnaithe agus sábháilteachta, agus féinchosaint bhunúsach ina dhiaidh sin, agus tú ag fás muiníne as do chumas trí chleachtaí féinchumhachta praiticiúla. Spás sábháilte do mhná agus do dhaoine a bheith níos compordaí ina dtimpeallacht agus ina gcraiceann féin. Dátaí/Amanna: 17:00-19:30 Luan, an 26 Feabhra, Luan, an 4 Márta, Luan, an 11 Márta agus Luan, an 25 Márta 2024.Ionad an Chúrsa: Halla Spóirt The Kingfisher, Ollscoil na Gaillimhe. Costas an Chúrsa: €5. Nasc cláraithe ANSEO.

 

Tá Mooju Monday ar ais!

Tá Mooju ar ais ag tabhairt amach samplaí saor in aisce ag Oifig Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn 11r.n.-3i.n. Dé Luain seo an 19 Feabhra.

 

Comhaltas na Mac Léinn x Rathaus: 2069, A Rat Odyssey

Tá Comhaltas na Mac Léinn Ollscoil na Gaillimhe i gcomhar le Rathaus ag tabhairt oíche féinléirithe, saoirse gnéis agus foghlama go Gaillimh 9i.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 28 Feabhra i DNA. Dhá DJ iontach, beirt rinceoir, Banríon Draig álainn amháin agus oíche dodhearmadta. Is féidir leat cibé rud a ba mhaith leat a chaitheamh mar an gnás feistis, ach a bheith cruthaitheach agus tú féin a chur in iúl, b’fhéidir maidir leis an téama 2069: A Rats Odyssey. Is spás sábháilte aiteach agus mionlaigh é seo, agus iarraimid ar aon duine a fhreastalaíonn air intinn oscailte a choinneáil agus aon bhreithiúnas a fhágáil sa bhaile. Ticéid €7 ar díol ANSEO anois.

 

Feachtas Deonacháin an Mhoil Shláinteachais

Beidh ár bhFeachtas Deonacháin mhí Feabhra don Mhol Sláinteachais ar siúl ag 10r.n.-5i.n. amárach, Dé hAoine, an 23 Eanáir ag Oifig Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn.  Tabhair táirgí sláinteachas agus táirgí glantacháin tí dóibh siúd atá i ngátar i nGaillimh. Tuilleadh eolais ANSEO.

 

Oíche Tráth na gCeist d’Iarchéimithe

Táimid ag teacht le chéile arís le Postgrad Research Society le haghaidh oíche scannán d’Iarchéimithe i Seomra na Coiribe ag Sult ag 6i.n.Déardaoin, an  29 Feabhra. Tá na ticéid saor in aisce ach teoranta ANSEO.

 

Comórtas Ardán Taispeána Athchúrsáilte

Dear feistis trí earraí a uaschúrsáil agus páirt a ghlacadh i seó faisin ar an gCéadaoin, an 13 Márta. Comórtas oscailte do dhaoine aonair + Cumainn – duaiseanna iontacha! Tuilleadh eolais ar fáil ó su.environment@universityofgalway.ie

 

Cruinnithe d’Ionadaithe Ranga ag Teacht Aníos

Dé Máirt, an 20 Feabhra 6i.n. Coláiste an Leighis, an Altranais agus na nEolaíochtaí Sláinte AC201
Dé Máirt, an 20 Feabhra 7i.n. Coláiste an Ghnó, an Bheartais Phoiblí agus an Dlí AC201
Dé Céadaoin, an 21 Feabhra 6i.n. Coláiste na hEolaíochta agus na hInnealtóireachta AC201
Dé Céadaoin, an 21 Feabhra 7i.n. Coláiste na nDán, na nEolaíochtaí Sóisialta agus an Léinn Cheiltigh AC201
Déardaoin, an 22 Feabhra 6i.n. Comhairle na nIarchéimithe AC201
Luan, an 26 Feabhra 6i.n. Comhairle Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn 5 Amharclann Uí Fhlaithearta

Le haghaidh tuilleadh eolais déan teagmháil le Raimey ar su.education@universityofgalway.ie

 

Dámhachtainí Fiontair Mac Léinn – Seisiún eolais

Má tá smaoineamh gnó agat le fíoracmhainneacht tráchtála is é Dámhachtainí Fiontair Mac Léinn de chuid Fhiontraíocht Éireann an comórtas a bheidh oiriúnach duit. Duais airgid €10,000 don chéad áit le buachan. Tá IdeasLab ag reáchtáil seisiún eolais 6.30i.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 21 Feabhra cláraigh ANSEO.

 

An bhfuil tú cláraithe le vótáil?

Beidh an vótáil ar siúl sa dá Reifreann Bunreachtúil Dé hAoine, an 8 Márta. Téigh chuig www.checktheregister.ie lena chinntiú go bhfuil tú cláraithe le vótáil agus go bhfuil do chuid sonraí ceart. Is iad seo a leanas na dátaí deireanacha d’iarratais ar vótáil: Vótaí Speisialta/Poist Dé Luain, an 12 Feabhra. Gach iarratas eile, Dé Máirt, an 20 Feabhra. Tá eolas faoi na Reifrinn ar fáil ANSEO.

 

An Chéad Phointe Teagmhála | Oiliúint i mBainistíocht Nochta

Is cur chuige nua é an clár oiliúna i mbainistíocht nochta SAOR IN AISCE, An Chéad Phointe Teagmhála, chun oiliúint a chur ar bhaill foirne agus ar mhic léinn maidir le scileanna cumarsáide agus idirphearsanta chun tacaíocht agus comharthaíocht tosaigh a sholáthar do dhuine a d’fhulaing foréigean gnéasach nó ciapadh. Cláraigh ANSEO.

 

Margadh Ticéad do Mhic Léinn do Wild Roots

Táimid tar éis dul i gcomhar leis an bhféile Wild Roots i Sligeach chun margadh iontach ticéad a thabhairt duit do mhic léinn Ollscoil na Gaillimhe amháin! Cuir do thicéad campála deireadh seachtaine in áirithe anois ar €165 nó 3 thráthchuid mhíosúla de €55. Téigh chuig Oifig Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn 10r.n.-5i.n. Dé Luain – Aoine chun an ráta eisiach seo a fháil. Bíonn an fhéile ar siúl ar an 31 Bealtaine -2 Meitheamh le 7 nArdán, DJanna beo, Tábhairne Trá, Cóisirí Bád + níos mó! Ceannaigh do thicéad ina iomláine roimh an 15 Nollaig agus faigh iontráil saor in aisce do chóisir báid freisin! Tuilleadh eolais faoin bhféile ANSEO.

 

Mic léinn na chéad bhliana! Cén chaoi a bhfuil tú?

Tá an Ollscoil ag seiceáil isteach leat, agus gach fochéimí den chéad bhliain, le fáil amach cén chaoi a bhfuil ag éirí leat. Inis dóibh trí chliceáil ar an nasc ANSEO.

 

Déan Cara a Mholadh

Má cheapann tú gur mhaith leat rith seasamh sa toghchán nó má tá cara agat nó má tá aithne agat ar mhac léinn a bheadh iontach mar Oifigeach Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn, tá deis agat anois iad a mholadh  ANSEO agus a chur in iúl dóibh cé chomh hiontach is atá siad dar leat! Osclaíonn ainmniúcháin ar an gCéadaoin, an 28 Feabhra do phoist mar Oifigeach Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn ar Phá Lánaimseartha agus Dé Céadaoin, an 21 Feabhra do róil mar Oifigeach Deonach Páirtaimseartha. Níos mó eolais ANSEO.

 

Contact Us / Déan Teagmháil Linn

Is féidir leat teagmháil a dhéanamh le Comhaltas na Mac Léinn trí ríomhphost a sheoladh chuig studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie le haon cheisteanna nó moltaí atá agat. Is féidir ‘like’ a thabhairt dúinn nó muid a leanúint ar  Facebook Instagram Tik Tok agus Twitter.

 

 

 

SU Charity Auction

News

Charity Auction | Ceant Carthanachta

15 amazing auction items will be going under the hammer to raise funds for Galway Rape Crisis Centre and Cancer Care West.

Auctioneer: Niall Browne from O’Donnellan & Joyce

1pm-2pm Thursday 15th February in the View (John Broderick room) upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn

Tickets €5 on sale HERE includes lunch sponsored and supplied by Smokey’s Café, Sult and the SU Shop

List of Auction items + everything must go on the day! All reasonable bids accepted!

  Item Donated By Value (as a guide only – everything must go!)
1 Family Pass to Wild Roots Music Festival in Sligo Wild Roots Festival €175
2 Galway to Inis Mor and Cliffs of Moher 2 adults and 2 children Aran Ferries €150
3 Giant Hamper of food and drink from McCambridges Anonymous €150
4 Afternoon Tea for 2 Ashford Castle €175
5 Make Your Will package D. M. O’Connor & Co, Solicitors €200
6 3 Course lunch for 2 at Dillisk in Harbour Hotel Harbour Hotel €70
7 Fourball Galway Golf Club €240
8 Galway Food Tour for 2 People Galway Food Tours €160
9 Inchagoill Island Safari with Corrib Safari for 4 people Corrib Safari €220
10 Family Pass to Galway Atlantaquaria Galway Atlantaquaria €50
11 Galway Races Summer Festival Tickets x 2 Galway Racecourse €60
12 Town Hall Theatre Tickets x 2 Town Hall Theatre €50
13 Kingfisher Gym 3 month Membership Kingfisher Club University of Galway €120
14 2 x tickets for Annie Mac at the Big Top and Galway International Arts Festival Merchandise Galway International Arts Festival €150
15 Two pairs of Swarovski earrings Fallers Jewellers €140
16  2 x tickets to the Opening Night of the Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival Milestone Inventive €90
17 Afternoon tea for 2 in Breaffy House Resort Breaffy House Resort €50

Huge thank you to all our generous auction sponsors and our auctioneer!

Please let us know of any dietary requirements by 4pm Friday 9th February by email to joanna.brophy@universityofgalway.ie

SU Weekly Email 21 – 8th February 2024

Weekly Email

Welcome to your weekly email from your Students’ Union / Fáilte chuig do r-phost seachtainiúil ó Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Beidh Leagan Gaeilge ar fáil ANSEO  

 

Raise and Give Week Starts Sunday!

We’ve an amazing RAG Week line up of events to raise funds for Galway Rape Crisis Centre and Cancer Care West. Here’s what’s going on!

Sunday 11th February

  • 12.30pm RAG Run. Sign up for the RAG 5km Fun Run/Jog/Walk HERE. Entry is just €20 which all goes to the SU Charities. Goodie bags for all entrants with free limited edition RAG Week t-shirt and more surprises to come! Prizes for best costume (optional!)

Monday 12th February 

  • 11am-3pm RAG Sale. Pop Up Charity Clothes Shop with Galway Simon Community and COPE Galway in the Cube downstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn. COPE Galway will be offering a 20% student discount on the day.
  • 6pm-10pm Fire Walk. Just 5 spaces left! More info and sign up HERE.
  • 8pm The Tumbling Paddies at Sult. SOLD OUT.

Tuesday 13th February

  • 11am-12.30pm Galentines Day BrunchSOLD OUT.
  • 2pm-3pm Shave Off at Sult. More info and sign up HERE. See line up below!
  • 7pm-12am SOS. Galway’s biggest student event in Áras na Mac Léinn and Sult. 3,000 students, 10 Acts and festival level production. More info and tickets HERE.

Wednesday 14th February

  • 8pm-11.30pm Sult (Taylor’s Version) (Valentine’s Edition). Tickets on sale HERE.

Thursday 15th February

  • 11am-4pm SU Charity Cup. €500 prize up for grabs in this 5 A Side Competition on College Green. SOLD OUT. 
  • 1pm-2pm Charity Auction. Join us at in The View (John Broderick Room) upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn for lunch and a charity auction. Tickets on sale HERE along with details of our auction items
  • 8pm-11pm Sikoti and Chinnox at Sult. Tickets HERE.

Friday 16th February

  • 7.30am-2.30pm RAG Recharge. Join us to wind down and relax after a long week of fundraising with a 7.30am swim with Coldvember at sunrise at Blackrock followed by 11am-12.30pm Yoga + Chill and 1pm-2.30pm Pilates + Chill to help you relax. Sign Up links here YOGA + here PILATES 
  • 8pm Karaoke Night at Sult.

 

SU Election Dates

SU Part Time Officer Election Nominations open Weds 21st Feb. SU Full Time Officer Election Nominations open Weds 28th Feb. More info HERE.

 

Win a RAG Week Golden Ticket!

Sign up for the RAG Run HERE before 5pm today and you’ll be entered in a draw to win 2 x tickets to the following gigs: The Tumbling Paddies, SOS and Sult (Taylor’s Version) (Valentine’s Edition).

 

School of Drag is now enrolling!

All you Qweens and Kings of University of Galway are invited to sign up and join our Professor Annie Naggins for 5 weeks of drag workshops covering: Make-up, Wigs, Body (padding), Performing and more! Workshops run 8pm-9pm on Wednesday’s starting 14th of Feb. Then at 8pm on Thurs 21st March you will have your big finale when you take part in our Drag Race on stage at Sult! Workshop + Drag Race Entry Cost: €15 + booking fee. Registration deadline: 10pm Tues 13th Feb. Limited spaces available HERE.

 

Consent Week

Today Thurs 8th Feb

  • 10:00-14:00 Disclosure Training. In person Workshop with Galway Rape Crisis Centre in The View (John Broderick Room) upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn. Book HERE
  • 19:30 Sex Toy Bingo at Sult – SOLD OUT! (Show starts 8pm sharp)

Fri 9th Feb

  • 18:00 Consent Week Art Exhibition in The Corrib Room at Sult

ALL WEEK

  • Get FREE condoms from the SU Office (while stocks last)
  • Book your FREE STI Test with the Student Health Unit on 091 494 337 – limited spaces available each day.
  • Order your free at home STI Test (if you have no symptoms) HERE.  

 

Are you registered to vote?

Voting will take place in the two Constitutional Referendums on Friday 8th March. Go to www.checktheregister.ie to make sure you’re registered to vote and your details are correct. The last dates for applications to vote are: Special/Postal Votes Monday 12th Feb. All other applications Tuesday 20th Feb. Info on the Referendums is available HERE.

 

Socs RAG Week

Society Events during Raise and Give Week timetable available HERE.

 

SVP Valentine’s Day Candy Grams! 

It’s that time of the year! The SVP society are selling Valentine’s Day Candy Grams! Show your love by sending a selection of sweets to a friend, significant other, or whoever you want! Write a message and sign your name, or even be anonymous if you’d like. For more info and to order a candy gram, at €3 each, go to the Society’s Store and fill in the info asked for. We will take care of the rest. All proceeds go to the charity St. Vincent de Paul.

 

Hardiman PhD Scholarship Deadline Tomorrow

The deadline for the 2024 Hardiman PhD Scholarships scheme for ‘new’ PhD Students starting Sept 2024 is 5pm tomorrow Fri 9th Feb. All info relating to these scholarships will be posted HERE on the Hardiman Scholarships website.

 

Fundraising Coffee Morning

Join Nursing Students 11am-2pm Mon 12th of Feb at the Coffee Dock in Áras Moyola. They’re running a fundraiser to support their travels to a rural area in Kenya as part of the international nursing programme. There’ll be tea, coffee, sweet treats and Tayto sandwiches!

 

Healthy Volunteer Study

A group of university researchers are recruiting healthy volunteers as part of a study developing a medical device to prevent chemotherapy induced hair loss in cancer patients. Participants will be invited to a session no longer than 5 hours and receive a €50 OneForAll voucher as reimbursement of any expenses. Find out more and sign up HERE.

 

Galway City Council is looking for feedback on their new Night Time Economy Action Plan

If you’d like to make your thoughts known on the future of Galway’s nightlife, and what you would like to see more of in Galway’s nightlife, fill out this survey below.

Have Your Say Today – Survey – Residents & Visitors – Galway By Night (commonplace.is)

 

SU February Events

Our SU February Events Line up is now live HERE – and there’s more to come!

 

SOS Line Up

Here’s the all-important line up information for SOS this Tuesday 13th of February – get your tickets HERE.
Bailey Allen Hall

  • 23:00-00:00 Fionn Curran
  • 22:00-23:00 IMNOTYOURMATE
  • 21:00-22:00 BASSWELL
  • 20:00-21:00 DYLAN FOGERTY B2B OISNOK
  • 19:00-20:00 REBOOT DJS

Sult

  • 23:00-00:00 MULTUNES
  • 22:00-23:00 MARK BLAIR
  • 21:00-22:00 SHONA BROPHY B2B SKEARNEY
  • 20:00-21:00 CAMRINWATSIN
  • 19:00-20:00 BUMBLE BLEGARDZ

 

RAG Week Volunteering

We are still looking for some volunteers to help out with our Raise and Give Week events starting this Sunday. If you’ve some spare time and can help out during the week please email joanna.brophy@universityofgalway.ie for details

 

Contact Us / Déan teagmháil linn

You can contact the Students’ Union by email to studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie with any questions or suggestions you may have. You can also like or follow us on Facebook Instagram Tik Tok and Twitter.

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Fáilte chuig do r-phost seachtainiúil ó Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Beidh Leagan Gaeilge ar fáil ANSEO  

Tosaíonn Seachtain Raise and Give Dé Domhnaigh!

Tá imeachtaí iontacha de chuid Sheachtain RAG againn chun airgead a bhailiú d’Ionad Géarchéime um Éigniú na Gaillimhe agus do Chúram Ailse an Iarthair. Seo an méid a bheidh ar siúl!

Dé Domhnaigh, an 11 Feabhra

  • 30i.n.Rith RAG. Cláraigh le haghaidh an RAG 5km – Rith/Bogshodar/Siúlóid Spraoi ANSEO. Níl ach €20 ar iontráil a théann go léir chuig Carthanais Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Málaí Féiríní do gach iontrálaí le t-léine speisialta saor in aisce Seachtain RAG agus níos mó rudaí iontacha le teacht! Duaiseanna don fheisteas is fearr (roghnach!)

Dé Luain, an 12 Feabhra

  • n.-3i.n.  Díolachán RAG. Siopa Éadaí Carthanachta Pop Up le Clann Shíomóin na Gaillimhe agus COPE Gaillimh sa Chiúb thíos staighre in Áras na Mac Léinn. Beidh COPE na Gaillimhe ag tairiscint lascaine man léinn 20% ar an lá.
  • n.-10i.n.Siúlóid Dóiteáin.  Níl ach 5 spás fágtha! Tuilleadh eolais agus clárúchán ANSEO.
  • n. The Tumbling Paddiesag Sult.  DÍOLTA AMACH.

Dé Máirt, an 13 Feabhra

  • n.-12.30i.n. Bróinse Lá GalentineDÍOLTA AMACH.
  • n.-3i.n. Babhta Bearrthaag Sult. Tuilleadh eolais agus clárúchán ANSEO.Féach ar na daoine a bheidh páirteach thíos!
  • n.-12r.n.SOS.  An ócáid is mó do mhic léinn i nGaillimh in Áras na Mac Léinn agus Sult. 3,000 mac léinn, 10 léiritheoir agus léiriú ar leibhéal na féile. Eolas breise agus ticéidANSEO.

Dé Céadaoin, an 14 Feabhra

  • n.-11.30i.n. Sult (Leagan Taylor) (Leagan Lá Fhéile Vailintín). Ticéid ar díol ANSEO.

Déardaoin, an 15 Feabhra

  • n.-4i.n.Corn Carthanachta Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Duais €500 le buachan sa Chomórtas Cúigear an Taobh seo ar Fhaiche an Choláiste. DÍOLTA AMACH.
  • n.-2i.n. Ceant Carthanachta. Bí linn in The View (Seomra John Broderick) thuas staighre in Áras na Mac Léinn le haghaidh lóin agus ceant carthanachta. Ticéid ar díol ANSEO mar aon le sonraí dár n-earraí ceant
  • n.–11i.n.Sikoti agus Chinnox ag Sult.  Ticéid saor in aisce  ANSEO.

Dé hAoine, an 16 Feabhra

  • 30rn-2.30inRAG Recharge.  Bí linn lenár suaimhneas a ghlacadh agus lenár scíth a dhéanamh tar éis seachtaine fada de thiomsú airgid le snámh ar 7.30r.n. le Coldvember ag éirí na gréine agus ina dhiaidh sin beidh Ióga + Scíth ó 11r.n.-12.30i.n. agus Pilates + Scíth ó 1i.n.-2.30i.n.  chun cabhrú leat do scíth a ligean. Naisc chlárúcháin anseo IÓGA+ anseo do PILATES 
  • n. Oíche Karaokeag Sult.

 

Dátaí Toghcháin Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn

Osclóidh Ainmniúcháin do Thoghcháin d’Oifigigh Pháirtaimseartha Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn Dé Céadaoin, an 21 Feabhra. Osclaíonn Ainmniúcháin do Thoghcháin d’Oifigigh Lánaimseartha Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn Dé Céadaoin, an 28 Feabhra. Níos mó eolais ANSEO.

 

Buaigh Ticéad Órga Sheachtain RAG!

Cláraigh le haghaidh Rith RAG ANSEO roimh 5i.n. inniu agus cuirfear isteach i dtarraingt tú chun 2 x ticéad a bhuachan do na gigeanna seo a leanas: The Tumbling Paddies, SOS agus Sult (Leagan Taylor) (Leagan Vailintín).

 

Tá Scoil Dhraig ag clárú anois!

Tugtar cuireadh do na Banríonacha agus Rítheacha go léir ó Ollscoil na Gaillimhe clárú agus páirt a ghlacadh inár gceardlanna draig leis an Ollamh Annie Naggins ar feadh 5 seachtaine a chlúdaíonn: Smideadh, Bréagfhoilt, Corp (stuáil), Taibhiú agus go leor eile! Beidh na Ceardlanna ar siúl 8i.n.-9i.n. ar an gCéadaoin ag tosú ar an 7 Feabhra. Ansin ag 8i.n. ar an Déardaoin, an 21 Márta beidh do finale mór agat nuair a ghlacfaidh tú páirt inár Rás Draig ar an stáitse ag Sult! Ceardlann + Costas Iontrála don Rás Draig: €15 + Táille áirithinte. Spriocdháta clárúcháin: 10i.n. Dé Máirt, an 13 Feabhra. Spásanna teoranta ar fáil ANSEO.

 

An tSeachtain Toilithe

Inniu, Déardaoin, an 8 Feabhra

  • 10:00-14:00 Oiliúint Nochta. Ceardlann ar an láthair le hIonad Géarchéime um Éigniú na Gaillimhe in The View (Seomra John Broderick) thuas staighre in Áras na Mac Léinn. Déan áirithint ANSEO.
  • 19:30 – Biongó Bréagán Gnéis i Sult – DÍOLTA AMACH! (Tosaíonn an seó ar bhuille 8i.n.)

Dé hAoine, an 9 Feabhra

  • 18:00 Taispeántas Ealaíne na Seachtaine Toilithe – An Seomra Coiribe ag Sult

AN tSEACHTAIN AR FAD

  • Faigh coiscíní SAOR IN AISCE ó Oifig Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn (fad a bheidh siad i stoic)
  • Cuir do Thástáil STI SAOR IN AISCE IN áirithe le hAonad Sláinte na Mac Léinn ar 091 494 337 – spásanna teoranta ar fáil gach lá.
  • Iarr do Thástáil STI sa bhaile saor in aisce (mura bhfuil siomptóim ar bith agat) ANSEO.  

 

An bhfuil tú cláraithe le vótáil?

Beidh an vótáil ar siúl sa dá Reifreann Bhunreachtúil Dé hAoine, an 8 Márta. Téigh chuig www.checktheregister.ie lena chinntiú go bhfuil tú cláraithe le vótáil agus go bhfuil do chuid sonraí ceart. Is iad seo a leanas na dátaí deireanacha d’iarratais ar vótáil: Vótaí Speisialta/Poist Dé Luain, an 12 Feabhra. Gach iarratas eile, Dé Máirt, an 20 Feabhra. Tá eolas faoi na Reifrinn ar fáil ANSEO.

 

Seachtain RAG na gCumann

Imeachtaí an Chumainn i rith amchlár Sheachtain Raise and Give ar fáil ANSEO.

 

SVP Candy Gram Lá Fhéile Vailintín! 

Tá an t-am sin den bhliain buailte linn! Tá an cumann SVP ag díol Candy Gram Lá Fhéile Vailintín! Léirigh do ghrá trí rogha milseán a sheoladh chuig cara, duine suntasach eile, nó cibé duine is mian leat! Scríobh teachtaireacht agus sínigh d’ainm, nó is féidir leo a bheith gan ainm más mian leat. Le haghaidh tuilleadh eolais agus chun candy gram a iarraidh, ar chostas €3 an ceann, téigh go dtí Siopa an Chumainn agus líon isteach an t-eolas a iarrfar. Déanfaimid an chuid eile. Téann gach fáltas chuig an gcarthanacht; Naomh Uinseann de Pól.

 

Spriocdháta do Scoláireacht PHD Uí Argadáin – Amárach

Is é an spriocdháta do scéim Scoláireachtaí PhD Uí Argadáin 2024 do Mhic Léinn PhD ‘nua’ ag tosú Meán Fómhair 2024 ná 5i.n. amárach, Dé hAoine, an 9 Feabhra. Cuirfear gach eolas a bhaineann leis na scoláireachtaí seo ANSEO ar shuíomh idirlín Scoláireachtaí Uí Argadáin.

 

Maidin Chaife Tiomsaithe Airgid

Bí le Mic Léinn Altranais 11r.n.-2i.n. Dé Luain 12 Feabhra ag an Seastán Caife in Áras Moyola. Tá imeacht tiomsaithe airgid á reáchtáil acu chun tacú lena dtaisteal chuig ceantar tuaithe sa Chéinia mar chuid den chlár idirnáisiúnta altranais. Beidh tae, caife, féiríní milse agus ceapairí Tayto ann!

 

Staidéar ar Oibrithe Deonacha Sláintiúla

Tá grúpa taighdeoirí ollscoile ag earcú oibrithe deonacha sláintiúla mar chuid de staidéar a fhorbraíonn feiste leighis le caillteanas gruaige ag othair ailse spreagtha ag ceimiteiripe a chosc. Tabharfar cuireadh do rannpháirtithe chuig seisiún nach faide ná 5 uair an chloig agus gheobhaidh siad dearbhán OneForAll ar €50 mar aisíocaíocht ar aon chostais. Faigh tuilleadh eolais agus cláraigh ANSEO.

 

Tá aiseolas á lorg ag Comhairle Cathrach na Gaillimhe ar a bPlean Gníomhaíochta nua um Gheilleagar Oíche

Más mian leat do chuid smaointe a chur in iúl faoi thodhchaí shiamsaíocht oíche na Gaillimhe, agus na rudaí ar mhaith leat níos mó díobh a fheiceáil i siamsaíocht oíche na Gaillimhe, líon isteach an suirbhé seo thíos.

Abair Leat Inniu – Suirbhé – Cónaitheoirí & Cuairteoirí – Gaillimh san Oíche (commonplace.is)

 

Imeachtaí Mhí Feabhra de chuid Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn

Tá ár gClár Imeachtaí Mhí Feabhra Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn beo ANSEO anois – agus tá níos mó le teacht!

 

SOS – Na Taibheoirí

Seo an t-eolas ríthábhachtach faoi thaibheoirí do SOS, a bheidh ar siúl Dé Máirt, an 13 Feabhra – faigh do thicéid ANSEO
Halla Bailey Allen

  • 23:00-00:00 Fionn Curran
  • 22:00-23:00 IMNOTYOURMATE
  • 21:00-22:00 BASSWELL
  • 20:00-21:00 DYLAN FOGERTY B2B OISNOK
  • 19:00-20:00 REBOOT DJS

Sult

  • 23:00-00:00 MULTUNES
  • 22:00-23:00 MARK BLAIR
  • 21:00-22:00 SHONA BROPHY B2B SKEARNEY
  • 20:00-21:00 CAMRINWATSIN
  • 19:00-20:00 BLEGARDZ BUMBLE

 

Obair Dheonach Sheachtain RAG

Táimid fós ag lorg roinnt oibrithe deonacha chun cabhrú lenár n – imeachtaí Sheachtain Raise and Give ag tosú an Domhnach beag seo. Má tá am saor agat agus más féidir leat cabhrú le linn na seachtaine seol ríomhphost chuig joanna.brophy@universityofgalway.ie le haghaidh sonraí

 

Déan Teagmháil Linn

Is féidir leat teagmháil a dhéanamh le Comhaltas na Mac Léinn trí ríomhphost a sheoladh chuig studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie le haon cheisteanna nó moltaí atá agat. Is féidir ‘like’ a thabhairt dúinn nó muid a leanúint ar  Facebook Instagram Tik Tok agus Twitter.

SU Weekly Email 20 – 1st February 2024

Weekly Email

Welcome to your weekly email from your Students’ Union / Fáilte chuig do r-phost seachtainiúil ó Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Beidh Leagan Gaeilge ar fáil ANSEO  

 

Election Info Night Tues 6th Feb

Are you interested in running for SU or USI Elections? Come along to our Election Info night 7pm Tues 6th Feb in AC201. Learn how to successfully canvas and lobby about the issues that matter to you! More info + FREE Ticket link HERE.

SU Part Time Officer Election Nominations open Weds 21st Feb. SU Full Time Officer Election Nominations open Weds 28th Feb. More info HERE.

Congratulations to Vytaute Bujaviciute who was elected as your new SU Convenor of the College of Business, Public Policy and Law at our recent by-election.

 

Apply to be a 2024/25 CÉIM leader by this Mon 5 Feb

Make new friends, support 1st year students, get free intensive leadership training, boost your CV, and gain the CÉIM Leadership Award! Find out more and apply.

 

Wasted Week Events

Today Thurs 1st Feb

  • 5pm-6pm The Impact Waste has on The Climate free talk in Meeting Room 1 + 2 upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn

Tomorrow Fri 2nd Feb

  • 2pm Beach Clean Up. Help us make Galway a cleaner, greener place! Meet at the SU Office and we’ll walk to Grattan Beach together. Bags, gloves and litter pickers provided. Sign up HERE.

 

The SU School of Drag is now enrolling!

All you Qweens and Kings of University of Galway are invited to sign up and join our Professor Annie Naggins for 5 weeks of drag workshops covering: Make-up, Wigs, Body (padding), Performing and more! The Workshops will run 8pm-9pm on Wednesday’s starting 7th of Feb. Then at 8pm on Thurs 21st March you will have your big finale when you take part in our Drag Race on stage at Sult! Workshop + Drag Race Entry Cost: €15 + booking fee. Registration deadline: 5pm Tues 6th Feb. Limited spaces available HERE.

 

Consent Week

Mon 5th Feb

Tues 6th Feb

  • 13:00-15:00 FREE Rapid HIV and Syphilis Testing with Sexual Health West in The Space upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn. No appointment required.

Weds 7th Feb

  • 13:00-14:00 Digital Intimacy Workshop with Active* Consent. In person workshop in The Space upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn. Free event, limited spaces. More info + sign up HERE.

Thurs 8th Feb

  • 10:00-14:00 Disclosure Training. In person Workshop with Galway Rape Crisis Centre in The View (John Broderick Room) upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn. Book HERE
  • 19:30 Sex Toy Bingo at Sult – SOLD OUT!

Fri 9th Feb

  • 18:00 Consent Week Art Exhibition The Corrib Room at Sult

ALL WEEK

  • Get FREE condoms and lube from the SU Office (while stocks last)
  • Book your FREE STI Test with the Student Health Unit on 091 494 337 – limited spaces available each day.
  • Order your free at home STI Test (if you have no symptoms) HERE.  

 

Meet your Community Garda

Your Community Garda will be in the SU Office 1pm-3pm Tues 6th Feb. Call in to chat about any concerns or queries you might have.

 

SU Raise and Give Week Events

Sun 11th Feb

  • 12.30pm RAG Run. Sign up for the RAG 5km Fun Run/Jog/Walk with a Heroes vs Villains theme HEREEntry is just €20 which all goes to the SU Charities. Prizes for best costume, goodie bags for all entrants and more surprises to come!

Mon 12th Feb

  • 11am-3pm RAG Sale. Pop Up Charity Clothes Shop with Galway Simon Community and COPE Galway in the Cube downstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn. COPE Galway will be offering a 20% discount on the day.
  • 6pm-10pm Fire Walk. Just 10 spaces left! More info and sign up HERE.
  • 8pm The Tumbling Paddies at Sult. SOLD OUT.

Tues 13th Feb

  • 11am-12pm Galentine’s Day Brunch. SOLD OUT.
  • 2pm-3pm Shave Off at Sult. More info and sign up HERE.
  • 7pm-12am SOS. Galway’s biggest student event in Áras na Mac Léinn and Sult. 3,000 students, 10 Acts and festival level production. Info and tickets HERE.

Weds 14th Feb

  • 8pm-11.30pm Sult (Taylor’s Version) (Valentine’s Edition). Tickets on sale HERE.

Thurs 15th Feb

  • 11am-4pm SU Charity Cup. €500 prize up for grabs in this 5 A Side Competition on College Green. SOLD OUT. 
  • 1pm-2pm Charity Auction. Join us at in The View for lunch and a charity auction with auctioneer Niall Browne from O’Donnellan & Joyce. Tickets on sale HEREAuction item list revealed soon.
  • 8pm-11pm Sikoti and Chinnox at Sult. SOLD OUT.

Fri 16th Feb

  • 7.30am-2.30pm RAG Recharge. Join us to wind down and relax after a long week of fundraising with a 7.30am swim with Coldvember at sunrise at Blackrock followed by 11am-12.30pm Yoga + Chill and 1pm-2.30pm Pilates + Chill to help you relax. Sign Up links here YOGA + here PILATES 
  • 8pm Karaoke Night at Sult.

All events are raising funds for the SU Charities: Galway Rape Crisis Centre and Cancer Care West

 

Activity for All Sports Survey

Please take a minute to complete our short survey HERE to gauge interest from students on other activities to organise outside of clubs and elite sports. This in the ethos of offering “Activity for All” a project that would allow every student to feel there’s a sporting or physical activity for them to participate in.

 

Caifé na Gaeilge Survey

Please answer this 2 minute survey HERE about the services in Caifé na Gaeilge.

 

Art Exhibition for Consent Week with Active Consent

Enter the Active* Consent “What are your Consent Green Flags?” art competition by submitting Any form of art: paintings, videos, poems, sculptures, photos to activeconsent@universityofgalway.ie. Deadline Mon 5 Feb. Great prizes to be won! Entries must be suitable to share on social media.

 

Be considerate when you park

Please show consideration for residents living in the estates around campus if you’re parking off campus. Don’t block driveways, park illegally or block blind spots. Be a good neighbour to all!

 

Upcoming SU Climate Crew Meetings – all welcome!

  • 6pm-7pm Weds 7th Feb The Space upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn
  • 6pm-7pm Weds 21st Feb The Stage downstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn

More info from Molly su.environment@universityofgalway.ie

 

Join LIFT Leadership now for semester 2!

Unique opportunity for University of Galway students to build their leadership skills with the free  LIFT programme, join in and be guided each week by your fellow student. No experience in leadership needed and it’s a great way to gain confidence as well as an interview and CV building opportunity. Sign up HERE. More info HERE.

 

Free National Contraception Scheme

The Student Health Unit would like to remind students that they are involved in the provision of the full range of Contraceptive services – pills, patches, injections, implants and intrauterine devices (‘coils’), and are also registered to do so under the FREE National Contraception Scheme. The qualifying age range for this initiative was just recently extended – to all women who are aged between 17yrs old up to 31yrs & 364days old, AND who hold an Irish PPS Number. For any students outside of the current age range for the National Free Contraception Scheme and/or who do not hold an Irish PPS number, you can still engage with the Student Health Unit to avail of any of the full range of their Contraceptive services. You can book an appointment HERE.

 

Seminar on Education and Sports for Accessibility and Inclusivity

All are welcome to attend this free event 11am-4pm Weds 14th Feb in the Aula Maxima, University of Galway and Online. Sign Up HERE.

 

Applications are now open for Start100 – IdeasLab Student Accelerator summer programme, open to early stage student start-ups in the University of Galway

Start100 provides students with funding, physical space, expert mentorship, training, and networking opportunities to transform ideas into potentially investible innovations and start-ups. Start100 creates a bridge between being a student entrepreneur to connecting with funding and opportunities beyond the university. Register now for an info session at 12pm today Thurs 1st Feb in IdeasLab HERE.

 

Ignite Your Curiosity: What Natural Sciences Means to You! School of Natural Sciences Art Competition

Create a piece of art to incorporate all following programmes in our school: Botany & Plant Science, Environmental Health and Safety, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Environmental Science, Marine Science, Physics, and Zoology. Multiple Prizes will be awarded. Artist in Resident Summer Placement in School of Natural Sciences worth up to €1,000. Bring artwork to School of Natural Sciences School Office PHY222, Arts/Science Concourse on or before 1pm Thurs 8th Feb. Only open to students taking a module in the School of Natural Sciences. Contact grace.mccormack@universityofgalway.ie for more info

 

Travelling this Summer?

The Student Health Unit offers a range of vaccines to protect you on your travels including: Hepatitis A&B, Diptheria, Tetanus, Polio, Typhoid, Rabies and Yellow Fever. Some vaccine schedules can take up to 8 weeks so make sure you book in early. More info + booking HERE.

 

SU February Events

Our SU February Events Line up is now live HERE – and there’s more to come!

 

Free STI Testing this February

  • Limited number of free STI testing appointments available in the Student Health Unit Tues 6th to Fri 9th Feb for Consent Week. Phone 091 494 337 to book your appointment.
  • On Tues 6th Feb there’ll be FREE Rapid HIV and Syphilis Testing with Sexual Health West in The Space upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn 1pm-3pm. No appointment required.
  • Order your free at home STI Test (if you have no symptoms) HERE.
  • Remember you can get free condoms from the SU Office, SU Cloakroom and outside the Health Unit.

 

Bank Holiday on Monday

As Monday 5th February is a Bank Holiday there’ll be no classes and the SU Office, the Library, the Cloakroom, the Síbín, Sult, Smokey’s Café and the SU Shop will all be closed. The Reading Room will be open as usual more info HERE. We’ll be back open as normal on Tuesday 6th February.

 

Contact Us / Déan teagmháil linn

You can contact the Students’ Union by email to studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie with any questions or suggestions you may have. You can also like or follow us on Facebook Instagram Tik Tok and Twitter.

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Welcome to your weekly email from your Students’ Union / Fáilte chuig do r-phost seachtainiúil ó Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Beidh Leagan Gaeilge ar fáil ANSEO  

 

Oíche Eolais Toghcháin Dé Máirt, an 6 Feabhra

An bhfuil suim agat seasamh i dToghcháin Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn nó AMLÉ? Tar chuig ár n-oíche Eolais Toghcháin 7i.n. Dé Máirt, an 6 Feabhra in AC201. Foghlaim conas canbhasáil a dhéanamh go rathúil agus déan stocaireacht ar na saincheisteanna atá tábhachtach duit! Tuilleadh eolais + nasc ticéad saor in aisce  ANSEO.

Osclaíonn Ainmniúcháin do Thoghcháin d’Oifigigh Pháirtaimseartha Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn Dé Céadaoin, an 21 Feabhra. Osclaíonn Ainmniúcháin do Thoghcháin d’Oifigigh Lánaimseartha Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn Dé Céadaoin, an 28 Feabhra. Níos mó eolais ANSEO.

Comhghairdeas le Vytaute Bujaviciute  a toghadh mar Thionólaí nua Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn de chuid Choláiste an Ghnó, an Bheartais Phoiblí agus an Dlí ag ár bhfothoghchán le déanaí.

 

Déan iarratas le bheith i do cheannaire CÉIM 2024/25 faoi Dé Luain, an 5 Feabhra

Cruthaigh cairde nua, tacaigh leis na mic léinn 1ú bhliain, faigh dianoiliúint ceannaireachta saor in aisce, cuir le do CV, agus faigh Gradam Ceannaireachta CÉIM! Faigh tuilleadh eolais agus déan iarratas.

 

Imeachtaí na Seachtaine Dramhaíola

Inniu – Déardaoin, an 1 Feabhra

  • n.-6i.n. The Impact Waste has on The Climate, caint saor in aisce i Seomra Cruinnithe 1 + 2 thuas staighre in Áras na Mac Léinn

Amárach, Dé hAoine, an 2 Feabhra

  • n. Glantachán Trá. Cabhraigh linn áit níos glaine agus níos glaise a dhéanamh de Ghaillimh. Tiocfaimid le chéile in Oifig Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn agus siúlfaimid go Trá Grattan le chéile. Málaí, lámhainní agus piocairí bruscair curtha ar fáil. Cláraigh ANSEO.

 

Tá Scoil Dhraig de chuid Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn ag clárú anois!

Tugtar cuireadh do na Banríonacha agus Ríthe go léir ó Ollscoil na Gaillimhe clárú agus páirt a ghlacadh inár gceardlanna draig leis an Ollamh Annie Naggins ar feadh 5 seachtaine a chlúdaíonn: Smideadh, Bréagfhoilt, Corp (stuáil), Taibhiú agus go leor eile! Beidh na Ceardlanna ar siúl 8i.n.-9i.n. ar an gCéadaoin ag tosú ar an 7 Feabhra. Ansin ag 8i.n. ar an Déardaoin, an 21 Márta beidh do finale mór agat nuair a ghlacfaidh tú páirt inár Rás Draig ar an stáitse ag Sult! Ceardlann + Costas Iontrála don Rás Draig: €15 + Táille áirithinte. Spriocdháta clárúcháin: 5i.n. Dé Máirt, an 6 Feabhra. Spásanna teoranta ar fáil ANSEO.

 

An tSeachtain Toilithe

Dé Luain, an 5 Feabhra

Dé Máirt, an 6 Feabhra

  • 13:00-15:00 Mearthástáil VEID agus Sifilis SAOR IN AISCE le Sexual Health West sa Spás thuas staighre in Áras na Mac Léinn. Ní gá coinne a dhéanamh.

Dé Céadaoin, an 7 Feabhra

  • 13:00-14:00 Ceardlann Dlúithe Digiteach le Active* Consent. Ceardlann ar an láthair sa Spás thuas staighre in Áras na Mac Léinn. Imeacht saor in aisce, spásanna teoranta. Tuilleadh eolais agus clárúchánANSEO.

Déardaoin, an 8 Feabhra

  • 10:00-14:00 Oiliúint Nochta. Ceardlann ar an láthair le hIonad Géarchéime um Éigniú na Gaillimhe in The View (Seomra John Broderick) thuas staighre in Áras na Mac Léinn. Déan áirithint ANSEO.
  • 19:30 – Biongó Bréagán Gnéis i Sult – DÍOLTA AMACH!

Dé hAoine, an 9 Feabhra

  • 18:00 Taispeántas Ealaíne na Seachtaine Toilithe – An Seomra Coiribe ag Sult

AN tSEACHTAIN AR FAD

  • Faigh coiscíní agus bealú SAOR IN AISCE ó Oifig Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn (fad a bheidh siad i stoic)
  • Cuir do Thástáil STI SAOR IN AISCE in áirithe le hAonad Sláinte na Mac Léinn ar 091 494 337 – spásanna teoranta ar fáil gach lá.
  • Iarr do Thástáil STI sa bhaile saor in aisce (mura bhfuil siomptóim ar bith agat) ANSEO.  

 

Buail le do Gharda Pobail

Beidh do Gharda Pobail in Oifig Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn 1i.n.-3i.n. Dé Máirt, an 6 Feabhra. Buail isteach chun comhrá a dhéanamh faoi aon ábhair imní nó aon cheisteanna a d’fhéadfadh a bheith agat.

 

Imeachtaí Sheachtain Raise and Give de chuid Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn

Domhnach, an 11 Feabhra

  • 30i.n.Rith RAG. Cláraigh le haghaidh an RAG 5km – Rith/Bogshodar/Siúlóid Spraoi leis an téama ‘Laochra vs Bithiúnaigh’ ANSEO Níl ach €20 ar iontráil a théann go léir chuig Carthanais Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Duaiseanna don fheisteas is fearr, málaí féiríní do gach iontrálaí agus níos mó bronntanais le teacht!

Luan, an 12 Feabhra

  • n.-3i.n.  Díolachán RAG.Siopa Éadaí Carthanachta Pop Up le Clann Shíomóin na Gaillimhe agus COPE Gaillimh sa Chiúb thíos staighre in Áras na Mac Léinn. Beidh COPE na Gaillimhe ag tairiscint lascaine 20% ar an lá.
  • n.-10i.n.Siúlóid Dóiteáin. Níl ach 10 spás fágtha! Tuilleadh eolais agus clárúchán ANSEO.
  • n. The Tumbling Paddiesag Sult. DÍOLTA AMACH.

Máirt, an 13 Feabhra

  • n.12i.n. Bróinse Lá Galentine. DÍOLTA AMACH.
  • n.-3i.n. Babhta Bearrthaag Sult. Tuilleadh eolais agus clárúchán ANSEO.
  • n.-12r.n.SOS. An ócáid is mó do mhic léinn i nGaillimh in Áras na Mac Léinn agus Sult. 3,000 mac léinn, 10 léiritheoir agus léiriú ar leibhéal na féile. Eolas agus ticéid ANSEO.

Céadaoin, an 14 Feabhra

  • n.-11.30i.n. Sult (Leagan Taylor) (Leagan Lá Fhéile Vailintín). Ticéid ar díolANSEO.

Déardaoin, an 15 Feabhra

  • n.-4i.n.Corn Carthanachta Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn. Duais €500 le buachan sa Chomórtas Cúigear an Taobh seo ar Fhaiche an Choláiste. DÍOLTA AMACH. 
  • n.-2i.n. Ceant Carthanachta.Bígí linn ag in The View don lón agus ceant carthanachta leis an gceantálaí Niall Browne ó O’Donnellan & Joyce. Ticéid ar díol ANSEO. Nochtfar liosta na n-earraí ceant go luath.
  • n.–11i.n.Sikoti agus Chinnox ag Sult. DÍOLTA AMACH.

Aoine, an 16 Feabhra

  • 30r.n.-2.30i.n.RAG Recharge. Bí linn lenár suaimhneas a ghlacadh agus lenár scíth a dhéanamh tar éis seachtain fhada de thiomsú airgid le snámh ar 7.30r.n. le Coldvember ag éirí na gréine agus ina dhiaidh sin beidh Ióga + Scíth ó 11r.n.-12.30i.n. agus Pilates + Scíth ó 1i.n.-2.30i.n. chun cabhrú leat do scíth a ligean. Naisc chláraithe anseo do IÓGA + anseo do PILATES 
  • n. Oíche Karaokeag Sult.

Tá gach imeacht ag bailiú airgid do Charthanais Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn: Ionad Géarchéime um Éigniú na Gaillimhe agus Cúram Ailse an Iarthair.

 

Suirbhé – Gníomhaíochtaí Spóirt do Chách

Glac nóiméad le do thoil chun ár suirbhé gearr a chomhlánú ANSEO chun suim a thomhas ó mhic léinn ar ghníomhaíochtaí eile le heagrú lasmuigh de chlubanna agus scothspóirt. Seo é an t-éiteas a bhaineann le tionscadal “Gníomhaíocht do Chách” a thairiscint a thabharfadh deis do gach mac léinn mothú go bhfuil gníomhaíocht spóirt nó choirp ann dóibh le páirt a ghlacadh ann.

 

Suirbhé Chaifé na Gaeilge

Freagair an suirbhé 2 nóiméad seo ANSEO faoi na seirbhísí i gCaifé na Gaeilge.

 

Taispeántas Ealaíne don tSeachtain Toilithe le Toiliú Gníomhach

Cuir isteach ar an gcomórtas ealaíne Active* Consent “Cad iad do Bhratacha Glas Toilithe ?” trí aon chineál ealaíne a chur isteach: pictiúir, físeáin, dánta, dealbha, grianghraif chuig activeconsent@universityofgalway.ieSpriocdháta – Dé Luain, an 5 Feabhra. Duaiseanna iontacha le buachan! Ní mór go mbeadh na hiontrálacha oiriúnach le roinnt ar na meáin shóisialta.

 

Bí tuisceanach nuair a pháirceálann tú

Tabhair aird, le do thoil, ar chónaitheoirí atá ina gcónaí sna heastáit timpeall an champais má tá tú ag páirceáil lasmuigh den champas. Ná cuir bac ar chabhsáin, ná páirceáil go mídhleathach agus ná bí i do bhac ar spotaí dall. Bí i do chomharsa maith do gach duine!

 

Cruinnithe Chriú Aeráide Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn atá le teacht – fáilte roimh chách!

  • n.-7i.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 7 Feabhra – An Spás thuas staighre in Áras na Mac Léinn
  • n.-7i.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 21 Feabhra – The Stage thíos staighre in Áras na Mac Léinn

Tuilleadh eolais ar fáil ó Molly su.environment@universityofgalway.ie

 

Glac páirt i gCeannaireacht LIFT anois do sheimeastar 2!

Deis uathúil do mhic léinn Ollscoil na Gaillimhe a gcuid scileanna ceannaireachta a fhorbairt leis an gclár LIFT saor in aisce, glac páirt. Beidh mac léinn eile do do threorú gach seachtain. Níl aon taithí ar cheannaireacht ag teastáil agus is bealach iontach é chun muinín a shealbhú chomh maith le hagallamh agus deis le do CV a neartú. Cláraigh ANSEONíos mó eolais ANSEO.

 

Scéim Frithghiniúna Náisiúnta Saor in Aisce

Ba mhaith le hAonad Sláinte na Mac Léinn a mheabhrú do mhic léinn go bhfuil baint acu le soláthar an réimse iomláin seirbhísí Frithghiniúna – piollairí, paistí, instealltaí, ionchlannáin agus fearais frithghiniúnacha ionútaracha (‘cornaí’), agus go bhfuil siad cláraithe freisin chun é sin a dhéanamh faoin Scéim Náisiúnta Frithghiniúna SAOR IN AISCE. Leathnaíodh an raon aoise le bheith incháilithe don tionscnamh seo le déanaí – do gach bean atá idir 17 mbliana d’aois agus 31 bliain & 364 lá d’aois, AGUS a bhfuil Uimhir PSP Éireannach acu. Maidir le mic léinn ar bith lasmuigh den raon aoise reatha don Scéim Náisiúnta Frithghiniúna Saor in Aisce agus/nó nach bhfuil uimhir PSP Éireannach acu, is féidir leat teagmháil a dhéanamh fós le hAonad Sláinte na Mac Léinn chun leas a bhaint as aon cheann de raon iomlán a gcuid seirbhísí Frithghiniúna. Is féidir leat coinne a chur in áirithe ANSEO.

 

Seimineár ar Oideachas agus Spóirt le haghaidh Inrochtaineachta agus Ionchuimsitheachta

Tá fáilte roimh chách freastal ar an ócáid saor in aisce seo 11r.n.-4i.n. Dé Céadaoin, an 14 Feabhra san Aula Maxima, Ollscoil na Gaillimhe agus Ar Líne. Cláraigh ANSEO.

 

Tá iarratais oscailte anois do chlár samhraidh Start100 – IdeasLab Student Accelerator, oscailte do ghnólachtaí nuathionscanta luathchéime ar le mic léinn in Ollscoil na Gaillimhe iad

Cuireann Start100 maoiniú, spás fisiciúil, meantóireacht shaineolach, oiliúint agus deiseanna líonraithe ar fáil do mhic léinn chun smaointe a chlaochlú isteach i nuálaíochtaí agus gnólachtaí nuathionscanta a d’fhéadfadh a bheith in-infheistithe. Cruthaíonn Start100 droichead idir a bheith i d’fhiontraí mac léinn chun nascadh le maoiniú agus deiseanna taobh amuigh den ollscoil. Cláraigh anois le haghaidh seisiúin eolais ag 12i.n. inniu Déardaoin, an 1 Feabhra in IdeasLab ANSEO.

 

Spreag d’Fhiosracht: An Dáimh Atá Agat le hEolaíochtaí Nádúrtha! Comórtas Ealaíne Scoil na nEolaíochtaí Nádúrtha

Cruthaigh saothar ealaíne chun gach clár seo a leanas a ionchorprú inár scoil: Luibheolaíocht & Eolaíocht Plandaí, Sláinte agus Sábháilteacht Comhshaoil, Eolaíochtaí an Domhain agus an Aigéin, Eolaíocht an Chomhshaoil, Eolaíocht na Mara, Fisic, agus Zó-eolaíocht. Bronnfar neart Duaiseanna. Ealaíontóir Cónaithe i Socrúchán Samhraidh i Scoil na nEolaíochtaí Nádúrtha ar fiú suas le €1,000 é. Tabhair saothar ealaíne chuig Oifig Scoile Scoil na nEolaíochtaí Nádúrtha PHY222, Foirgneamh na nDán/na hEolaíochta ar nó roimh 1i.n. ar an Déardaoin, an 8 Feabhra. Níl sé oscailte ach do mhic léinn atá ag tabhairt faoi mhodúl i Scoil na nEolaíochtaí Nádúrtha. Déan teagmháil le  grace.mccormack@universityofgalway.ie le haghaidh tuilleadh eolais.

 

An mbeidh tú ag taisteal an Samhradh seo?

Tairgeann Aonad Sláinte na Mac Léinn raon vacsaíní le tú a chosaint ar do chuid taistil lena n-áirítear: Heipitíteas A&B, Diftéire, Teiteanas, Póilió, Tíofóideach, Confadh agus Fiabhras Buí. D’fhéadfadh suas le 8 seachtaine a bheith i gceist le roinnt sceidil vacsaíní, mar sin bí cinnte go ndéanfaidh tú áirithint go luath. Tuilleadh eolais agus áirithint ANSEO.

 

Imeachtaí Mhí Feabhra de chuid Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn

Tá Clár Imeachtaí Mhí Feabhra Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn beo ANSEO anois – agus tá níos mó le teacht!

 

Tástáil STI saor in aisce i mí Feabhra

  • Líon teoranta coinní tástála STI saor in aisce atá ar fáil in Aonad Sláinte na Mac Léinn ón Máirt, an 6 Feabhra a fhad leis an Aoine, an 9 Feabhra don tSeachtain Toilithe. Cuir scairt ar 091 494 337 chun do choinne a chur in áirithe.
  • Ar an Máirt, an 6 Feabhra beidh Mearthástáil VEID agus Sifilis SAOR IN AISCE le Sexual Health West sa Spás thuas staighre in Áras na Mac Léinn – 1i.n.-3i.n. Ní gá coinne a dhéanamh.
  • Iarr do Thástáil STI sa bhaile saor in aisce (mura bhfuil siomptóim ar bith agat)
  • Cuimhnigh gur féidir leat coiscíní saor in aisce a fháil ó Oifig Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn, ó Sheomra na gCótaí agus lasmuigh den Aonad Sláinte.

 

Lá Saoire Bainc ar an Luan

Toisc gur Lá Saoire Bainc é Dé Luain, an 5 Feabhra, ní bheidh aon ranganna ann agus beidh Oifig Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn, an Leabharlann, Seomra na gCótaí, Síbín, Sult, Smokey’s Café agus Siopa Chomhaltas na Mac Léinn ar fad dúnta. Beidh an Seomra Léitheoireachta ar oscailt mar is gnách, níos mó eolais ANSEOBeimid ar ais ar oscailt mar is gnách Dé Máirt, an 6 Feabhra.

 

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