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USI And UCD SU Come Out In Support Of Healthcare Students

The Union Students of Ireland have come out in support of Pharmacy Students and upcoming changes to their programs. These changes under the new integrated Pharmacy programme means that students will be required to pay increased fees and participated in…

Universities and USI Criticise Budget

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has expressed its disappointment with the Government’s budget last week for failing to address the number issues facing the third-level education sector. In statements made to the press in the aftermath of the…

UCD Students Union Condemns Violence Against Housing Activists

UCD Student’s Union tonight condemned the violence used against activists and protestors at the housing demonstration on North Frederick Street. The protest which was being organised by the ‘Take Back the City’ group was ended by Gardaí in balaclavas who…

VideoDoc to Provide Free GP Healthcare to USI Members

The Union of Students Ireland (USI) has announced a partnership with VideoDoc worth approximately €7 million. The partnership will allow students who are members of the USI to access a free online GP service 7 days a week from now…

Students to Protest Avoca and Aramark Over Direct Provision Links

The Union of Students Ireland (USI) have announced that they are to protest outside Avoca on Suffolk Street in Dublin this Saturday. The action is to highlight to shoppers the ties that Avoca has with Aramark, a global company who…

Limited UCD Turnout at March for Education

Today’s March for Education organised by the USI saw a turnout saw 5,000 students from across Ireland march against the introduction of an income contingent loan scheme in Ireland. The students also called for an end to government funding cuts…

UCDSU Gearing Up for the March for Education

UCDSU Education Officer Rob Sweeney is encouraging students to turn out for the March for Education this Wednesday. The march which will start at the Custom House at 12pm is being run by the Union of Students Ireland (USI) to…

UCD Students Make Voices Heard At March for Choice

Approximately 320 UCD students attended the March for Choice according to UCDSU Campaigns & Communications officer Barry Murphy. Student group UCD for Choice as well as members of UCD SU joined the 40,000 strong crowd at the 6th annual March…

Are UCDSU and USI Getting Along Again?

UCD Students’ Union (UCDSU) and the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are set to put aside their differences at the upcoming March for Education on Wednesday, October 4th 2017. In advance of the March, the Tribune spoke to the…

UCDSU to Take to City Streets for March for Education

On the 4th of October, students from all over the country will descend onto the capital for the Union of Students in Ireland’s (USI) March for Education, to call on the government to invest in third level education. A decision…

USI Criticise Bus Éireann Strikes Disruption for Students

An estimated 100,000 people are set to be affected by Bus Éireann workers decision to engage in industrial action which was announced late last Thursday evening. Striking began on Friday 24th, with the decision coming as management at Bus Éireann…

UCD Students March Alongside USI for Free Fees and Increased College Funding

Students from all over Ireland descended on the Garden of Remembrance in Parnell Square to march through the city in a demonstration against student fees, on Wednesday the 19th of October. Organised by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI),…