SU Weekly Email 10 – 2nd November 2017Weekly Email
Welcome to your weekly email from your Students’ Union.
Not Registered to Vote Yet? You still have time!
Check the Draft Register of Electors BEFORE Saturday 25th of November at www.checktheregister.ie – if you’re not on the register or your details are incorrect grab a form in the SU Office and get yourself ready to vote! Look out for our volunteers around the concourse 12pm-3pm TODAY who will also get you registered.
Run, jog, walk or crawl charity 5k at NUI Galway 10am Sunday 12th of November. All proceeds go to the SU Charities: Domestic Violence Response and AMACH!
Our mega pop-up Vintage Clothing Fair is back 11am-5pm this Wednesday 8th November in Áras na Mac Léinn. This huge handpicked vintage and rework sale will have the best branded 80s+90s wavy garms at teeny tiny prices!
Deck the halls and jingle your bells! The biggest charity event of semester 1 is upon us! Featuring Christmas Dinner, Santa, Christmas jumpers, tinsel, good cheer, cheesy Christmas tunes, DJs and lots of festive surprises from 10am at Sult NUI Galway. €5 wristbands for entry to Electric Garden & Theatre or 44ClubGalway at 10pm on sale from the SU Office and SU Engineering Desk SOON! All proceeds go to Domestic Violence Response & AMACH!
We know it’s very early to mention the E word – but you have been asking! Exam timetables are due to be released online at 12noon on Friday 10th of November. Semester 1 exams are scheduled for Monday 4th to Friday 15th December (inclusive).
11am-4pm Wednesday 29th of November at Áras na Mac Léinn. There will be rabbits, gerbils, guinea pigs, hamsters, chicks, hens, turkeys, geese, ducks, sheep, goats, pigs, a llama, cake, tea, a raffle and tunes from Flirt FM.
Our next €5 Comedy gig is Chris Kent and Steve Bennett at 8pm on Monday 20th of November. Tickets are on sale now in the SU Office and the SU Engineering Desk.
Study Break Policy Starts Monday
Please note that the Library Study Break policy will be in operation from Monday 6th November to Friday 15th of December. If you leave your belongings unattended at a study desk for more than 1 hour other students have permission to move them and use the space. Grab an “I’m taking a study break” sheet at the library entrance to mark the time you go for a break.
Tickets for the NUIG v GMIT Rumble in the Radisson on Weds 22nd November are on sale now from the SU Office and the SU Engineering Desk. €15 students/€25 non-students.
Remember you can get free porridge every morning at Sult with your SU Card – while stocks last!
Sin Issue 4
NUI Galway Postgraduate Open Day 12pm-3pm Tues 7th Nov
The event takes place in the Bailey Allen Hall with short presentations taking place during the day also, covering such topics as funding opportunities, applications, and research. There will be over 60 stands on display, so this is your opportunity to meet lecturers and postgraduate students, see what postgraduate programmes are on offer, and to meet staff from Postgraduate Admissions, Career Development Centre, Graduate Studies, Research Office, and other student support services www.nuigalway.ie/postgraduate-open-day
Connacht vs Cheetahs Tickets €20
We are selling reduced rate NUI Galway student tickets from the SU Office and the SU Engineering desk for the match this Saturday 4th November.
Life Skills Update
- Disclosure Training FREE Course (10am-1.30pm Tues 7th Nov)
- Child Protection Training €15 (1pm-5pm Fri 24th Nov or 9.30am-1,30pm Sat 25th Nov)
More information is available here: https://su.nuigalway.ie/su-services/su-life-skills/
The event takes place in the Bailey Allen Hall with short presentations taking place during the day also, covering such topics as funding opportunities, applications, and research. There will be over 60 stands on display, so this is your opportunity to meet lecturers and postgraduate students, see what postgraduate programmes are on offer, and to meet staff from Postgraduate Admissions, Career Development Centre, Graduate Studies, Research Office, and other student support services.
Pink Training Application Deadline 6pm this Friday 3rd November
Pink Training is an LGBTQ+ conference which is the biggest of its kind in Europe. Over three days there are workshops on various LGBTQ+ topics. This year Pink Training is on in NUIG from Friday the 17th of November until Sunday 19th of November. You need to be available to attend the whole weekend from 4pm on Friday until approximately 3pm on Sunday. Please fill out the link below if you wish to be a part of this fantastic event. https://goo.gl/forms/yti1WeLPEgq1eJXS2
Upcoming Class Reps Meetings
|Mon 6th Nov||6pm – 8pm||Kirwan Theatre||Concourse||SU Council|
|Thurs 9th Nov||6pm – 7pm||AC204||Arts Concourse||Law/Commerce Council|
For more information contact Andrew on firstname.lastname@example.org
NUIG Free STI Clinic
The free STI Clinic will reopen in the Student Health Unit in Áras na Mac Léinn every Tuesday & Wednesday evening 5pm-7pm during term. The clinic is by appointment only on a first come, first served basis. Remember you can pick up FREE condoms from the SU Office or the SU Engineering Desk all year long.
With Maths – SUMS
With Programming – Computer DISC
With Writing – Academic Writing Centre
With Academic Skills – Academic Skills Hub
With Anything – SU Grinds Register
Free Upcoming Workshops
- 6pm-7pm Tues 7th Nov: Troubled by Procrastination 1: Goal Setting and Motivation in AC215
- 6pm-7pm Weds 8th Nov: Troubled by Procrastination 2: Putting off Procrastination in AC203
- 7.30pm-8.30pm Weds 15th Nov: ‘Let’s talk about stammering’ Information evening for students affected by Stammering in The Bridge Room (1001), 1st Floor, Library Lobby
- Scholarship for female Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD students studying Computer Science or a closely related technical field
- Recipients will be invited to attend an all-expense paid retreat at a Google office in 2018 and will also gain access to a global community of scholars
- Deadline: 11th December 2017
- Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee discussing The Future of Europe and talk on EU Jobs – open to students and academics from all disciplines.
- Glen Dimplex & RBK Company Presentations
- NYQUEST Camp Canada Information Stand and Presentation
- Personal Statements workshop
- Pop-up CV/Career/Further Studies Queries Clinic at Blackstone Launchpad
Washington Ireland Programme Info Event 6pm-7pm Tues 7th Nov in Bank of Ireland
The Washington Ireland Programme is a Leadership and Service programme that builds skills in engagement with civic and social issues through summer placements in Washington DC for current higher education students in Ireland. For catering purposes drop us a line to let us know you can attend: email@example.com
- Scholarship for Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD students with a disability studying Computer Science or a closely related technical field
- Deadline: 1st December 2017
Our office is located upstairs in the Áras na Mac Léinn building beside Sult and we are open Monday to Friday 10am-5pm.
Our reception desk in the Engineering Building foyer is open Monday – Friday 11am-3pm.