SU Weekly Email 32 28th April 2016Weekly Email
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Galway Demonstration for Mental Health 12.30pm TODAY
Meet in Eyre Square to protest about €12 million being diverted from the mental health budget to other areas of the health service. #IAmAReason
Last chance to vote for us!
Voting closes at 5pm TOMORROW in the People’s Choice Awards. We need you to please vote for us one more time as we are up against some stiff competition and voting has now reopened. It’s one vote per IP address again with no messy registration.
Win a set of TDK smartphone wireless headphones!
We are running a competition to find a NEW NAME for The College Bar #ainmnua!
As part of the redevelopment of the College Bar this summer we are looking to incorporate the building’s very unique history into its new name. The College Bar building has a very varied history, from being a Bonded Whiskey Store to a Copper Factory. Follow this link to see a summary of the building’s history and to enter the competition https://thecollegebar.wordpress.com/
Please note all lockers must be cleared out by Friday 13th May 2016
Please remember to drop your locker keys back to the Students’ Union Office by 5pm on Friday the 13th May 2016. Any items left in your locker after that will be disposed of.
SU Card Reminder
Remember to cash in any points on your SU Card and spend any balances before you leave for summer. You can access your SU Card account through the SU Website: https://www.su.nuigalway.ie/su-card
Although your card will still work in September, points cannot be carried forward to next year. Cash balances will be unaffected. If you have any queries, please contact us.
Undergraduate Results: Official 1st Sitting results for Semester 1 and Semester 2 will be released from Tuesday, 14th to Friday, 24th June 2016.
Postgraduate Results: Official 1st Sitting results will be released on Friday, 1st July 2016.
Student Health Unit Exam Emergency Hours
The Student Health Unit will have extended opening hours for exam emergencies effective from Monday 25th April 8.30am-5.30pm daily. Closed for Lunch 1-2pm.
Extra Study Space for Summer Exams 2016
Sunday 17th April – Wednesday 11th May 08:00-22:00
Tyndall, O’Flaherty, D’Arcy Thompson, Kirwan, Larmor & Dillon Theatres
ENG-G018 & ENG-G047
Ravelóid 4,500 duine, 5 ardán, 10-11 Meitheamh
Ticéid Shraith 3 €129. Tier 3 tickets now on sale €129
Don’t miss out! Tá sí ag teacht!
FREE Pre-Departure Training
Wednesday the 18th of May 09:00-17:00 Áras Moyola
Topics: Security, health, culture, global development, ethics and wellbeing
Supporting the ‘Mindful Way’ initiative, ‘Kuppa Kindness’ has been rolled out in cafés across campus. Complimentary teas/coffees have been gifted in all cafés and are being given, at random, to some lucky customers! If you receive a ‘Kuppa Kindness’, you may wish to add your support by gifting a cup to another! #kuppakindness
FREE Mindfulness Event This Evening 6pm
NUI Galway hosts the Plum Village Monastics Mindfulness event 6pm-8pm tonight Thursday 28th April, in the Aula Maxima Lower – it’s a free event and a great opportunity to relax and reflect
Reclaim the Streets at 6pm this Friday
The 4th instalment of a revived Critical Mass will be taking place on Friday the 29th of April meeting at the Spanish Arch at 6 pm, so come along and “reclaim the streets”.
Critical Mass is a means of direct action. It celebrates cycling as a sustainable means of transport and highlights the need for better bicycle infrastructure.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
NUIG 5k Colour Dash
The Irish Cancer Society 5k Colour Dash is coming back to NUI Galway on Sunday 12th of June. Register online here.
Undergraduate Awards – Application Deadline 31st May
Submit your coursework now and get awarded for your efforts.
Darkness Into Light 2016 4.15am Saturday 7th May
Registration is now open https://dil.pieta.ie/ Raising funds for Pieta House
Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May Arrangements
The SU Office, the Student Health Unit, SU Cloakroom, The College Bar, Caife na Gaeilge and the SU Engineering Desk will all be closed on Monday for the Bank Holiday.
The Library will be open Monday 2nd May 08:30-22:00 but the service desk will be closed.
The Reading Room will be open as usual.
The SU Shop will be open Saturday, Sunday & Monday 10:00-16:00.
Smokey’s Café will be open 09:00-17:00 Saturday, 10:00-17:00 Sunday and 09:00-17:00 Monday.
The Wall Café will be open 09:00-15:00 Saturday, 11:00-15:00 Sunday and 11:00-15:00 Monday.
Computer DISC, the Academic Writing Centre and SUMS are all now closed for the summer.
Our office is located upstairs in the Áras na Mac Léinn building beside the College Bar and we are open Monday to Friday 10am-5pm.
Our reception desk in the Engineering Building foyer is open Monday-Friday 11am-3pm.