Archive for NUIG

NUIG Pres calls for ends of rag weeks after girls go on naked rampage

Posted in Legal issues, Life with tags , , on 3 March 2011 by Steve

“The President of NUIG has called for the end of RAG Week-style festivities after local police were inundated with reports of antisocial behaviour from college students, including one report of two girls going on a naked rampage through a Galway housing estate …” (more)

[Cork Student News, 3 March]

College Week war zone at Dun na Coiribe

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues with tags , on 3 March 2011 by Steve

“The future of the re-branded College Week is in the balance as a number of arrests were made this week with residents and emergency services under attack by projectile bottles and students exhibiting some shocking anti-social behaviour …” (more)

[Martina Nee, Galway Advertiser, 3 March]

NUIG Students’ Union vows to keeps pressure on new TDs

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 3 March 2011 by Steve

“Labour TDs Derek Nolan and Colm Keaveney will come under severe pressure from the NUI Galway Students’ Union not to re-introduce third level fees in any form …” (more)

[Kernan Andrews, Galway Advertiser, 3 March]

Call to ban rag week events

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 3 March 2011 by Steve

“A college president has called for an end to rag week festivities after two female students went around a housing estate naked during several days of antisocial behaviour …” (more)

[Irish Examiner, 3 March]

NUIG head calls for college week cancellation

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 2 March 2011 by Steve

“The Students’ Union at NUI Galway says it doesn’t believe abandoning ‘College Week’ entirely will prevent students from participating in anti-social behaviour. President of the Union, Peter Mannion says, there is a bigger issue of alcoholism, which needs to be addressed …” (more)

[Galway Bay FM, 2 March]

Accommodation prices cut at student campus village

Posted in Life with tags on 1 March 2011 by Steve

“The NUI Galway student accommodation is the only on-campus residence in the county to have reduced its prices for the next academic year following a concerted campaign by the local students’ union …” (more)

[Denise McNamara, Connacht Sentinel, 1 March]

UCC take Collingwood Cup at the death

Posted in Life with tags , , on 27 February 2011 by Steve

“On a glorious spring afternoon, University College Cork midfielder Luke Burgess’ excellent finish in extra time was enough to clinch the prestigious Collingwood Cup for his side …” (more)

[University Times, 27 February]