Candidate information

Each candidate has been asked for a statement on their candidacy. This has already been supplied and each one is available to view here

Elections at Congress

  • USI Elections will take place on 26 May 2020 online at this address.
  • Polling will take place from 15.00 until 19.00 UTC+1
  • Candidates were invited to submit a video pitch for election.
  • Voters will cast their vote online, and the elections will be counted in accordance with the normal rules for counting a USI election.
  • Results will be announced during the second plenary session of USI Congress, scheduled for 27 May 2020.

Candidates for Election

Click on the name of the candidate to see their manifesto.

President

 FitzPatrick, Lorna (President, USI Executive Team) 

GMITSU; ITCSU; NUIGSU; STACSSU; WITSU.

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

Vice-President for Academic Affairs

 McStravock, Kevin (Vice-President for Academic Affairs, USI Executive Team) 

GMITSU; LTITSU; STACSSU; UUSU; WITSU.

Twomey, Fergal (NUI Galway Students’ Union)

GMITSU; NUIGSU; WITSU.

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

Vice-President for Welfare

 Austick, Clare (NUI Galway Students’ Union)

AITSU; LYITSU; MSU; STACSSU; WITSU.

Ní Raghallaigh, Tara (Institute of Technology Sligo Students’ Union)

AITSU; GMITSU; LYITSU; STACSSU; WITSU.  (This candidate has withdrawn)

Weiner, Ruairí (Maynooth Students’ Union)

LYITSU; MSU; QUBSU; TUDSU; WITSU.

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

Vice-President for Campaigns

 Donnelly, Aodhán (Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union)

NUIGSU; QUBSU; TCDSU.

McHugh, Craig (Vice-President for the Dublin Region, USI Executive Team)

IADTSU; NCISU; NUIGSU; TUDSU; UCCSU.

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

Vice-President for Equality & Citizenship

 Lyons, Marie (Vice-President for the Border, Midlands & Western Region, USI Executive Team)

DKITSU; GMITSU; ITSSU; MSU; TUDSU.

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

 

Leas-Uachtarán don Ghaeilge (Vice President for the Irish Language)

Ní Dhufaigh, Clíodhna (Leas-Uachtarán don Gaeilge, USI Executive Team)

AITSU; MSU; NUIGSU; TUDSU; WITSU.

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

Vice-President for Postgraduate Affairs

 Clarke, Adam (Institute of Technology Carlow Students’ Union)

CCSU; ITCSU; WITSU.

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

Vice-President for the Border, Midlands & Western Region

 Tobin, Gary (Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology Students’ Union)

AITSU; GMITSU; LYITSU; MSU; NUIGSU.

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

 Vice-President for the Southern Region

Kealy, Ciara (University College Cork Students’ Union)

ITTSU; UCCSU; WITSU.

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

Vice-President for the Dublin Region

O’Neill, Megan (Technological University of Dublin Students’ Union)

DCUSU; IADTSU; TUDSU.

Murphy, Dean (National College of Ireland Students’ Union)

NCADSU; NCISU; TCDSU.

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)