Welcome to the USI Elections Central hub.  Whether you’re considering standing for election and want information or you’d just like to know what USI officers do to represent you and your interests, you’ll find it all here.

The USI Election Booklet 

The USI Election booklet contains the main information you’ll need when thinking about running for office within USI.

It contains all the key information on how to run for election and is written by the experts in seeking and securing election to USI!

 

Candidate information

Each candidate will be asked for a statement on their candidacy and this will be given below.  

Elections at Congress

  • USI Elections will take place at USI Congress, which takes place online from 6 – 8 April 2021.  Details and dates for the election will be posted in due course.

Candidates for Election

Notification was given by Steering and Elections Committee on 24 February 2021 of the following nominated candidates. 

 

President

President Role Description

Nominations:

Clare Austick (USI Executive Team, formerly NUI Galway SU)

Marie Lyons (USI Executive Team, formerly St Angela’s College Sligo SU)

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

 

Vice-President for Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs Role Description

Nominations:

Eimear Curtin (UC Cork SU)

Megan O’Connor (Trinity College Dublin SU)

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

Vice-President for Welfare

Welfare Role Description

Nominations:

Somhairle Brennan (Inst Art, Design & Technology SU)

Jamie Fraser (UC Cork SU)

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

Vice-President for Campaigns

Campaigns Role Description

Nominations:

Ciara Kealy (USI Executive Team, formerly UC Cork SU)

Beth O’Reilly (UC Cork SU)

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative) 

 

Vice-President for Equality & Citizenship

Equality and Citizenship role description

Nominations:

Bukky Adebowale (Maynooth SU)

Luke Daly (TU Dublin SU)

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Leas-Uachtarán don Ghaeilge Role Description

Nominations:

Muireann Nic Corcráin (Trinity College Dublin SU)

Grian Ní Dhaimhin (Queen’s University Belfast SU)

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

 

Vice-President for Postgraduate Affairs

Postgraduate Affairs Role Description

Nominations:

Jenna Barry (Munster Technological University Cork SU)

Thomas Dinneen (Trinity College Dublin SU)

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

 

Vice-President for the Border, Midlands & Western Region

Regional Officer Description

Nominations:

Victor O’Loughlin (Galway Mayo IT SU)

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

 

Vice-President for the Southern Region

 Regional Officer Description

Nominations:

John Fortune (Waterford IT SU)

Nuttawud Nutchanat (Munster Technological University Cork SU)

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)

 

 Vice-President for the Dublin Region

Regional Officer Description

Nominations:

Caelainn Kerrigan (National College of Art & Design SU)

Hugh McInerney (Trinity College Dublin SU)

Caoimhe O’Carroll (Dublin City University SU)

Re-Open Nominations (Obligatory Alternative)