Tag: Student Politics

NUIGSU Elections: Has the Left Peaked on Campuses?

The results of the recent NUI Galway students Union elections marked a watershed in leftist dominance of Student Union politics at NUI Galway. In the SU election last Friday, candidates supposedly more associated with the ideological far-left lost to more...

/ 08/03/2022

Battle of the Girlbosses? TCDSU Elections 2022

“Wokeness is God's gift to the radical right, not for Hannity-tier "they've gone too far" reasons—its runaway humanitarianism has shifted a chunk of IQ elite outside the academy by barring psychologically healthy people. Once IQ hegemony goes, the barrier to...

/ 02/03/2022

Revealed : NUIGSU Facing Financial Catastrophe Over Levy Dispute

The Burkean can report this evening of an apparent schism between NUIG and the university’s Student Union (NUIGSU) that leaves the beleaguered Union in financial tatters.  Centering on the controversial levy decrease at the behest of a student referendum which...

/ 13/07/2021

Student Charges and USI’s Student Levy

With September looming, the annual news cycle has invariably turned to the perennial problem of student accommodation, or, more correctly, the lack of it.  What is increasingly clear is that, with their eye-watering rents, the newly built purpose built student...

/ 24/08/2019

University of Limerick’s SU Mandate: Death of Democracy on Irish campuses

On Wednesday, February 21st, the University of Limerick Students’ Union voted to campaign for the repeal of the 8th Amendment. The union’s official paper, An Focal, reported that a total of 256 UL students turned out to vote on whether...

/ 26/02/2018

The Conservative’s Guide to Trinity’s 2018 SU Elections

For over a week now, the excitement has been building up. First you had the hoards of students waving flyers in your face every time you walked through the Arts Block or the Hamilton Building. Then came the profile picture...

/ 19/02/2018