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 FOR PRESIDENT

Molly Greenough

Go with Greenough!

I’m Molly and I want to be your next UCDSU President. I’m a 22-year-old Law with Social Justice grad from Massachusetts.

 

I’ve been your Welfare Officer for the past year & an active member of UCDSU since 2018 (other experience: class rep, ENTs forum, Law College Officer, Mental Health Campaign Coordinator). I know student issues, I know SU structures, and I know I have the passion & experience to lead the student movement in UCD.

 

My manifesto focuses on 4 main areas: community, respect, political momentum, & your feedback (it’s your union after all!) I’d greatly appreciate your #1 vote, thanks a million! 

 FOR ENTERTAINMENT OFFICER

Ciara Moroney

My name is Ciara, I’m 22 and I’m currently the Auditor of FoodSoc and Class Rep of Pharmacology. Every UCD student is entitled to events where they are excited to go to, comfortable to be themselves, and provide them with an opportunity to relax.

 

My goal for next year is to strengthen the community feel on campus and to hold inclusive events to do so. I aim to work with UCD bodies, including Societies, and Class Rep’s, and UCD Staff to create greater, safer and more enjoyable college events, and make a better community in UCD for all.

 FOR EDUCATION OFFICER

Darragh Kane O'Toole

Putting students first

Hi,I'm Darragh,a final year Bsc Economics and sociology student.

Using experience as Disability campaign coordinator, Philsoc auditor,Class rep,Social entrepreneur,volunteer teacher and more I will focus on improving UCD in 4 main ways.

  1. Making it easier to find essential education info about electives,fails and more.

  2. Work to provide more diverse careers events,expert talks and headshots.

  3. Lobby for availability of lecture recordings.

  4. Lobby for reduction of module expenses such as resits,repeats and work to ensure module requirements are accessible to students.

 FOR EDUCATION OFFICER

Martha Ní Riada

Martha 4 Education

 I’m a final year Law with Social Justice student from Meath and I’ve loved being heavily involved in UCD life as social secretary of the L&H, a member of UCD GAA, and a member of the Academic Advisor Strategy Group.

 

I’m running to be your next Education Officer as I strongly believe in the power of students to create meaningful change. To combat the structural inequalities faced by students who cannot afford  to work for free or those without connections I will fight against unpaid internships and work experience and improve access to internships through workshops and fairs.

 FOR WELFARE OFFICER

Míde nic Fhionnlaoich

 Mental Health. Housing. Sexual Health. Student Empowerment.

 I'm a final year Law with Social Justice student from Conamara, Galway. I've been involved with the union for 3 years, as Oifigeach na Gaeilge, Law College Officer, and as Mental Health Campaign Coordinator, and have also been active in societies like the Cumann Gaelach. In my time in UCD I've seen students come up against the same problems year after year.

 

Overburdened Mental Health supports,increasing housing precarity, spiralling living costs. I know how UCD and the SU work, I've shown that from book voucher schemes to increasing the visibility of the Irish language, I can get things done. Míde4Welfare.

 FOR CAMPAIGNS & ENGAGEMENT OFFICER

Robyn O'Keeffe

 

Hi everyone, I'm Robyn, my pronouns are she/her and I am a final year Social Policy & Sociology student from Cork.

 

I am running to be your next Campaigns and Engagement Officer because I am passionate about advocating for more mental health services, equality for all, breaking the barriers to education as well as embracing life in UCD while we are here. I know the Union. I know UCD.

 

I know what works and what doesn’t so I know I can get the job done.

 FOR LAW COLLEGE OFFICER

Aisling Maloney

Cothrom na Féinne

Hi everyone! My name is Aisling and I'm a Law with Politics student from Tipperary, running to become your next Law College Officer. I'm currently the First Year Promotions Officer of UCDSU’s ENTS Forum, a class representative in the Law School's Staff-Student Forum, and a member of five society committees, so I am well-emersed in the day-to-day happenings of UCD.

 

I want to address the problems and barriers that law students are facing. Every student should have their voices equally represented, and I strongly believe I have the experience, ambition, and dedication to make this happen as Law College Officer.

 FOR LAW COLLEGE OFFICER

Robin Jowett

Committed to Student Voice

Hi! My name is Robin. I have spent the last year as a Class Rep in the SU and I have heard and helped you with your concerns. Consequently, I know how the SU works. I am committed to Student Voice and working towards finding solutions for problems.

 

Being on the Law School Staff Student Forum has shown me the benefit of working alongside university staff to solve problems meaningfully. I firmly believe that this has helped me to develop the necessary skills to be your next Law College Officer, and to make the Law School a better place.

 FOR SCIENCE COLLEGE OFFICER

Ryan Corley

Surely, You'll pick Corley

Hey guys! If elected as science officer, I will advocate to get more of your recommended books into the library, push for a 70% minimum on final exams, recycling bins and microwaves in the O'Brien building and much more! 

Uncontested

UCD SU Entertainment Officer: Ciara Moroney

UCD SU Welfare Officer: Míde Nic Fhionnlaoich

UCD SU President: Molly Greenough

UCD SU Science College Officer: Ryan Corley

UCD SU Campaign and Engagement Office: Robyn O'Keefe

 

Contested

UCD SU Education Officer: Martha Ni Riada/Darragh Kane O’Toole

UCD SU Law College Officer: Robin Jowett/Aisling Maloney

Meet the candidates