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Meet Barry, Melissa, Stephen, Tom & Niall, your elected sabbatical officers for 2017-18
Meet Barry, Melissa, Stephen, Tom & Niall, your elected sabbatical officers for 2017-18

Sabbatical Officers

UCD Students' Union values:

Acting with Integrity

Showing Compassion

Empowering Students


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We currently employ 5 full-time officers elected each year by the students of UCD.


Barry Murphy

My name’s Barry, I’m from Co. Carlow and I’m a former Science student. I lead our team, representing the largest student body in Ireland, at a University and National level. There’s so much more to UCD than your academic degree. Get involved in your SU by running for class rep, join a sports club or society. Make the best of it, you’re in for some of the best years of your life! See you at Fresh Fest and our Freshers’ Ball.

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Education officer

Stephen Crosby

My name is Stephen, I'm 21, lived in Dublin my whole life and just graduated from UCD with a degree in Politics. I've seen every side of UCD, from being a Class Rep and Peer Mentor helping students like you. I’m responsible for all Undergraduate students' academic issues, supporting students with every aspect of their college work.

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Graduate officer

Niall Torris

As the graduate officer, I deal with postgraduate student issues including welfare and education. I plan on using campaigns and social events to foster a greater sense of community among postgraduate students. The Michael Smurfit Graduate business school will be one of my main focuses in this effort. If you have any issues, ideas, or just want to get involved don't hesitate to contact me.

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Welfare officer

Melissa Plunkett

I’m Melissa and I’m a 3rd year Midwifery student from Wicklow. College can be some of the best times in your life but coming to a large college like UCD can be daunting. Sometimes you may not know where to turn. My job is to point you in the right direction and to look out for your welfare, be it physical, sexual, financial or mental!

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e/ welfare@ucdsu.ie

Campaigns & Communications officer

Thomas Monaghan

My name is Tom and I’m a Mayo man with a passion for people. I’ve been involved with UCDSU since my first week of college in all aspects of college life - Class Representative, UCD Entertainment, protests, marches and much more. I lead the charge on passionate campaigns within the University on issues such as Mental Health, Gender Equality and LGBTQ+! I’m also responsible for the upkeep of all SU social media. If you ever need anything, make sure and drop into the SU corridor for a chat!

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