Meet your Students' Union 2022/23
Eoin Hicks Smyth - IADTSU President
Dia Dhuit! I’m Eoin and I’m returning as your Student Union President for the 2022/23 academic year. I was a first year English, Media and Cultural Studies student before becoming president and then returning for a second term. I look forward to meeting you all again once we return to campus for the coming year and being a support for whatever issues might come up once we are back. As Student’s Union president I’m in charge of the running of the SU and working alongside all sabbatical and part time officers as well as working with USI on things such as campaigns, protests, events, and policies that relate to students or colleges across Ireland. I’m here to do whatever I can to make sure that both the Union and IADT keep working for you to provide the best possible college experience.
If there is anything I can help you with I’ll likely be in the SU office in the chapel building, or you can email me or ring my work phone if I’m not there, firstname.lastname@example.org 083 017 7580
Micaela Dunne – IADTSU Welfare & Equality Officer
Hello! My name is Micaela Dunne, and I am your Welfare & Equality officer! I was an Art student during my studies at IADT, and I am thrilled to now work for all of you! These past couple of years have been tough for everyone, and the transition to in person learning, and life in general, is still hard for many of us. I am here though to support you, to offer advice, and point you in the right direction to any further resources you may need. In addition to supports offered by the Student Experience Team and SU, there are several helpful online resources available to students that cover a range of topics from academic writing and time management, to managing stress and anxiety.
I hope to be an empathetic and compassionate ear, to help support you in your times of need, and to ensure that the needs of all students on campus are heard and respected, regardless of their background, beliefs, or preferences. I hope we can work together to improve and maintain the quality of our students’ experience in IADT. If you have any questions, feel free to pop into my office on campus in the Chapel, or contact me on 083 017 7025 or email@example.com
Crow Mullen – IADTSU Education Officer
Hello! My name is Crow, and I am your Education Officer. Before starting in my role in the student union I was a student in English Media and Cultural Studies. My job is to help you with issues regarding your education and your experience. I will be around to monitor what is in your course content and to help you handle any academic hardships that might come up during your year. Part of my job will also be to help with class reps and the Class Rep Council. I am a part of all the committees regarding education, and I am always willing to help any and all-year groups with any queries and forms you need help with. I look forward to the year ahead with all of you, you can contact me through my email or work phone. firstname.lastname@example.org 0830176994
Getting involved in the SU is a great way to get to know people. Autonomous from IADT, the SU is affiliated with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI).
Among many, many things, the Students’ Union:
- represents the interests and furthers the rights of its membership as a whole and individually. This takes the form of representation on committees that look at anything from teaching and learning to IADT’s governing body, as well as representing individuals in disciplinary or appeals procedures
- offers advice on welfare, finances and education
- organises awareness campaigns, and charity, entertainment and social events throughout the year including a Raise and Give (RAG) event that has become the envy of colleges around the country
- manages The Chapel in the Quadrangle building as a recreational space
- facilitates clubs and societies, ensuring students’ right to form or join a group to satisfy cultural, social, sporting and intellectual needs.
The President, the Vice-President for Education and the Vice-President for Welfare & Equality are full-time sabbatical members who are elected to work for the SU as a full-time job for one year. Clubs and Societies Officer, Entertainments Officer, Mature Students’ Officer and LGBTQ+ Rights Officer are part-time roles.
Student’s Union Childcare Subsidy Fund
The Childcare Subsidy Fund is overseen and administered by your Students’ Union. Students who are in full-time education and who have children in registered childcare can avail of the fund.
Get in touch
Get in touch with the SU office at www.facebook.com/iadtsu or on +353 1 239 4646 or contact sabbatical officers on their mobiles.