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UCDSU release statement to Minister for Health urging the reopening of the GMHS

Last Wednesday UCD Students’ Union released a statement, referencing a letter that was sent to the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, calling for the reopening of the free HIV testing services that are facilitated through the Gay Men’s Health Service (GMHS), a service that has been suspended for many months. This comes after a mandate was passed at the February 1st council mandating that the Welfare and C&E officers lobby for this.…

UCD Governing Authority reject discussion on public funding university education

Speaking to UCDSU Council on November 30th, the final council of last Trimester, Welfare Officer Ruairí Power stated that UCD Governing Authority (GA) had rejected an Item for Decision worded “For decision: UCD should make a public statement advocating for a publicly funded universal model of Higher Education which would inform engagement with the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science”.…