About Us

IT Carlow Students’ Union is a democratic organisation run by students for students. IT Carlow Students’ Union is an independent organisation that works with management of IT Carlow to ensure students have the best educational environment and learner experience.

In line with IT Carlow Students’ Union Constitution, unless otherwise requested, every registered student of IT Carlow is an automatic member of IT Carlow Students’ Union.

Students’ Union Structure


Student Body

The student body comprises of all registered students in IT Carlow. The student body is the supreme decision-making body within IT Carlow Students’ Union. The student body have their say in important matters that affect the Students’ Union.The student body elect class representatives to represent their views in class representative council, the executive committee and by voting in referenda which may take place during the academic year.

Class Representative Council

Every class in the institute should be represented by a Class Representative at the class representative council. The number of class representatives depends on the size of the class group. Class Representative Council consists of all registered Class Representatives and the Executive Committee of IT Carlow Students’ Union. Class Representative Council meets on a monthly basis during the academic year to propose and adopt a policy for IT Carlow Students’ Union. Class Representatives have the power to question work being carried out by the Executive Committee.

The Executive Committee

This committee consists of all the elected officers in IT Carlow Students’ Union. This committee meets on a weekly basis during term time.