The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is the national representative body for the 374,000 students in third level education on the Island of Ireland.  We are a membership organisation – our members are our affiliated Students’ Unions around Ireland, North and South of the border.



What does USI do?

  • Lobby local and national politicians

  • Campaigning through roadshows, petitions, public meetings and media

  • Mobilising tens of thousands of students through voter registration, information campaigns, and protests

  • Representing students at home and abroad, in all aspects of their academic and college life

What does USI believe in?

  • Access to education is a fundamental right of all people in Ireland

  • Students have a right to a decent standard of living including adequate financial support, decent housing and decent prospects of employment in Ireland

  • Students have an active part to play in promoting and defending all democratic and human rights.

For more information about USI, please check their website