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Month: February 2018

Top Tips Tuesday! Tips for Staying Warm

Top Tips Tuesday! Tips for Staying Warm

As a Canadian, I am no stranger to the cold weather. Thankfully the weather right now is a dry cold and lets hope it stays that way! Although it would be wonderful to just stay in bed and watch Netflix during this chilly spell, most of us have daily duties that pull us out from under the covers. If you find yourself outside follow these few tips to keep yourself warm, happy and healthy during this unusually chilly week.  …

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Looking for something to do this weekend?

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Hey Everybody, As Friday draws closer, so the plans for the weekend intensify! If you’re not hooked on the Winter Olympics and are looking for something to do this weekend, here are a few of the things going on around campus and in town over the weekend (and the coming weeks) that might be of interest. ⇒ The SU Charity Croagh Patrick Climb takes place this Saturday, February 17th in conjunction with NUI Galway Mountaineering Club. Fingers crossed for some…

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Mental Health and Wellbeing in NUI Galway

Mental Health and Wellbeing in NUI Galway

For this week’s blog I decided to write about a topic I am currently studying via Seas Suas training programme held here on campus. It is aimed at encouraging pupils to be proactive in helping fellow students who may be in need of help and to develop skills to respond safely in challenging situations. Our first of two session took place in Áras Moyola last Tuesday (6th February) where we were introduced to Ben Hughes, Project Leader for Seas Suas…

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Megan’s Event Picks for Week 5

Megan’s Event Picks for Week 5

Hey Y’all! Can you believe we’re already in week 5?! I can’t. This semester is absolutely flying by, and there are tons of events on this week. I’m still not entirely sure what Pancake Tuesday is all about, but I am pro-pancakes, so it can’t be that bad… (I actually think it’s similar to what we call Fat Tuesday in the Southern US). Anyway, the French Soc and Baking Soc are teaming up to provide pancakes in The Hub this…

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