Students' Union and Useful Resources
St. Angela's College
St. Angela’s College, Sligo Student’s Union (STACSSU) is the official Students’ Union in the College. The role of the Students’ Union is to:
- To represent the interest of its members on matters relating to their education and to protect and further their rights as students and citizens.
- To provide the recognised representative channel between its members and the College authorities and members of any other external body.
- To defend the right of students to organise social, cultural, political and sporting associations of their choice in the College and their right to use College amenities and facilities compatible with the interests of the students of the College.
- To develop and expand the welfare service / office and other services available to its members.
- To provide such social and recreational amenities as may be possible from the resources available.
- To promote and encourage the role of the Students’ Union within the National Union (Union of Students in Ireland) and to use this facility to its fullest potential to benefit the Union and its members by regular publications and notices.
The Students’ Union represents the interests of students on campus within the College and externally. The union plays a vital role in student engagement on campus through organising social events, organising welfare and education campaigns and funding and aiding in the development of clubs and societies on campus in St. Angela’s College.
The Student’s Union Officers are elected by the student body annually. All students are eligible to run for election and are encouraged to get involved in the many events that the Students’ Union organise. The elected officers support the student experience in their relvenat role and aid the other members of the executive in rolling out events and campaigns. Class Representatives are elected students who represent their class and are members of Class Representative Council. Class Representative Council is the Governing Body of the Students’ Union where the Students’ Union Executive are answerable and issues facing students are brought forward. Becoming a Class Rep can be a great way to get involved in college life on campus and get to know all of the members of your class. St. Angela’s College, Sligo Students’ Union are members of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and engage in campaigns, lobbying and training with USI. The Executive attend National Council and National Congress where the direct of the Union of Students in Ireland is decided upon. The Union of Students in Ireland represents 374,000 students across the island of Ireland and work on a number of issues facing students in Ireland.
The Students’ Union area is located on the bottom floor of Aras Brid and has a number of facilities available for students including a common room where students can watch TV, play snooker or table tennis and make use of the kitchen facilities and a shop a wide variety of stationary, class resources, water, drinks, snacks, and sweets. Services such as binding, laminating and A3 colour copying are also provided here. The Students’ Union General Manager, President and Vice President for Welfare and Equality have an office located here too and students are always welcome to call in if they have any issues.
For further information on the Students’ Union you can speak to any of the officers (see below).
The St. Angela’s College, Sligo Students Union is affiliated with USI – Union of Students in Ireland and also maintains a strong relationship with the respective student union body at NUI Galway and IT Sligo.
For Further Information on the Students Union or speak directly with a Students Union Representative.
www.stacssu.ie or Tel: 071 91 47606
Your Students' Union 2020-2021
|Students' Union President||Name: Joe Redehan
Camapigns and Union Development
|Name: Caroline Cotter (BAPME 3)
Welfare and Equality
|Name: Sinéad Conway (BAHE 2)
|Name: Niamh Molloy (BAPME 3)
Clubs and Societies
|Name: Áine Dunniece (BAHE2)
|Position unfilled: bi-election to be held)
Irish Language and Culture
|Name: Shauna McAree
|Name: Deborah Oti
|Name: Matthew Duffy
|SU General Manager||Deirdre Quinn
Phone: +353 (0)71 9147606
Download your Student Handbook 2020-2021
Download the St. Angela's College App
The St. Angela’s College App has been developed to keep all students updated about our incorporation with the National University of Ireland, Galway.
We have also added a range of information and services available to all students. The app can be accessed by scanning the QR Code with your phone
or by clicking HERE
You will then be prompted to add the app to the homescreen of your device so it can be accessed easily thereafter.
Other Useful Resources
|Alive2thirve: Website promoting positive mental health in Sligo and Leitrim,
where you will find information about local services, as well as general information, tips and resources.
|Belong To: Support organisation for lesbian gay, bisexual and trans young people||http://www.belongto.org|
|Bodywhys: Information about eating disorders
|Domestic Violence Advocacy Service (DVAS)
Phone (Sligo) - 071-9141515
|Women's Aid - Domestic Violence Service Ireland
(National 24-hour helpline - 1800-341-900)
|Eating Disorders Support||http://www.stangelas.nuigalway.ie/videos|
|Positive Options: Pregnancy Support and Advice||www.positiveoptions.ie|
|Turn2Me: Online support and counselling for mental health||www.turn2me.org|
|Reach Out: Helpline / mental health information for young people||www.reachout.com|
|Spun Out: Information for young people||www.spunout.ie|
|Pieta House: Help for people who are self-harming or feeling suicidal||www.pieta.ie|
|Samaritans: Offering confidential emotional support
|Jigsaw: Support for young people with mental health issues||www.jigsaw.ie|
|One in Four: Support for people who have been sexually abused||http://www.oneinfour.ie|
|MABS: Money Advice and Budgeting Service, Carbury House, Fish Quay, Sligo
|Threshold: Advice about housing issues||www.threshold.ie|
|Union of Students in Ireland||www.usi.ie|
Helpful Telephone Numbers
|St. Angela's College Access Office||071 9195575|
|St. Angela's College Admissions Office||071 9135640|
|St. Angela's College Student Services||071 9195514|
|St. Angela's College Chaplain||071 9135690|
|St. Angela's College Counsellor||087 6609209|
|St. Angela's College Students' Union Office||071 9147606|
|Emergency: Ambulance/Gardaí/Fire Brigade||999 / 112|
|College Doctor (The Mall Family Practice)||071 9142767|
|Sligo Univeristy Hospital (Main Switchboard)||071 9171111|
|Sligo Univeristy Hospital (Accident and Emergency)||071 9173000|
|Sligo Univeristy Hospital (STI Clinic)||071 9170473|
|Sligo Garda Station||071 9157000|
|Crime Victims Helpline||1850 211 407|
|Rape Crisis Centre||1800 750 780|
|Domestic Violence Advocacy Sligo||071 9141515|
|AWARE||1800 80 48 48|
|CURA (Sligo Branch)||071 9143659|
|St. Vincent De Paul||071 9160713|
|North West Hospice||071 9143317|
|St. Michael's Family Life Centre||071 9170329|
|Citizens Information Centre (Sligo)||071 9151133|
|Youth Information Centre (Sligo)||071 9144150|
|Money and Budgeting Service Ltd. (Sligo)||071 9141022|
|Bus Éireann (Sligo Depot)||071 9160066|
|Irish Rail (MacDiarmada Station)||071 9169888|
|IT Sligo||071 9155222|
|Sligo Regional Sports Centre||071 9151835|
|Taxi: Sligo Hackney Company||071 9149999|
|Taxi: Zero Cabs||071 9154555|