Meet Our Officers: Philip Crowe

Hi. My name is Philip. I’m a transition year student at the Abbey school in Tipperary town. As Secretary of the NSE (National Student Executive) it is my job to take the minutes of every meeting and to make it available to the rest of the NSE and to organise NSE meetings once one hasRead More

Meet Our Officers: Glen Kiely

I am a 6th year student of St. Munchins’ College, Limerick. I am passionate about education and learning, student voice, photography and fitness. I was appointed as Education Officer in August, with the hope that I could address the problems facing second-level education in Ireland today. I ran for this position because I felt that,Read More

Meet Our Officers: Chloe Griffin

Hey Everyone, My name is Chloe Griffin and I am the Campaigns and Communications Officer of the ISSU. I am a Transition Year student in Scoil Ruáin which is a small school in Tipperary. This year I decided to run for office because I felt that the ISSU has so much potential to create strongerRead More


With the support of Conradh na Gaeilge, the ISSU will be running upcoming events in early February in Galway and later in Dublin to report on what Students think of Secondary Education through the Irish language in Gaelcholáistí and in Second-Level Schools in Gaeltacht Regions. The ISSU are delighted to be able to run thisRead More

Regional Councils

Imagine a series of events held all around the country that were entry free but filled with such valuable information. Imagine a day in your province where you could connect with students from all the counties around you and share stories and experiences. Imagine a day aimed at not only students on a schools’ studentRead More

ISSU Annual Assembly 2017

Represent your student council at the Irish Second-Level Students’ Union Annual Assembly 2017! The largest statutory meeting in the ISSU calendar will include national elections to our Student Executive Board, union policy, constitutional amendments, and annual reports. There’ll also be a forum for debate and discussion around student councils in and student rights in Ireland,Read More

Officer Blog: OBESSU General Assembly 2016

Ellen O’Rourke, ISSU International Officer (So, what’s OBESSU?) The Organising Bureau for European School Student Unions (OBESSU) is an organisation which connects and supports student voice on a European level. It was set up 40 years ago in Dublin and today has over 22 member organisations (MO’s). OBESSU works to advocate for student rights andRead More

We’re hiring: Student Engagement and Development Officer

The ISSU Student Engagement and Development Officer will manage the ISSU National Office and will have responsibility for the communications, student engagement, research and developmental strategies of the organisation. SALARY: €24,000 pro rata p.a. CONTRACT LENGTH:  Reporting to the Board of Directors and to be employed on a permanent contract, and subject to completion of aRead More

Exciting opportunity to join the ISSU team

Outline Job Specification Irish Second-Level Students’ Union Limited POSITION: STUDENT ENGAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER This outlines the post of the ISSU Student Engagement and Development who will steer the development of research, communications and membership engagement of the ISSU. SALARY: €24,000 pro rata p.a. CONTRACT LENGTH:  Reporting to the General Secretary and to be employed onRead More