Students' Union


UCD Students’ Union helps students to navigate their way through UCD. Our main aim to is make sure that students' voices are being heard. We actively engage with the University to ensure the student voice is being represented.  We also campaign on a national level for student’s interests.

How to engage with UCDSU as a graduate research student

  • A top tip for students would be to get involved in campus activities. One way you can get involved is to become a class representative and be the voice of your class in the Union.

  • To see various ways to get involved follow the link  -

  • We now have a virtual reception on Click the blue icon on the bottom right of our website to get assistance. The SU website also has lots of tips, news and events for students

  • The Union has a range of supports and services to help students.  These can be explored below.

Did you know?
UCDSU awarded 20 PhD conference travel bursaries last year

 UCDSU Graduate Officer 2020/21

Hi, my name Carla Gummerson.

I am the UCD Students’ Union graduate officer. I am here to be your peer support in UCD. If you have any questions or queries, I am here to help answer them.

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Supports & Services

Supports & Services include:

  • Educational support
  • Health and welfare support
  • Accommodation support
  • Financial support
  • INIS registration
  • Exam information
  • Campus guide
  • Starter pack
  • Transport guide