Why DCU.SU is not in USI

Ireland“As the year ends, it looks like a big question facing the Students’ Union next year will be the question of whether or not to rejoin USI. It’s my belief that USI is not worth the money that DCU.SU would have to pay for membership. The annual cost to your Union of joining USI would be €50,000. To give you an idea of what that would mean, that’s the entire entertainment budget for the year. There is a mistaken belief that USI has more influence with the Government than it actually has. You only have to look to the recent fees campaign to see how ineffectually USI handled it …” (more)

[Niall McClave, life.dcu.ie, 16 April]

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