Students Union

Assists students in areas such as grants, timetables, exams, lectures, personal issues and more

ATU’s Students’ Union is a democratic organisation run by students for students.

It is the students’ voice within the Institute and a national level. It also assists students in areas such as grants, timetables, exams, lectures, personal issues, etc.

It is also responsible for managing extra-curricular activities that enhance the student experience - such as clubs & societies, entertainment, and other social activities, as well as assisting with student accommodation queries.

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ATU Students Union Website

SU President Colin Kearney

SU President

The President, Colin Kearney, is the chief executive officer for the Union. He administers the Union on a day to day basis and negotiates on its behalf with external organisations. He represents students on all major decision making bodies within ATU Galway City, including Governing Body and Academic Council.

SU Education Officer Ricarda Bolle

Deputy President for Education

The Deputy President for Education, Ricarda Bolle, deals with issues surrounding academic matters like timetables, exams, study supports and the running of education campaigns. The Education Officer is also in charge of electing, training and supporting Class Reps.

SU VP for Mayo Emily McGrory

Vice President for Mayo

The Vice President for the Mayo campus, Emily McGrory, works closely with the executive team on the Dublin road campus, to ensure that students on our Mayo campus are equally represented, get support on all academic and welfare related matters, as well as events and clubs and societies.

SU Welfare Officer Emily Walshe

Vice President for Welfare

The Welfare Officer, Emily Walshe, offers supports and signposting for all things associated with a students wellbeing. This includes offering referral services on issues such as health, accommodation as well as general and sexual safety while in college. That includes campaigns in addition to welfare related events and workshops.

ATU Galway SU

ATU Galway City SU Office

Dublin Road, Galway

091 - 742264



Dublin Road, Galway



DP for Education

Dublin Road, Galway



VP for Welfare

Dublin Road, Galway



VP Mayo Campus

Mayo Campus, Castlebar

094 904 3162

  • Lockers
  • Gym

  • SU Shop

  • Binding