October 2021 Newsletter

October 2021 Newsletter
October 2021 Newsletter
October 2021 Newsletter

Meet the new EDTL Student Interns

The last few months have brought with them a new group of Student Interns from universities up and down the country. Read on to meet our new additions to the team and learn more about the EDTL interns you will definitely be hearing a lot from over the next few months.

The new semester has brought with it a few changes to the EDTL Student Intern team. Our EDTL Student Interns provide the student voice on the topic of student education, and contribute to EDTL resources in both a University-level and national level format. They are a vital part of enhancing digital teaching and learning and the contribution of our outgoing interns to the EDTL project has had a tangible impact. We’re delighted to welcome so many new faces, from a broad range of subjects and stages of study, so read on to discover a bit more about students you will definitely be hearing a lot from over the next few months.

Sinéad Mooney – DCU EDTL Student Intern

Sinéad is the DCU intern for the EDTL project. Hailing from Naas, Co. Kildare, she is in her third and final year of Communication Studies in Dublin City University. Throughout her time in DCU, she has been heavily involved in student life, having been a DCUSU Class Representative for the past three years and currently serving on DCU’s Society Life Committee for the 2021/2022 academic year. Sinéad is very passionate about the accessibility of valuable digital academic resources, and how effective communications can be used as a tool to promote, inform, and equip students with useful and empowering knowledge

Laura Ilupeju – NUIG EDTL Student Intern

Laura is the NUIG student associate intern for the EDTL project. She is from Letterkenny, county Donegal and is studying Medicine in NUIG.

She is passionate about accessible and high quality education and is an active member in her Student Union and in NUIG’s societies. She also enjoys skateboarding, rollerskating and spending time with family and friends

Stephen Thomas O’Riordan – UCC EDTL Student Intern

Stephen is a 4th year Physics & Applied Maths student at UCC. He’s had a great interest in student representation since starting college, sitting on both the Students’ Union executive and the Societies Guild executive. This is his 2nd year as the Council Chair, having been the SEFS College Representative before then, and is also the Training & Accessibility Officer for societies. Accessibility is a huge focus of his and he wants to break down the barriers to education that young people often face, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Describing himself as a bit of a nerd, he’s always interested in the ways that technology and education interact and how they can benefit each other.

Hannah Arthurs – TCD EDTL Student Intern

Hannah is a MSc in Entrepreneurship student at Trinity Business school, having recently graduated from the Bachelors of Law & Society of the Dublin City University School of Law & Government. She is very passionate about raising awareness of both national and international injustice and inequality issues. She is currently building her own startup focusing on supporting young people through higher education and beyond.

Eimer Magee – UCD EDTL Student Intern

Eimer recently graduated from UCD with a BSc in Medicinal Chemistry & Chemical Biology. She is continuing her studies at UCD with an MSc in Biopharmaceutical Engineering. She is looking forward to contributing to the EDTL project and having a positive impact on student experience in this dynamic, digital age.

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