Postgraduate Research Student Representatives

2019/2020 Postgraduate Research Student Representatives


College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies

School of Political Science and Sociology
School of Education   
School of Humanities/Centre for Irish Studies   

Sebastiaan Bierema   
Michelle Mitchell  
Anna Falkenau  

College of Engineering and Informatics

Tubagus Gunawan  
Muhammad Ali Farooq  

College of Business Public Policy and Law
School of Business & Economics

Sheetal .J.E.

College of Medicine

Declan Byrne
Sandra Calcat
Lauren Connell
Fiona Quirke

College of Science


  • Academic Council is the chief academic authority and, subject to review by Údarás na hOllscoile, controls the academic affairs of the University, including the curriculum, instruction and education provided by the University.  Each September, two PG students are elected for this committee. The term is for one year. 
  • Údarás na hOllscoile the University's governing authority, is responsible for managing and controlling all of the affairs of the University (Governing Authority).  Each January each year, elections take place for Postgraduate student representation on this committee. The term is one year from the 1st February.  
  •  Graduate Studies Board
    Details on the Graduate Studies Board is covered in section 2.2 of the University Guidelines for Research Degree Programmes. The Students’ Union Postgraduate Officer is on this Board and if required, another graduate student nominated by the Students’ Union (on an annual basis).
  • Postgraduate Research Society - Please check out link NUI Galway Postgrad Facebook