CITSU Online - www.citsu.ie
The Students’ Union website provides useful information on issues that effect student lives. It also hosts a download section, back-issues of expliCIT, student chat forums, photos of union events, and a search engine to find the information you need quickly from CITSU Online, CIT website, and the entire net.
The Students’ Union represents and defends its members on matters affecting their rights and interests as students of the Institute and as citizens and acts as a channel of communication between its members and the Institute and other bodies. The Union is one of the principal conduits for expression of students’ opinions, and is recognised as such by the management of the Institute. All activities and services operate from the Union Offices on the first floor (balcony) of the Nexus Student Centre
Students’ Union Services
The ethos of the Students’ Union is to provide quality services on a non-profit making basis to students.
Whenever possible, services are provided at a lower price than any other retail outlet on campus or in the local vicinity. The Students’ Union and Office/Retail Outlet is open daily from 9.00am to 5.00pm. The range of services available from the Office include:
Computer Storage Media/Lab Coats/Stationery/Mobile Phone Credit, USB keys, DVDs, and CDs are all available at exceptionally low prices.
We also offer a limited range of stationery items at cost price. Lab Coat and goggles are available from September to December. Mobile phone credit is also offered at discounted rates to students.
Student commuter tickets (weekly and monthly) for local/urban buses including the Cobh Rail service, as well as monthly return and single provincial bus tickets can be purchased Wednesday through to Friday. Travel Timetables Local and national bus and rail timetables are available from the Students’ Union website, notice board and main office.
CIT Students’ Union in partnership with UCC offer students an alternative, economic, and most importantly, safe mode of transport home from the city centre clubs during term time. The service runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the first two academic terms and on Thursdays only for the third term. Generally the service commences at 1.00am onwards and leaves from Washington Street. Call to the Students’ Union Office for exact timetable.
The Students’ Union organise a wide range of entertainment events including live gigs, weekly night clubs, Freshers Week and class parties. Rag (raise and give) Week is a week dedicated to raising funds for charity through the medium of entertainment events both on and off campus.
Common Room - Student Centre
Pool tables are available for use in the common room to give you time to relax during what are sure to be hectic days.
CITSU Handbook & Diary
The CITSU Handbook & Diary contains useful information to aid students while at college. This is distributed to first years during registration and induction.
expliCIT is a free monthly publication covering all facets of student life including news, reviews special features, sports, competitions and much more. Back issues of expliCIT are available on the Students’ Union website in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.
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