UL Student Life is the student representative body of UL. Its aim is to make life easier for student and enhance their university experience.

Becoming the Student Council Chairperson

UL Student Council Chairperson

The role of Student Council Chairperson is a part-time voluntary role. You will become a member of the Student Executive, which is a working group of 12 students who are elected by you to help implement students’ ideas, run campaigns, support student led activities and represent students’ interests with the University at every level. 

The Exec meet in the student centre weekly and attend Student Council once a fortnight. They report to Student Council on the work they have done on students’ behalf and feedback on the University meetings they attended. The exec members meet with students daily whether it be to hear their ideas for UL Student Life or give guidance on the many issues students may be dealing with e.g. medical, financial difficulties, accommodation, exam papers, progression, etc. 

Learn more about the roles and responsibilities of this position by downloading Bye-Law 7: Representatives.

Express An Interest in the Role

If you would like to register your interest in this role, or simply ask a question about it, please get in touch with our Student Representation Coordinator Dáire at Daire.martin@ul.ie