Your TU Dublin Students' Union Team

Overall President – Brian Jordan

Brian is the President of the Students’ Union, and acts as the Chief Spokesperson and head of the Organisation. Brian studied Nutraceuticals in Health and Nutrition, starting in Cathal Brugha Street and finishing in Central Quad with a First Class Honours. Throughout his four years in TU Dublin, Brian has been a class representative, school representative, student councillor, college officer and Chairperson of the national award-winning LGBTQ Society. 

His goals for the year include a restructuring of the Students’ Union to ensure a streamlined, representative, TU Dublin-wide team of officers. He also wants to improve facilities across all campuses, from the Blanchardstown and Aungier Street common rooms, all the way down to basic amenities (microwaves and water fountains). Finally, he hopes to fundamentally drive-up engagement through bigger events, better campaigns, and ensuring all class reps are elected across TU Dublin. 

Fun Fact = Wine and hugs are the way to his heart! 

Email: president@tudublinsu.ie  Mobile: 083 193 0223

 

 

 

Post Graduate Officer (Overall)- Jessica Perez

Jess is the Postgraduate Officer of the Student’s Union and acts as the main point of contact for Post Graduate Students. Jess is originally from the state of Arkansas in the US and received her BSc and MS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Arkansas. She is currently a fourth-year postgraduate researcher doing her PhD in Biomedical Engineering in the School of Mechanical and Design Engineering under the supervision of Dr. Claire Brougham.  

Jess is also a member of the Tissue Engineering Research Group (TERG) at RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences under the supervision of Prof. Fergal O’Brien. Last year, she helped the RCSI Postgraduate Student Union organize events for their postgraduates. Jess is passionate about improving the lives and college experience of postgraduate students and is excited to bring that to the TU Dublin SU. Key areas of work for Jess this year are to build a community of postgraduate students to socialise and support each other, encourage discussion on welfare and mental health, and provide academic resources. 

Email: postgrad@tudublinsu.ie 

 

 

 

Blanchardstown Campus

Deputy President – Louise Kavanagh

Louise Kavanagh is Deputy President of TU Dublin Student Union, Blanchardstown Campus. She took the mature entry route to study BA Hons Creative Digital Media, taking an exit award in 2018 as an ITB student and returning in 2021 to complete her degree with TU Dublin. 

Louise was a class rep, involved in peer mentoring, societies, and volunteering, and was awarded the Spirit of ITB award back in 2016 for her passion and dedication to the student movement. This year, Louise is excited to improve student engagement and build on connecting our students across the entirety of TU Dublin. She is passionate about empowering others especially those in BAME groups to use their voice and join the student movement! 

Fun fact - Louise appeared on a popular TV programme many years ago that thankfully is no longer in production! 

Email: deputy.bc@tudublinsu.ie Phone: 086 065 4572 

 

 

 

 

Vice President for Welfare & Equality – Kayla Nolan (She/Her)

Kayla Nolan is the new VP for Welfare & Equality on the Blanchardstown campus. Kayla is a first-time Students Union officer but was previously a class representative during her studies in Sports Management and Coaching. Although new to the Union, Kayla is extremely passionate about making an impact on the student movement. While helping empower students within their studies, and being a representee for student’s voice, Kayla is also aware of the mental strain that studying can endure. Therefore, Kayla aims to create an enjoyable atmosphere that students want to be part of, specifically focusing on the well-being and inclusivity of all our students at TU Dublin.  

Fun fact - One of Kaylas favourite things to do is talk and she will happily chatter the ears off all our students. 

Email: welfare.bc@tudublinsu.ie Phone: 086 065 4571

 

 

 

 

City Campus

Deputy President – Adam Clarke

Adam Clarke is the Deputy President for City Campus this year and is the only returning officer from last year's team where he was Vice President for Events & Engagement. Adam studied Film and Broadcasting as well as being a Class rep, School Rep and was heavily involved in Film Society throughout his degree. One of Adams biggest priorities this year is to lobby the University to improve facilities across the City Campus. 

Fun fact - Adam is the most tattooed officer in the union. 

Email: deputy.cc@tudublinsu.ie Phone: 086 603 1213

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VP Education – Saoirse Daly (She/Her)

Saoirse is the current Vice President of Education (City Campus). Saoirse studied Nutraceuticals for Health and Nutrition and was actively involved in the student union and societies throughout her time in college. Saoirse was the chairperson of the Art and Design Society, and chaired Media and Arts with the Society's executive. She was an Access student and is passionate about removing barriers to education.  

This year, Saoirse wants to recruit as many class reps as possible as they are the key to how our union works. She loves data and will be getting feedback from students regularly; she plans to use this feedback to address student concerns.  

Email: education.cc@tudublinsu.ie Phone: 086 603 1075

 

 

 

 

 

 

VP for Events & Engagement – Ian Kelly

Ian Kelly is the VP for Events & Engagement on the City Campus. He is recent a recent Visual Communication graduate and during his time in college has served as the Grangegorman college officer and has been a director on the board for the past 2 years. Ian was also heavily involved in overall Union activities and was a member of the events crew and student media crew. 

Ian’s key areas of work this year will revolve around organizing and running fun and memorable events for students both on and off campus, with an overall aim of increasing student engagement across the whole university. Ian will also be responsible for fundraising this year's chosen RAG charity which is the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association. An organization that he holds close to his heart. 

Fun fact - Ian has never had a hot drink.......in his life!! 

Email: events.cc@tudublinsu.ie Phone: 086 603 1076

 

 

 

 

VP for Welfare & Equality – Hazel Doran (She/Her)

Hazel is your current VP for Welfare & Equality in the City Campus. Hazel has recently completed her BSc in Event Management and was based in both Cathal Brugha street and Central Quad. During her time in college, Hazel was heavily involved in student life, she was a 3-time student councillor, 2-time Chairperson of the TU Dublin Mature Student Society, and a committee member with TU Dublin SVP for 4 years, as well as being heavily involved with student volunteering. 

Hazel is passionate about her new role and is most excited about rolling out campaigns in person across all campuses. Hazel wants students to feel empowered within the university and is looking forward to re-establishing the welfare crew and making real change within the university. 

Email: welfare.cc@tudublinsu.ie Phone: 083 105 2061

 

 

 

 

Tallaght Campus

Deputy President - James Curry

James is your Deputy President of the Tallaght Campus in TU Dublin Students’ Union. He studied Sports Science and Health for four years in Tallaght and has been involved in the student movement since the start of his college experience. Having been heavily involved in clubs and societies, being a class rep, a school rep, and even a part time officer for the union, it was no surprise that he would run for the Deputy President of Tallaght. James is really looking forward to meeting so many students this year and is excited to bring some amazing events to them all, and to represent the students of Tallaght on a local and national level. 

Fun fact about James, he has been training in karate for almost 15 years! He was a black belt at 13 years of age and has won many competitions and awards throughout his career. 

Email: deputy.tc@tudublinsu.ie Phone: 087 400 7510