The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is the national representative body for third level students' in Ireland. The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is the sole national representative body for students in Ireland. Founded in 1959, USI now represents more than 354,000 students in over forty colleges across the island of Ireland. The goal of the USI is to work for rights of students and a fair and equal third level education system in Ireland.
The Union of Students in Ireland shares the view that by empowering our membership with business acumen that we can help shape the future to be a better place for everyone. The Student Summit does exactly this. Students are the energetic life force to preserve and power the future of Ireland's economy.