GMIT Student Union President Joe O’Connor has been elected as the national President of the Union of Students in Ireland.
He has served as the President of GMIT SU for two years and previously held the position of Vice President for Welfare.
He was elected at the annual Congress of the USI which continues at the Carlton Shearwater Hotel in Ballinasloe until tomorrow.
The Roscommon native has an honours degree in Accounting and a Masters in Strategy and Innovation Management.
Speaking to Galway Bay fm news, Joe O’Connor says he’s ready to lead the charge in the pursuit of a quality and affordable education system.