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STAND celebrate the power of ordinary people to change the world by giving third level students in Ireland the opportunity to explore global justice issues & enact ideas for change.

This podcast is produced and presented by third-level students.

Find out more at: www.stand.ie

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STAND celebrate the power of ordinary people to change the world by giving third level students in Ireland the opportunity to explore global justice issues & enact ideas for change.

This podcast is produced and presented by third-level students.

Find out more at: www.stand.ie

    STAND Student Podcast Episode 7 (Zoom Recording): World Water Day + COVID-19

    STAND Student Podcast Episode 7 (Zoom Recording): World Water Day + COVID-19

    March 22nd marks World Water day, and for this month’s episode of the STAND Student Podcast (recorded over zoom this month), we talked to UCC Student Martin Keohane about his river conservation project.



    We also spoke to USI President Lorna Fitzpatrick, who gave us some insight into the evolving COVID-19 situation for students in Ireland.



    If any of the issues spoken about in this episode have made you feel anxious or unnerved, or you’re just finding yourself struggling at the moment, here are a couple of useful services:

    HSE: www.yourmentalhealth.ie

    Samaritans: 116 123

    LGBT Ireland helpline: 1890 929 539

    Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updates and links to future podcast episodes.



    This podcast is brought to you by:

    Presenter:  Anson Liski

    Researcher: Julia Tereno

    Music courtesy of bensound.com



    Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes.

    • 28 min
    Episode 6: The Gender Recognition Act Review - Why Were Some People Left Behind?

    Episode 6: The Gender Recognition Act Review - Why Were Some People Left Behind?

    In November last year the Gender Recognition Act 2015 went through a review which left some groups out - meaning certain groups won’t be able to have their preferred gender recognised by law.



    We talked to Ollie Bell from Trans Pride Dublin to learn more about where we're at in terms of true gender recognition for all, and what we can do to finally get there. 



    This podcast is brought to you by:

    Presenter:  Aine Chatterjee

    Researchers: Sarah Connery & Julia Tereno

    Music courtesy of bensound.com



    Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes.

    • 9 min
    Episode 5: How does the Irish electoral system work?

    Episode 5: How does the Irish electoral system work?

    This Saturday, we’re voting to elect who we want to see represent us in Government. But how does Ireland’s electoral system actually work, and is it a good system?

    We sat down with Ian Power, CEO of (SpunOut.ie), and Dr Jacqueline Hayden (TCD) to figure the whole thing out!



    Link to 'I Side With' political party quiz:

    https://ireland.isidewith.com/political-quiz



    This podcast is brought to you by:

    Presenters: Anson Liski & Aine Chatterjee

    Researchers: Sarah Connery & Julia Tereno

    Music courtesy of bensound.com



    Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes.

    • 24 min
    Episode 4: Dealing with Exam Stress

    Episode 4: Dealing with Exam Stress

    For this mini episode, we asked recent TCD graduates for their advice  on dealing with exam stress.



    We also talk to Dr. Emer Sheahan, a Counselling Psychologist based in Dublin.



    Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes.



    This podcast is brought to you by:

    Presenters: Anson Liski 



    Music courtesy of bensound.com

    • 10 min
    Episode 3: Movember & Men's Health

    Episode 3: Movember & Men's Health

    November is the month when men across the world grow moustaches to raise awareness of men's health issues. As such, we're dedicating this episode to, you guessed it, men's health!



    Listen in as we chat to Movember Ireland and Tribe Charity about the steps we need to take to make it easier for men to open up about their problems.



    We also talk to LYIT SU about the events they've been running on campus to promote good mental health, and finally to Dr Emer Sheahen, a Counselling Psychologist based in Dublin. 



    Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes.



    Featured this month:

    Movember: @movember

    Tribe Charity: @tribe_charity

    LYIT SU: @lyit.su



    This podcast is brought to you by:

    Presenters: Anson Liski & Aine Chatterjee

    Researchers: Sarah Connery & Julia Tereno

    Music courtesy of bensound.com

    • 45 min
    Bonus Episode: Climate Justice Panel Discussion at DCU STAND Student Festival

    Bonus Episode: Climate Justice Panel Discussion at DCU STAND Student Festival

    This bonus episode of the STAND Student Podcast is brought to you by the DCU STAND Society, who hosted a Climate Justice Panel Discussion as part of the STAND Student Festival 2019 in DCU. 



    Panelists include:

    -Dr Dave Robinson, DCU

    -Sarah Doherty, Extinction Rebellion

    -Michael Foran, DCU Student + Climate Activist



    Keep up to date with the DCU STAND Student Society by following them on Instagram at @dcustandsoc.



    Find out more about the work that STAND do at www.stand.ie

    • 19 min

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