Oisín Vince Coulter | President

Oisín Vince Coulter is the President of the GSU. His role as President of the GSU is to stand and speak up for postgraduate students when key decisions are being made by College authorities that will directly impact the postgraduate community.

He also is directly involved in working with external groups to improve postgraduate conditions nationally. It is often decisions taken at a national level that directly impact us, as Trinity postgraduates, and external responsibilities are a key part of his role.

He also is the director of GSU strategic initiatives and directly oversees the implementation of the Union’s annual and multi-year plans. The GSU has a number of strategic initiatives to pursue this coming year.

president@tcdgsu.ie

Gogoal Falia | Vice President  Gogoal Falia is the Vice President of the GSU and studied for his MBA in 2018. As an international student in Trinity, he understands the difficulties of studying in a foreign country, but also knows what a fantastic experience it can be.  As your GSU Vice President, his main role is to act as your Education and Welfare Officer. This means that he is here to advise you on matters, and advocate on your behalf if you have issues, academic and/or personal. Academic issues may include student-supervisor relationships, academic appeals, examinations and dissertation extensions; whilst personal issues may include financial hardships, illness, cultural adjustment and other issues of this nature.     vicepresident@tcdgsu.ie

Gogoal Falia | Vice President

Gogoal Falia is the Vice President of the GSU and studied for his MBA in 2018. As an international student in Trinity, he understands the difficulties of studying in a foreign country, but also knows what a fantastic experience it can be.

As your GSU Vice President, his main role is to act as your Education and Welfare Officer. This means that he is here to advise you on matters, and advocate on your behalf if you have issues, academic and/or personal. Academic issues may include student-supervisor relationships, academic appeals, examinations and dissertation extensions; whilst personal issues may include financial hardships, illness, cultural adjustment and other issues of this nature.

vicepresident@tcdgsu.ie

Sophie Gonsalves-Brown| Chair  Sophie Gonsalves-Brown is the Chair of the Graduate Students’ Union. In this role, she is responsible for running AGMs, Councils, and meetings of the Executive Committee. She works to ensure that all discussion is conducted effectively and fairly.    Sophie is completing an MSc in Comparative Social Change, a joint programme with UCD. She originally hails from Poughkeepsie, New York.

Sophie Gonsalves-Brown| Chair

Sophie Gonsalves-Brown is the Chair of the Graduate Students’ Union. In this role, she is responsible for running AGMs, Councils, and meetings of the Executive Committee. She works to ensure that all discussion is conducted effectively and fairly.

Sophie is completing an MSc in Comparative Social Change, a joint programme with UCD. She originally hails from Poughkeepsie, New York.

Shubhangi Karmakar | Treasurer     treasurer@tcdgsu.ie

Shubhangi Karmakar | Treasurer

treasurer@tcdgsu.ie

Katarina White| Communications Officer  Katarina White is the GSU Communications officer and is currently finishing up her one year MSc in Digital Marketing Strategy at the Trinity Business School. As the communications officer, Katarina sends out weekly newsletters to the postgraduate student body, updates social media channels with news and events, and attends the GSU meetings to stay on top of GSU activities that will impact postgrads. If you have anything you would like to be added to the GSU weekly or promoted on our social media pages, please send an email to  communications@tcdgsu.ie .

Katarina White| Communications Officer

Katarina White is the GSU Communications officer and is currently finishing up her one year MSc in Digital Marketing Strategy at the Trinity Business School. As the communications officer, Katarina sends out weekly newsletters to the postgraduate student body, updates social media channels with news and events, and attends the GSU meetings to stay on top of GSU activities that will impact postgrads. If you have anything you would like to be added to the GSU weekly or promoted on our social media pages, please send an email to communications@tcdgsu.ie.

Sebastien J G Sauvagnat | Events Officer  Joined the Graduate Students’ Union more intimately when voted into office, at the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM), mid-March 2019. A French-American, studying Energy Science at the College. It has been at times a tight rope act, but the GSU has offered many opportunities you should seize! There are a number of events on the horizon, so stay tuned, engage with your peers and please feel free to get in touch with your ideas.   events@tcdgsu.ie

Sebastien J G Sauvagnat | Events Officer

Joined the Graduate Students’ Union more intimately when voted into office, at the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM), mid-March 2019. A French-American, studying Energy Science at the College. It has been at times a tight rope act, but the GSU has offered many opportunities you should seize! There are a number of events on the horizon, so stay tuned, engage with your peers and please feel free to get in touch with your ideas.

events@tcdgsu.ie

Shaz Oye| Equality and Diversity Officer    Shaz is pursuing an M.Ed (Music). She spent the last 16 years working as a professional songwriter, musician and producer. Prior to this she worked in the human rights/social justice field; specifically on HIV/AIDS, sexual health, and LGBTQ+ issues. She held the position of Executive Director of Dublin AIDS Alliance (now HIV Ireland), has worked with Sticks and Stones Ireland, and sat on the National AIDS Strategy Committee, and the Equality Authority Advisory Committee on Sexual Orientation (precursor to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission).  Shaz is committed to fostering and promoting equality, and inclusion on campus and will endeavour to ensure that Trinity College Dublin remains a progressive, friendly and welcoming space for you. We want you to enjoy your postgraduate experience in a safe, and supportive environment. If you have ideas, or concerns related to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion on campus the GSU is there for you. Feel free to contact Shaz at:  equalityanddiversity@tcdgsu.ie

Shaz Oye| Equality and Diversity Officer

Shaz is pursuing an M.Ed (Music). She spent the last 16 years working as a professional songwriter, musician and producer. Prior to this she worked in the human rights/social justice field; specifically on HIV/AIDS, sexual health, and LGBTQ+ issues. She held the position of Executive Director of Dublin AIDS Alliance (now HIV Ireland), has worked with Sticks and Stones Ireland, and sat on the National AIDS Strategy Committee, and the Equality Authority Advisory Committee on Sexual Orientation (precursor to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission).

Shaz is committed to fostering and promoting equality, and inclusion on campus and will endeavour to ensure that Trinity College Dublin remains a progressive, friendly and welcoming space for you. We want you to enjoy your postgraduate experience in a safe, and supportive environment. If you have ideas, or concerns related to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion on campus the GSU is there for you. Feel free to contact Shaz at:

equalityanddiversity@tcdgsu.ie

Sarah Hughes | Oversight Officer     oversight@tcdgsu.ie

Sarah Hughes | Oversight Officer

oversight@tcdgsu.ie

 
Edward O'Loughlin | Director of GSU Spaces  Edward is pursuing postgraduate studies in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He has an MA in Pol. Sci. and previously worked nationally and internationally with global learning and communications.  As the Director of Postgraduate Spaces, he will be reviewing the current state of PG spaces in Trinity and how PG spaces such as the 1937 Reading Room can be improved. He can be contacted about difficulties you may encounter while utilising designated postgraduate GSU spaces in the college. He can also be contacted about use of the Postgraduate Common Room in House 7 which can be booked for specific meetings and events. Feel free to reach out to him with questions, issues or ideas about PG spaces.   PGspaces@tcdgsu.ie

Edward O'Loughlin | Director of GSU Spaces

Edward is pursuing postgraduate studies in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He has an MA in Pol. Sci. and previously worked nationally and internationally with global learning and communications.

As the Director of Postgraduate Spaces, he will be reviewing the current state of PG spaces in Trinity and how PG spaces such as the 1937 Reading Room can be improved. He can be contacted about difficulties you may encounter while utilising designated postgraduate GSU spaces in the college. He can also be contacted about use of the Postgraduate Common Room in House 7 which can be booked for specific meetings and events. Feel free to reach out to him with questions, issues or ideas about PG spaces.

PGspaces@tcdgsu.ie

Vacant? | International Student Officer     Globalrelations@tcdgsu.ie

Vacant? | International Student Officer

Globalrelations@tcdgsu.ie

Kathleen Conroy| Environmental Officer     environment@tcdgsu.ie

Kathleen Conroy| Environmental Officer

environment@tcdgsu.ie

Patrick McDonagh| Research Officer   email??@tcdgsu.ie .

Patrick McDonagh| Research Officer

email??@tcdgsu.ie.

Sean Murray| EMS Officer  Sean is studying for an MSc in High Performance Computing and the EMS officer’s role is primarily being a voice for students from Engineering, Mathematics, and Science in the GSU.    emsofficer@tcdgsu.ie

Sean Murray| EMS Officer

Sean is studying for an MSc in High Performance Computing and the EMS officer’s role is primarily being a voice for students from Engineering, Mathematics, and Science in the GSU.

emsofficer@tcdgsu.ie

Gisèle Scanlon | AHSS Faculty Officer  Gisèle is studying the M.Phil in Creative Writing at the Oscar Wilde Centre for Irish Literature in Trinity. She is a writer and visual artist of considerable international reputation from Listowel, Co. Kerry. A recipient of a Galaxy Irish Book Award and two British literary awards from the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, she is acutely aware of the importance of arts and cultural education and the challenges you face. Leaving a career as a culture critic abroad, she has returned home to study a Masters and a PhD at Trinity. She loves representing AHSS in the GSU and is available to chat with any class reps in her Faculty.   ahssofficer@tcdgsu.ie

Gisèle Scanlon | AHSS Faculty Officer

Gisèle is studying the M.Phil in Creative Writing at the Oscar Wilde Centre for Irish Literature in Trinity. She is a writer and visual artist of considerable international reputation from Listowel, Co. Kerry. A recipient of a Galaxy Irish Book Award and two British literary awards from the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, she is acutely aware of the importance of arts and cultural education and the challenges you face. Leaving a career as a culture critic abroad, she has returned home to study a Masters and a PhD at Trinity. She loves representing AHSS in the GSU and is available to chat with any class reps in her Faculty.

ahssofficer@tcdgsu.ie

Vacant | HS Officer  Are you interested in being the HS officer? email president@tcdgsu.ie

Vacant | HS Officer

Are you interested in being the HS officer? email president@tcdgsu.ie

Daniel J Ringis| EMS Rep  DJ is a PhD student in the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, he is probably complaining about the cold weather of Ireland. As EMS representative, DJ is responsible for assisting the graduate students of Engineering Mathematics and Science Faculty.   emsrep@tcdgsu.ie

Daniel J Ringis| EMS Rep

DJ is a PhD student in the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, he is probably complaining about the cold weather of Ireland. As EMS representative, DJ is responsible for assisting the graduate students of Engineering Mathematics and Science Faculty.

emsrep@tcdgsu.ie

Michael Sonne | AHSS Representative  AHSS rep studying philosophy. Any issues email sonnem@tcd.ie’ and photo

Michael Sonne | AHSS Representative

AHSS rep studying philosophy. Any issues email sonnem@tcd.ie’ and photo

Vacant | HS Faculty Representative  Are you interested in being the HS officer? email president@tcdgsu.ie

Vacant | HS Faculty Representative

Are you interested in being the HS officer? email president@tcdgsu.ie