Generation Gender: The Prime Time special on Transgender issues, and why it sparked outrage

Last Tuesday (22nd Jan) RTÉ aired a Prime Time special which examined the experiences of Transgender individuals in Ireland. The programme aimed to explore the ‘exponential growth in the number of young people seeking to change gender, and the implications of the proposed new law allowing them to do so without parental consent.’ Under the…

UCC’s Peer Support Programme searches for new Peer Support Leaders – Could you be one?

In order to ease the transition into university life, which can be a major adjustment process for many, UCC runs a Peer Support programme in which current university students act as a point of information and support for a handful of incoming first years. Incoming students can contact their Peer Support Leader (PSL) at any…

Advice about Life, From a Man Who Knows What It’s Like to Lose it – an Interview with Mark Maxwell

Mark Maxwell is a Dublin-based Career Guidance Counsellor who works predominantly with the college student demographic. His recently-released book, “Death, My Guidance Counsellor” outlines his philosophy to finding a career that one can be excited about, detailing his own struggles with this journey, which saw him move from investment banking to Google, to entrepreneurship and…