Student-led ‘Representing Diversity’ pilot project complete!

A pilot of NStEP’s new Representing Diversity training, developed by NStEP Student Associate Intern Muireann Nic Corcráin, was run in February and March 2021 as part of a project focusing on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in student engagement. 

Student Engagement Recognition Award submissions process opens for Class Reps!

NStEP is delighted to open our online submission process for class reps to gain a national Student Engagement Recognition Award for Academic Representation.

Student Voice Summit: Registration Opens!

The National Student Engagement Programme (NStEP) and the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are...

NStEP Launches New Student Portal

NStEP has launched a new Student Portal, which is full of valuable resources, information, and training/development opportunities to support students involved in engagement and partnership activities.

Call for Journal Submissions: Special Edition on Student Engagement and Partnership

NStEP has teamed up with the All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education to launch this exciting new Special Edition!

Just Published: New Draft Framework for Student Engagement in Decision-Making

NStEP is delighted to publish a discussion paper that outlines an exciting new approach to enhancing student engagement in decision-making in Irish higher education. Students and staff across the sector are invited to work with us to refine this new approach.

National Report Published: 97% of Class Reps Recommend Student Training Programme

As the National Student Engagement Programme (NStEP) prepares to deliver training to class...

New Publications: Resources for Supporting Class Representative Systems in Irish Higher Education

The National Student Engagement Programme (NStEP) is pleased to launch a series of resources...

Student Engagement Guides Published to Support Institutions during Covid-19

NStEP publishes new guides on supporting formal and semi-formal student engagement during the Covid-19 shutdown for higher education.

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The National Student Engagement Programme

The National Student Engagement Programme is a partnership initiative jointly developed by the Higher Education Authority, Quality & Qualifications Ireland, and the Union of Students in Ireland.