Active engagement in student partnership projects benefits the entire RCSI community: our students, our staff, and the University itself.

Benefits for students include:

  • Being afforded the opportunity to play a key role in contributing to the ethos and mission of RCSI and developing a deeper insight into institutional management.
  • Expanding your knowledge of teaching and learning pedagogies in higher education.
  • Contributing to academic research, which may lead to impactful research outputs.
  • Gaining experience as leaders or ‘change agents’ – enhancing your confidence, as well as broadening your communication, management, collaboration and research skills.
  • Improving your personal and professional networking opportunities within the wider student, academic and professional community.
  • Greater engagement and empowerment.
  • Improved employability.
  • Financial support in the form of a bursary.

Student engagement in 26 York Street

Anna Whitaker

"I am delighted to be sitting on the Green Campus committee to make contributions to the sustainable projects across campus, as well as enacting real positive change, alongside RCSI faculty, for students generations to come."

Anna Whitaker, Medicine, Class of 2024
Darragh Sutcliffe

"Being on the StEP committee has really allowed me to have a meaningful impact on how my University operates. It’s a great feeling to know that the University doesn’t just listen to students, but actively works to turn their input into real change ..."

Darragh Sutcliffe, MPharm student