STAND Student Podcast

STAND Student Podcast
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:

STAND Student Podcast Episode 7 (Zoom Recording): World Water Day + COVID-19
Mar 21 • 28 min
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,…
6: The Gender Recognition Act Review - Why Were Some People Left Behind?
Feb 27 • 9 min
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…
5: How does the Irish electoral system work?
Feb 3 • 24 min
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 (, and Dr Jacqueline Hayden (TCD) to figure…
4: Dealing with Exam Stress
Dec 12, 2019 • 10 min
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 for updated and links for future episodes.…
3: Movember & Men’s Health
Nov 25, 2019 • 45 min
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…
Bonus Episode: Climate Justice Panel Discussion at DCU STAND Student Festival
Nov 12, 2019 • 19 min
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,…
2: Climate Anxiety & Action
Oct 25, 2019 • 30 min
Want to take climate action, but totally lost as to where to even start? This Climate Anxiety + Action special features interviews with Miriam Needham of Active Hope Ireland & Helen McCann Extinction Rebellion Ireland, and will hopefully leave you feeling…
1: Student Accommodation & the Housing Crisis
Sep 13, 2019 • 18 min
Welcome to the STAND Student Podcast! In episode one, our student podcast team dive into student accommodation and the housing crisis that Ireland is currently facing. Interviewees: Lorna Fitzpatrick (President, USI), Cathal Curry (…