Welcome to the ISHA Website

The Irish Student Health Association is the umbrella organisation for those who work in student healthcare, supporting them to connect and discuss matters relevant to 3rd level student health.

Join the ISHA

ISHA logoMembership of our organisation is free. Members are provided with email updates as well as website access. Members are also eligible to attend the annual conference and study days. Please contact irishstudenthealth@gmail.com if you would like to become a member.

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Congratulations to ATU Sligo Nurse Caroline Kennedy-Crawford on a stellar year as President of ISHA

After a very successful ISHA conference 2024, we would like to congratulate ATU Sligo Nurse Caroline Kennedy-Crawford on a stellar year as President of the Irish Student Health Association. Caroline and the ISHA executive committee worked tirelessly this year to advance and progress the organisation. Caroline's outstanding leadership, commitment and major input, and the teams collective efforts have brought the Irish Student Health Association and Student Health from strength to strength. 

Theresa Lowry Lehnen, Nurse at South East Technological University Carlow Campus awarded the Dr David Thomas Award 2024 for outstanding contribution to 3rd level student health.

The Dr David Thomas Award for outstanding contribution to 3rd level student health was awarded this year to Theresa Lowry Lehnen, the Nurse at South East Technological University Carlow Campus.  

"Theresa has been working at SETU since 2008, and as the full-time nurse on the Carlow campus since 2014. Since commencing her post in student health, she has transformed the student health centre, and greatly enhanced the range and provision of medical/nursing services for students and the wider college community". 

Meet the Committee

The committee of ISHA is working hard to support its membership. Please click here for more information on the committee members. We are always looking for new members so please let us know if you would like to join!

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