DCU Governing Authority

Terence Rooney Biography

Terence Rooney Biography

Terence is the President of DCU Students’ Union, responsible for taking the lead role in the representation of student views and interests to the University, locally and nationally. He takes a lead role in representing and promoting DCUSU and Dublin City University students within the student movement, and other key partnership organisations. Regarding the strategic direction of the Union, Terence works with student members to inform future union strategy and to be the primary point of communication with the membership. It is his duty to ensure accurate and equal representation of students by the sabbatical team across all campuses.  In addition, he serves on the Board of the Office of Student Life and the Student Finance Committee. He is a member of the University Executive and the University’s Governing Authority at Dublin City University.

Previous to this, Terence completed a BA in Global Business (Spain) at DCU in 2021. He was highly active during his time in university, and was heavily involved in various social enterprises and social projects. Through these initiatives and while also working at Irish non-profit ChangeX, Terence found his passion for people and building communities.