The Student Buddy Network, run by the I*ESN International Society, is a voluntary scheme where Maynooth students become a ‘buddy’ to new international students. A ‘buddy’ provides guidance, advice and help to new students. As the transition to university can be challenging, the buddy will use their skills, knowledge and experience of third level study to help new international students adjust to life at university in Ireland.

The Student Buddy Network is a great way to get involved in activities and add to your experience. We have a Facebook group for Buddies which all interested students can join in order to contact each other even before coming to Maynooth, share photos and information and organise events.