The infamous NUIG ‘Socs and the city fashion show’ is just around the corner. On the 17th of November in the Radisson Blu hotel, the Aran ballroom will be a picture of beauty with NUIG students strutting their stuff on the catwalk. This year’s theme is ed

The event is organised by the Rotaract society in NUIG. Rotaract is an international organisation, with thousands of members who collaborate on a regular basis.

The society’s motto is ‘Service Above Self,’ an objective it obtains through service projects, event organisation and its members addressing the communities’ physical and social needs while promoting international understanding and peace through a framework of friendship and service.

The fashion show is the society’s biggest autumn fundraiser. This year’s money raised is in aid of Cope Galway. Cope was established in the 1970’s and provides social services for the people of Galway. Its services include Meals on Wheels whereby they provide meals to the homeless, it has a safe refuge for domestic abuse victims and in recent years Community support was founded. Community workers provide support to the elderly in the Galway city area.

The fashion show has a number of Galway shops show casing their latest trends. The 42 male and female models will be joined than no other than Georgia Salpa of the Andrea Roche modelling agency. She will also be joined by fellow model, TV personality and former NUIG student Daniella Moyles. 

The fashion show will commence with entertainment from Laura Yore an NUIG student and well known band The Supernovas will take to the stage during the interval. There will be a raffle taking place also on the night with prizes donated by local shops and businesses. Prizes range from technology to trips away, vouchers and much much more. 

Tickets are on sale in the student’s union Socs box and from all members of the Rotaract society. The after party will be held in the Radisson’s own sought after venue the live lounge, with entry included with each ticket purchased into this exclusive club which is rarely available to students.