The lecture series will run from February 9th to March 30th and will cover key points in Ukrainian history and contemporary culture.
Professor Dónall Mac Dónaill was appointed last Thursday, succeeding the former Junior Dean Professor Philip Coleman.
The challenge will run from February 10th-12th and see students working in teams to come up with a solution on the theme.
College has fallen by four points in the Times Higher Education Most International Universities ranking from 2022.
The two Unions will be going by the name Postgraduate Workers' Organisation once the merger is complete.
Abagun left her programme at the Southeast Technological University following a year of issues with the visa requirements for non-EEA researchers.
Ministers Simon Harris and Eamonn Ryan announced the new funding as part of the Energy Efficiency and Decarbonisation Pathfinder Programme.
Non-EU students will be required to demonstrate access to €10k per year to support themselves while studying in Ireland.
The document outlines the Union’s demands for workers’ rights and fair treatment and pay for postgraduate researchers in Ireland.
The letter requests that the Provost support an increase in the stipend to a liveable rate.