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Each year more than 4,000 choose NUI Galway as their University of choice. Find out what life at NUI Galway is all about here.
About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a range of key areas of expertise.
- Research & Innovation
- Business & Industry
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Information for Parents & Guardians
At NUI Galway we understand that each and every student is different, and we pride ourselves on offering an inclusive learning experience for everyone. NUI Galway is the perfect environment where your son or daughter can make the transition to university and adulthood in a safe and friendly setting.
With the Covid 19 Pandemic still presenting major challenges for our society we are working hard as university to give our students the best possible university experience and to support them fully on their academic journey. Please check our Covid 19 Alerts page for all the latest COVID 19 updates and our university response.
Our students have access to an extensive range of support services which they can avail of at any time. We are always here to answer any queries or issues that they may have.
HOW DOES NUI GALWAY PROVIDE SUPPORT?
We have a range of support services, from career guidance, to counselling, to a dedicated on-campus medical unit that ensures the medical and emotional wellbeing of all our students.
Learn more: www.nuigalway.ie/student-life/student-support/
NUI Galway runs a Safe Campus campaign which supports student safety both on and off campus, including home and personal safety, consent awareness, water safety, and pre-training for overseas volunteering and more.
Learn more: www.nuigalway.ie/safecampus/
Our Accommodation Office is here to help our students find the right accommodation. Our team will assist you in choosing the right type of accommodation for your child.
Learn more: www.nuigalway.ie/student-life/accommodation/
Going to university is an exciting time whether you are staying at home or moving away and with so many new costs to consider it can be tough financially on students and their families. Our Welfare Team is here to support and advise you on budgeting, managing money and availability of third level grants.
Here at NUI Galway, we are delighted to offer you a range of academic and sports scholarships.
Learn more: www.nuigalway.ie/scholarships
NUI Galway are delighted to offer the new Junior Prospectus.
This is a workbook style publication aimed at 1st, 2nd, 3rd and TY students in secondary school. Order your copy now.
This is a new, innovative publication and is one of a kind in Ireland. This publication gives a gentle introduction to university life and provides students with a resource to explore courses and start thinking about careers without the pressure of CAO points, and in a language that is aimed at their age group. It is also a really useful resource for parents.
ACCESS FOR ALL
The Access Centre helps individuals realise their educational potential irrespective of their educational background, age or personal health circumstances. It provides support for students participating in access programmes, students with disabilities and mature students.