NUI Galway will shortly be recruiting for its Access Course for 2018/19 for young adults and mature students who have potential for third level but whom, for various reasons,may not achieve the necessary Leaving Certificate results for entry to NUI Galway. The successful applicant would be someone who, despite unemployment or lack of formal education, sees a third level qualification as a way to improve their skills and advance their career.The programme is specifically designed for young adults and mature students who have a real desire to study at third-level but whose education and economic circumstances may have prevented them from achieving this goal.
This programme is also suitable for students with disabilities, whose education has been affected by long-term absence. The main aim of the course is to bring the students to a stage where they can successfully enter a third level institution and on entry, can fully participate and benefit from the time they spend as a student.
Two Information sessions will run on Tuesday, 17 April at the following locations:
Online applications for Access Courses will be accepted until Friday, 27 April, 2018.
For further information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 091 493 553 and you can also find us on: www.facebook.com/NUIGaccess
See guidance noticeboard for more details.
Apply online here.
We are conducting a Rugby Specific Screening day for potential Scholarship athletes as part of NUIG’s Open day on the 24th March at NUIG Dangan. See below PDF attached for more details.
If you want to attend the screening day, please register by emailing email@example.com with your rugby C.V if you haven’t already applied for a scholarship.
Places are limited and the closing date is Wednesday the 21st of March 2018.
The screening day will be conducted by;
1. Jarleth Naughton our Senior coach and current Connacht Women’s Head Coach and Connacht U18 S+C coach and IRFU Development Officer.
2. Craig Ronaldson, current Connacht player and part of the 2016 Pro12 Championship winning team.
3. Bernie Kelly, Head Coach of the U20 team former Head Coach of NZ Secondary Schools and NZ U16’s.
Please contact Bernie Kelly 087 687 9598 or me 087 775 2187 if you have any further questions. I wish you the best of luck in your upcoming, very important examinations. I look forward to hearing from you and meeting you in the very near future.
NUI Galway- rewarding creative excellence. Creative Arts Points scheme now open
NUI Galway have announced that applications for Creative Arts Performance Points are now being received. Ireland’s leading university for creative arts offers special performance points for students who demonstrate exceptional artistic promise and achievement under six areas of excellence:
Successful applicants will gain a bonus of 40 points when applying for entry to all NUI Galway undergraduate courses (with the exception of GY501, Medicine) and will also be appointed a mentor associated with the above arts, to ensure that future artists can fully develop their potential, while enjoying all NUI Galway has to offer.
The deadline for applications is 5pm on 1st May, 2018.
For further information please see: https://www.nuigalway.ie/creativeartsperformacepoints/
On Thursday 23rd November NUI Galway will be hosting an information evening in the Osprey Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare from 7-9pm. This is the perfect opportunity for prospective students, parents, teachers and guidance counsellors to find out more about courses on offer, including new courses available for 2018 entry.
Staff and current students will be on hand to answer all questions, and there will be short talks to help you make informed decisions about your university of choice. Information on Accommodation and Scholarships will also be available on the night.
Find out more: http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/open-day/information-evenings/
Queries can be made to Caroline Duggan, Student Recruitment Officer- firstname.lastname@example.org
GY124 BA (Arts with Data Science)
Are you good at maths, interested in coding, and keen to study people as well as equations? Do you like the idea of using data to understand the human condition? If so, the new BA in Arts with Data Science may be for you. You will study an Arts subject in parallel with maths, IT and data science modules. By the time you graduate, you will be well qualified to apply data analytics techniques to complex, real-world, human problems. Few skills are more highly valued by employers.
GY125 BA (Digital Arts and Technology)
How is your life shaped by digital technologies? How can new technologies be used creatively? How can they be used to help us better understand the world, and create and share our knowledge? These are questions the new BA Digital Arts and Technology programme will be asking, and helping you to answer. The programme allows you to pursue an interest in arts and humanities (you will complete a full programme in an Arts subject), combined with a training in relevant aspects of information technology and data science.
GY126 BA (English and Media Studies)
GY127 BA (Film and Digital Media)
The core focus of the programme is the development of students’ creative and critical skills, positioning graduates to become content creators across a range of media platforms and giving them the entrepreneurial skills and flexibility required to work in today’s rapidly changing media environment. This course provides a comprehensive grounding in the theory and history of film and digital media as well as training in film practice, screenwriting, and digital development and design.
GY128 BA (Global Languages)
This innovative and highly flexible Languages degree allows you to study two languages, with the possibility of taking another language at Beginner’s Level in the First year. Linguistics, Translation Studies and Media are embedded at all levels of the programme. Literature and culture modules will be available for those students who wish to pursue a teaching career so that they will fulfil the requirements of the Teaching Council.
GY129 BA (International)
Studying a modern language to degree level involves spending a period, normally an academic year, in a country or region where the language is widely spoken. You will pursue both of your degree subjects during the period abroad. Students registered for two languages are required to spend a minimum of 12 weeks in each of the countries or regions where the relevant languages are spoken. This will usually consist of an academic year abroad arranged by the University in one language and a summer placement arranged by the student in the other country or region.
GY130 BA (Music)
This course offers a BA in Music and one other subject. It allows students to develop an understanding of the history, theory and practice of music. It is especially well suited to those who wish to teach music after graduation; students also receive training in arts management and other transferrable professional skills.
To be eligible for consideration for an Inclusive Centenaries Scholarship, you must be a school leaver who is permitted to remain in Ireland within the terms of the International Protection Act 2015 and/or other relevant national legislation noted in the Terms and Conditions. To be considered for an Inclusive Centenaries Scholarship, you must be:
1. An applicant for international protection in Ireland OR if you have been refused international protection you must be an applicant for permission to remain in Ireland;
OR you must already have:
2. Refugee status, subsidiary protection status, or permission to remain in Ireland;
3. Be a pupil in a secondary school in Ireland on a fulltime basis for the three years preceding the 2017 Leaving Certificate examinations
4. Pass a minimum of six subjects in the 2017 Leaving Certificate examinations and earn at least 450 points overall
5. Have applied for and, by mid-August, meet all requirements to receive an offer of a place on a fulltime undergraduate Level 8 degree course in any College at NUI Galway in the current year via the Central Applications Office, including meeting all points and entry and matriculation requirements
Note Inclusive Centenaries scholars who are eligible to do so are required to apply for a SUSI grant and, if successful, will have the amount of their Inclusive Centenaries Scholarship reduced on a pro rata basis.Application Process The Inclusive Centenaries Scholarship Scheme is administered by the Office of the Vice-President for Student Experience, NUI Galway.
Applicants must submit an application consisting of: (1) Application form; (2) Personal statement; and (3) two reference forms. The deadline for receipt of applications by email is: Friday 14th July 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview during the week of Monday 24th July 2017. Award decisions will be communicated commencing August 21st 2017.
Submit all queries and completed Application and Reference forms to: email@example.com
Osprey Hotel, Naas on Thursday Dec 1st 7pm-9pm