NUI Galway are very conscious that this is an extraordinarily difficult time for leaving cert students and their parents. As a university we want to reassure you that we are here for you and we will do our very best to help you navigate the new reality in education due to COVID 19.
The CAO Change of Mind will open on May 5th and at that stage some students may feel they need to revisit their choices and may need additional information in terms of courses, scholarships and accommodation. Thus over the next three weeks the NUI Galway Student Recruitment and Outreach team will hold a series of online Q&A events for students, parents and Guidance Counsellors to engage directly with us and get your questions answered by the experts.
CAO Live Q&A Events for March & April 2020
Engineering & Computer Science Live Q&A - Tuesday, 24th March between 2-4pm
Science Live Q&A - Thursday, 26th March between 2-4pm
Business and Law Live Q&A - Tuesday 31st March between 2-4pm
Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies Live Q&A - Thursday, 2nd April between 2-4pm
Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Live Q&A - Tuesday, 7th April between 2-4pm
NUI Galway, Ireland's leading university for the creative arts, is offering special performance points for CAO students who show exceptional artistic promise and achievement under six areas of excellence:
Successful applicants will gain a bonus of 40 CAO points when applying for entry to all NUI Galway undergraduate courses (with the exception of GY501, Medicine).
As part of the application students are required to include a sample of their own work and a reference from a teacher or mentor outlining suitability for the scheme.
The deadline for receipt of applications, and all associated material is 1st May 2020. Applications can be made here.
In September 2020 NUI Galway’s School of Law will enrol the first cohorts of students in two new undergraduate degrees;Law, Criminology and Criminal Justice
Law and Taxation.
The launch of these two new programmes is the latest in a series of innovations by the School of Law to further develop undergraduate study of law at NUI Galway.
Law, Criminology and Criminal Justice is a unique new degree providing students with the opportunity to combine the study of a full undergraduate law degree with specially-developed modules in criminal law, criminology and criminal justice.
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NUI Galway’s School of Law is accepting applications for its exciting new degree, Law and Human Rights (BCL), and the first students will enter the degree in September 2019. The School is delighted to confirm that students on this new programme will be able to take Spanish, French or German as part of their degree. These language options demonstrate the School of Law’s commitment to ensuring that graduates are prepared for the globalised nature of law in the twenty-first century.
Students interested in this degree can find out more here ….
NUI Galway Creative Arts Performance Points scheme open for applications
NUI Galway, Ireland’s leading university for the creative arts, is offering special performance points for CAO students who show 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 receive help while a student of NUI Galway to develop their artistic potential, while enjoying all NUI Galway has to offer.
The deadline for receipt of applications, and all associated material is 1st May 2019. Applications can be made here ….
NUI Galway on-campus accommodation applications for 2019/2020
NUI Galway offers accommodation in two on-campus residences- Corrib Village, and Goldcrest Village (which opened in September 2018).The opening date for applications for rooms at both on-campus accommodation options for students looking for accommodation in September 2019 is 21 February 2019 at 10:00am.