NUI Galway

Mayoral Reception to honour Owen Ward for breaking down barriers to education

A Mayoral Reception will be held this summer for Galway’s Owen Ward, for his work breaking down barriers to higher education for Irish Travellers and other disadvantaged groups. Owen Ward, then a Professional Master of Education student, became the first member of the Travelling Community elected to the governing body of a university in Ireland […] Galway Daily …


NUI Galway student to feature in new RTÉ documentary, My Uni Life

NUI Galway student Róisín Farragher will feature in a new five-part series ‘My Uni Life’, which begins on Friday evening on RTÉ One. Filmed over the past 12 months, the series gives an insight into the lives of seven students across the country who have a unique journey to a university education, as they navigate […] Galway Daily …


NUI Galway to welcome 3,500 first years after exceptional year

CAO points have risen in all four colleges at NUI Galway, as the University prepares to welcome 3,500 First Year students later this month. The University made an extra 190 offers to CAO applicants, as demand for popular programmes intensified after the increases in CAO points. President of NUI Galway Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, congratulated […] …