NUI Galway Open Days

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NUI Galway's next Open Days will be held on the following dates:

Saturday, 5 April 2014, from 10am to 3pm

Open Day Programme April 2014

Open Days are aimed at students who are considering NUI Galway. They will give you the opportunity to:

  • Speak to lecturers and current students
  • Find out about all the courses on offer
  • Explore the campus

Book your place

If you'd like to take part in our next Open Day, you can register at the following link.

If you have any questions about Open Day, please call us on +353 (0)91 494145



NUI Galway hosts a series of Information Evenings all around the country.

The Information Evenings are an excellent opportunity for all prospective students, mature students, parents and Guidance Counsellors to find out more about studying at NUI Galway.

For more information please click here.

If you'd like to visit our campus we can organise a walking tour for you with one of our Student Ambassadors. The tour will last approximately one hour and you will get the opportunity to see all of the main facilities on campus, including

  • The Sports Centre
  • The Library
  • The Student Centre plus much more

Parents and friends are more than welcome.

Book a tour

To organise a tour, email us at

Postgraduate Open Day

Thank you for attending our recent Postgraduate Open Day which was held on Tuesday, 11 February.

See below for presentations that took place on the day:

Graduate Studies: What and Why? - John Hannon

Funding for Postgraduate Research - Dr. Lucy Byrnes

Postgraduate Practicalities - Valerie Leahy


New postgraduate courses

NEW postgraduate courses (some of which are not included in the 2014–15 prospectus, at time of going to press) are listed below:

College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies


College of Engineering and Informatics

Read more here about these Engineering courses


Queries regarding our Postgraduate Open Days to T: 353 (91) 49 4144 | E:


Other postgraduate events


Busy hall PGOD

NUI Galway (Marketing and Communications Office and International Office) attend national and international postgraduate studies exhibitions, to showcase our postgraduate opportunities.

University Disciplines/ Centres often host (specific postgraduate) Open Evenings or Open Days (which will be listed here also). 

for information. 

We will be exhibiting at the following in 2013–14 (list below regularly updates with new events): 

October 2013

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Careers Fair 2013
Monday 7 October | 12 noon to 3pm

Graduate Careers Fair
Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway
Tuesday 8 October | 12.30pm to 4pm

Limerick Institute of Technology
Careers & Further Education Fair 
Tuesday 15 October | 10.30am to 2pm

Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Careers and Postgraduate Studies Fair
Monday 21 October | 12 noon to 3pm

November 2013

Athlone Institute of Technology
Careers and Recruitment Fair
Thursday 14 November | 10am to 2pm

Manchester, UK

Postgraduate Study Fair
Manchester Central (formerly the G-Mex Centre)
Wednesday 20 November | 10.30am to 4pm


February 2014

University College Cork
Postgraduate Study Fair
Tuesday 4 February | 11am to 3pm

University of Limerick
Careers and Recruitment Fair
Wednesday 5 February | 12 noon to 3pm

University of Cardiff, Wales
Postgraduate Study & Funding Fair
Great Hall, Cardiff University Students’ Union
Thursday 6 February 2014 | 1pm to 4pm

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)
Postgraduate Open Day
Thursday 6 February 2014 | 12 noon–3pm

NUI Galway Postgraduate Open Day
Bailey Allen Hall
Tuesday 11 February | 12 noon to 4pm

Castlebar GMIT
Graduate Careers Fair
Tuesday 11 February | 12 noon to 3pm

postgradireland Further Study Fair
Industries Hall, RDS
Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Wednesday 12 February | 12 noon to 4.30pm

University of Birmingham, UK
Postgraduate Study & Funding Fair
Great Hall, Aston Webb Building
Wednesday 19 February | 1pm to 4pm 

Cork Institute of Technology
Careers and Postgraduate Studies Fair
Tuesday 25 February | 11am to 2pm


May 2014

Adult Learners Information Evening, NUI Galway
Orbsen Building
Tuesday 13 May | 5pm to 7pm

Book your place

Contact us

Drop by any time 
T +353 (0)91 524411

NUI Galway
University Road
Galway, Ireland

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