NUI Galway Open Days

NUI Galway Open Day - April 2016

Open Days are the perfect opportunity for you and your family to experience life at NUI Galway, and are suitable for transition year and fifth year students, Leaving Certificate and mature students. The next NUI Galway Open Day take place on Saturday, 16th April 2016 (10am - 3pm) 

Come and talk to our students and staff, explore the campus, check out the facilities and decide for yourself whether NUI Galway is the right University for you.

Consult the Open Day Programme and plan your visit to the campus in advance. We recommend you start your visit at the exhibition hall, where you can talk to our lecturers and students and find out more about the courses you are interested in. Our services for students, including the Accommodation, Careers and Fees Offices and Student Services are also represented here.

Campus Tours will also be on offer leaving from the Bailey Allen Hall at 12.00pm, 1.00pm and 2.00pm (booking not required).  Visit our dedicated CAO site which will give you an insight into college life and studying at NUI Galway.


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

    If you would like to book a campus tour please email us at to book.

Postgraduate Open Day


We would love to hear what you thought of the November 2015 Postgraduate Open Day, please complete our online survey now. You could win a prize for your feedback.


Download presentations given at 19 November 2015 event:

 Queries about ouur Postgraduate Open Days to:

Celine O'Donovan
T: 353 (91) 49 4144 |

WHY DO A POSTGRAD COURSE? Visit this site for more information.

Video presentation given at 19 November 2015 event:
  • SUSI, Grants Authority

Other postgraduate events

Busy hall PGOD

NUI Galway (Marketing & 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). Contact for information. 

We will be exhibiting at the following in 2015–16 (list below regularly updates with new events):

September 2015

Your Career in Arts
(including Further Study options)
Orbsen Building
Wednesday 23 September | 6 pm to 8 pm

October 2015

GMIT Careers (& Postgradute) Fair
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Monday 5 October | 12 noon to 3pm
Our Postgraduate Recruitment Officer will give a presentation at this event at 1pm:
   The ? and € of Postgraduate Studies at NUI Galway
   Why you should do a postgrad course, how to apply,
   and funding advice.

NUI Galway Graduate Jobs Fair (incl. Postgrad. Study stand)
Bailey Allen Hall
Tuesday 6 October | 12.30pm to 4pm 

LIT Careers & Further Options Fair 
Limerick Institute of Technology
Tuesday 13 October 14  | 11am to 3pm

Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Careers and Postgraduate Studies Fair
Monday 19 October | 12 noon to 3pm

November 2015

University of Ulster Postgraduate Engineering Fair
Jordanstown Campus
Thursday 5 November | 10am to 1.30pm

NUI Galway Postgraduate Open Day
Bailey Allen Hall
Wednesday 11 November | 12 noon to 4pm
Visit this website for more details

Athlone IT Careers & Recruitment Fair
Athlone Institute of Technology
Thursday 12 November | 10am to 2pm

UCD Science Open Evening
UCD Belfield UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
Monday 23 November | 5 pm to 7.30pm 

February 2016

NUI Galway Postgraduate Open Day
Bailey Allen Hall
Wednesday 3 February | 12 noon to 4pm

Castlebar GMIT Postgraduate Fair
Tuesday 9 February 

RDS, Dublin
Wednesday 10 February  | 12 noon to 4.30pm


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Contact us

Drop by any time 
T +353 (0)91 524411

NUI Galway
University Road
Galway, Ireland

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