NUI Galway Open Days

NUI Galway Open Day - 2nd & 3rd October 2015

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 Days take place on Friday 2nd October (9am - 3pm) & Saturday 3rd October (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.

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.  Visit our dedicated CAO site which will give you an insight into college life and studying at NUI Galway.

Register now for the Undergraduate Open Day.


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

Our next Postgraduate Open Day will likely be held on

Wednesday, 11th November 2015 from 12pm to 4pm

Queries regarding our Postgraduate Open Days to:

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

Videos from previous events ("Presentation from SUSI, Grants Authority"; and "Employability & Enhanced Careers Prospects"):

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 2014–15 (list below regularly updates with new events): 

October 2014

GMIT Careers (& Postgradute) Fair
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Monday 6 October | 12 noon to 3pm

NUI Galway Graduate Jobs Fair (incl. Postgrad. Study stand)
Bailey Allen Hall
Tuesday 7 October | 12.30pm to 4pm 

LIT Careers & Further Options Fair 
Limerick Institute of Technology
“The Street” & Aula Maxima Theatre
Tuesday 14 October 14  | 10.30 am to 2.30 pm  

Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Careers and Postgraduate Studies Fair
Monday 20 October | 12 noon to 3pm

University of Ulster 
Autumn Placement & Graduate Recruitment Fair
Coleraine campus
Monday 20 October | 11.00am to 2.00pm 

GMIT Cluain Mhuire Campus, Wellpark
Centre for Creative Arts & Media Careers Event
Wednesday 29 October | 11am to 3pm

Representatives from Huston Film School, Drama & Theatre Studies, Writing & Publishing, and Burren College of Art  will be attending. Email for more information

November 2014 

Careers & Recruitment Fair
Athlone IT
Thursday 13 November | 10.00am to 2.00pm

Postgraduate Open Day
NUI Galway
Wednesday 19 November | 12 noon to 4pm

Manchester Postgraduate Study Fair
G-Mex Centre
Wednesday 19 November | 10.30am to 4.30pm

Midlands Postgraduate Study Fair
ICC, Birmingham
Wednesday 26 November | 11.00am to 4.00pm

January 2015 

Postgraduate Information Afternoon
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Wednesday 28 January | 2pm to 5pm

Download NUI Galway Applications/Funding presentation given at this event

February 2015 

Postgraduate Study Fair
University of Limerick
Wednesday 4 February 2015 | 12 noon to 3.00pm

Postgraduate Open Day
NUI Galway
Wednesday 4 February 2015 | 12 noon to 4.00pm

Postgraduate Study Fair
Aula Maxima, Quad, University College Cork
Tuesday 10 February 2015 | 11.00am to 3.00pm

Castlebar Institute of Technology (GMIT)
Tuesday 10 February 2015 | 11.00am to 2.00pm

RDS, Dublin
Wednesday 11 February 2015 | 12 noon to 4.30pm

Postgraduate Fair
Cork Institute of Technology (CIT)
Tuesday 24 February 2015 | 11.00am to 2.00pm

Career Options with Arts Fair 
NUI Galway (Foyer, Arts Millennium Building)
Tuesday 24 February 2015 | 6.00pm to 8.00pm 

March 2015 

Postgraduate Information Evening
University College Dublin 
UCD Science Hub (Science Centre)
Monday 2 March 2015 | 5.00pm to 7.00pm

Law Information Session
Room AC202, Concourse, NUI Galway
Information on School of Law LLM Programmes & Research Centres:
The Irish Centre for Human Rights & The Centre for Disability Law and Policy
Wednesday 11 
March 2015 | 5.00pm to 6.00pm


Book your place

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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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