NUI Galway Open Days


NUI Galway Open Day - 25th April 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.

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.  

 Register now for the Undergraduate Open Day in April.


In the meantime there are other ways to explore NUI Galway:

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.


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.

Postgraduate Open Day


Postgraduate Open Day: Wednesday 4th February 2015, 12–4pm 

in the Bailey Allen Hall, Áras na Mac Léinn

Book your place now 

NUI Galway’s Postgraduate Open Day will showcase over 400 of NUI Galway’s full-time and part-time postgraduate programmes, including taught and research masters, as well as doctoral research options. The Postgraduate Open Day is the perfect opportunity for you to gain information on NUI Galway’s postgraduate programmes,  learn about our new programmes and talk to our lecturers and students about the programme and/or subject area that you are interested in.

Over 80 stands will offer information on the wide range of programmes, how to apply and fund your study, careers and day-to- day student life. Come along and see for yourself why NUI Galway is the right university for your postgraduate studies. 

Presentations from our February 2014 Postgraduate Open Day 

New courses, not in our prospectus when it went to print, are listed here.

Queries regarding our Postgraduate Open Days to:

T: 353 (91) 49 4144 | E:

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

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 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 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.  

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 Artwill 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


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

Book your place

Register now

Contact us

Drop by any time 
T +353 (0)91 524411

NUI Galway
University Road
Galway, Ireland

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