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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
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Academic Year 2020/2021
Welcome to NUI Galway! Registration will open for 1st Year Undergrad students on August 19th 2020 and for 1st Year Postgrad students on August 14th 2020. Before you begin your academic year, you will need to be fully registered with the University, please watch this short video on how to register. The registration page can be found at: www.nuigalway.ie/registration. See below for course specific information and how to upload your photo for your Student Identity Card.
Upload a Photo for your Student Identity Card
Online Registration will open as per the dates indicated above and is where you will be able to register for your course online. In advance of this, please login to our Student Portal and upload a photo which will be used for your Student ID card. Before you upload a photo, please check the guidelines for photo size etc. Student ID cards cannot be issued unless photos uploaded strictly adhere to these guidelines. All photos must be uploaded before 28th August 2020.
How to Login to the Student Portal
- Your Username (Student ID number) is your 8 digit CRM or OAS application number
- Your temporary password is galwayddmm*
*Your temporary Activation Password galwayDDMM (the word galway followed by the date and month from your Date of Birth e.g. If your date of birth is the 9th of November your temporary activation password is galway0911).
You will see 3 tabs at the top.
- Select the "Profile" tab
- Select the "Upload Photo" button.
If you cannot upload a photo or you have uploaded it incorrectly, please email your photo as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your student ID number in the email or your photo cannot be applied to the system.
Welcome back to the next year of your course! Online Registration opening dates below (registering for course & modules):
Semester 1 2020/2021
|Thurs 13||All returning/progressing Undergraduate students (*except College of Arts) @ 10am|
|Fri 14||Postgraduate Taught students - 1st Year ONLY|
|Fri 14||Postgraduate Research Students - 1st Year ONLY|
|Mon 17||*College of Arts Returning/progressing Undergraduate students|
|@ 10.00am - 3rd and Final Year ONLY|
|@ 2.00pm - 2nd Years|
||New 1st Year Undergraduate Students @ 10am|
||Autumn sitting students - online registration for course & modules opens|
|Mon 10||ALL Postgrad Progressors following Autumn Boards|
|Mon 23||ALL Postgrad Progressors following Winter Boards. Must be completed by October 26.|
Register online and select modules where appropriate before September 14th 2020. Student ID Cards previously issued to current students will remain your ID card for the duration of your course at NUI Galway. Contact the Student Registry Helpdesk regarding replacement ID cards and contact your course administrator if you have any further queries.
Past Students of NUI Galway
If you are a past student of this University, please note that it is NUI Galway policy to retain your full student history under your first (or old) NUI Galway ID number. You will therefore be required to register using your existing NUI Galway student number (please do not register using your OAS/CRM application number). There are, unfortunately, implications for your student account if you register under the wrong number.
Welcome back to your course. Registration will open for students who completed repeat exams on the 1st of September 2020. Register online and select modules where appropriate. Student ID Cards previously issued to current students will remain your ID card for the duration of your course at NUI Galway. Contact the Student Registry Helpdesk regarding replacement ID cards and contact your course administrator if you have any further queries.
Course Specific Information
|Course Information 2020/21||2020 Start Dates||Further Information|
|Masters in Adult Learning & Development||Septemberemail@example.com|
|Masters in Adult Teaching & Learning||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Masters in Early Childhood Studies||August/Septemberemail@example.com|
|Masters in Leadership Development||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|BA in Training & Education (YR 1)||Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Change Management||Octoberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Learning and Development||Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Technology Enhanced Learning||Octoberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|BA in Community, Youth & Family Studies (YR 1)||Septemberemail@example.com
|BA in Early Childhood Studies (YR 1)||August/Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|BA in Social Care||TBCemail@example.com|
|BSc Science & Technology Studies||Augustfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Operations Engineering||Augustemail@example.com|
|Specialist Diploma in Automation & Control||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Specialist Diploma in Corporate Environmental Planning||Septemberemail@example.com|
|Specialist Diploma Lean and Quality Systems||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Specialist Diploma Medical Device Science||Septemberemail@example.com|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation Management||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Commercialisation||Septemberemail@example.com|
|MSc in Technology Management||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Masters in Software Engineering & Database Technologies (MScSED)||24th Augustemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Software Engineering||24th Augustfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Specialist Cert Health Promotion - Oral Health||Mid-Septemberemail@example.com|
|Professional Diploma in Education (YR 1)||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Management||Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Marketing||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Bachelor of Commerce (Online)||Septemberemail@example.com|
|Higher Diploma in Business Studies (Online)||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Certificate in Archaeology of Ancient Ireland||8th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Archaeology (Online)||7th Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Archaeology (Classroom-based)||8th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Community Development Practice||TBCfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Diploma in Earth & Ocean Sciences||7th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Employee Assistance and Social Support||Octoberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in French (Galway)||7th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in German||9th Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Irish Studies (Online)||Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Italian (Online - Beginners)||7th Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Italian (Classroom-based)||7th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Higher Diploma in Politics & Society||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Psychology of Counselling||10th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Science and Technology Studies||31st Augustfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Spanish||7th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Youth and Community Development Practice||TBCfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Certificate Youth Work Practice||TBCemail@example.com