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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
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Research & Innovation
Research & Innovation
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At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Academic Year 2021/2022
Welcome to NUI Galway! 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. Online registration will open on the 19th August for First Year incoming postgraduate students on the 24th August for First Year incoming Undergraduate students via: www.nuigalway.ie/registration.
Upload a Photo for your Student Identity Card
Online Registration 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 the 13th September 2021.
Online Registration Guide
Download our Adult Learning Online Registration Guide for tips on how to register!
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 will open on the 19th August for continuing postgraduate students and on the 18th August for undergraduate students (with the exception of the College of Arts).
Online registration will open on the 23rd August for continuing undergraduate students under the College of Arts, see times below:
- 9.00 a.m. – 3rd and Final year students ONLY
- 2.00 p.m. – 2nd year students
You must register online and select modules where appropriate before the 13th September 2021. Registration dates will be provided to you by your course administrator with standard orientation data, and you will find start dates and contact information at the end of this page.
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 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 in early September 2021 (dates to be confirmed). 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 2022/22||2021 Start Dates||Further Information|
|Masters in Adult Learning & Development||Septemberemail@example.com|
|Masters in Leadership Development||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Change Management||Octoberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Learning and Development||Octoberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Technology Enhanced Learning||Octoberemail@example.com|
|Professional Diploma in Education||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|BA in Community, Youth & Family Studies||Septemberemail@example.com
|BA in Early Childhood Studies (Yrs 2-4)||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|BA in Training and Education (Yrs 2-4)||Septemberemail@example.com|
|BA in Social Care||TBCfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|BSc Science & Technology Studies||Mid Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Science and Technology Studies||Mid Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Operations Engineering||Mid Septemberemail@example.com|
|Specialist Diploma in Automation & Control||Mid Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Specialist Diploma in Corporate Environmental Planning||Mid Septemberemail@example.com|
|Specialist Diploma Lean and Quality Systems||Mid Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Specialist Diploma Medical Device Science||Mid Septemberemail@example.com|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation Management||11th Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Commercialisation||11th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Software Engineering||13th Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Specialist Cert Health Promotion - Oral Health||Early Octoberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Critical Business Skills||6th Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Employee Assistance and Social Support||Octoberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Management||6th Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Higher Diploma in Business Studies||6th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Bachelor of Commerce (Online)||6th Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Certificate in Archaeology of the Wild Atlantic Way||6th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Apiculture (Bees and Beekeeping)||6th Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Archaeology (Online)||6th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Earth & Ocean Sciences||6th Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in French (Galway)||6th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in French (Ennis)||6th Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in German||6th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Irish Studies (Online)||6th Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Italian (Online - Beginners)||6th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Psychology of Counselling||6th Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Spanish||6th Septemberemail@example.com|
|Continuing Professional Development (CDP)||Year firstname.lastname@example.org|
Please refer to the 21/22 Registration Guide for tips on how to register.