Academic Writing Centre 

 What: The Academic Writing Centre offers free, one-on-one tutorials on essay writing, video workshops and an online writing & peer review editing course.

Where: The AWC is located on floor 2, in the James Hardiman Library

SUMS Centre

What: The SUMS Centre is a drop-in support centre for Mathematics where any NUI Galway student can work on their maths questions, run by expert tutors who can offer individual support, if necessary.

Where: Áras de Brun, Ground floor C116


CÉIM is an academic peer-led support scheme for 1st year students studying the BA in Geography, the BA in Law, and Engineering. Groups of 1st years meet weekly throughout the academic year with trained 2nd/3rd year Student Leaders. Sessions are student led and are about working in small groups to gain a greater understanding of coursework, prepare for exams, develop new skills and become successful university students. 


What: DISC is a free, drop-in Computer Programming/ Software Development Support Centre for NUI Galway students enrolled in computer programming or software development courses. Supporting students with self-directed learning in computing topics at all years and levels, it is designed to complement lectures, tutorials, labs and other supports that are available to students.

Where: 1st Floor IT Building Room 205 


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