Student Health Unit

Student Health Unit

Welcome to the NUI Galway Student Health Unit

This practice provides on-campus medical care to full-time registered students in a confidential, professional and courteous manner.

Services Provided


Opening Hours

Monday - Friday
: 9.15am - 12.30pm    Afternoons: 2.30pm - 4.30pm

The practice operates a walk-in service where appointment times are allocated on a 'First Come First Served' basis.

It is NOT possible to book an appointment via email or on-line. Contact 091-492604 for any queries.


Emergency Hours Out of Hours Service     

Please note there is a charge for this out of hours service.        

Monday-Thursday (After 6pm) contact emergency number: 0872623997
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday (Daytime 8am-6pm) Citydoc, Bon Secour Hospital 091 758008 
Friday, Saturday & Sunday (Evening 6pm-8am) Galway City GP Rota  087-7744430 

Community Connector

The Community Connector is a new student support service provider who works with students in a relaxed, non-clinical and collaberative way. The main aim of the Community Connector is to support students to create new social connections, pursue their social interests and enjoy the social side of the college experience.  Find more information HERE

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The Student Health Unit is located in Aras na Mac leinn, upstairs beside Students Union.  View the campus map for more assistance. 


All consultations are completely confidential, and will only be revealed to others with your consent. Your medical notes are also confidential and remain in the Student Health Department.  They do not form part of your academic file.  

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