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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
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a range of key areas of expertise.
- Research & Innovation
- Business & Industry
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Computer Services in conjunction with the Human Resource's Office administers a Staff PC scheme. This is only relevant to new academic staff.
For further information on the Staff PC scheme, please view the Staff Benefits page.
NUI Galway is fully committed to safeguarding the well-being of all the children and young people with whom we work. Our policy on Child Protection is in accordance with Children First - National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children - 1999 which was published by the Department of Health and Children. NUI Galway is committed to promoting the rights of the child including the participation of children and young people in matters that affect them.
NUI Galway Child Protection Officer: Carmel Browne
091 493 694 firstname.lastname@example.org
NUI Galway Deputy Child Protection Officer: Dermot Flaherty
091 493 426 email@example.com
More information about the PPS number can be obtained at the Department of Social Welfare website
The Human Resources Office will process and make contact with the Department of Enterprise, Trade, & Employment in relation to all work permit applications in respect of prospective employees or renewal of work permits for existing employees of NUI Galway.
More information on work permit requirements may be found on the Department of Enterprise and Employment website.
Campbell Catering operate nine restaurants while the Student Union operate two.
- Campbell Catering
- An Bhialann
- The Junction
- St. Anthony's
- Áras na Gaeilge
- Clinical Science
- Nuns Island
- Arts Millennium Building
- Coffee on Line
- Common Room
- Staff Room
- SU Catering
- Smokey Joes
- SU Bar Catering
For information on opening hours, menus, click here.
How can I rearrange repayment of the cycle to work/travel pass scheme if I am leaving my employment with NUIG earlier than anticipated ?
If I have not taken all my annual leave prior to completing my employment with NUIG can I get payment in lieu ?
You may have a Public Holiday entitlement after your employment end date. If your employment finishes during the week ending on the day before a public holiday and you have worked at least 40 hours in total in the 5 weeks before the public holiday, you should receive an additional day's pay for the public holiday.
You will find further information regarding public holiday entitlements on the HR Website or on the Citizens Information website. If you have public holiday entitlement, your Line Manager should send a payment request by completing Annual Leave & Public Holiday Pay Request Form prior to your last date of work.