Mature students thinking of applying to a degree 2020 are invited to attend events below:

Open Days - October 4 or 5 , Bailey Allen Hall, 10am to 3pm

Mature Public Information Evening - Here is Where I Make It Happen

Wednesday, January 15th, Life Course Institute, North Campus, Dangan, NUI Galway,  5.30pm to 8pm

This special information evening is designed particularly for anyone aged 23 or over, who maybe considering studies at NUI Galway in 2020 with an emphasis on applying to a full-time degree aimed at those who never thought it was possible and could not for a diverse range of reasons attend third level in earlier years. It is an annual event to reach out to community that university is accessible to all and to promote lifelong learning. All adult learners are welcome no matter what your age is as the university offers so much more than just full-time degrees.

The Mature Students Officer will give a welcome presentation at 6pm in room GO18 in the Life Course Building explaining the CAO application procedure and sharing some past students experiences with you.

Representatives from all our College Degree Programmes will be there to advise and talk one to one to you about career opportunities and learning outcomes of their individual programmes.

The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development will be present and offers short special interest courses, on-line courses, languages, classroom based learning and professional development courses. Many people attending the evening in the past have been directed into Access Diploma Courses to give them the Foundation Skills in academic subjects at a pre-university level 6 and supported onwards to degrees in all disciplines at NUI Galway. These courses build confidence in self, ability and supports each individual to reach their full potential.

There is a place for everyone at NUI Galway whether it is through an Access course, a full-time degree or through our Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development Programmes.
To attend this evening you may sign up now at : REGISTER TO ATTEND

Find out more:

Mature Arts Taster Day  at NUI Galway - Due to be announced

Public are invited for an Arts Taster Day. Students may choose one sample lecture per hour. You will need to create a personalised timetable by registering subject choices for each hour. Link will be added in March.

Welcome and registration will take place from 9.00-9.30am and the first lecture will start at 9.30am. Lectures will end at 2pm and there will be an optional campus tour until 2.45pm. Students will be ready to depart campus at 3pm (or at 2pm if your school decides to opt out of the campus tour).

 All talks will take place in the Arts Millennium Building (map here:

Please note parking is only in pay and display areas only. Other areas are subject to clamping.

Also can you please send on your mobile number in case we need to contact you on the day.