Information for Incoming Students

Welcome to the School of Health Sciences at NUI Galway. We hope your time here will be both enjoyable and successful. You are joining a vibrant healthcare community in the College of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences. Please take a moment to view the Dean's Welcome and College information here. To help you with starting out, you can find important information on the Starting University and the Student FAQs pages. If you are an international student, please view international information here.
You must first register as an NUI Galway student - please review the Registration Site for instructions.
Information on University Orientation for incoming Postgraduate Research Students is available on the Graduate Studies website.
Information on University Orientation for incoming Postgraduate Taught Students will be made available from your Programme Coordinators.
University Orientation for First-year Undergraduates in the College of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences will take place online on Wednesday, 22nd September from 12pm to 3pm.  You can review the full College UG orientation schedule here.  
Your On-Campus Programme Orientation for the full-time undergraduate programmes of Occupational Therapy, Podiatric Medicine and Speech and Language Therapy will take place separately as below:
Friday, 24th September, 2021
Lecture Room 3 (Room 227) 1st Floor, Áras Moyola
Occupational Therapy - 9:00am -11:00am  
Speech and Language Therapy - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Podiatric Medicine - 1:00pm - 3:00pm     
If you are unable to attend this induction and wish to advise your relevant Programme Coordinator, you can do so as follows:
ProgrammeProgramme Coordinator
B.Sc. (Hons.) Occupational Therapy Prof. Agnes Shiel (
B.Sc. (Hons.) Podiatric Medicine Dr. Claire MacGilchrist (
B.Sc. (Hons.) Speech and Language Therapy Dr. Rena Lyons (
Student timetables are being finalised and will be available shortly.   
Visit the interactive map of NUI Galway to find your Orientation venues.

On Campus Orientation Information