Orientation Week

Aug 31st to Sept 4th 2015

Your university start date is Monday, 31st August, 2015 which will begin with a series of parent/guardian and student talks, introductory lectures, and clubs and societies activities as part of NUI Galway's annual First Year Students Orientation Week. Orientation week is a critical element of starting life at university and it is compulsory that all students attend. During your first week you will be provided with all the important information needed for your academic programme ex. timetables, subject choices etc. plus information on all the support services that are available to you. This week is a great opportunity for you to familiarise yourself with the campus before all students arrive back on the 7th September.

A full schedule for the orientation week will be available in early August.


We invite all parents, guardians and family members to attend  the following talks on
Sunday, 30th August each talk is repeated for your convenience.

Title of Talks  TimesLocation
The Emotional Journey of Students and Parents   3pm, 5pm, 7pm The Space, Aras na MacLeinn
Money - What to expect and how to make it stretch 3pm, 5pm, 7pm The Cube, Aras na MacLeinn
Learning Wellbeing and University Supports 3pm, 5pm, 7pm The View, Aras na MacLeinn



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