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Each year more than 4,000 choose NUI Galway as their University of choice. Find out what life at NUI Galway is all about here.
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.
Starting Employment Information
Human Resources Information
Please see information for Staff provided by HR here
Staff Identification Number (payroll number)
A Staff ID (payroll) number is your unique identifying number for access to University services. You will be allocated one when your contract is confirmed and you have submitted all personal details (i.e. PPS number, bank details etc.) to the Human Resources Office. Therefore, it is essential that you submit all details as soon as possible, otherwise your access to services may be delayed.
You may email email@example.com to obtain your staff ID number.
Activating your campus account for IT access
Information about “Your Campus Account” is available on the Information Solutions Services (ISS) web page here.
Please contact ISS with any queries or issues relating to IT access.
Payroll and Expenses Information
Please review Payroll and Expenses information below that will assist you in your new employment.
PAYE & USC Details (TAX)
Information about avoiding emergency tax and how to ensure you are taxed correctly is available here
- How Revenue are notified about your new employment with NUI Galway.
- What you need to do after PAYE and USC details are updated on your payroll record.
If your contract ended on Core, this will be reported to Revenue and if your contract is later renewed your tax details may change. Please review your tax details on Core ESS around the 17th of the month to ensure they are still correct.
In order for payroll to determine what rate of ASC (Additional Superannuation Contribution) is applicable to your earnings at NUI Galway you must complete a "ASC10 Employment Declaration Form" upon commencement of employment at NUI Galway. For existing employees who hold a post in another public service body you should complete a ASC10 form each time there is any change in your public sector employment(s). Please click here for further information about ASC.
If you were previously in a pensionable public service employment in Ireland during the year you commenced employment at NUI Galway, you must provide to HR or Payroll your ASC45 certificate of cessation. Your previous public sector employer must provide this document to you when you have left their employment . Further information about ASC documents is available here.
Payroll and Expenses Payment Dates
Payroll and Expenses payment dates are available here
Details on how to access payslips online is available here
The items on your payslip are explained here
Many payroll queries are answered here
Travel and Subsistence Expenses for Staff
Travel and subsistence expenses information for staff is available here