Welcome to Student Services


Our Vision for our Students

To ensure that our students are empowered to discover their true potential, to direct their own futures, and to articulate clearly how their university experience has made them distinctive and well-rounded global citizens.

Students Services aim to make your time in Shannon College of Hotel Management a rewarding, personal and professional experience. We provide a high quality and comprehensive non-academic support and wellbeing services for students.

Please take time to explore the many services on offer to you in this section.

Your Societies & Sports

Societies at Shannon College give students the opportunity to meet new people, discover new interests and try something new whilst having fun. We hold a Societies Day at the beginning of the academic year, which gives you the chance to find out about all the societies and sign up. Our Clubs & Societies include, Choir, GAA, Soccer, Yoga, Basketball, Badminton, Wine Appreciation, Running Club, Charity Society, Dress Dance Society & Chinese Students & Scholars Association.
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Shannon College has a long established charity committee which holds various fundraising events throughout the year such as Quiz nights, Karaoke, Bake Sale, Christmas Jumper Day, Sleep Out, Skydive & Games Night. Our chosen charity this year is Clare Crusaders.

Volunteering is a big part of life at Shannon College and to reward all the time and effort that students put into societies, sports clubs, campaigns, committees, mentoring, Class Reps and all other activities that are not degree-related, Dr. Philip Smyth, Head of College with Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, President NUI Galway are delighted to reward and celebrate Shannon College students with a jointly accredited Award of Volunteering; the ALIVE Certificate.

Shannon College wants to offer you a chance to balance your academic study with a wide range of sporting activities. Our students have access to specially discounted rates for membership at Shannon Swimming & Leisure Centre http://www.shannonleisurecentre.ie/

Student Services Officer

April Whelan
Ph: 00353 61 712003
Email: april.whelan@nuigalway.ie

  • Accommodation

All Year 1 students are allocated a place in college organised student housing located in Castle Gardens at Bunratty Village. Three students share each house which comprises three en-suite bedrooms, living/dining room, kitchen and garden.  Bunratty Village is located approximately 8 km from Shannon College and the College organises a bus to transfer students to class each morning.

The Shannon College of Hotel Management and NUI Galway Accommodation Office are providing assistance to their Year 3 and Year 4 students in their search for appropriate accommodation in houses, apartments or flats around the Shannon area and environs from September to May. If you have a room in a single property or owner occupied accommodation, please upload the details at the below link or contact the accommodations office on 091 492364.   
www.nuigstudentpad.ie/Landlords