Welcome to NUI Galway, one of Ireland’s leading universities.

Your Orientation Schedule and Registration

Your university start date is Tuesday, 29th August 2017. Your first week at NUI Galway is central to your success as a student.  You will meet with other first-year students, find out about your chosen course, have introductory lectures and meet with academic staff and your mentor.
Click here for a useful “checklist” to help you get settled into university life. Your Orientation Schedule can be viewed here. Download the NUI Galway Campus Map.

Need help? Call our Student First Year Hotline at +353 91 493 999

Complete the Success Quiz!

Take a few minutes to complete the Quiz, get your College Lifestyle Scores and you will be able to enjoy an interactive analysis of how prepared you feel you are to enter college life. We want to help you get the most out of college, see where you are doing well and where you can make improvements. The quiz will rate your baseline scores and give you helpful links and tips to support services. The Success Quiz is available here.




First Year Photo Competition!

To welcome our 3,000 new first year students we are running the 'My NUI Galway' Competition! All you have to do is upload your photos to your own social media accounts, using the hashtag #MyNUIGalway to bag yourself some great prizes! For Competition T&C's click here.