Starting University?

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

Your university start date is Tuesday, 30th August 2016, which will include a series of parent/guardian and student talks, introductory lectures, laboratory registration, meetings with academic deans, class advisors and programme directors, information on university on-line learning and guidance on living successfully away from home. Orientation week is a critical element of starting life at university and it is compulsory that all students attend.

The following provides you with a Starting University Checklist and details on how to register, fees, accommodation and starting university.  

To find out about orientation, start dates, fees, accommodation, registration or any other queries you may have, please call the First Year Hotline: +353 91 493 999

Be Sure to 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 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.