NUI GALWAY College of Law: Orientation Week Schedule 2019 - Information For Parents

We invite all parents and guardians to attend the following talks, each talk is repeated for your convenience.

Sunday 1st September

Times Title of Talks Venue
4pm, 5.30pm or 7pm The Emotional Journey of Students and Parents The Space, 1st Floor, Áras na Mac Léinn
4pm, 5.30pm or 7pm Money - What to expect and how to make it stretch The Cube, 1st Floor, Áras na Mac Léinn
4pm, 5.30pm or 7pm Learning, Wellbeing and University Supports The View, 1st Floor, Áras na Mac Léinn

NUI GALWAY School of Law Orientation Week Schedule 2019

Monday 2nd September (All Students) -  INTRODUCTION TO THE SCHOOL OF LAW

 Time Presentation / Activity Venue
9.30 - 10.00  Welcome and sign in IT250 IT Building
10:00 - 10.30  Introduction to Law at NUI Galway - Head of School   IT250 IT Building
10.30 - 11.00  Overview of Law (BCL), Law & Human Rights and Law & Business IT250 IT Building
11.00 - 12.30  Discovering NUI Law School - Treasure Hunt  IT250 IT Building
4.15pm  Greeting from the President of NUI Galway  Bailey Allen Hall 
4.30pm  Introduction to StudentSupports  Bailey Allen Hall 
4.45pm  Dean's Introduction to the College of Business, Public Policy & Law  Bailey Allen Hall 
5.00pm  Students Union  Bailey Allen Hall 
5.30pm   First Year Class Photo 2019  College Park 
10am - 4pm  PC Drop In Centre: Access NUI Galway Email, Blackboard & Free WiFi  AM201, 1st Floor Arts Millennium Building 
2pm to 3.30 pm Library Tours (every half hour) - also available Tuesday to Thursday from 10am to 4pm (on the hour). Meet in the Foyer of the James Hardiman Library

NUI GALWAY School of Law Orientation Week Schedule 2019

Tuesday 3th September (All Students) - STUDYING IN NUI GALWAY

Time Presentation / Activity Venue 
9.00 - 10.00  Student Services Talk Bailey Allen Hall 
11.00- 13.00

What can your College do for you?
Maximizing your college experience, get to know your class mates, and find your way to settle into campus life

 
Bailey Allen Hall 
13.00- 14.00 Welcome Lunch with School of Law staff, Language & Business and Economics Lecturers   NUI Galway Canteen
14.00-14.30 The Advantages of Studying Abroad for Language and Non - Language Students  IT250, IT Building 
14.30-15.00

The Law Student Experience -  Languages & Erasmus Study Abroad (All students interested in language options)

AC201 French
AC202 German
AC203 Spanish 
10am - 4pm  PC Drop In Centre: Access NUI Galway Email, Blackboard & Free WiFi  AM201, 1st Floor Arts Millennium Building 
10am-4pm Library Tours
(every 60 minutes on the hour)
Foyer in Hardiman Research Building

NUI GALWAY School of Law Orientation Week Schedule 2019

Wednesday 4th September (All Students) - WHAT IS IT LIKE TO BE A LAW STUDENT?

Time Presentation / Activity  Venue 
10.00 - 11.00 Studying Law IT250 
11.00 - 12.00  Introduction to Mooting & Clinical Placements IT250 
12.00 - 13.00  Careers in Law and planning your future – Graduates in Corporate Law and Civil Law Guest Speakers & Internships  IT250 
1.30 - 5pm  Student ID Card Collection 
1st Floor, Áras Uí Chathail 
10am - 4pm PC Drop In Centre: Access NUI Galway Email, Blackboard & Free WiFi  AM201, 1st Floor Arts Millennium Building
10am-4pm Library Tours
(every 60 minutes on the hour)
Foyer in Hardiman Research Building
1pm -7pm Failte Fun Fest  Aras na Mac Leinn & Sports Centre

NUI GALWAY School of Law Orientation Week Schedule 2019

Thursday 5th September (All Students) - ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND RESOURCES FOR LAW STUDENTS

Time  Presentation / Activity  Venue 
10.00 - 11.00  Introduction to Resilience Training IT250 
11.00 - 12.00  Diversity & Inclusion IT250 
12.00-1pm  Introduction to CÉIM IT250 
2pm-3pm  Library Skills (first hour) & Library Tour  AC213 (Group 1) & AC215 (Group 2) 
3pm-5pm Treasure hunt with Students‘ Union Officers Aras na Mac Leinn, Foyer 
10am - 4pm  PC Drop In Centre: Access NUI Galway Email, Blackboard & Free WiFi  AM201, 1st Floor Arts Millennium Building
10am - 4pm  Library Tours
(every 60 minutes on the hour)
Foyer in Hardiman Research Building

NUI GALWAY School of Law Orientation Week Schedule 2019

Friday 6th September

9.30 - 17.00 ID Card Collection Aras Uí Chathail
10.00 - 12.00  Any other questions? Find help at our Drop-In Centre  School of Law Office 

NUI GALWAY Disability Support Service Induction 2019

Accessing Support for students with disability, long term health conditions or specific learning difficulties. 

Sunday 1st September

Time Presentation/Activity Venue
11am-1pm (Session 1)
  • Introduction/Welcome
  • Parents talk
  • Campus Tour
  • Commence Needs Assessment with Disability Advisor
James Hardiman Library Rooms G010 and G011 (located at main entrance to Library)
2pm-4pm (Session 2)
  • Introduction/Welcome
  • Parents talk
  • Campus Tour
  • Commence Needs Assessment with Disability Advisor
James Hardiman Library Rooms G010 and G011 (located at main entrance to Library)

Tuesday 3rd September

Time Presentation/Activity Venue
10am-12pm
  • Introduction/Welcome
  • Parents talk
  • Campus Tour
  • Commence Needs Assessment with Disability Advisor
James Hardiman Library Rooms G010 and G011 (located at main entrance to Library)

Wednesday 4th September

Time Presentation/Activity Venue
10am-12pm
  • Introduction/Welcome
  • Parents talk
  • Campus Tour
  • Commence Needs Assessment with Disability Advisor
the Cube – Arás na Mac Leinn (Bailey Allen)

For further information please contact disabilityservice@nuigalway.ie

NUI GALWAY HEAR Orientation Schedule 

Sunday 1st September - Session 1

Time Presentation/Activity Venue
10.30 am HEAR registration  On the Concourse beside O’Flaherty Theatre
11.00 am Dr Mary Surlis – HEAR Manager: welcome and introduction O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
11.15 am General Orientation in NUI Galway –John Hannon O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
11.30 am Transition Support – Gráinne Morahan O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
11.35 am Financial Support – Dave Barry O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
11.40 am Academic Support – Jane Ennis O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
11.45 am

Counselling Support – James Mc Cormack

O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
11.50 am

Student Voices: Students from five colleges introduce NUI Galway

O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
12.20 pm

Tour of campus

O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
1.00 pm Lunch  An Bhialann

Sunday 1st September - Session 2

Time Presentation/Activity Venue
2.00 pm HEAR registration  On the Concourse beside O’Flaherty Theatre
2.30 pm Dr Mary Surlis – HEAR Manager: welcome and introduction O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
2.45 pm General Orientation in NUI Galway –John Hannon O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
2.50 pm Transition Support – Gráinne Morahan O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
2.55 pm Financial Support – Dave Barry O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
3.00 pm Academic Support – Jane Ennis O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
3.15 pm

Counselling Support – James Mc Cormack

O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
3.20 pm

Student Voices: Students from five colleges introduce NUI Galway

O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
4.00 pm

Tour of campus

O’ Flaherty Theatre, Concourse
4.40 pm Tea An Bhialann

NUI GALWAY Fáilte Fest Monday 2nd - Friday 6th September 2019

Monday September 2nd

Time Presentation/Activity  Venue 
5pm - 7pm

Dj Michael Burnell 

SULT 
7pm 

Chaplains BBQ 

Join us for a great evening of free food, fun and friendship

An Gairdín Sos, Chapel of Columbanus 
8pm - 11pm

Post Electric Picnic Party

With Dj Paul Belton 

SULT
8pm - 10pm 

Sing-along-Musical

Join the Musical Society (GUMS)
Vote for your favourite Musical here 

 

Venue: O’Flaherty Lecture Theatre, Arts Science Concourse.

Tuesday 3rd September

Time Presentation/Activity Venue
5pm-7pm

Karls Spain's just for laughs Table Quiz

 SULT
6pm - 8pm 

Societies Veggie Pot Luck

Try some delicious vegetarian food in great company.

The Hub, Áras na Mac Léinn
8-11pm  Bingo Loco

'Bingo Loco has taken the world by storm, flipped Bingo on its head with rave rounds & great prizes. 

SULT
18s ID Required 
7pm - 9pm 

Variety Show

Join Dramsoc & Musical Society (GUMS), Check out the talent & maybe win a prize for your performance, Free Pizza!

The Cube, Áras na Mac Léinn.
8pm-10pm 

Societies Blockbuster Movie Night

HBB G019 Large Lecture Theatre

Wednesday 4th September

Time  Presentation/Activity  Venue 
1pm - 7pm  Freshers Fun Fair
The big fun day with entertainment, free food, prizes, games, music, stalls, inflatables, Students Union picnic, meet the Societies & much more. Get to know us & each other.

Áras na Mac Léinn
2pm - 4.30pm Glow in the Dark Dodgeball Sports Centre Main Hall
5pm -7pm

Meet your SU officers

SULT
4pm - 7pm Graham Doherty
There will be FREE pizza and finger food with electric wristband giveaway. 
SULT 
7pm - 9pm 

Big Fat Failte Quiz
Join the Societies for table quiz, test your smarts, come with a friend or make new ones with prizes & free food. 

 
An Bialann
8pm - 11pm  Societies Drop-in Games Rooms

Meet the gaming societies, play video & board games, free food!


 

The Hub, Áras na Mac Léinn

9pm - 11pm

Coafalla and Engel

Ivano plays an eclectic mix of house alongside Chris on the Sax. 
SULT   

Thursday 5th September

Time  Presentation/Activity   Venue 
1pm - 3pm Global Fun Fest
Fun with the societies, games, stalls, free food, music and lots of prizes! Celebrating our diversity and feeling the welcome 
Áras na Mac Léinn
2pm - 4.30pm Glow in the Dark Dodgeball Sports Centre, Main Hall
3pm - 5pm

Treasure Hunt
with Students‘ Union Officers 

Depart from Áras na Mac Léinn
5pm - 7pm 

Speed Friending with Steve Bennett - an easy way to get to know new people 

with host Johnny Graham

SULT 
6pm - 10:30pm  Movie Screenings
Featuring the best of Irish cinema screenings starts at 6pm and the next 8pm 
HBB G019 Large Lecture Theatre
7pm - 9pm

Dramsoc Summer Play

'Witness for the Prosecution' by Agatha Christie

Bank of Ireland Theatre (Beside Áras na Mac Léinn)
8pm - 11pm

OLDSKOOL

Oldskool are an energetic live group that celebrates the greatest hits of the world's best-selling hip-hop/r&b artists

SULT
18s ID Required   

Friday 6th September

9pm Postgradoke
Sing some of your favourite songs and get to know some new people 
SULT
18s ID Required    

ALL WEEK

9am - 6pm  Orientation Information Desk - Black Desk in Áras na Mac Léinn.  Áras na Mac Léinn 
1pm - 5pm SocsBox - Call in for a chat about Societies.  Áras na Mac Léinn  
10am - 5pm Students’ Union Office - Your SU Card, Student Leap Card, book a locker and have a chat!  Upstairs Áras na Mac Léinn  
7am - 10pm  Sports Hall Kingfisher - Call in for a tour of our great facilities anytime, exclusive rates for NUI Galway students and a free welcome pack for the first 50 fresher’s who join!  Sports Hall Kingfisher 
1pm - 5pm ALIVE - Visit us for a chat on all things volunteering with treats and refreshments and make your own Badge! Áras na Mac Léinn 
12pm - 3pm  Flirt FM- Call to your campus radio station for volunteer sign-ups, competition entry and recording a shout out to be in with a chance to win a multimedia goodie bag. Áras na Mac Léinn  
1pm - 5pm  The WELL Crew - Visit your student common room in the HUB, check out the kitchen, massage chair, make a cup of tea & play a board game. Áras na Mac Léinn
9pm - 5pm Career Development Centre –  Drop in at any time during orientation with any career queries and pick up a treat. Open 9-5 Monday to Thursday and 11 am – 5 on Fridays. Career Development Centre – Arts Science Building
 

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