Our Vision for Our Alumni, Friends & Supporters

To provide a global network of support and advocacy, sustaining mutually enriching relationships with alumni, friends and supporters

We Will

  • Involve alumni in a range of University activities, including career support, volunteering, fundraising, mentoring, and adjunct appointments
  • Ensure that Foundation and Alumni Association activities continue to be mutually supportive, conscious of their diverse but interrelated missions in support of NUI Galway 
  • Promote student awareness of the Foundation and Alumni Association, thereby building future networks of support
  • Develop a plan of engagement with the Alumni Association around public events and activities
  • Work actively with the Board of Galway University Foundation to identify and prioritise University projects for funding over the next five years

Measures of Success

  • Increased alumni involvement in the following areas of University activity: volunteering, work placement, philanthropy, mentoring and career development
  • Improved flow of information to alumni about developments at their alma mater, through webcasts of University events and regular e-zines featuring University developments
  • Enhanced promotion of alumni activity, building on the well-established annual programme of events such as reunions, Alumni Awards, and Cois Coiribe (our alumni magazine)
  • Global and national network of alumni groups, with increased activity, visibility and geographic spread
  • 10% of graduates linked into NUI Galway Global Alumni Network online
  • Clear set of University priorities identified for philanthropic support by Galway University Foundation