Academic Year 2021/2022

New Students

Welcome to NUI Galway! Before you begin your academic year, you will need to be fully registered with the University, please watch this short video on how to register. Online registration will open on the 19th August for First Year incoming postgraduate students on the 24th August for First Year incoming Undergraduate students via: www.nuigalway.ie/registration.

Upload a Photo for your Student Identity Card

Online Registration is where you wi‌ll be able to register for your course online. In advance of this, please login to our Student Portal and upload a photo which will be used for your Student ID card. Before you upload a photo, please check the guidelines for photo size etc. Student ID cards cannot be issued unless photos uploaded strictly adhere to these guidelines. All photos must be uploaded before the 13th September 2021.

Online Registration Guide

Online Registration Guide

Download our Adult Learning Online Registration Guide for tips on how to register!

Click here

How to Login to the Student Portal.

  • Your Username (Student ID number) is your 8 digit CRM or OAS application number
  • Your temporary password is galwayddmm* 

*Your temporary Activation Password galwayDDMM (the word galway followed by the date and month from your Date of Birth e.g. If your date of birth is the 9th of November your temporary activation password is galway0911).

You will see 3 tabs at the top.

  •  Select the "Profile" tab
  •  Select the "Upload Photo" button.

If you cannot upload a photo or you have uploaded it incorrectly, please email your photo as an attachment to regphotos@nuigalway.ie. Include your student ID number in the email or your photo cannot be applied to the system.

Continuing Students

Welcome back to the next year of your course! 

Online registration will open on the 19th August for continuing postgraduate students and on the 18th August for undergraduate students (with the exception of the College of Arts).

Online registration will open on the 23rd August for continuing undergraduate students under the College of Arts, see times below:

  • 9.00 a.m. 3rd and Final year students ONLY
  • 2.00 p.m. – 2nd year students

You must register online and select modules where appropriate before the 13th September 2021. Registration dates will be provided to you by your course administrator with standard orientation data, and you will find start dates and contact information at the end of this page.

Student ID Cards previously issued to current students will remain your ID card for the duration of your course at NUI Galway. Contact the Student Registry Helpdesk regarding replacement ID cards and contact your course administrator if you have any further queries.

Past Students of NUI Galway

If you are a past student of this University, please note that it is NUI Galway policy to retain your full student history under your first (or old) NUI Galway ID number. You will therefore be required to register using your existing NUI Galway student number (please do not register using your CRM application number). There are, unfortunately, implications for your student account if you register under the wrong number.

Repeat Students

Welcome back to your course! Registration will open for students who completed repeat exams in early September 2021 (dates to be confirmed). Register online and select modules where appropriate. Student ID Cards previously issued to current students will remain your ID card for the duration of your course at NUI Galway. Contact the Student Registry Helpdesk regarding replacement ID cards and contact your course administrator if you have any further queries.

Course Specific Information

Course Information 2022/222021 Start Dates Further Information   
Masters in Adult Learning & Development September tara.prendeville@nuigalway.ie
Masters in Leadership Development    September berna.morgan@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Change Management    October trainingeducation@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Learning and Development October trainingeducation@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Technology Enhanced Learning October trainingeducation@nuigalway.ie
Professional Diploma in Education September trainingeducation@nuigalway.ie
BA in Community, Youth & Family Studies September helen.casey@nuigalway.ie
deirdre.hardiman@nuigalway.ie
BA in Early Childhood Studies (Yrs 2-4) September valerie.kelly@nuigalway.ie
BA in Training and Education (Yrs 2-4) September trainingeducation@nuigalway.ie
BA in Social Care TBC enquiriessocialcare@nuigalway.ie
BSc Science & Technology Studies Mid September sciencetech@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Science and Technology Studies Mid September sciencetech@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Operations Engineering    Mid September sciencetech@nuigalway.ie
Specialist Diploma in Automation & Control    Mid September sciencetech@nuigalway.ie
Specialist Diploma in Corporate Environmental Planning Mid September sciencetech@nuigalway.ie
Specialist Diploma Lean and Quality Systems Mid September sciencetech@nuigalway.ie
Specialist Diploma Medical Device Science Mid September sciencetech@nuigalway.ie
Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation Management 11th September aisling.monahan@nuigalway.ie
Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Commercialisation 11th September aisling.monahan@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Software Engineering 13th September aisling.monahan@nuigalway.ie
Specialist Cert Health Promotion - Oral Health Early October denise.glavin@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Critical Business Skills 6th September ptbusiness@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Employee Assistance and Social Support October pauline.dillon@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Management 6th September ptbusiness@nuigalway.ie
Higher Diploma in Business Studies 6th September ptbusiness@nuigalway.ie
Bachelor of Commerce (Online) 6th September ptbusiness@nuigalway.ie
Certificate in Archaeology of the Wild Atlantic Way 6th September artspt@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Apiculture (Bees and Beekeeping) 6th September artspt@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Archaeology (Online) 6th September artspt@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Earth & Ocean Sciences 6th September artspt@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in French (Galway) 6th September artspt@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in French (Ennis) 6th September artspt@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in German 6th September artspt@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Irish Studies (Online) 6th September artspt@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Italian (Online - Beginners) 6th September artspt@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Psychology of Counselling 6th September artspt@nuigalway.ie
Diploma in Spanish 6th September artspt@nuigalway.ie
Continuing Professional Development (CDP) Year long cpd@nuigalway.ie

Please refer to the 20/21 Registration Guide for tips on how to register.