Disability Support Service Induction Sessions

As part of the  first-year orientation for academic year 2019 -2020 , the Disability Support Service (DSS) is providing a half-day induction to all students with a disability, long-term physical or mental health condition or specific learning difficulty who are new to NUI Galway.  You are strongly advised to attend one of these sessions. 

Why is it important to attend?

You will meet with the DSS team and begin the necessary process of putting your supports in place. 
Please complete your Disability Registration Form  as soon as you are offered a place at NUI Galway and in advance of attending the induction day . 
More information about registration with the DSS can be found here: http://www.nuigalway.ie/disability/register/


What are they? Four single sessions where students attend only one of those sessions on the day of their choice. 

Where?  Check your email* for details of locations 

When ?   Sunday 1st September from 11:00 until 13:00

                    Sunday 1st September from 14:00 until 16:00

                    Tuesday 3rd September from 10:00 until 12:00 

                     Wednesday 4th September from 10:00 until 12:00

*Check the email address that you used for your CAO application for more information and a link to book your preferred timeslot. NUI Galway's Disability Support Service should have sent this information to you if you disclosed a disability during the CAO application process. 

Find out more: Please email disabilityservice@nuigalway.ie or phone 091 49 2813 if you would like to learn more about the DSS induction sessions in September. 

If you don't attend an induction session, you should still be able to register with the DSS at a later date, provided that you submit an online registration form and appropriate evidence of disability. 


2019 DARE HEAR Application Information Day

Date: Saturday January 19th 2019
Time: 10am – 2pm  Drop in sessions - one to one 
Location: Life Course Insitute - (ILAS) building  - NUI Galway North Campus  ( Corrib Village Accommodation Entrance on the Newcastle Road) 

The Application Information Day provides an opportunity for you and/ or your parent(s)/ guardian(s) to drop in to meet with a member of the HEAR team to discuss your application. Drop in anytime between 10am and 2pm for information on the HEAR and DARE Schemes:

Talk to DARE and HEAR advisors about your application.
Applicants, parents, guardians, teachers, guidance counsellors all welcome.


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