The NUI Galway Award for Employability

Employability Award

The NUI Galway Employability Award is a recognition of learning and skills developed through work experience and extra-curricular activities.  It is designed to support you by engaging in employability enhancement activities beyond your degree. The award is part of NUI Galway’s commitment to developing students employability as outlined in the NUI Galway Employability Statement.

This award is designed to give you the opportunity to increase your employability skills by

  • getting recognition for your work experience and leadership roles
  • developing your skills for work
  • articulating what you can offer to future employers

Employability Award Framework 1809

In summary, to complete the Award programme you must:

This award encourages you to participate fully in university life, gain work experience and develop your employability skills.  This NUI Galway Employability Award will help you stand out from the crowd in the employer’s job market.

To register to complete the award please log on to YourSpace (https://yourspace.nuigalway.ieusing your student ID and password.

On the Employability Award menu bar use the 'Apply Now' option to register for the Employability Award programme for 2018/19.  This application tool will manage all the activities of your award programme.

For more information please email