Choosing a course is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make! View our courses and see what our students and lecturers have to say about the courses you are interested in at the links below.
Each year more than 4,000 choose NUI Galway as their University of choice. Find out what life at NUI Galway is all about here.
About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a range of key areas of expertise.
- Business & Industry
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Kickstart your college life, support your success, and map your journey!
Welcome to the Success Quiz, designed to help with your move to NUI Galway. Take a few minutes to complete the Quiz, get your University Lifestyle Scores and you will be able to enjoy an interactive analysis of how prepared you feel you are to enter University life. We want to help you get the most out of college, see where you are doing well and where you can make improvements. The quiz will rate your baseline scores and give you helpful links and tips to support services. As part of the quiz you have the opportunity to let us know what services, supports and facilities you may need and to be added to any relevant mailing list so you will always have up to date information to hand. Complete the Quiz to be on your way to a stress free introduction to University Life.
Step One: Take the Success Quiz here, answer all the questions honestly.
Step Two: Press Submit.
Step Three: Check out your results.
How do I get my results?
- You will get your results immediately
- Your results will also be e-mailed to you and if you have entered your correct ID (your CAO ID will become your student ID, this is an 8 digit number)
- Your results will be posted to your personal yourspace.nuigalway.ie account
What is yourspace?
Yourspace is your personal extracurricular account, the gateway to your student life where you can:
- Update your contact information
- See texts sent to you from the various groups you join
- Join societies and sports clubs
- Add yourself to various services/ supports contact lists
- Avail of extra curricular opportunities
- Check out available services
- Set your personal goals
- Work towards various university awards including your ALIVE Cert for volunteering
- Unsubscribe from any lists including societies and sports club
Login into yourspace at www.yourspace.nuigalway.ie with your ID and student password.
Complete by Sept 11th and be in with the chance to win;
- One Year Kingfisher Gym Membership
- €100 on your SU Card
- 2 Afters Tickets to a Society Ball of Your Choice; Science, Nov 8th. Law, Nov 15th. Commerce, Jan 24th. Eng & Nursing, Jan 31st. Arts, Feb 7th.
- 4 tickets to the Musical Society’s production of 'The Producers' in the Black Box, Feb 18th
- 4 Tickets to the Socs Big Gig in the Bailey Allen Hall: UV Silent Disco Party Sept 28th
- 4 tickets to Socs Fright Fest in the Bailey Allen Hall, Oct 31st.
- 6 Yoga Classes from Lotus Society
- 2 tickets to any DramSoc Production
- NUI Galway Hoodie from the SU Shop.
The Success Quiz is generously funded by the NUI Galway Student Project Fund.
Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies, Orientation Week PDF (2.35 MB)
Business, Public Policy & Law, Orientation Week PDF (2.69 MB)
Engineering & Informatics, Orientation Week PDF (1.98 MB)
Medicine, Orientation Week PDF (1.73 MB)
Science, Orientation Week PDF (2.61 MB)
Student Guide 2017/2018 PDF (3.32 MB)
Lámhleabhar na Mac Léinn PDF (3.21)
Campus Map PDF (2.09 MB)