It’s a time in our lives that many of us can relate to. Life after the Leaving Cert. When what feels like all the studying in the world is just behind you and all of a sudden, you’re faced with one of the most important decisions of your life – choosing where to study. As daunting as it can be, it can become one of the most rewarding decisions you’ll ever make.
NUI Galway, recently awarded the Sunday Times University of the Year for 2022, is a place where you can take the weight of potential from your shoulders and plant it in fertile soil. The diversity, dynamism, and direction, embodied in the culture of Galway city, is reflected within the historic walls of its prestigious and internationally renowned university.
Situated in the heart of Galway city, renowned for its natural beauty, the University ensures students benefit from a place famed for its creativity, become empowered by values of excellence and sustainability and contribute to a lasting vision for the future. NUI Galway offers world class teaching, a wide array of subjects that seek to take on the most significant challenges facing humanity.
NUI Galway degree courses have adapted in an instinctive way to a world interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic and, in many cases, allow students to study subjects from a broad context for the first year, letting them get a feel for them before specialising. This energising approach to education is not only popular, but it’s hugely effective in helping young people navigate the challenges of modern career paths. Along with that the opportunities for placement abroad are expanding and are a great way to further prepare you for the world and your chosen workplace.
A thriving student community awaits, ranked in the top 30 most beautiful campuses in Europe, welcoming students from all over the world. The west of Ireland is a place for the untamed mind to truly explore, both academically and culturally, but the sense of togetherness and collaboration that students will experience can be the bond, forming friendships that last a lifetime.
NUI Galway sees itself as being for the public good. It lends its research weight to the welfare of the planet and a new research and innovation strategy with a focus on global challenges decarbonisation, antimicrobial resistance and the health of our oceans and coasts. Not only that, but the University champions interdisciplinary breakthroughs in collaboration with over 3000 international institutions in 114 different countries.
By doing so, traditional boundaries can be bypassed, and research processes are propelled thanks to digitalisation and technological innovations.
Studying with NUI Galway goes beyond the time you spend on campus and surrounding areas. Students will be immersed in world-class teaching and learning from expert academics, gaining new skills and perspectives, ensuring they are among the most employable graduates anywhere and setting them apart in the world of work.
The University’s alumni network grows every year and now more than 100,000 people worldwide claim the connection.
Surrounding yourself with exceptional facilities and technology, immersing yourself in a research ecosystem that informs industry, and setting your creative spirit free in a place of natural wonder are resounding reasons to choose NUI Galway as a place to take the next steps in your life’s adventure.
Choose NUI Galway, the University of You, for you.
To find out more visit – www.nuigalway.ie/cao