Message from the President –  Professor Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh June 2020

A cháirde,

Our university community’s response to the COVID-19 crisis has been extraordinary. Over four very challenging months, our staff, students and alumni have coalesced to sustain our university mission: we continue with our teaching, research, work, studies and essential services as best we can. We should be rightly proud of our collective achievements ... More

NUI Galway Ranked in Top 1% of Universities in the World

NUI Galway has risen 21 places in QS World University Rankings, establishing it within the top 1% of universities in the world. It is now ranked 238th in the world’s top 1,000 institutions. NUI Galway is the leading University in the Republic of Ireland outside Dublin, and is ranked 100th in Europe ... More

How to Curb COVID-19 Misinformation

A study carried out by the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics at NUI Galway has examined the triggers leading people to share COVID-19 misinformation through social media. The study provides advice for social media users on how to curb the spreading of COVID-19 misinformation and sheds light on the emerging problem of 'Cyberchodria' ... More

Virtual Events at NUI Galway

NUI Galway is hosting and sponsoring an array of Virtual Events in 2020. We invite you to explore and join these events which are open to our alumni, staff, students, prospective students and members of the public ... More

McGinty Scholarship

NUI Galway is pleased to announce the new McGinty MBA Scholarship, established by NUI Galway alumna, Dr Geraldine McGinty, to empower female physicians on a career path to healthcare leadership ... More

Alumni Spotlight

At NUI Galway School of Law we offer a range of LLM programmes to support you on your career journey. Meet Patrick Conboy, Executive Legal Officer to the Chief Justice and graduate of our LLM in Public Law. “I owe my success and my career to date down to the skills I learned in NUI Galway ... More

Be Part of your University's History...

Now that our society moves into a new phase, we would like to begin the process of recording this extraordinary moment in our university’s history. We invite you to share your stories, experiences and messages of thanks with us. We will build a growing record of a university community that is overcoming these historical challenges with compassion, creativity, resilience and resolve – above all, with kindness in the every day ... Share your Story

Alumni Events 2020

Alumni events for the remainder of 2020 will go ahead subject to Government and HSE guidelines. Stay up to date with information on events here. The following events have been postponed until 2021:

  • Alumni Awards Gala Banquet
  • Milestone Reunions

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