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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.
What we can do for you
As a graduate of NUI Galway, you are automatically a member of the NUI Galway Alumni community. We aim to keep you updated with the successes and achievements of our alumni worldwide through Cois Coiribe and Alumni Links. You may like to network at our events or reconnect with former classmates at Reunions. See below for information on how to access the James Hardiman library as a graduate and how to give something back by becoming a Mentor or to the many programmes in the Alumni Fund.
Keep in touch with former classmates with us! We organise the 20th, 25th, 30th, 40th and 50th Anniversary Reunions, which includes meet and greet with former classmates in the Aula Maxima, a tour of our redeveloped campus, a tour of the archives in the Hardiman Building, a visit to any of the new centres of excellence and buildings on our north and south campus. Click here for more information on our upcoming reunions!
Reconnect with former classmates at our Upcoming Alumni Events!
BEng Reunion Class of 1977 will celebrate a milestone year. Join them for a trip down memory lane and the wonderful opportunity to meet with classmates again for drinks and dinner in the College Bar, NUI Galway on Saturday, September 30th. This event is being organised by Gerry Hanley, BEng '77. Please contact Aisling at (00) 353 91 494310 for further details.
Join us in Galway October 4th and Dublin October 12th for the Druid's production of 'King of the Castle' by Eugene Mccabe and directed by alumna Garry Hynes. For further details, please contact us at 00 (353) 91 494310.
Save the date! Join us in the Stephen's Green Hibernian Club, Dublin 2 for the Dublin Alumni Christmas Gathering. Special Guest, Carols, Mince Pies, Mulled Wine and Light Refreshments featured!
Read about your fellow alumni here. Your annual alumni magazine ‘Cois Coiribe” is published to keep graduates connected and up to date on University and alumni news and developments.
The James Hardiman Library on campus is available for graduates with proof of graduation from the alumni relations office. Should you wish to borrow from the library, the fees are listed here.
Career and Mentoring
We assist in general queries from our alumni on a day to day basis post-graduation and offer career support through the Career Development Centre. The centre aims to provide students of NUI Galway with a quality career guidance and an information service focused on facilitating and empowering students and graduates to manage their career development and make effective career transitions. For more information, please contact the Careers Development Centre.
We are now offering mentoring through our MentorPitch programme, a cloud based university platform built to manage, measure and delivering mentoring programmes to our alumni. For more information, contact Aisling at 091-494310.
The Alumni Fund plays a significant role in the advancement of NUI Galway's strategic priorities by funding both capital and programmatic projects. We hope, that as a graduate, you will support our efforts to further enhance the reputation of your alma mater as a pioneering University with a reputation of international standing.
If there is any project you would like to specifically support through the Alumni Fund, please don't hesitate to email us or telephone +353 91 495497.
You can support the University by applying for a NUI Galway Affinity credit card. When you become a cardholder, Bank of Ireland will donate €40.00 and a percentage of the annual spend on your card is donated to NUI Galway, at no cost to you and without disclosing any confidential account details. For more information, please contact the NUI Galway branch at Bank of Ireland on 091 524 555.