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Thinking about volunteering this year? Make 2020 the year you get to meet new people, have experiences and build your skills! 

The NUI Galway Virtual Volunteering Fair


Sign up for the Zoom link here

Or watch live on our YOUTUBE Channel

Mini Socs Virtual Fair

Stop by and meet the Socs & SocsBox crew, find out about societies, what is the right one for you and how to join them. at this link

Wednesday 14th 4pm - 6pm & Thur 15th 2pm - 4pm.

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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 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 help us to help you. Complete the Quiz to be on your way to a stress free introduction to University Life. 


Open Monday - Thursday 2pm - 5pm &

6pm - 8pm for Society info & support.

My First 6 Weeks

Wellness Week

Full details here:

Launch of Student Crisis Text "NUIG50808" SERVICE

NUIG 50808 is 24/7 free, confidential, anonymous text response service available to any NUI Galway student or staff member experiencing a crisis of any kind such as relationships, loneliness, job loss, money, assault, high anxiety or low mood.

By texting NUIG to 50808 you will receive a reply within 5 minutes from a highly trained and motivated volunteer who will provide a warm listening ear and signposting to local supports and services. So if you experience a crisis of any kind at any time of the day or night, there is no need to suffer in silence, immediate support is available by texting NUIG to 50808. Your family and friends can also avail of this service by texting ‘Hello’ to 50808.

NUI Galway Graduate Jobs Fair - Mon, 12th Oct 11am - 4pm 

Connect with 90+ Employers under 1 virtual roof. The NUI Galway Virtual Graduate Jobs Fair will provide you with an exciting opportunity to engage with leading graduate employers in many sectors of industry and commerce who are looking to recruit graduates in 2020/2021. It will take place online from 11am-4pm on Monday, 12th October.  Join the event here.

Responding (Not Reacting) to Stress/ Anxiety - Mon, 12th Oct

12:30-1pm on Monday, 12th October. Join the event here

12:30-1pm on Thursday, 15th October. Join the event here.

Drop in and Breathe
open to all, drop-in basis, focus on breath and grounding. It will take place online from 1:30-2pm on Tuesday, 13th October. Join the event here. `
& 1:30-2pm on Wednesday, 14th October.  Join the event here. 1:30-2pm on Thursday, 15th October.  Join the event here.

Getting Started in 3rd Level Volunteering - Wed, 14th Oct

Join Mairéad Cleary of the Irish Examiner and some special guests from across volunteer organisations to explore NUI Galway’s community volunteering programme ALIVE with the team! Volunteering in the New Academic Year: Getting Started in Third-Level Volunteering will take place online from 1-2pm on Wednesday, 14th October. Join the event here. Followed by Volunteer Fair info here

Mini Societies Virtual Fairs
Meet some of the Societies and talk to the SocsBox

Wed 14th Oct 4pm - 6pm & Thur 15th 2pm - 4pm link to join here

Wellness Cookery Class

Cook a healthy dinner alongside Sharon. After registering you’ll receive an ingredients list and printable recipe. Minimal equipment required. Also vegetarian and vegan alternatives offered. This event will take place online at 6pm on Wednesday, 14th October. 

Join the event here.

Support for Someone who Stammers

The Irish Stammering Association will host a virtual workshop ‘Accessing Higher Level - Supports For Someone Who Stammers’ at 10am on Thursday, 15th October. This event is suitable for students who stammer or anyone supporting those who stammer. It will include a panel discussion and Q&A's session.

Join the event here

COVID-19 Conversations - Thurs, 15th Oct

Hear from national student's union leader, Gary, who joins Aisling and Lorraine in a chat on the USI new campaign on students staying safe, while living life to the full! Come along for tea and chat. It will take place online from 5pm on Thursday, 15th October. 

Join the event here.

This weeks Society Engagement Award Module in YourSpace

Kick Start your Extracurriculars

This short course will show you some of the ways you can get involved this year as well as some of the supports available to you! Things are a little different this year but they are adapting to ensure you get the most out of your academic year!

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