Welcome to your weekly email from your Students’ Union.
Good Luck in your exams from all of us in the Students’ Union!
Exam Buses to Salthill Venues
We have partnered with City Direct to run a non-stop direct service to Salthill during the Exams. The service costs €2 per journey and will depart from the bus stop on University Road (between Wards & Tescos) to drop students beside Leisureland and the Galway Bay Hotel.
- Leaving University Road: 08:40, 12:10, 15:40
- Leaving Salthill (Leisureland): 11:40, 15:10, 18:40
Temporary Special Needs (AKA Sick Bay)
The Examinations Office makes arrangements for additional exam accommodations on a temporary basis for students who require them during the exam session.
Example: If a student suffers a broken arm and needs to have a scribe for their exam, this can be arranged following a TSN application.
If you require Temporary Special Needs please complete and return the TSN application form below. For more information email email@example.com
Students who are registered with the Disability Support Service (DSS) and who have been allocated additional exam accommodations by DSS are not required to complete an application form for temporary exam accommodations.
Extra Study Space 29th November-16th December
In addition to the spaces in the Library and the Reading Room extra study spaces will be available from the 29th November onwards in the Arts Science Building (Concourse), Áras Uí Chathaill, Arts/Science Tower 2 and the Engineering Building 8am-10pm. Full list of locations.
Connacht Rugby NUIG Student Tickets on Sale Now:
$1· Connacht vs Bayonne 5pm Saturday 6th December 2014 €15 (Main Stand)
$1· Connacht vs Munster 5pm Thursday 1st January 2015 €15 (Only 50 tickets available behind goal)
Tickets available from SU Office (Mon-Fri 10am-5pm) and SU Engineering Desk (Mon-Fri 11am-3pm).
Exam De-Stress Programme 24th Nov – 12th Dec
Wouldn’t a massage feel great? Or maybe some relaxing reflexology or an amazing acupuncture treatment? The Exam De-stress Programme offers you subsidised de-stressing treatments in the Wellness Centre, back of the Hub, Áras na Mac Léinn. It all starts Monday 24th November and runs for 3 weeks. You can see all the details at this link. To make a booking email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Gift Idea for Christmas: Become a Bone Marrow Donor
A former student (Civil Engineering), rower and rowing coach of NUI Galway, Paul Giblin is undergoing chemotherapy treatment for the fourth time in a bid to fight off an aggressive form of cancer. He and his friends are urging people to sign up to the bone marrow registry in the rare chance they would be a match. He is a serving army officer at Renmore Barracks here in Galway. Find out more here.
Online Marketing in Galway FREE Event with Pat Divilly
Register now for last Online Marketing in Galway meet up of 2014 in the Harbour Hotel at 7pm on Tuesday 16th December with speakers Pat Divilly and Martha Fraser. Register Here.
Fundraising Update and next events
Hope you all enjoyed the Big Fat Charity Cake Sale & Petting Farm Visit as much as we did! With your help we raised €421 for the SU Charities so we now have a total of €5,978.76 raised so far this year and a lot more charity events to come in semester 2 to raise money for Console & BeLonG To.
2015 Provisional Events:
-SU Annual Charity Collection Day Saturday 7th February 2015
-SU Charity Aquathon Tuesday 24th February 2015
-SU Charity Croagh Patrick Climb with NUIG Mountaineering Club Saturday 28th February 2015
-SU Charity Comedy Gig Monday 2nd March 2015
For more information or to get involved in our charity events please email email@example.com
Leaders of Tomorrow Awards
The Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow Awards are now open to students and recent graduates with business ideas. Closing date for entries is Monday the 8th of December. More Information.
- With Maths? Support for Undergraduate Maths Students
- With Writing? Academic Writing Centre
- With Programming? ComputerDISC
- With Other Subjects? The SU Grinds Register
Capture Your Campus Calendar On Sale Now
The 2015 calendar, featuring the winning photos from the EXPLORE Capture Your Campus (CYC) photo competition, is now available. Priced at €5 only, all proceeds go to Students’ Union charities: Console and BelonGTo. You can buy a copy from the SU Office or Shop now.
Galway Rape Crisis Centre 30th Anniversary Walk Saturday 6th December 2014
Join Galway Rape Crisis to mark 30 Years of Healing and hope for survivors of sexual abuse and violence. Begins at 3pm from the Spanish Arch and ends at Blackrock. For information and registration visit www.galwayrcc.org
Full Registration Fee €30. Reduced Registration Fee for Students & OAP €15.
Our office is located upstairs in the Áras na Mac Léinn building beside the College Bar and we are open Monday to Friday 10am-5pm.
Our reception desk in the Engineering Building foyer is open Monday – Friday 11am-3pm.