Welcome to your weekly email from your Students’ Union.
The NUI Galway Working and Travelling Abroad Fair will help you to plan the best summer ever! The Fair will take place 12pm-3pm on Wednesday 23rd January in Áras na Mac Léinn. Exhibitors include: J1 Visa companies, travel companies, volunteering/adventure companies, internships/training companies and there will be delicious food stalls to fill your belly as you plan your summer! There will also be information talks during the day in The View upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn. Full information on exhibitors and talks is available here.
Know Someone Who Should Run for the SU Elections?
Do you think your friend would make a great Students’ Union President or Vice-President? Or maybe you’d love to run for election yourself?
Recommend a Friend or Register Your Interest in Running HERE.
Nominations Open at 10am on Thurs 14th Febr for the three full-time paid Officer positions of President, Vice-President/Education Officer and Vice-President/Welfare & Equality Officer.
€5 tickets for our charity David O’Doherty gig on Monday 28th of January are on sale from the SU Office and the SU Engineering Desk now. All proceeds go to the SU Charities Galway Rape Crisis Centre and COPE Galway. €5 tickets are also on sale for Neil Delamere on Monday 18th of February.
If you want to get involved in the paper please contact Áine on firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for volunteers to help out with our annual charity collection day in Galway City on Saturday 2nd of February 2019.
Volunteers are needed for the following time slots: 11am-1pm, 1pm-3pm or 3pm-5pm. You will be holding a collection bucket and asking the public to donate what they can to the SU Nominated Charities: Galway Rape Crisis Centre and COPE Galway. Email email@example.com to volunteer
We have the Vintage and Sportswear clothes sale back 11am-4pm on Tuesday 29th of January in Áras na Mac Léinn.
- Cardiac First Responder 6 Spaces Left
- First Aid Responder 4 Spaces Left
- ASIST Course 15 Spaces Available Book Online Now
- Sign Language FULLY BOOKED
- Disclosure Training FULLY BOOKED
Every week during term there are FREE Mindfulness classes at NUI Galway. Feel free to drop in – all are welcome.
- 8.10am-8.50am Tuesdays Mindfulness for Beginners Class in AC201
- 1.10pm-1.50pm Wednesdays Mindfulness Shared Practice in AC201
Do you need anything more than a good book? The key to happiness is finding a good book and reading it. Join the SU Education Officer for books and more in Room TB303 in Tower Block 2 on the Concourse 1pm-2pm every Tuesday.
More information from firstname.lastname@example.org
SHAG Week Events
As part of our SHAG (Sexual Health Awareness and Guidance) Week events this year we have two very special free events taking place.
- On Saturday 9th of February we will host the powerful “Not Consent” Exhibition.
- On Tuesday 12th of February at 6pm we will host the NUIG Premier of the movie “The Meeting”. Tickets are free but limited – apply online now.
For more information or to get involved contact email@example.com
SU Free Cloakroom
The SU Free Cloakroom is open 9am-6pm Thursdays and Fridays during term. It’s located near the SU XL Shop.
Learn To Swim
The Swimming Club are running a 10 week Learn To Swim Course for just €60. The course is suitable for beginners and novices and will be starting Wednesday 23rd of January with two time slots 7.30pm and 8.15pm. Registration will take place 10am-3pm Wednesday 23rd of January at Clubs Day in the Kingfisher. Limited places. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
ComputerDISC Reopens this Monday 21st of January providing a free Computer Programming Drop-In Support Centre for all NUI Galway students who are taking any programming/software development courses.
Nominations for the annual Union of Students in Ireland (USI) elections will open on Monday 21st January, 2019 and must be submitted prior to 5pm on Tuesday 26th February, 2019. This election will take place at USI Congress 2019 and will determine the Union of Students in Ireland Officer Board for the academic year 2019/2020. USI is the national representative body for the 374,000 students in third level education on the island of Ireland.
Coming Up this Month
- Societies Day 10am-5pm Tuesday 22nd January in the Bailey Allen Hall. Meet 125 student societies.
- Clubs Day 10am-3pm Wednesday 23rd January in the Sports Centre. Meet 50 student sports clubs.
- Volunteering Fair 11am-4pm Thursday 31st January in the Bailey Allen Hall. Meet community NGOs and become a volunteer instantly.
Looking for Part Time Work?
Sign up for job alerts for free on Careers Connect Here
NUIG Free STI Clinic Back 22nd Jan
The free STI Clinic in the Student Health Unit in Áras na Mac Léinn is by appointment only phone 091 492 604 to book. Remember you can pick up FREE condoms from the SU Office or the SU Engineering Desk all year long.
Investment fund of €50,000 available. Deadline for entries Friday 15th March.
Participants Needed for Study
Final year psychology student looking for participants for study on psychological factors that effect chronic pain. Involves completing a 15 min survey and participants must be 18 years old + undergrad/postgrad students at NUIG.
Galway Gardaí Divisional Youth Awards
Do you know a young person/group aged 13-12 whose dedication and undocumented good will has made a difference in their community, school or elsewhere? You can now nominate them for an individual or group award. Nominations close on Friday 25th of January and nomination forms are available from your local Garda station or here.
The Link Between Difficult Childhood Events and Adult Sleep Quality
All adults aged over 18 years of age are invited to take part in this study which hopes to develop our understanding of the factors that play a part in how people manage childhood stress and poor sleep in adulthood. The research has ethical approval from the NUIG Research Ethics Committee. Participation in the study involves completing a 25 minute online questionnaire.
Link to access the study is here.
You can contact the Students’ Union by email to email@example.com with any questions or suggestions you may have. You can also like or follow us on Facebook Instagram Snapchat (@nuigsu) and Twitter.
Our office is located upstairs in the Áras na Mac Léinn building beside Sult and we are open Monday to Friday 10am-5pm.
Our reception desk in the Engineering Building foyer is open Monday – Friday 11am-3pm.
The NUI Galway Working and Travelling Abroad Fair 2019 will help you to plan the best summer ever!
The Fair will take place 12pm-3pm on Wednesday 23rd January 2019 in Áras na Mac Léinn.
Exhibitors include: J1 Visa companies, travel companies, volunteering/adventure companies, internships/training companies and there will be delicious food stalls to fill your belly as you plan your summer! There will also be information talks during the day in The View upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn.
NUI Galway does not endorse or affiliate any external company exhibiting at the Fair.
ALIVE – NUI Galway’s Student Volunteering Programme
Campus France Ireland – Campus France Ireland is here to help all Irish students and international students based in Ireland who want to pursue their higher education in France.
Capture Travel – Group Trips Abroad
CCUSA – Summer Camp Jobs, Work or Volunteer Experiences and Adventures in the USA and around the World!
Club Travel / SAYIT – J1 USA Visas
J1 Ireland – J1 Summer Work Travel Self Placement
Partnership International – Career Training Programmes
USA Summer Camp – Spend your J1 in a Summer Camp in the USA
USIT – Plan your next adventure anywhere in the world includes USA, Canada and Australian Visas
Teach To Beach – Teach English in Vietnam
Confirmed Talks in The View upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn:
12pm-1pm SAYIT – J1 Summer Work and Travel Talk
1pm-2pm USIT – USA and Canada Summer Options Talk
2pm-3pm CCUSA – Want to have the #BestSummerEver at a summer camp in America or Canada?
Confirmed Food Stalls:
The NUI Galway Working and Travelling Abroad Fair 2017 will help you to plan the best summer ever!
The Fair will take place 12pm-3pm on Wednesday 25th January 2017 in Áras na Mac Léinn with talks/presentations taking place 12pm-5pm in The View.
Exhibitors include: J1 Visa companies, travel companies, volunteering/adventure companies, internships/training companies and there will be delicious food stalls to fill your belly as you plan your summer!
NUI Galway does not endorse or affiliate any external company exhibiting at the Fair.
AIESEC Ireland – International Volunteering and Internships
ALIVE – The NUI Galway Presidential Award for Volunteering
Amba France /Campus France – The French Embassy in Ireland
Bank Of Ireland
Camp Leaders Ireland – Summer Camp and resort jobs in the USA
Concern – Launching Concern World Champions competition.
Cultural Care Au Pair – Au Pair opportunities in the USA.
Global Citizen Award – EIL Intercultural learning a non-profit Irish company providing intercultural learning opportunities.
SAYIT – Plan your J1 summer.
Partnership International – Global Internships.
Serve – Development and volunteering organisation committed to tackling poverty.
USIT – Plan your J1 summer.
Brown Bag Donuts
Joachim’s German Bratwurst
Men at Wok
Presentations in The View Upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn:
12pm-1pm Cultural Care Au Pair: 12 Months with a family in America.
1pm-2pm Campus France: Higher Education in France: Discover French Education and Joie de Vivre! Campus France is in charge of promoting higher education and helping students to apply for French higher education institutions. Campus France Ireland is here to inform and guide you through your choices of training, help you to apply for an university or a grande école and reply to any of your questions. Do not hesitate to visit us!
2pm-3pm SAYIT Travel – All you need to know for your J1 Summer 2017!
3pm-4pm USIT: J1 Information Talk
4pm-5pm Partnership International: Global Internships