NUI Galway offers MSc in biomedical science via distance learning/modular

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

The MSc in biomedical science (via distance learning/modular) is ideal for those interested earning a master’s degree while remaining in employment. Developed for working graduates of engineering, technology, or science who wish to upskill or change career direction, this flexible programme allows you to complete your degree in two to six years.

Modules are selected and paid for à la carte, and as few as one or as many as six taught modules can be completed in a given year. Candidates may join the programme at any time throughout the academic year. Students are introduced to interdisciplinary research using technologies and skills from scientific, engineering, and clinical disciplines. Course contributors are active researchers and industry experts in all areas of biomedical science. On completion of six or 12 taught modules, students also have the option to exit with a PG Cert or PG Dip in biomedical science, respectively.

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'Is there an easy way to eat healthy?'

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Said simply, kick beige foods out of your diet. Fruits and vegetables fall into five different colour categories: red, purple/blue, orange, green, and white/brown. Each colour carries its own set of unique disease fighting chemicals called phytochemicals. Each of these distinct colours has antioxidants that protect our cells from oxidative stress, some contain enzymes that can aid us in digesting our foods, and some play a key role in detoxification, helping us to eliminate waste and toxins from our bodies.

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Christmas revision courses at Mill Street

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Enrolments for the Leaving and Junior Cert intensive Christmas courses are currently being accepted at The Galway Study Centre at Mill Street. Classes will start on Tuesday morning, January 3, and continue until Saturday January 7.

The latest date for making a booking is Monday December 19 although it is expected that some classes will be completely booked out at this stage. Revision will concentrate on key topics in each subject and students can enrol from one up to a maximum of four subjects. Excellent study notes will be provided and there will be a lot of emphasis on examination and study techniques.

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Yeats College Galway celebrates unrivalled student scholarship success

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Yeats College has announced that a record 19 of this year's current Leaving Certificate students have been awarded the UCD Entrance Scholars 2016 Awards.

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Christmas revision course at Yeats College

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

The Yeats College Christmas revision courses will take place from Monday January 2 to Friday January 6 2017. The esteemed courses, which commenced in 1992, have consistently grown in popularity throughout the years and the college is currently reporting a very strong interest for places.

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QQI awards in payroll and bookkeeping

Thu, Nov 03, 2016

GPA Solutions is offering a range of QQI Level 5 business awards catering for learners wishing to advance their business skills or for those who simply wish to gain an introduction to payroll or computerised accounts.

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Bodhran magic comes to Galway

Thu, Nov 03, 2016

Rhythm is in all of us. All you need is the right inspiration to find it. If you have always wanted to play music but do not know where to start, or you are already playing but do not know how to take your playing to the next level, now is the time. The new Bodhran Magic adult group courses are kicking off soon and running upstairs in the Quays Pub.

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Bainisteoir forbartha Áras na nGael

Thu, Nov 03, 2016

Tá deis fhorbartha ag Conradh na Gaeilge i gcomhair le hÁras na nGael, ar Shráid Dominic i nGaillimh, bainisteoir forbartha a cheapadh. Beidh an té a cheapfar freagrach as bainistíocht laethúil agus clár forbartha Áras na nGael móide clár timireachta a fheidhmiú i gContae na Gaillimhe.

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Halloween school checks — exam and non-exam years

Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Leaving Certificate Year

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Considering your CAO 2017 application, courses, and costs

Sun, Sep 25, 2016

By now the majority of students have been given their own copy of the CAO Handbook 2017. This, along with the CAO website www.cao.ie, is a vital source of information, application procedures, and important dates. Keep it nearby at all times.

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Learn set dancing in Renmore

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Renmore Set Dancing Classes take place in Lakeview School, Renmore (just up from the g Hotel), every Tuesday night. The classes are a great evening's fun and are good for the body, mind, and soul.

The motto at the classes is: "Learn a little, laugh a lot, limp home!"

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Teaching you to teach - The International School of Make-up Artistry

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Would you like to become an ITEC lecturer? Contact The International School of Make-up Artistry for all information on their one-year part-time teaching course.

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Partial scholarships now available at Stageschool Galway

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

StageSchool Galway, one of Ireland’s leading part time theatre centres, has a limited number of partial scholarships available offering 25 per cent off tuition fees for one year in its afternoon school from 2pm to 5pm. (terms and conditions apply*).

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Upskill for the medical device industry with Innopharma

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Innopharma College of Applied Sciences' free Springboard-funded courses are designed with you in mind. Specifically designed for those who are unemployed, Innopharma courses upskill and equip people from diverse backgrounds with the knowledge and skills necessary to stand out and make an impact when searching and applying for jobs in the pharma/medical device and general manufacturing areas.

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GPA Solutions delivering quality QQI accredited courses in Castlebar this autumn

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

GPA Solutions have been delivering QQI business awards in Mayo since 2004. Since opening their training centre in Castlebar earlier this year, they have continued to roll out QQI accredited courses to successful learners. This autumn sees the start of two courses, their successful four day Payroll Skills award and Sage 50 Bookkeeping award. Both courses are ideal for those wishing to gain an introduction to payroll and bookkeeping, or alternatively those wishing to upskill with their existing knowledge.

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Learn digital marketing with Irish Times Training

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

For those looking to build their skills this autumn, the digital marketing diploma from Irish Times Training provides a savvy option. Delivered between 6pm and 9pm, each Thursday for 12 weeks, students will learn all the best practices of building and driving a business online.

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NUI Galway student society to host public lecture on pseudoscience in psychology

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Students from the NUI Galway’s Psi Chi Honour Society in psychology will host a public lecture by Professor Brian Hughes on pseudoscience in psychology next week. The lecture, entitled ‘"Trust Me, I’m a Psychologist” (Said No One Ever): Distinguishing Good Behavioural Science from Bad’, will take place on Thursday September 29 at 7pm.

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Mercy Primary — educating Galway children for 175 years

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Mercy Primary is the ‘school around the corner’, situated on the corner of St Francis Street. Mercy Primary has been educating families of Galway city for almost 175 years. The school is a place where every person is a valued member of a happy, vibrant, learning community. It provides a warm, nurturing, environment for all children. It is a safe and happy school.

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Irish classes with Conradh na Gaeilge

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Would you like to learn Irish or to brush up on your cúpla focal? Classes will begin in Áras na nGael on September 12 at beginner, intermediate, and higher levels. Contact Conradh na Gaeilge to register for a class that suits your ability.

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