Mayor offers help to young people as they return to school

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

With young people returning to school this week, the Mayor of Galway, Cllr Mike Cubbard, has offered help to those who are “anxious about going back to education”.

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NUI Galway to host information session on Access Programme for Mature Students this evening

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

NUI Galway will hold a virtual information session for those interested in the Access Programme for Mature Students this evening (Thursday) from 7pm to 8.30pm.

The application process for the Access Programme for Mature Students will open this month, and this evening's session will provide information on courses, the application process, and various supports available to prospective students aged 23 and over.

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NUI Galway to host virtual MBA open evening

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

NUI Galway’s AMBA and AACSB accredited MBA programme, which celebrates its 50th anniversary next year, will host a virtual MBA open evening on April 21 at 6pm. The open evening is a great opportunity to learn about the programme and to meet MBA faculty, students, and graduates.

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Explorers Education Project features in the new European Blue School handbook

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

The Marine Institute Explorers Education Programme has been included in the European Blue School handbook for teachers, that was recently released as part of the launch of the European Blue School project.

"The Explorers Education Programme is among a number of leading outreach programmes in Europe that is recognised for greatly contributing to the promotion of environmental education and ocean literacy," said Evy Copejans, coordinator of the European Blue Schools Programme. "The Explorers project Our Ocean - Marine Legends, Fairy Tales and Folklore in Ireland, that was selected for the European Blue Schools handbook for teachers, features children's poems and artwork that were inspired by Irish marine legends and folklore around the coast of Ireland. It is a wonderful project that demonstrates the human connection with the ocean; and is an excellent example of how teachers can 'Find the Blue' and use this project for inspiration under the maritime culture theme for the Blue School project.

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Irish language classes with Áras na nGael

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

Whether you are looking for something to lighten the lockdown, to learn a new skill, or even just to get back into the swing of it. Áras na nGael is offering Irish language classes this summer. Whether you are fluent and looking to improve your grammar, looking to get back in touch with your Irish from school, or looking to start your Irish language journey from scratch, with a wide range of classes, from beginners' conversational Irish to advanced classes and everything in between, there is something for everyone.

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GMIT launches two new design and craft degree courses

Thu, Apr 08, 2021

The Design & Crafts Council Ireland has announced an exciting new partnership with Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology that will see the creation of two new degree courses for students.

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ICPPD is a college with a difference in Athlone and Galway

Thu, Apr 08, 2021

The International College for Personal and Professional Development, ICPPD, opened its doors to learners in September 2010. ICPPD’s vision is to inspire, encourage, and support people on their path towards wholeness and wellness. The goal of the organisation is to provide academic and professional validated programmes of excellence in the field of counselling and psychotherapy, and to offer associated courses to a community of adult learners from at home and abroad.

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Learn more about NUI Galway's accredited MBA programme

Thu, Apr 08, 2021

NUI Galway’s AMBA and AACSB accredited MBA programme, which celebrates its 50th anniversary next year, will host a virtual MBA open evening on April 21 at 6pm. The open evening is a great opportunity to learn about the programme and to meet MBA faculty, students, and graduates.

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Applications now open for NUI Galway MBA scholarships

Thu, Apr 01, 2021

Following the recent announcement of its global AACSB accreditation (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), NUI Galway’s JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics is now accepting applications for its 30% Club Scholarship for September 2021. Now in its fourth year, the scholarship aims to advance female leadership in business organisations and is a key influence in the increased number of female participants applying to and joining the university’s MBA programme.

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Mountbellew students through to finals of Certified Irish Angus Schools Competition

Thu, Apr 01, 2021

Four transition year students from Holy Rosary College, Mountbellew have qualified for the national finals of the Certified Irish Angus Schools Competition, taking place this month. Their final presentation and interview is due to be held on April 15 via Hopin conferencing.

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#MoreThanSchool campaign wants to hear how Galway students feel about returning to school

Thu, Mar 25, 2021

The Ombudsman for Children wants to know how students from Galway feel about going back to school and what school means to them. A year after schools closed for the first time, and with the phased reopening of schools under way, the #MoreThanSchool campaign is a chance for students to have their say.

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International early childhood experts to address GMIT virtual conference on outdoor play

Thu, Mar 25, 2021

GMIT Mayo and the Children and Young People’s Services Committee, Mayo, will host a two-day virtual conference on March 26 and 27 on the theme of outdoor play, titled “Leave No Stone Unskipped”, for educators, parents, students, researchers and policy makers.

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GMIT welcomes report promoting consent and preventing sexual violence in higher education institutions

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

GMIT welcomes the publication by THEA of the PROPEL Project Report “Promoting Consent and Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Institutions” and supports the call for further funding, increased resources and robust policies and procedures at national and institutional level to help Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) address the challenges.

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How you can forge a career with the Marine Institute

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

In 2021, the Marine Institute is profiling our people, sharing their study and career paths, the work they do at the Marine Institute and the important contribution their work delivers.

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Knocknacarra pupils are Galway’s Global Goal Getters

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

The work of pupils from St John the Apostle NS, Knocknacarra, is being showcased in the new Our World Irish Aid Awards online magazine, Global Goal Getters, launched this week.

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St Nicholas’ Parochial School now enroling

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

St Nicholas’ Parochial School is currently taking enrolments for the academic year, 2021/22.

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Coláiste Cholmcille, Indreabhán

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

Tá Coláiste Cholmcille, Indreabhán, atá faoi phátrúnacht Bhord Oideachais agus Oiliúna na Gaillimhe agus Ros Comáin, ag glacadh le hiarratais ó scoláirí do rang na chéad bhliana don scoilbhliain seo chugainn, 2021-’22. Is féidir an fhoirm iarratais a íoslódáil ó shuíomh idirlín na scoile, www.colaistecholmcille.ie, nó ríomhphost a sheoladh chuig [email protected], nó is féidir glaoch ar an scoil ag 091 593119 chun foirm iarratais agus pacáiste eolais a fháil.

Is scoil lán-Ghaeilge í Coláiste Cholmcille ina bhfuil rogha cuimsitheach d’ábhair ar fáil. Tá dea-cháil ar an scoil as an aire a thugtar do na scoláirí agus de bharr an réimse leathan d’imeachtaí atá le fáil inti, idir spóirt, cultúr, folláine agus féin-fhorbairt. Cuirtear an-bhéim ar fhorbairt phearsanta an scoláire.

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GTI Awarded Erasmus+ accreditation and excellence label

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

GTI has been awarded accreditation and the excellence label under the new Erasmus+ Programme.

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NUI Galway student nurses raise €2,000 in homeless appeal

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

NUI Galway student nurses have put their best feet forward and raised more than €2,000 for homeless services after clocking more than 500km on the roads.

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New online art appreciation course at National Gallery of Ireland

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

The National Gallery of Ireland will host an online journey through the centuries in Cities and Suburbs: Life, Leisure and Landscape, a new art appreciation course beginning on March 30.

This eight-week online course with art historian Dr Kathryn Milligan takes a broad view of artists’ depictions of “city and suburb”, via paintings, drawings, prints, and archival collections at the National Gallery of Ireland. Incorporating Dutch, French, Italian, and Irish art, the course covers the 17th to 20th centuries. Walking in the footsteps of the urban observer, participants will follow the expansion of the city into its hinterlands, taking time to relax at suburban beauty spots.

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