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  • Levy Know the Facts

    Posted by The Socs Box on Tue, 20-04-2021

    For all the information on the impact of the changes to the levy which you will be asked to vote on Thursday 22nd,  ...

  • FilmSoc Reviews: Two Distant Strangers

    Posted by FilmSoc on Thu, 15-04-2021

    by Eóin McCambridge ...

  • Virtual Production: "My Own Dear Galway Bay"

    Posted by Choral Soc on Wed, 14-04-2021

    My Own Dear Galway Bay ...

  • The NUIG CHASE Gameshow

    Posted by Law Soc on Wed, 14-04-2021

    We are teaming up with the Student’s Union, NUIG FLAC Society and our sister society ELSA NUIG to bring you the Virtual NUIG CHASE Gameshow on Friday 23rd April 2021, from 6-8pm. Lecturers and academic staff will be the “Chasers” and we are looking for students to compete against them! Interested gameshow participants can complete the form below. Audience tickets will be on sale over the coming days. Proceeds will be going to the SU Charities of Galway Rape Crisis Centre, Galway Autism Partnership and Mental Health Helplink.  ...

  • AGM; Join the LawSoc 21/22 Team!

    Posted by Law Soc on Wed, 14-04-2021

    LawSoc’s AGM will be on Monday 19th April 2021 @ 6PM where you could run for election to be on the 101st committee. These include the positions of: Auditor Vice Auditor Equality, Compliance & Guidance Director Secretary Treasurer Social Secretary Public Relations Officer (PRO) Careers Director Conventions Director  First Year Representative and OCMs will be elected in the next academic year.    Check out our Instagram for an insight into each of the positions and message us if you have any further questions!  ...

  • THIS FRIDAY: LawSoc's UnWINEd Social Night

    Posted by Law Soc on Wed, 14-04-2021

    Join us for a Complimentary Cocktail demonstration by the Front Door Pub Galway, on Friday 16th April @ 7pm for cocktails, games, prizes and fun to unwind. Zoom link will be distributed to all those registered, ingredients for the demonstrations are not included in registration. REGISTER HERE: ...

  • Final Year Gifts

    Posted by The Socs Box on Mon, 12-04-2021

    It's been an intense year - to say thank you and to send warm wishes to the society members who graduated a year ago, and to those who will be graduating this year we'd like to send you a gift. To avail of this gift simply fill in the form below, your address will only be used to send you out your gift and not for anything else. The deadline to complete the form is April 19th and gifts will be posted from May 18th onwards.  Please fill in this form ...

  • Easter Success!

    Posted by The Socs Box on Mon, 12-04-2021

    Last week the Societies Office brought Easter Eggs into the Library to make the day of the students studying there a little brighter - and to provide some much needed sugar to fuel said studying! Within hours all of the Easter eggs were demolished and the students around looked markedly cheerier than before. That's what we call a Happy Easter! ...

  • Gift From Societies to final year society members

    Posted by The Socs Box on Sun, 11-04-2021

    We would like to send a gift to the final year students. from the Societies as a memory of your time in NUI Galway. We are inviting the final year students who are a member of a society and any of society committee members who finished up last year and missed out on the full college experience to participate. Please fill the form linked below if you would like to receive a gift so we have your address.  The deadline to complete the form is April 19th and gifts will be posted from May 18th onwards.  Please fill in this form ...

  • SocsBox Closed till April 12th

    Posted by The Socs Box on Fri, 02-04-2021

    The SocsBox is closed from April 5th - 9th. The help desk will re open at 2pm on April 11th. We will approve bank payments at 11am from Tuesday 6th - Thur 8th April. Happy Easter Everyone ...

  • Free Easter Eggs in the Library from the Socs

    Posted by The Socs Box on Wed, 31-03-2021

    There will be free Easter eggs in the Library from the Societies Office and the Societies to wish all studetn visiting the Library a happy Easter on Thursday April 1st. ...

  • April Writing Competition

    Posted by Writers Group Soc on Tue, 30-03-2021

    Writer's Soc monthly writing competition for April. We are looking for poems, short stories and non-fiction pieces discussing various views on experiences during Covid-19 and lockdown. Please submit to and included your student number in the entry. 2,000 words max. The deadline is Friday, 30th April.  ...

  • "Deep Learning for Compilers" - Hugh Leather

    Posted by Compsoc on Sat, 27-03-2021

    Hugh will discuss recent advances in using deep learning to solve compiler issues: learning heuristics and testing compiler correctness. ...

  • FilmSoc Reviews: Creation Stories

    Posted by FilmSoc on Tue, 23-03-2021

    By Eoin McCambridge  ...

  • ULFM Intervarsity

    Posted by RadioSoc on Thu, 18-03-2021

    Hi folks! On Friday the 19th of March we are participating in ULFM's Intervarsity which will be broadcast live from 10 am to 4 pm on their own Discord server [see our social media pages]Some of our members will be rocking the airwaves along with some of our peeps in DCUFM and ULFM covering topics ranging from Sports to Movie and TV to Pop Culture and Music! It's sure to be a class event and we would love it if you would tune in!Keep an eye out on our social pages as we will be posting when our crew go live on the server!  ...

  • Episode 3 of Radio Soc Talks_24HR Show Anniversary

    Posted by RadioSoc on Thu, 18-03-2021


  • NUI Galway Law Society Celebrates 100 Years!

    Posted by Law Soc on Mon, 22-02-2021

    The Student Law Society of NUI Galway are delighted to unveil the programme of events which mark the 100th Anniversary of the Law Society in NUIG.To mark our centenary, we are hosting a series of virtual events featuring some of the most respected legal minds in the country. We strongly encourage you to participate in these once in a century events. All events take place online, and registration is essential. Events are open to members of the public, with preference being for NUIG students, staff and alumni. You do not have to be a law student to attend these events. Our Webinar ...

  • Owen Ward Declared Honorary Life Member

    Posted by Minceirs Whiden on Fri, 12-02-2021

    The Mincéirs Whiden Society at NUI Galway has awarded Owen Patrick Ward honorary life membership.Mr Ward, a key member of staff in the University’s Access Office, has been honoured for his involvement in the society since its inception and for his distinctive contribution to its work.Jason Sherlock, chairperson of the Mincéirs Whiden Society, said: "It is a great privilege that we can recognise Owen for the work he has done for Irish Travellers in NUI Galway and the wider community.“Owen never shies away from a challenge and he is always there to support any student, not only Irish ...

  • Socs & Clubs Fair at Re-Orientation Day!

    Posted by The Socs Box on Wed, 10-02-2021

    Are you ready for the Socs & Clubs Fair?Well you better get ready!It will be running from 12pm - 4pm on Wednesday 10th February as part of Re-Orientation Day!To attend the Socs Fair simply join the event at this Zoom link. Once in, move through breakout rooms visiting different Clubs and Socs. There'll be a change of Clubs & Socs each hour so feel free to pop in and out throughout the day!To see the full list of Socs & Clubs attending the fair and the events they're running go here!There's loads more happening at Re-Orientation Day: a Support Services Q & A, a series ...

  • FilmSoc Reviews: Stardust

    Posted by FilmSoc on Sun, 31-01-2021

    By Eóin McCambridgeStardust is the new David Bowie biopic detailing a failed US tour of the singer songwriter extraordinaire from director Gabriel Range. Stardust was mired in controversy before the film ever even saw the light of day, with Bowies own son (and filmmaker) Duncan Jones publicly coming out against the film and refusing to grant permission to the film makers to use his father's music. Yes, the David Bowie biopic doesn't have any David Bowie music in it. It constantly being the elephant in the room that no one really wants to address. Scenes see Bowie break out into live ...

  • Socs Chairperson Election Dec 17th

    Posted by The Socs Box on Thu, 17-12-2020

    Auditors be sure to vote in the election and find out about candidates on the Flirt FM Hustings.The elections are today Thursday 17th details here polls open at 10am and close at 8pm vote at this link are 4 candidatesZhonna Gonzalez DavisBrigid MelloyAdam Mullins                Barry SugrueOnly Auditors can vote.Hustings on Flirt FM ...

  • Episode 1: RadioSoc Talks Mental Health

    Posted by RadioSoc on Tue, 15-12-2020

    A few weeks ago, our Auditor and Vice-Auditor Liam and Lisa caught up with the editor and some contributing authors of the book Mental Health for Millenials Vol. 4 which was released on the 20th of November! We all chatted about the book, the personal stories shared within, the effects of social media on mental health and much more! Listen below and don't forget to check out this class series published by Galway's own Book Hub Publishing on their website where it is available to purchase as well as Amazon where it is available as an e-book!Huge thank you to Niall McElwee, Susan McKenna, Oisin ...

  • Disability Peer Network WhatsApp Group

    Posted by CUMAS Society on Mon, 14-12-2020

    A new WhatsApp group for the students of NUI Galway has just been created by the Auditor of Cumas Society - Saoirse Connolly. It is being supported by the NUI Galway Students' Union Disability Rights Officer, Trish O'Mahony. The purpose of the group is to offer students a virtual space to talk with other students about disability issues.  If you would like to join the conversation, click the link below! ...

  • NUIG Jingle Jangle Celebrations!

    Posted by The Socs Box on Wed, 09-12-2020

    The NUIG Societies and Clubs offices are so excited to announce that we're launching #NUIGJingleJangle. Visit for more information.We have so many exciting things to show you including:-All our societies/clubs events featured on an easy to use calendar-A festive advent calendar featuring short films, concerts, theatre productions, photography exhibitions and many more-Information on upcoming Christmas #NUIGJingleJangle events hosted by our amazing societiesWe're so excited to show you what we have in store and if you have any questions please email ...

  • Leadership Goals Need to be Done by EVERYONE

    Posted by The Socs Box on Wed, 09-12-2020

    Leadership questions need to be done by all committee members to retain your committee position. To do this you need to go to the leadership tab in your dashboard and complete your leadership goals for the year. It only takes 5 minutes maximum so please get it done by the start of Semester 2.Check your emails as we have contacted all societies and committtee members who need to complete this step.If you have any questions please email ...

  • Jingle Jangle Elf Care Packs to be won

    Posted by The Socs Box on Mon, 07-12-2020

    The Socs & Clubs have teamed up for 2 weeks of Festive Fun with NUIG Jingle Jangle. Check out out interactive advent calendar that reveals new events, competitions and challenges & Socs & club of the day, each day for 12 days. Plus loads of fun events to get you in the festive mood.  All the details are on ...

  • #MerrySocmas #NUIGJingleJangle with LawSoc

    Posted by Law Soc on Mon, 07-12-2020

    #MerrySocmas #NUIGJingleJangle with LawSoc Here at LawSoc, we know you enjoyed our #PETSOFLAWSOC stories on Instagram, over the next two weeks, we will be launching a Christmas Challenge!Check out our instagram (@nuiglawsociety) for our #NUIGJingleJangle festive challenges starting Wednesday 9th December! Join us to win prizes and have some festive fun!p.s. you do NOT have to be a law student! ...

  • RadioSoc Talks - New Podcast Coming Soon

    Posted by RadioSoc on Thu, 03-12-2020

    We are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new society podcast RadioSoc Talks. Exciting times ahead indeed! New episodes coming very soon to Mixcloud and Spotify! If you want to become a contributor to RadioSoc Talks or if you or your society would like to promote any upcoming projects or events dm us or send an email to and we would love to accommodate you. ...

  • Updates to Circus Soc's Instagram and Tralee

    Posted by Circus Soc on Tue, 24-11-2020

    Circus soc will be engaging in a new way of doing things on our instagram/facebook with tutorial videos and the options for video submissions @circusocnuig / @nuigcircussociety. We are also advertisting the Tralee Circus Festival, which we usually attend, which is doing online events this weekend from the 27th - 29th November, more information is available on their instagram and their website @circusfestireland / ...

  • Disability Drop-in Clinic

    Posted by CUMAS Society on Thu, 19-11-2020

    The NUI Galway Students' Union Disability Rights Officer, Trish O'Mahony will be running a weekly drop-in clinic via Zoom for students with disabilities.  The purpose of the clinic is to give students an opportunity to voice any issues or concerns they have within the university in relation to disability issues.  Trish will also be able to offer students advice on the best routes to take to resolve their particular issues.  This is an opportunity for students to have a voice on disability issues within NUI Galway.  The clinic will be ran by our auditor Saoirse Connolly but ...

  • The Legal Lens Podcast w/ NUI Galway's Law Society

    Posted by Law Soc on Mon, 09-11-2020

    We are glad to announce the launch of our podcast “The Legal Lens with NUI Galway’s Law Society” which is NOW available on Soundcloud, Spotify, Google and Apple Podcasts, iTunes and all great listening services. Episodes are launched on a bi-weekly basis, covering a wide range of topics from Crash Courses in Litigation to Data Protection and GDPR, to Diversity in Law to Environmental Law, the list goes on!As part of our Digital First Strategy, our podcast adjusts our Conventions Programme of workshops, speakers and seminars into bitesize discussions about various legal areas. If you ...

  • LawSoc's Legal Commercial Awareness Webinar

    Posted by Law Soc on Mon, 09-11-2020

    ❗️TODAY, MONDAY  9th November @5pm - Legal Commercial Awareness Webinar Commercial Awareness is the Buzz Word everyone hears, but not many understand – we are here to help you all out with our Masterclass on Monday. This event is crucial for those who are making applications, or who have interviews in the coming weeks. If you are applying for a Graduate Programme this year, or in the coming years, then this event is NOT TO BE MISSED!! We will be hosting this Legal Commercial Awareness Webinar via Zoom on Monday 9th November @5pm with Mr Denis Viskovich. Denis is the ...

  • Professional Law Entrance Exam 101 Webinar

    Posted by Law Soc on Mon, 09-11-2020

    ❗️WEDNESDAY, 11th November @5pmWe are excited to have Val Corbett from joining our webinar on ‘The Professional Law Entrance Examination Experience’ on Wednesday 11th November @5pm! specialises in preparing students for Professional Examinations in Law (FE1s and King’s Inns, in particular). This webinar will feature:•       advice related to professional law exam technique/strategy; •       subject-choice ...

  • Law Soc Gazette

    Posted by SocsBox on Mon, 02-11-2020

    LawSoc's newsletter, The LawSoc Gazette, released on the 21st of each month, gives you the inside scoop of all things LawSoc and the current legal world.Access their past publications here:  ...

  • Societies Help Desk up and running!

    Posted by The Socs Box on Thu, 22-10-2020

    Do you have a problem, question or just want to chat about societies with The SocsBox?If you follow the link here between 2pm-5pm and 6pm-8pm every Monday to Thursday we can sort any issues you may have.Feel free to pop in and chat whenever you want :) ...

  • FilmSoc Interviews: Black 47 writer Pierce Ryan

    Posted by FilmSoc on Mon, 19-10-2020

    Pierce Ryan is a Dublin based screenwriter, making his debut feature in 2014 with Standby and following it up with Black 47 which became the highest grossing Irish film at the Irish box office for 2018. He’s also wrote several short films including Runners, which won the 2010 IFTA for best short. Back in 2019 I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to ask him a few questions about his career for NUIG Film Society's special one off magazine . This week his film Black 47 won best film of 2019 at the Irish Film and Television Awards (there was no ceremony that year) so I thought I'd republish ...

  • National Traveller Mental Health Day

    Posted by Minceirs Whiden on Fri, 09-10-2020

    Owen Ward, NUI Galway's Access Centre and Údarás na hOllscoile, Access Alumnus Ann Marie Ward and Jason Sherlock planted a tree of hope to mark the occasion.Thank you to Cllr. Martina O'Connor and Galway City Council for facilitating the request at such short notice.List of supports and contact details here:Traveller Counselling Service - Online counselling to members of the Traveller Community who need support during this time. Visit travellercounselling.ieExchange House Ireland National Traveller Mental Health Service -Telephone and online services and supports are available while ...

  • How do I go to society events?

    Posted by The Socs Box on Wed, 30-09-2020

    So you're brand new to NUI Galway and you want to go to a society event, how do you go about doing that? Whatever society you want to join, you will want to visit YourSpace and have a look at what societies you want to join. When you join them all of that societies event's will be up on your calendar with information as to how to attend that societies event's. Now that we're online societies have had to be creative with what events we can do. You'll most likely see a link to Zoom, Teams, Discord, etc. and you can visit them through those. All our societies are extremely welcoming to all ...

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