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  • 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 / circusfestival.ie ...

  • 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 LawSchool.ie joining our webinar on ‘The Professional Law Entrance Examination Experience’ on Wednesday 11th November @5pm! LawSchool.ie 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: https://nuiglawsociety.wordpress.com/the-lawsoc-gazette/  ...

  • 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 ...

  • NUI Galway Societies win big at BICS Awards!

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

    NUI Galway has retained its positions as the top ranked third level institution for societies on after collecting the two top best society awards for and the award for best events at the national society awards. At an event livestreamed by the Board of Irish College Society Awards from the Sheraton Hotel in Athlone, NUI Galway brought its tally for awards since 1996 to 75.Following detailed entries for the awards including a portfolio and short video presentation, NUI Galway excelled in three categories:-          Best Event – Akumakon, ...

  • Societies Virtual Fair 2020

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

    Following on from our success in week 1 we are hosting 2 more virtual Societies Days!On Wed 14th 4pm - 6pm and Thur 15th 2pm - 4pm.Link to Virtual Bailey Allen HereOur Virtual Zoom Help Desk is open from 2pm - 5pm, & 6pm - 8pm Mondays - Thursdays and during the Socs Fair at this link  ...

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