NUI Galway Societies Alive Deadline Tuesday 26th April & add Society Leadership

Alive Deadline Tuesday 26th April & add Society Leadership

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Tuesday April 26th is the deadline to enter for your ALIVE Award, you do this by logging into to answer the questions and fill in your hours, if you are on a committee it will default to that. 

As societies also have to complete your part we would implore all individuals to get their application finished by Monday.

View doc with instructions here


ALIVE Certs (Presidents Award)

Your members and committee members who volunteer at least 10 hours with you can apply for an ALIVE cert with you. 

In your dashboard, you go to the ALIVE link on the right-hand side in the Apps Section.

  • You must approve the applications, this happens after the individual's deadline.
  • you can update their hours, this is done after the individual deadline if they have over or understated their hours. 
  • you need to add in a short description of your society 
  • upload a photo of your society (optional)

Committee members & members applying

Committee member's details are added automatically to the award in their personal yourspace dashboard

Non-committee members choose Type: Society and then your society from the drop-down list and then add their role. (Committee members you do not need to do this)

NOTE: You can get an ALIVE Cert without the Society Leadership Award but not the other way around.


You get your ALIVE Cert by: 


you need to go to your society dashboard on and go to the ALIVE link:

  • fill in the short society description 
  • check that everyone who has applied to get a cert with your society is entitled to one. 

There will be about a day once the individual applications close to check all your applications and accept or reject them and make any adjustments to hours. You must do this or your members will not get their award.
You can add Society Leadership to your ALIVE Cert (It will also include your society and committee position)

The Society Leadership Award

This is an add-on to your ALIVE Cert, you can get the ALIVE Cert without the leadership part.

your society must be eligible 

Go to the Leadership section of your dashboard.

Society Eligibility requires: 

The SocsBox checked Society eligibility a month ago, if your society is not marked as eligible but has completed the list above email us and we will check it out for you.

Personal Eligibility Requires

* If you attended a training session during the year or completed 2 e-learning modules in the societies dashboard you have already been added in and you will see the training button is green. 

Check the section at the end of the leadership there are 3 tabs

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