NUI Galway Societies

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African Caribbean Society

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African Caribbean Society

ACS is a society that brings diversity, culture, perspective, banter and much more to the table. We hope to inspire with our diffe …

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Agriculture Society (New!)

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Agriculture Society (New!)

Nuig Agricultural Society is for farmers or anyone interested farming! We will meet up to discuss current topics and relevant issu …

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Amnesty Society

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Amnesty Society

Amnesty Society is the NUIG group affiliated with the International organisation Amnesty International.

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AMSI Society

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AMSI Society

NUI Galway branch of the Association of Medical Students Ireland (AMSI)

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Anaphora Orthodox Christian Fellowship Soc

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Anaphora Orthodox Christian Fellowship Soc

Exploring the Orthodox Christian Faith and help students develop an Orthodox Christian way of life attuned the yearly liturgical c …

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Anime and Manga Society

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Anime and Manga Society

The Anime and Manga Society was created from an interest and passion for Anime, Manga and Japanese culture. It is a place where pe …

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Aontú Society

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Aontú Society

The Ogra Aontu Cumann is a political society at NUIG, affiliated Aontu. Our party was set up by Peader Toibi­n in 2019. We're …

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Arch Soc

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Arch Soc

Archaeology is not like you've seen in the movies, but that doesn't mean that it's not exciting! Join us as we travers …

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Art Soc

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Art Soc

Welcome to Artsoc! Here artists can come together to relax and create with our weekly studio hours and free access to supplies!

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Astronomy Society

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Astronomy Society

AstroSoc - Out of this world! A society to join for all those interested in space, stars, astronomy and astrophysics.

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Avant Garde Society
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Avant Garde Society

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Avant Garde Society

A society based around non-commercial music, film and other media

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Baking Soc

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Baking Soc

Baking society is for everybody! Those who enjoy eating cake (and all baked goods of course), those who enjoy decorating and those …

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Bangladesh Society (New!)

Bangladesh Society (New!)

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Bangladesh Society (New!)

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Believers Connect

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Believers Connect

We are a Christian campus fellowship based in the University of Galway. We look forward to sharing the Good News of God's love …

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Best Buddies

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Best Buddies

Changing lives one friendship at a time

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Biochemistry Soc

Biochemistry Soc

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Biochemistry Soc

The Biochemistry Society NUIG

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Biomedical Science

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Biomedical Science

A society which promotes the Biomedical Sciences among students and unites students with an interest in Biomedical Science. Join …

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Book Club

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Book Club

Welcome to NUIG's Book Club Society!

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Broadcasting Soc

Broadcasting Soc

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Broadcasting Soc

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Brod Soc

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Brod Soc

The aims of the society are to promote a forum where Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Asexual, and Ally students & staf …

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Business Analytics

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Business Analytics

Proselytizing Business Analytics among NUI Galway Students. BA SOC aims to get more students thinking about BIG DATA and to open u…

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Business Society

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Business Society

Fostering Business and Enterprise among NUI Galway Students.

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Cancer Society

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Cancer Society

Committed to the fight against Cancer! Runners of NUIG's annual Relay for Life and Charity Boxing Events. In association …

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Catholic Society

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Catholic Society

Cathsoc is a Catholic society based on three pillars: Faith, Friendship, and Outreach

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Cheerleading Society

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Cheerleading Society

Bringing the world of University Cheerleading to the University of Galway

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Chemistry Soc

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Chemistry Soc

An Cumann Ceimice is NUI Galway's Chemistry Society. An Cumann Ceimice represents the exciting, progressive research activity with…

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Chess Soc

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Chess Soc

Do you like making strategy? You are on the right track enhance your capability by joining chess.

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Chinese Society

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Chinese Society

A society for Chinese students and other students interested in Chinese culture. A series of cultural related events will be hold …

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Choral Soc

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Choral Soc

Welcome to the NUIG Choral Society

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Circus Soc

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Circus Soc

Run away with us! No previous training needed!

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Classics Soc

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Classics Soc

Classics Soc is an academic society, but don't worry, we're not all business! ;) We host a variety of social events as wel …

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Compsoc

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Compsoc

The society for all things tech-related; gaming, programming, robotics, hacking and more!

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Connolly Youth Movement Society

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Connolly Youth Movement Society

All-Ireland Marxist-Leninist Youth Organisation

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Consultants & Entrepreneurs Society

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Consultants & Entrepreneurs Society

We are the Consultants & Entrepreneurs Society! NUI Galway's most exciting and innovative society. Our society welcomes and h …

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Cumann de Barra

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Cumann de Barra

Ógra Fianna Fáil - We create and shape Ógra and Fianna Fáil party policy, and have craic while doing it

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Cumann Dramaiochta

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Cumann Dramaiochta

Bunaíodh An Cumann Drámaíochta chun deis a thabhairt do lucht labhartha na Gaeilge teanga agus cultúr na Gaeilge a che …

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Cumann Gaelach

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Cumann Gaelach

Craic, ceol agus beagán gáire trí mheán na Gaeilge #GaeilgeAbú

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Cumann Staire (History)

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Cumann Staire (History)

Cumann Staire is one of Europe's oldest and most prestigious History Societies. We organise a vast array of events and trips, …

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CUMAS Society

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CUMAS Society

A fun social space for students with disabilities and their allies. Cumas Society supports the Hybrid Model of disability activis …

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Dansoc

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Dansoc

Some of our society members performing in our end of year showcase.

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DJ Soc

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DJ Soc

Learn to DJ on top of the range equipment from dedicated, experienced Galway DJs from cdjs to vinyl and controllers and everything …

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Dochas Christian Society

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Dochas Christian Society

Dochas Christian Society is a gathering to learn more about God. We aim to provide students with information and knowledge of Chri …

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Draiocht

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Draiocht

Raising much needed funds, awareness and offering volunteering opportunities in children's homes in Nepal and Tanzania.

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Dramsoc

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Dramsoc

NUIG Dramsoc is a 115 year old society, focused on creating a platform for our members to create theatre and to meet new people. W …

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Eastern European Society

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Eastern European Society

Learn more about and partake in the traditions and culture of Eastern Europe

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Economics Soc

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Economics Soc

The University of Galway Economics Society was founded to promote engagement with economics and to unite students with an interest …

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ELSA

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ELSA

ELSA NUIG is a local group of the European Law Students' Association which is the largest law student organisation in the worl …

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Emergency Medicine Society

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Emergency Medicine Society

NUIG Emergency Medicine Society, a branch of the national Emergency Medicine Student Society of Ireland (EMSSI), aims to bring to …

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Enactus

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Enactus

Mission Statement : Enabling positive social change through entrepreneurial action. Enactus NUI Galway is a group of students f …

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Energy Society

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Energy Society

Plan and establish renewable energy solutions to meet the demand of energy on campus. Plan the Green Energy Festival for Galway in …

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Eng Soc

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Eng Soc

EngSoc are currently one of the largest societies on campus, boasting a huge number of members from every faculty, not just Engine…

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Environmental Society

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Environmental Society

Formerly known as CCAFS, the NUIG Environmental Society primarily acts to promote a more sustainable way of life, both on campus i …

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Erasmus society
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Erasmus society

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Erasmus society

Erasmus Student Network

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Failte Refugees Society

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Failte Refugees Society

What if every community in Ireland found a safe place for refugees? Join a network of students across Ireland who want to help m …

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FanSci

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FanSci

Card games! Board games! War games! Role-playing games! Movies! And Games!....... did we mention games?

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Feminist Society

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Feminist Society

The Feminist Society acts as a platform for activism across NUIG, promoting important political campaigns and events such as 16 Da …

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FilmSoc

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FilmSoc

For fellow Kino Enjoyers!

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Finance Society

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Finance Society

The Finance Society is here to help you make your initial footprints in the world of finance with guest speakers, career developme …

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FLAC Society
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FLAC Society

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FLAC Society

The Free Legal Advice Society (FLAC) aims to be a source of legal information offered at no cost for students experiencing issues…

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Folding Society (New!)

Folding Society (New!)

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Folding Society (New!)

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Formula 1 Society
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Formula 1 Society

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Formula 1 Society

We are a society who are passionate about Formula 1 and many other forms of motorsports. We like to hold discussion events and man …

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French Soc

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French Soc

Bienvenue chez FrenchSoc!

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Friends of MSF

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Friends of MSF

Supporting MSF's doctors, nurses, engineers, logisticians, technicians and project managers in their work; bringing medical ai …

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G-eos

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G-eos

Interested in our planet? You've come to the right place!

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General Practitioner Society

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General Practitioner Society

NUIG's General Practitioner Society consists of a group of students who strive to promote and encourage interest in the medica …

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German Soc
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German Soc

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German Soc

Der Verein der deutschen Gesellschaft. The Society for Students interested in German Language, Culture and Parties!

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Granny Soc (New)
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Granny Soc (New)

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Granny Soc (New)

Hi, we are Granny Soc! The society for everyone to learn how to knit, crochet, sew and more!

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Gulf Cooperation Council Society (New!)

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Gulf Cooperation Council Society (New!)

A society for Arabian students and other students interested in Arabian culture. A series of cultural related events will be hold …

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Health Literacy Society

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Health Literacy Society

SAVA is a NEW society aimed to educate NUIG university students about antibiotics and vaccines. This society is for anyone who is …

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Helping Hands Society
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Helping Hands Society

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Helping Hands Society

Our main goal for this year is to lend a helping hand to those in need! Members will raise money (using GoFundMe) for 2 main cha …

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Horse Racing Society

Horse Racing Society

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Horse Racing Society

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IEEE Student Branch

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IEEE Student Branch

NUIG branch of IEEE. Advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

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India Soc

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India Soc

Welcome to India Soc. This society gives you an opportunity to explore the diverse culture and traditions of India.

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Investors Society

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Investors Society

A society that focuses on the stock market, cryptocurrency, and anything related to investment!

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Iranian Society (New)

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Iranian Society (New)

Iranian Society at the University of Galway is a new society that was established on September 2022. The main purpose of this soci …

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Irish Sign Language

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Irish Sign Language

Learning Irish Sign Language in a social setting through workshops, events and outings.

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Islamic Society

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Islamic Society

University of Galway Islamic Society

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ISS International Students Society

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ISS International Students Society

International Student society aims to welcome, integrate and help students adapt to life and university in Ireland. We hope to ach …

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Italian Soc

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Italian Soc

If you love the Italian culture, language or cuisine, join our family! Meet others who too share your passion. Viva l'Italia!

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Kuwaiti Society (New!)

Kuwaiti Society (New!)

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Kuwaiti Society (New!)

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Labour Party Society

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Labour Party Society

Never mind the bollocks. Here's the socialism.

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Law Soc

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Law Soc

The Law Society of NUI Galway was founded in 1920. Celebrating our 100th year, we are one of the largest academic & social societi …

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Leftist Society

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Leftist Society

We are a Non-Partisan society, focused on creating a platform for our members to organise, educate and meet other leftists. Whethe …

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Life Society

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Life Society

Welcome to the Life Society of the National University of Ireland, Galway.

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Lit & Deb

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Lit & Deb

The Literary and Debating Society (also know as “Lit & Deb”) is the oldest and most prestigious society at the National Univer …

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Magic Society (New!)

Magic Society (New!)

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Magic Society (New!)

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Marine Soc

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Marine Soc

Do you like the beautiful ocean and all its mysteries? Then our society will suit you! Hope to sea you there ;)

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Maths Soc

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Maths Soc

The Mathematics Society at NUI Galway promotes mathematics education and research in the university. The society brings both under…

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Mature Students

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Mature Students

The Mature Students Society is where Mature Students get together to share experiences, give support, make friends and enjoy activ …

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Medicine Soc

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Medicine Soc

UG MedSoc represents the students of University of Galway's School of Medicine. As a society we aim to both support our member …

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Microsoc

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Microsoc

Microbiology Society

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Minceirs Whiden

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Minceirs Whiden

Mincéir (Irish Traveller) Students lead the Mincéirs Whiden Society at the University of Galway. We aim to provide and maintain …

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Musical Society (GUMS)

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Musical Society (GUMS)

AIMS nominated Galway University Musical Society is now in its 21st year. Awarded BICS Best Society (Cultural/Academic/Social) in …

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MusicSoc

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MusicSoc

Let's play some Music.

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Neuro Society

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Neuro Society

NeuroSoc is a society to serve all fans of neuroscience in NUIG. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @NeuroSocNUIG to kee …

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Neurodivergent Society

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Neurodivergent Society

Neurodivergent Society is a space where neurodivergent people can connect, share ideas and experiences, and be proud of our identi …

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Nursing & Midwifery Society

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Nursing & Midwifery Society

Welcome to NUIG's Nursing and Midwifery Society! If you're interested in nursing and midwifery, meeting new people, makin …

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OB-GYN Society

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OB-GYN Society

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Orchestra Soc

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Orchestra Soc

NUIG's very own orchestra!

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Organic Gardening Society

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Organic Gardening Society

Learn to grow your own veg / soft fruit, etc right on campus.

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Orthopedics Society (New!)

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Orthopedics Society (New!)

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Paediatric Society

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Paediatric Society

NUIG Paediatric Society is a growing group of passionate individuals who all share an interest in empowering young children to lea …

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Pakistani Society

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Pakistani Society

Welcome to NUIG Pakistani Society!Our mission at Pakistani Society is to celebrate the diverse culture and traditions of Pakistan …

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Palestine Solidarity Soc

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Palestine Solidarity Soc

Occupation is a crime, Israel out of Palestine.

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PENSA

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PENSA

Pensa is a group run by ambitious spirit-driven students who aim to bring the gospel of Jesus Christ to campus; all of our events …

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People Before Profit

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People Before Profit

People Before Profit NUIG aim to mobilise students and get young people involved in "people powered" socialist movements i …

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Philosophy Soc

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Philosophy Soc

The Philosophy Society: championing the art of overanalyzing nothing, anything, and everything

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Photography Soc

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Photography Soc

Welcome to Photosoc! We host photo walks, challenges, talks, workshops and shares for all levels of photographers :D

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Physics Soc

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Physics Soc

A fun place to get to know others and even make friends for life

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Poker

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Poker

NUIG Poker Soc, cheap student poker nights for all levels of ability!

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Postgrad Research Society

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Postgrad Research Society

A social society. We provide a space for postgrads to hang out outside of academia. Think coffee mornings, board games, theatre tr …

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Potter Soc

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Potter Soc

We are a society created to show our appreciation and love for the Harry Potter series and its universe.

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Psychological Society

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Psychological Society

For all those who have an interest in psychology

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RadioSoc

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RadioSoc

A society for anyone with an interest in any aspect of radio, such as broadcasting, production, interviewing and documentary-makin…

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Reenactment

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Republic of Ireland Supporters Club (New)

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Republic of Ireland Supporters Club (New)

Welcome to the Republic of Ireland Supporters Club! Join our society for all things Irish football.

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Rock Soc

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Rock Soc

ROCK SOC provides a positive & awesome environment for musicians and fans of alternative music and culture. ROCK SOC is dedicated …

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Rover Soc

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Rover Soc

Whether you are already a scout or have no experience in scouting, this society gives you the chance to develop personally and soc …

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SCHM Charity Society

SCHM Charity Society

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Sinn Féin Soc

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Sinn Féin Soc

Ógra Shinn Féin is the youth wing of Ireland's largest political party, Sinn Féin. Our politics and activism are based arou …

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Sláinte Soc.

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Sláinte Soc.

NUIG's Slainte Society is the Health Promotion Society, focusing on all aspects on health, as well as running a full-scale Ted …

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Social Democrats Society

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Social Democrats Society

Progressive, rational ideas through evidence based positions, constructive dialogue, and real change.

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SocsBox

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SocsBox

The Socs Box is the place to go to if you want to get involved with societies!

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Spanish Society

Spanish Society

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Spanish Society

¡HOLA A TODOS! Welcome to the Spanish Soc! We are a newly revived society and we aim to remain active for years to come! Our soc…

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Speech and Language

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Speech and Language

We are a small society made up primarily of students studying Speech and Language Therapy in NUIG. Our aim is to provide a forum f…

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Sports Medicine (New!)
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Sports Medicine (New!)

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Sports Medicine (New!)

Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) is a medical specialty that concerns the diagnosis & treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, phy …

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St. Vincent de Paul

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St. Vincent de Paul

The St. Vincent de Paul Society is a small but MIGHTY society that fights for social justice and tries to help out those in need a …

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Staff Singers

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Staff Singers

The University Staff Choir has been in existence since 2013. Not only does the choir provide an opportunity for staff members to s …

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STAND Society (New!)

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STAND Society (New!)

STAND Soc is a new, exciting society in NUIG!  Are you ready to STAND for positive change?  Do you want to be part of the chang…

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Star Wars Society(New!)

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Star Wars Society(New!)

Star Wars Society! The first of its kind in UG to bring together Star Wars fans for screenings, games nights, craft nights and mor …

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Stoic Society

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Stoic Society

Aims of the Society To provide a kind of Stoa for Students to discuss Stoicism and socialise. To promote the four cardinal S…

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Style Society

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Style Society

NUIG's society for everyone who has an interest in fashion, style, trends, and all things related with expressing yourself thr …

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Success Coaches

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Surgical Society

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Surgical Society

In NUIG Surgical Society we aim to help medical students in NUIG gain early exposure to hands-on surgical skills and experiences.

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Swiftie Soc

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Swiftie Soc

Swiftie Soc is Ireland’s first university society dedicated to Taylor Swift! // Is é Swiftie Soc an chéad cumann dírithe a …

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The Hub

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Time Lord Society

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Time Lord Society

The Time Lord Society is NUIG's only Doctor Who society! We have screenings, games and discussions every Monday and Tuesday. C …

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Trad Soc

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Trad Soc

Ceol agus Craic :)

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VegSoc

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VegSoc

Welcome to the Vegan society (VegSoc) of University of Galway. This is a community space for students who are vegan, plant-based, …

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Video Game Society

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Video Game Society

VGSoc: Your first and last stop for everything video-game related in NUIG!

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Voluntary Services Abroad Soc

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Voluntary Services Abroad Soc

Raising as much money as possible to provide much needed healthcare to the Global South

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WiSTEM

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WiSTEM

Supporting women in NUIG to achieve their full potential and promoting gender diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Ma …

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Witches Call Society (New)

Witches Call Society (New)

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Witches Call Society (New)

The Witches Call is a new society, your one stop shop for shiny rocks, crystal balls, tarot cards and much more. Our aim is to bri …

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Women in law (New!)

Women in law (New!)

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Women in law (New!)

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Women in Medicine (New)

Women in Medicine (New)

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Women in Medicine (New)

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Writers Group Soc

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Writers Group Soc

We write, we talk, we discuss, we help, we critique, we publish, we have fun with writing!

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XCX Society (New!)

XCX Society (New!)

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XCX Society (New!)

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Yoga Society

Yoga Society

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Yoga Society

Tune in, chill out, unite

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Young Fine Gael Soc

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Young Fine Gael Soc

Young Fine Gael is an active political society here on campus. We meet regularly to discuss issues affecting young people today as …

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ZooSoc

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ZooSoc

You like animals? We've got plenty of those!! The Zoology society offers a platform for animal enthusiasts to come together an …

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