National University of Ireland,Galway
Studying at NUIG
NUI offers a wide range of courses from the colleges of science, engineering & informatics, arts to social sciences, business & law and medicine & nursing. NUI Galway has everything to offer
From humble beginnings, NUI Galway has grown massively in size and reputation over the past 170 years. According to QS World University Rankings, the University is now among the Top 1% in the world, and we are recognised as being one of the best universities for our international outlook.
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Ireland's top university for graduate employability with 96% of our graduates employed or in further study within six months of graduating. With 18,000 students, 3,000 of which are international students from 115 countries.
The unique combination of a bustling city and a thriving university means that Galway has something to offer everyone and caters to young people like few other places. Galway is currently ranked as the top destination to visit in Ireland.
Galway is young at heart, with students making up 20% of the population here. They bring youth, excitement, curiosity and energy to the city, and this added dimension is what makes Galway the place to be.
EQUIPMENT & FACILITIES
The gym is at the heart of rowing in NUI Galway Boat Club. This is where our athletes train day in, day out. We are home to a weights room, stationary bikes and 30 ergometers. We also have access to a high-performance gym on campus.
We row out of two boat sheds which houses top-end fleet, which update each year. We currently have 6 eights, 5 coxed fours, 5 coxless fours, 7 pairs alongside numerous singles
NUIG Boat Club sits on the bank of the river Corrib. A 5km stretch which meanders into Lough Corrib, the largest lake in the Republic of Ireland to which we put to use on a regular basis