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NUI Galway will be celebrating 175 years in 2020. It all began in 1845 - that was the year Queen’s College Galway was founded. Following construction of the iconic Quadrangle building, the University opened its doors four years later to the first cohort of just 68 students.
Today, the campus community has a population of over 23,000 students and staff, and the 110,000 alumni are located in over 100 countries across the world. From humble beginnings, they rank among the Top 300 universities in the world according to the most prestigious rankings, QS World University Rankings, positioning NUIG in the top 2% globally.
NUI Galway is an international university and is at the heart of a distinct and vibrant region located on the edge of Europe. Furthermore, the region is renowned for its unique culture, creative industries, medical technologies, marine ecology, economy and innovation.
They are a comprehensive and depth of teaching and research across the sciences, social sciences and humanities, delivered through four Colleges, 19 Schools, six Research Institutes and a number of research centres and clusters. Their regional footprint is the largest in Ireland spanning the Atlantic seaboard from Clare to Donegal.
Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development
NUI Galway’s Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development celebrated 50 years in 2019. The Centre offers an extensive range of professional, part-time and evening courses. These affordable, flexible part-time courses cover a variety of subject areas such as Business & Management, Science & Technology, Arts & Social Sciences, Community Education, Early Childhood Studies and Training & Education. Other courses offered include Online courses, CPD courses, Springboard courses and short (non-accredited) courses.