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National University of Ireland, Galway

Overview
The University was founded in 1845 as Queen's College Galway. It was one of the three Queen's Colleges founded under the Queen's Colleges (Ireland) Act, 1845, the others being located in Belfast and Cork. The College opened for students on 30th October 1849.By the Irish Universities Act (1908), Queen's College Galway became a Constituent College of the new National University of Ireland, and under a new Charter the name of the College was changed to University College, Galway. In 1929, the College was given a special statutory responsibility under the University College Galway Act in respect of the use of the Irish language as a working language in the College. Under the Universities Act, 1997, University College, Galway was reconstituted as a University, under the name of Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimh / National University of Ireland, Galway, and became a Constituent University of the National University of Ireland (together with NUI Dublin, NUI Cork and NUI Maynooth). Since the 1960's the University has experienced significant and continuous growth, both in its stock of buildings, facilities and physical resources and also in the numbers of its students and staff. Its total student enrolment during 2004/2005 academic year was over 15,000 (including students from over 40 countries), with academically strong programmes of teaching and research throughout its seven Faculties, namley Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Celtic Studies, Medicine & Health Sciences, and Law.
Main Campus
University Road
Galway
Ireland
This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
5 Star
Employability
4 Star
Teaching
5 Star
Facilities
5 Star
Internationalization
5 Star
Innovation
5 Star
Engagement
5 Star
Specialist Criteria
2 Star

Tour Dates

Wednesday, 3rd Sep 2014
15:00 - 20:00
Saturday, 6th Sep 2014
13:00 - 18:00
Tuesday, 9th Sep 2014
15:00 - 20:00
Thursday, 11th Sep 2014
15:00 - 20:00
Thursday, 11th Sep 2014
03:30 pm - 08:00 pm
Saturday, 13th Sep 2014
01:30 pm - 06:00 pm
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