Summer Schools 2015

Summer Schools 2015

NUI Galway is holding a series of Summer Schools for students interested in studying at the University. This is an excellent opportunity for prospective students to get a real taste of University life and to enjoy a wide range of hands-on practical activities.

Science Experience Summer School- 24th & 25th June

The Science Experience Summer Event offers you two full days of hands-on, practical Science experience. Get a taste of life as a scientist and decide if Science is the career for you.

• Opportunities to do your own Lab experiments and demonstrations
• Tours of the Lab facilities at NUI Galway
• Find out about careers in Science
• Hear about the latest discoveries and inventions
Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Physics are all featured during the two-day Summer event with NUI Galway scientists.

Dates:  Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th June, 2015
Fee: €30

Apply Online   

Find out more:

T: (091) 492182  

Engineering Summer School- 18th or 19th June

Are you in Junior Cycle, Transition or 5th year and studying Honours Maths? 
Are you interested in figuring out how things work?
Do you enjoy maths, science, engineering, or technical subjects in general?
Are you interested in new technology: phones, computers, cars, buildings, energy, and medical technologies?  Then the 2015 Engineering Summer School is for you!

The Engineering Summer School offers you a unique hand-on practical experience to get a taste of life as an engineer. The Engineering Summer School is a one day event and you have the option to attend on the 18th or 19th June.

Here are some of the activities we have lined up for you: 
• Robo-soccer game
• Go-kart design for future Formula 1 Engineers
• Design of your own sustainable Eco-house
• Build and test a pacemaker circuit
• Remote control of a wastewater treatment plant
• Frankenstein design: how bio-engineers make new body parts

Dates: 18th June or 19th June 2015

Apply Online 

Find out more

T: 091-493822

IT Summer School- 22nd June, 2015

Our Computer Science & Information Technology Experience Day is open to secondary school students in transition year, 5th & 6th years.   

Get a taste of life as an IT professional and a Computer Science student.  We can help you decide if this is the career for you.

  • Are you interested in solving logical challenges or using the latest technologies?
  • Do you enjoy maths, science, engineering, or technical subjects in general?
  • Are you interested in new internet technologies, apps, data analytics, artificial intelligence and virtual reality?
  • Do you want a career where you can travel?
  • Do you want a career with excellent employment opportunities?

Then join us on Monday 22nd June, to explore exciting opportunities in Computer Science and IT.


Find out more:


T: 091-493143 


 Nursing Summer School

Summer School for Transition Year and 5th years students- Considering a Career in Nursing/Midwifery?
Thinking about studying at NUI Galway? Want to learn some new lifesaving skills? 
Then this event is for you!

Learn how to do:

  • CPR
  • Vital Signs
  • Hand Hygiene

 Date: Wednesday 3rd of June, 2015


Places are limited to 32 applicants. 

Find out more:

Contact Sheena Connolly
T: 091-492907  

 Business and Economics Summer Event

Are you interested in working in the exciting and dynamic world of business? The J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics is providing students with the chance to answer this question and others at their FREE 1 day Summer School.

The Summer School is made up of workshops and lectures bases around the five subject areas taught by the School of Business and Economics; Marketing, Human Resource Management, Accounting, Economics and Business Information Systems.

Students will get a taste of life as a business student and see how their learning will be applied in the Business World.

• Five 45 minute workshops providing amazing and interesting insights into each subject
• Tours of student facilities at NUI Galway
• Find out about the financial positioning of your local businesses

Dates:  Tuesday 23rd June, 2015.

Apply Onlinefor the Business Summer School. 

 The event is open to secondary school students in 5th & 6th year. 

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Law Summer School- New date added

Interested in studying law? A degree in law opens up a broad range of career opportunities in a many different sectors in Ireland and throughout the world.  The School of Law is providing students with an interest in law the opportunity to attend a FREE 1 day Summer School.  The Summer School will give you an insight into the different subjects you would study if you choose to study law at NUI Galway.

  •  The Summer School will be interactive with students participating in workshops on criminal law, corporate law and topical legal issues.
  • A tour of student facilities at NUI Galway
The Summer School is a fun and productive way to learn about law and why studying law at NUI Galway is your best option.

Dates:  Thursday 4th June (new date) and Friday 5th of June 2015


The event is open to TY, Pre-Leaving and Leaving Cert years.

Find out more:

Contact Charles O'Mahony

T: 091-494391

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