The Walktober Step Challenge for student and staff at NUI Galway remains open for registrations. The challenge aims to get members of the university community walking more with a goal of reaching 10,000 steps per day by the end of the challenge. NUI Galway Students’ Union President Róisín Nic Lochlainn highlighted the benefits of adding a walk to your daily … [Read more...] about Walktober Step Challenge still open for registrations
NUI Galway has teamed-up with the Alzheimer Society of Ireland to launch a new research project addressing the gap in services for older LGBT+ people with dementia. The research project, which is being funded by the Irish Research Council, aims to develop recommendations to help improve services and support for those within the LGBT+ community who face difficulties … [Read more...] about NUI Galway research project launched to improve services for LGBT+ people with dementia.
NUI Galway has received €1 million in funding aimed at advancing the university’s strategy in equality, diversity and inclusion. The funding was welcomed by NUI Galway President Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh who said it would build on work done at the university to make progress on equality in recent years. “The award of €1 million Government funding, a very significant portion of … [Read more...] about NUI Galway receives funding to advance equality
The STAND Student Festival has made its return to NUI Galway and campuses across Ireland, putting stories of hope, determination, and resilience centre-stage. Run by students, for students since 2013, the STAND Student Festival will be running until the 12th of November and will bring award-winning photography, film and events focused on global justice to the NUI Galway … [Read more...] about STAND Student Festival makes its return to NUI Galway
An Olympic medal winning rower and an All-Ireland winning hurler have urged fellow students at NUI Galway to take part in the UniCovrapid testing project to combat Covid-19. Athlete-scholars Fiona Murtagh and Galway senior hurler Conor Whelan added their voices to the UniCov project as thousands of students attempt to settle back into campus life. NUI Galway is leading … [Read more...] about NUI Galway Olympic medallist urges fellow students to join Project UniCov