By Fiona Lee One of Ireland’s best-loved musicians, Sharon Shannon, along with guitarist Jim Murray, will open NUI Galway’s 2021 Arts in Action programme with a free concert online on Wednesday, 17th February at 1pm. The event will also launch her new partnership with NUI Galway’s Music degree. The concert will celebrate Shannon’s musical virtuosity as well as the … [Read more...] about NUI Galway’s Arts in Action 2021 programme to be launched by Sharon Shannon in concert
By Fiona Lee Students in the Masters’ of Human Resources and those in the Human Resources Stream of the Bachelor of Commerce programme hosted a virtual quiz on Thursday, February 11th, in aid of the charity Galway Simon. The quiz gathered massive support from local businesses, with prizes sponsored by McCambridge’s, The Planet, Kash Beauty, Candy Stop, Next, The Yellow … [Read more...] about NUI Galway Human Resources Students Raise €1740 for Galway Simon in Successful Kahoot Quiz
By Tara Trevaskis Hoskin Plans set out in the University’s sustainability strategy for 2020-25 to make NUI Galway a smoke-free campus by 2021 have been deferred to September of this year. This particular action is part of the Health and Wellbeing section within the strategy and aims to prohibit smoking on campus. The strategy states that the campus would become … [Read more...] about University rolls back on tobacco ban plan
By Caoimhe Killeen NUI Galway has been awarded approximately €9.75 million in EU funding to develop IT services and systems that will boost the EU’s response to future pandemics. The NUI Galway-led project entitled “PANDEM-2” commences this month and will bring leaders across Europe in various sectors such as health, security, and … [Read more...] about NUI Galway receive funding for new EU Project to strengthen future pandemic responses
By Paddy Henry Editor University radio station Flirt FM is set to receive a significant boost to its coffers, having been granted approval for additional funding as part of a scheme aimed at supporting community radio. A total of €23.000 in funding through the Sound and Vision scheme looks set to be formally approved in the coming months. Flirt applied for … [Read more...] about Further funding for Flirt FM following support for community radio.