NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

Galway is a place like no other. Set on the Wild Atlantic Way, on the broad sweep of Galway Bay, Galway is as distinctive as it is beautiful. From this position on the Atlantic edge of Europe, NUI Galway has a proud history of reaching out and connecting with the world. Galway casually combines the energy of a young and diverse population with the authenticity of a place steeped in history and tradition. We are renowned as a place where arts and culture are celebrated, reinterpreted and shared with the world. Galway has also been designated European Capital of Culture for 2020. NUI Galway contributes to this cultural dynamism through a diverse range of teaching programmes focused on the creative arts. Whether it is film, language, creative writing or theatre, the university is training the next generation of arts makers. Galway is also truely the festival capital of Ireland, with festivals and fringe events running through the whole year: . The university is in the heart of the city centre, with all amenities within walking distance including shopping facilities, theatres, restaurants, music venues, and cultural and sporting venues. It is small enough to get to know people easily and this sense of community is one of the features of Galway life that our students love most. Students make up 20% of the city’s population, which is one of the reasons why the city has such a vibrant lifestyle. Cost of Living The cost of living in Galway is considerably less than Dublin. Rent prices are 46% more expensive in Dublin city than Galway city ( Source : 2020 Q1 Rental Report, rent-a-room trends ). Students, in general, do not have long commutes to campus as it is located in the heart of the city and is well serviced by city bus routes.

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