Flood Mitigation Project

Distillery Channel, Phase 3 2023           



New Multi-Sensory Space on campus

Multi-Sensory Space

Outdoor Pods‌ are now available across campus

Outdoor Pods

N6 Underpass Road Upgrade Works - Summer 2023

Underpass Image 2

Buildings & Estates will be carrying out upgrade works to the campus roadway at the N6 Underpass. During construction, the road will be temporarily closed to vehicles and pedestrians. Follow this link for map of temporary pedestrian diversion route via Newscastle Road.  

Underpass Diversion Map

 Updates on Energy and Sustainability

Summer 2023 Essential Maintenance of the MV/LV electrical networks on Campus

Electrical Maintenance Shut Down

The Buildings & Estates Electrical Maintenance Team will be carrying out essential electrical maintenance on the medium voltage electrical network on the main Campus on the 6th and 7th June and on the 14th and 15th of June. Please view the report linked below for a detailed schedule of works, buildings affected with accompanying map. 

Details of Essential Electrical Maintenance 2023

Visit Energy & Environment to see the latest updates on our Energy Review, September 2022 and the Sustainability Travel Report

You can find information on lighting restrictions on campus and heating times on  Energy Crisis and Energy Efficiency Measures


Our Biodiverse Campus

Check out our biodiverse campus (video)


Organic Waste Management Strategy

Learn about how we embrace the Circular Economy through our composting of organic waste on campus (video)


Rainbow crossings

To celebrate Pride Week, Buildings and Estates arranged lovely rainbow crossings to greet everyone travelling through the campus.

Green Flag Award for Parks & Gardens

Congratulations to our colleagues in Landscape & Ground Maintenance on the Green Flag Award for Parks & Gardens

Credit for photograph of Quadrangle: Chaosheng Zhang


#1 University in Ireland for sustainable development

University of Galway named #1 University in Ireland for sustainable development

Buildings & Estates recently completed a project in Áras Cairnes to create a Moot Court Room

Architects: Axo Architects
Photograph: Sean McMahon


March 2022

Update on our Energy Performance

Update from Michael Curran, Head of Building Services, Energy and Utilities