Studying in university can be very exciting, and sometimes challenging.

Whether you’ve just completed the Leaving Certificate, or are an international, mature, or Access student, it takes time to settle in to a new educational environment. You may have moved away from home for the first time or be new to Galway. If you haven’t already, check out the starting university page on the University of Galway website for some useful advice and information to help you get started. You can find lots of information about your course your College or School website.

Give yourself time in the first few days and weeks at University of Galway to explore the campus, get to grips with your timetable, and figure out where your classes take place. Make sure to log in to your University of Galway email and Canvas accounts, and check out the many ways that you can participate in campus life, for example by joining student societies, getting involved in sports, or volunteering. Many of the connections that you make while studying at University of Galway will grow into lifelong friendships and sources of support.‌

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