NUI Galway was awarded KeepWell Accreditation at Commitment Level in 2021. Over the lifetime of the University Strategy 2020 – 2025, we plan to elevate our accreditation from Commitment Level to Excellent Level.

The KeepWell Mark enables NUI Galway to follow a set of clear and easy steps designed to make our workplace healthier and happier.

 The KeepWell Mark contains a set of 8 health and wellbeing standards which drives and nurtures best practice and high standards in supporting employees

The standards are:

  • Leadership
  • Absence Management
  • Smoke Free
  • Physical Activity
  • Health & Safety
  • Mental Health
  • Healthy Eating
  • Intoxicants 

Further information on the KeepWell Mark can also be found here


  • Annual Leave Policy

    Annual Leave Policy DOC (62 KB)

  • Staff Anti-Bullying Policy

    Staff Anti-Bullying Policy PDF (756 KB)

  • Staff Handbook

    Staff Handbook PDF (14.2 MB)