Welcome to University of Galway Youth Academy

The Youth Academy at University of Galway works with high ability 4th, 5th and 6th class primary school students to support their learning and academic development. It is a unique opportunity for primary school students to get experience of learning in a university and learning about subjects outside of the primary school curriculum. 

Key Facts


primary school students have attended programmes at NUI Galway


courses delivered by lecturers and PhD students


schools from across Ireland represented

Youth Academy is supported by:


  • Youth Academy Brochure

    Youth Academy Brochure PDF (15.8 MB)