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About University of Galway
About University of Galway
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Colleges & Schools
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Guiding Breakthrough Research at University of Galway
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|9:00-11:00||Welcome Address, College of Science and Engineering||Prof. Walter Gear, followed by Dean of Students and Students Union||Bailey Allen Hall|
|11:00-14:00||ID Card Collection for GY350, GY401, GY402, GY405, GY406, GY408, GY410, GY413, GY414 ONLY||Registration Helpdesks, First Floor, Aras Ui Cathaill|
|11:30-12:00||GY402: Civil Engineering||Dr. Patrick McGetrick||ENG-2036, Alice Perry Engineering Building|
|11:30-12:00||GY414: Electrical and Electronic Engineering & GY406: Electronic and Computer Engineering||Dr Maeve Duffy and Dr Adnan Elahi||ENG-2052, Alice Perry Engineering Building|
|11:30-12:30||GY301: Undenominated Science||Dr Emma Holian||Kirwan Theatre, Arts/Science Building|
|11:30-12:30||GY304: Biotechnology||Dr Andrew Flaus (1st year coordinator)||THB-G011 , Library Foyer|
|11:30-12:00||GY405: Mechanical Engineering||Dr Eoin King||ENG-3037, Alice Perry Engineering Building|
|11:30-12:00||GY410: BSc Project and construction Management||Dr Indiana Olbert||ENG-3052, Alice Perry Engineering Building|
|12:00-12:45||GY401: Undenominated Engineering||Prof Mark Healy||ENG-G018, Alice Perry Engineering Building|
|12:00-13:00||GY321: Genetics and Genomics||Dr Derek Morris/Dr Elaine Dunleavy||Biochemistry seminar room 125, Arts/Science Building|
|12:00-12:30||GY310: Marine Science||Prof Mark Johnson||AC202, Arts/Science Building|
|12:00-12:30||GY350: BSc in Computer Science and Information Technology||Dr Colm O'Riordan||Tyndall Theatre, Arts/Science Building|
|12:00-12:30||GY308: Environmental Science||Prof Mike Gormally||AC204, Arts/Science Building|
|12:30-13:00||GY413: Energy Systems Engineering||Dr Rory Monaghan||ENG-2036, Alice Perry Engineering Building|
|12:30-13:00||GY301 Designing Futures||Prof Ger O'Connor and Denise McBride||Kirwan Theatre, Arts/Science Building|
|12:30-13:00||GY313: Environmental Health and Safety||Dr Marie Coggins||AC204, Arts/Science Building|
|12:30-13:00||GY408: Biomedical Engineering||Dr Pat McGarry||ENG-2052, Alice Perry Engineering Building|
|12:30-13:00||GY314: Earth and Ocean Sciences||Dr John Murray||A206, Quadrangle|
|12:45-13:00||Extracurricular programmes: How to Join in, Make friends and earn campus Awards||Lorraine Tansey (Alive)||ENG-G018, Alice Perry Engineering Building|
|13:00-13:30||SUMS (Support for Undergraduate Maths) Intro||Dr. Kirsten Pfeiffer||O'Flaherty Theatre, Arts/Science Building|
|13:00-13:30||GY303: Biomedical Science||Dr Helen Dodson||Tyndall Theatre, Arts/Science Building|
|13:00-13:30||GY309: Financial Mathematics and Economics||Dr Michael Hayes||AC202, Arts/Science Building|
|13:00-13:30||GY319: Mathematical Science||Dr Martin Meere||AS203, Arts/Science Building|
|13:00-13:30||Extracurricular programmes: How to Join in, Make friends and earn campus Awards||Lorraine Tansey (Alive)||Kirwan Theatre, Arts/Science Building|
|13:30-14:00||GY322: Agricultural Science||Dr David Styles||Kirwan Theatre, Arts/Science Building|
|13:30-14:00||GY318: Biopharmaceutical Chemistry||Prof Olivier Thomas||AS203, Arts/Science Building|
|13:30-14:00||GY320: Physics (Applied, Astrophysics, Biomedical, Theoretical)||Dr Sasha Alexander Goncharov||AC202, Arts/Science Building|
|14:00-16:00||Engineering CÉIM Peer Learning Meet and Greet, followed by campus tour. Hear how CÉIM peer learning works, get to know fellow students in small groups, ask any questions you have, and go on an Engineering focused campus tour. GY401, GY402, GY405, GY406, GY408||Dr Myra Lydon & CÉIM Leaders||ENG-G018, Alice Perry Engineering Building|
|16:15||1st Year Class Photo||Come along and be part of a group photo of all incoming first years 2023 – let’s fill the Quad!||Quadrangle|
Saturday 16th of September
|Saturday 16th, 14:00-15:30||Student Life 101 - All you need to know to get off to a good start. Get practical tips on surviving and thriving in university from finding your timetable, learning to houseshare and getting involved.||SU, Student Societies, ALIVE Volunteering||Bailey Allen Hall, Áras na Mac Léinn|
Thursday 21st of September
|Thursday 21st, 9:00-17:00||ID Card Collection for GY301, GY303, GY304, GY308, GY309, GY310, GY313, GY314, GY318, GY319, GY320, GY321, GY322||Registration Helpdesks, First Floor, Aras Ui Cathaill|