FAQs for those starting English

This section of our website is in the process of being updated to bring you information on what you can expect in your first year studying English at University of Galway.

FAQs - First Year English

How do I activate my University of Galway email account?

What will I study during 1BA English?

How will I receive feedback on my work?

What is Canvas and how do I use it?

How do I log in to Canvas?

What should I do if I cannot attend lectures due to restricted movement/health issues?

What should I do if I need help with my studies in English?

When do I need to have decided my GY101 subjects?

How do I register for Canvas?

I am having difficulties registering; what can I do?

Are lectures optional?

How do I sign up to a Tutorial?

Are tutorials optional?

Where can I find my lecturer’s details?

What happens if I or somebody next to me develops Covid symptoms?

How will I know if I have been in close contact with someone with Covid 19?

What are the university’s current health protocols?