We are delighted to welcome you to the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science at University of Galway. We would like to wish you every success in your time here with us, to ease your transition to university we have set up a full orientation schedule for your to enjoy. 

On-campus orientation - 15 September 2023

Orientation for first year students in the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences takes place on Friday, 15 September from 2-4pm in the Bailey Allen Hall, Áras na Mac Léinn.

Attendance is essential as you will get lots of important information on your academic programme, introduced to new friends and experience the fun side of university. Find out more

School Orientation 

Please select your relevant School below for further information on first year programme-specific orientation. 

Freshers' Fest  

Freshers' Fest starts on Friday evening with some chilled out introductory events, to prepare you for the big Freshers party on Saturday! Find out more

Find out more

The Help Hub has all the orientation information you need. If you have questions about university life you can ask Cara, the university virtual assistant. Contact our Accommodation Advisory team if you need advice about finding accommodation.