About the University
Founded in 1845, NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching. NUI Galway has grown massively in size and reputation over the past 170 years. According to QS World University Rankings, the University is now among the Top 1% in the world, and we are recognized as being one of the best universities for our international outlook.
About the Area
The unique combination of a bustling city and a thriving university means that Galway has something to offer everyone and caters to young people like few other places. Galway is currently ranked as the top destination to visit in Ireland by The Lonely Planet Guide. They describe Galway as being steeped in history yet with a contemporary vibe. Even though it is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe, Galway has retained the friendly character and intimate feel that make it so popular.
About Student Life
NUI Galway's combination of academic, personal and social development means that a world of opportunities are open for you. Here you will enjoy a student experience that you will never forget. There are over 150 sports clubs and student societies and through clubs and societies you can meet new people, build friendships and improve your talents. Whatever your interests, NUI Galway is sure to have a club or society for you! NUI Galway also runs ALIVE, a student volunteering programme. We have over 4,000 registered student volunteers with opportunities to work on community projects in Ireland or abroad.
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- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
- Minimum of of 60 university credits completed
- Faculty advisor and dean approval
- Good judicial record
You can expect to take 5 - 7 classes (modules) per semester. This equates to approximately 30 ECTS credits, which is a normal course load for NUI Galway students per semester. Classes are generally delivered through lectures, which are normally held in large or medium sized lecture halls and which provide the foundations on which students are expected to explore further through independent reading.
Lectures are also usually supplemented by smaller tutorials or seminar classes, which provide an opportunity for discussion in a smaller group setting. Visiting students are also examined alongside our full time degree-seeking students. Most classes are examined by end of semester examination, however most also include mid-term assignments and/or continuous assessment.
The NUI Galway student residences generally consist of self-catered apartment units.
Each unit usually includes 2-3 bedrooms, a small kitchen area and a shared living space. Students therefore have the option of preparing their own meals in their own apartment, which can be cheaper than eating on campus.
Spring Semester 2019
- Classes begin January 14, 2019
- Semester Ends May10, 2019
RWU STUDY ABROAD SEMESTER CHARGES
• RWU tuition as normal. Financial Aid is portable to approved and affiliated study abroad programs.
• RWU housing charge based on a standard, two person room rate.
• Full time Student Semester and Tech Fees
• RWU Study Away Fee of $1000
*Meal Plan charges will be applied to selected programs, please see the reverse side for further
*The RWU in Florence and RWU in Barcelona/Architecture program will also have a Program Fee included in the billing. This amount includes the round trip airfare, international health insurance coverage, visa and
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Students will be able to apply their financial aid awards to their semester abroad charges. Additional the following Roger Williams University Study Abroad Scholarships are available:
- Bridging the World Scholarship
- The Morris Award
Health & Safety Abroad
Students should review the U.S. State Department’s consular information website for complete information on safety and security (https://www.state.gov/travel/).
Students studying in Ireland do not need a Student Visa but will have to register with Irish Immigratio
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