News & Events

News & Events

News & Events

Welcome to news about student volunteering at NUI Galway! Here we have news and social media updates on the ALIVE programme, conferences, and community updates.




St. Angela’s College, Sligo Join in European Capital of Volunteering 2017 Celebrations!
07/03/2017 - Sligo is the European Capital of Volunteering for 2017

ALIVE Certificate Ceremony NUI Galway 2017
31/01/2017 - Earn the Presidential Award for Volunteering

The Brain Café: NUI Galway’s Third Annual Undergraduate Research Conference
30/01/2017 - Students create their own conference space and learn vital skills in an ALIVE Civic Engagement Project.

Workshop: Migration, Refuge and the Sustainable Development Goals
25/01/2017 - ALIVE supports you with your ideas + training ALIVE are hosting the National Youth Council of Ireland to deliver training on the theme of Migration, Refuge, and the Sustainable Development Goals

January: What’s happening?!
09/01/2017 - Some great talks and events to kick start getting involved in volunteering in 2017

e-VOC: Online Training for Volunteer Coordinators on the validation of competences.
19/12/2016 - e-VOC: Online Training for Volunteer Coordinators on the validation of competences.

EIL International Volunteering Scholarships
12/12/2016 - Opportunity to engage in international volunteering with a twist. EIL are offering scholarships for international engagement with learning at the centre.

Volunteering for your Career
10/10/2016 - Volunteering for your Career is a fun seminar to really unpack your volunteering for enhancing your portfolio, CV, interviews, and local to national award opportunities.

Student Volunteering Training for 2016
26/08/2016 - Welcome NUI Galway students to your ALIVE volunteer training! Get hands on advice and prep for your volunteering role.

NUI Galway Returned Overseas Volunteers De-Brief Workshop and Training!
22/08/2016 - Open to all NUI Galway students that volunteered overseas!

NUI Galway Launches
18/08/2016 - NUI Galway is to launch it's section of

Join the NUI Galway ALIVE Team!
16/08/2016 - Applications open to current NUI Galway students only

Building a better future with Habitat For Humanity!
26/07/2016 - Check out Habitat For Humanity's video for an idea of what its like to be a part of the Third-Level Student Volunteering Programme.

Are You Ready For A #SDGchallenge?!
26/07/2016 - Then join us for a Sustainable Development workshop on Saturday 6th August and learn how you can make a difference!

Sharon Murray’s Volunteer Reflection
19/07/2016 - Sharon shares her story of volunteering in Zambia with Habitat For Humanity

NUI Galway Volunteering Fair 2016
19/07/2016 - All welcome to exhibit their NGO, community organisation and volunteer opportunities!

Student Volunteering Symposium
28/06/2016 - You are most welcome to join us at NUI Galway on the5th of July 2016 at 10.30 for aSymposium on Student Volunteering at the Institute for Lifecourse and Society.

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