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National Volunteering Week 2021!


From May 17th - 23rd, the amazing work volunteers do is being celebrated across Ireland! Here at NUI Galway, Student Volunteers do amazing work all year round and we wanted to showcase and celebrate all the great work students do! 


ALIVE Cert Ceremony 2021

The Academic Year of 2020/21 posed some serious challenges for students, but as always NUI Galway Student Volunteers rose to the challenge! Check out the ALIVE Cert Ceremony below to hear some fabulous reflections from student volunteers about hear about all the amazing work they have done over the year! 


Climathon Volunteers 2021

This year two amazing NUI Galway teams excelled at the Climathon! Check out the interviews below with the winning and runner up team to hear all about their experinces in volunteering and excelling at the Climathon 


Washington Ireland Programme (WIP) 2021 Forum Fellow 

Hear from Kirsty, a Forum Fellow for the WIP Forums 2021, talk about her experience in the Forums. Kirsty is also completing her Gaisce Gold Award, the WIP Forums were a great fit for her Gaisce Journey! 

Galway National Park City Volunteers 

2nd Year Civil Engineers, Jack and Peter talk about their experience in volunteering with the Galway NPC! 

Check out the Galway National Park City here to hear from amazing NUI Galway staff and students work with the Initiative! 


UN Youth Delegates 

UN Youth Delegates Tara Grace Connolly from Belfast, and Conn McCarrick from Dublin, met with NUI Galway students to speak about their experiences as Irelands UN Youth Delegates! Throughout the this year, they will work closely with the National Youth Council of Ireland, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Ireland’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations. They represent the young people of Ireland at a number of UN events, and to engage with young people across Ireland about foreign policy issues. Watch here to hear all about what it takes to be a UN Youth Delegate and their experiences! 

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