European Capital of Culture 2020 WaveMaker - Student Experience

European Capital of Culture 2020 WaveMaker - Student Experience

European Capital of Culture 2020 WaveMaker - Student Experience

NUI Galway students are sharing their adventures and experiences of Galway 2020! To join-in on Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture opportunities, contact

Here you will find stories, videos, and photos from:

Scroll to the bottom of the page for links to get involved!

Aoife's Blog:

Aoife is going for her Gaisce Medal - The President's Award - and volunteering with the European Capital of Culture Galway 2020 Wave Maker Team as part of her community challenge. She is documenting her volunteering and blogging her experiences throughout the year. Have a read of Aoife's first blog and check back for updates to her journey.

College of Business Video Blogs:

Sean, Eoin, Oisin and Francis interviewed Elena Toniato, Volunteer Development Manager, about volunteering with Galway 2020 - European Capital of Culture to learn more about what student engagment looks like in the year ahead. 


Watch some more interviews!

Jason's Blog:

Is mise Jason Sherlock agus is mac léinn mé sa dara bliain in OÉ Gaillimh. Déanaim staidéar ar Eacnamaíocht, Socheolaíocht agus Polaitíocht. Ba mhaith liom a bheith páirteach sa Ghaillimh 2020 ionas go mbeidh ionadaíocht ag an óige.

My name is Jason Sherlock and I'm a 2nd year student in NUI Galway. I study Economics, Sociology and Politics. I want to be a part of Galway 2020 so the youth can be represented.

Perspectives from Dara, Neringa, And Ilaria

Dara (Bsc Applied Social Sciences), Neringa (MSc Computational Genomics), and Ilaria (MA Translation Studies) will be sharing their unique perspectives here on a range of exiting adventures from throughout the Galway 2020 year! 

Volunteering with Galway 2020 

 Current roles include:

Join Us! enables students to have the opportunity to: enrich your personal development and employability skills, have a fun experience, meet new people, and give back to your community. Sign up now.

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