By Martha Brennan NUI Galway’s Dance Society was formed in 2013 and has grown to become one of the largest societies on campus in recent years. With over 2,200 members, Dansoc has been growing more and more active, running seven different classes this year as well as special workshops and showcases. The classes are all held at beginner and advanced levels and include … [Read more...] about Society spotlight: Dansoc
By Aileen O’Leary Somewhere around 8:50am I make my way to the reading room, groggy and slightly cranky, I convince myself this is how I’ll get work done before lectures, this is how I’ll fill that pesky one - hour gap in between seminars and more. 9:00am, the masses have descended upon the reading room. You have the colourfully coordinated with notes, … [Read more...] about Final year diaries part three: Let the games begin
By Anne Rieger I can't believe I'm in NUI Galway for a month already. Time flies, and so do the assignments. This is why today in this column I don't want to talk about anything university - related. Which is hard, because my life is basically on campus at the moment. We need to get your minds off college just for a little while. So here are my top five things I noticed … [Read more...] about Erasmus diaries: “Calling Irish people is a really funny and interesting experience that you shouldn’t miss out on.”
By Darren Casserly Hello everyone, my name is Darren Casserly and I’m studying Arts with Journalism. This is my diary where I will document my experience of first year. I am from Galway and went to The Bish Secondary School in Galway City. A few things about me is that I love to watch Netflix, especially documentary and crime series. I am an avid soccer and Gaelic … [Read more...] about First year diaries: A fresh start
By Conor Brummell Exam time can be a stressful period in any college student’s life. Many people, due to personal circumstances, a heavy workload or sickness have to defer exams at the end of the year. That, or possibly just the fact that some students are unfortunate on the day in question and fail their exams, leaves students having to repeat an exam in a resit held in … [Read more...] about Repeat exam fees: adding punishment to pain?