NUI Galway’s Adult Learners Information Evening – Celebrating 50 years of Adult Learning

Mon, Jun 10, 2019

Come along to NUI Galway’s Adult Learners Information Evening on Wednesday 19th June from 5.00-7.00pm in the Human Biology Building on the University campus. Find out more about the extensive range of part-time, flexible-learning courses on offer. The Career Development Centre will also be on hand to offer free, one-to-one career consultations on a first come, first served basis at the event.

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Ardteist/Teastas Soisearach 2019

Thu, Jun 06, 2019

Na scrúdaithe Ardteiste agus Teastas soisearach ag tosnú 05/06/2019. Tá treoracha agus rialalcha ag baint le hIompar na n-Iarrthóirí le linn Scrúduithe.

1. Tá sé an-tabhachtach go bhfuil na laethanta agus na huaireanta atá gach scrudú ar eolas ag an iarrathóir mar atá siad socraithe ar an amchlár.

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Managing overwhelm/anxiety

Thu, Jun 06, 2019

Many students and their parents today speak of 'overwhelm'. Firstly, what is overwhelm and what causes it? It usually occurs when we are overburdened with lots of different tasks and individual jobs which we feel must all be done at the same time. You will often hear the phrase in such situations, “I cannot think straight” — the subconscious gets confused because of the pressure and cannot sort out these patterns or thoughts.

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Earn while you learn with Bluebird Care Galway

Thu, Jun 06, 2019

Bluebird Care Galway, one of Ireland's leading home and community care providers, has launched its Earn While You Learn training and education programme.

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Trainees wanted to help document the Galway Film Fleadh

Thu, Jun 06, 2019

Gréasán na Meán Skillnet in association with the Galway Film Fleadh has announced another exciting year of Film Fleadh TV. And it is looking trainees.

The organisation is looking for creative, enthusiastic, motivated, talented people who are willing to learn from some of the best in the industry — in Mojo techniques, interviewing, editing, social media, and storytelling skills. Then combine these new skills to create, shoot, edit, and upload a comprehensive look at the 31st Galway Film Fleadh.

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‘Follow your passion’ — could a sign be any more obvious?

Thu, Jun 06, 2019

Every College of Naturopathic Medicine student or graduate has a personal story of why he/she decided on this career path. Mine was presented to me in a day of ‘signs’.

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NUI Galway launches two new postgraduate programmes in artificial intelligence

Thu, May 23, 2019

The Minister of State with responsibility for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, visited NUI Galway this week to launch two new master's programmes in computer science - artificial intelligence.

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Galway Community College — a dynamic centre for music, theatre, and film

Thu, May 23, 2019

Galway Community College offers a diverse range of performing arts and production courses, which are both long established and instrumental to the development and creativity of the Galway arts community.

The college offers full time QQI Level 5 courses in music, theatre, and TV and film, as well as a Level 6 course in TV presenting, broadcasting, and film production.

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Qualify as a secretary in one year at Galway Community College

Thu, May 23, 2019

Galway Community College's legal secretary, medical secretary, and office administrator course is extremely popular due to its continued success rate. Eighty five per cent of its graduates obtain full-time and part-time employment in a legal practice, medical practice, hospital administration, public service, and as office administrators in multinational companies within six months of graduating. The remainder of the students progress to higher education courses in the GMIT and NUIG and apprenticeship programmes.

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Spanish courses for children, teenagers, and adults starting in June

Thu, May 23, 2019

The Spanish Institute will run summer courses for children, teenagers, and adults from next month.

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Dominican College receives UN flag

Thu, May 23, 2019

The Secretary General of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Niall Burgess, along with fellow DFA officials John Concannon and Claire Coughlan, and Commandant Colin Campbell of the Irish Defence Forces, recently visited the Dominican College, Taylor's Hill, to present the school with a UN flag as part of the UN's global schools project.

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Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre wins Excellence Award 2019

Thu, May 23, 2019

Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre, a Department of Education recognised training institute now in its 32nd year of business, is a quality school with Cambridge Exams Centre recognition, EAQUALS, Quality English, ACELS, and QQI accreditation.

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Futureproof your career

Thu, May 16, 2019

The Irish Institute of Training and Development’s Trainer Skills Certificate is a massive step towards futureproofing your career. Within the world of work, several factors mean the workplace of the future will be a very different place than it is currently. Previously, organisations offered clear pathways for their employees, but this certainty will soon become outdated.

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Change of mind 2019 — tidying up

Thu, May 16, 2019

The online CAO 'change of mind' opened on May 5. Leaving Cert students can avail of this facility until July 1. This allows applicants to have the opportunity to register a change of course choices, free of charge. Every year there is a surge in last-minute amendments to CAO applications. Students have had more time to research courses and talk to people directly in specific job sectors. The golden rule, as stated many times, is to place courses choices in genuine order of preference.

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Change of mind 2019 — tidying up

Thu, May 16, 2019

The online CAO 'change of mind' opened on May 5. Leaving Cert students can avail of this facility until July 1. This allows applicants to have the opportunity to register a change of course choices, free of charge. Every year there is a surge in last-minute amendments to CAO applications. Students have had more time to research courses and talk to people directly in specific job sectors. The golden rule, as stated many times, is to place courses choices in genuine order of preference.

Making changes

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Summer adventures in maths or English

Thu, May 16, 2019

Summer is a time for adventure. Kumon offers students of all ages and abilities the possibility of individualised adventures in maths and/or English.

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GTI presents art and design future award winners

Thu, May 16, 2019

Galway Technical Institute presents the artists and designers of the future in its 2019 student exhibition. Students from four groups — art: portfolio preparation QQI Level 5; drawing and visual inquiry QQI Level 6; animation QQI Level 6; and furniture making and design QQI Level 5 — will be showing the results of their year’s hard work from Friday May 24 to Tuesday May 28, (excluding Sunday) from 10am until 4pm.

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Secure your place at the information and registration evening in GCC

Thu, May 16, 2019

School leavers and mature students who are considering Galway Community College as their further education destination in September 2019 have the opportunity to gather information on all courses, speak with staff, and register for their preferred course on Wednesday May 22 from 5pm to 7pm in the college, located at Moneenageisha Junction.

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Train for a career in health and social care with Carepath

Thu, May 09, 2019

Carepath Training offers learners and care providers quality-assured, accredited, training in health and social care for nursing homes, community care, and registered healthcare settings.

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Futureproof your career

Thu, May 09, 2019

The Irish Institute of Training and Development’s Trainer Skills Certificate is a massive step towards futureproofing your career. Within the world of work, several factors mean the workplace of the future will be a very different place than it is currently. Previously, organisations offered clear pathways for their employees, but this certainty will soon become outdated.

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