Adult Learning Information Evening 2024 at University of Galway

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The Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development at University of Galway is hosting its annual Information Evening on Thursday 20th June. The event takes place on-campus in the Human Biology Building from 5:30-7:30pm.

Enjoy a coffee, meet staff and find out more about the flexible, part-time courses and micro-credentials on offer at University of Galway. Learn more about funded courses, including Springboard+, ICT Skills Conversion, HCI Pillar 1, and the new Micro-credential Learner Subsidy.

The evening will also be featuring informative talks to assist you in selecting the right course, determining your preferred study method, and leveraging university resources for career development. Gain insights from current students and graduates on achieving a balanced work-life-study routine.


Adult Learning Information Evening 2024 at University of Galway



5:45pm: Take the first step, explore part-time courses

Join Director Nuala McGuinn to explore our diverse range of part-time courses & micro-credentials, understand NFQ Levels, and grasp the RPL process and how it can support your eligibility for study. 


6:00pm: Thrive Online

Learn expert tips from our Multimedia Content Developer on thriving in online learning and navigating our Virtual Learning Environment – Canvas.


6:15pm: Career Development Essentials

Our Career Development team will walk you through our Career Portal, workshops, and resources tailored for part-time students.


6:30pm: Real Stories, Real Success

Hear from part-time students and graduates about their inspiring journeys, including why they returned to education and how they balance studies with busy lives.

Register for this event here

Professional, part-time & evening courses at University of Galway

At the Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development at University of Galway, we offer an extensive range of Professional, Part-time and Evening courses. Our flexible courses allow you to study at your own pace in a wide range of subject areas. These courses are delivered via different modes of delivery such as Online learning, Blended learning and Classroom-based.

Whether you want to improve your skills for employment or for your own personal development, University of Galway has the course for you! We have over 50 years’ experience working with adult learners, local communities and organisations. We offer a wide range of affordable and flexible part-time courses in a variety of subject areas such as Business & Management, Science & Technology, Arts & Social Sciences, IT, Community Education, Early Childhood Studies and Training & Education – as well as short courses, CPD courses, Micro-Credentials and Springboard courses.

University of Galway is located on the west of Ireland, surrounded by the beautiful and spectacular landscapes of the Wild Atlantic Way. Galway city is one of Ireland’s most vibrant and diverse hubs that caters a distinct culture for tourists and its students. Today, University of Galway has over ninety buildings on its campus overlooking the River Corrib, offering picturesque scenery for its students.

For more information about the adult courses, part-time and evening classes at the Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development at University of Galway, please view our courses here in’s Course Finder.

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