University of Galway – Adult Learning Information Evening

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University of Galway has announced its annual information evening for adult learners, with scores of opportunities for professionals, the unemployed and those returning to work to take short courses and longer-term studies.

The Centre for Adult Learning and Professional Development hosts the annual event on campus on Thursday June 20, 2024, from 5.30-7.30pm, in the Human Biology Building.

This event creates an opportunity for would-be students to meet representatives from our part-time courses.

The part-time courses for 2024/25 include fully-funded Springboard+ and Human Capital Initiative courses for the unemployed and returners, and 90% funding for those in work but seeking to upskill. New this year are micro-credentials courses with special subsidies worth 50-80% of fees for courses addressing skills in key priority areas, including renewable energy, sustainability and more.

For further information on this event and to register for this event visit

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.


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