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NUIG Ballinsaloe Access Course

Galway Rural Development - Monday, August 08, 2016

NUI Galway’s Access programme will run in Ballinasloe again this year (numbers permitting), commencing in September 2016. The programme targets those who, because of  socioeconomic and/or educational disadvantage, have not had an opportunity to progress to higher education and would find it difficult to do so without the supports offered by the programme.  We are accepting applications from students of all ages. This year, applications can be made online through the following link:, where you can also find more information about NUI Galway’s Access programmes.

An information evening about the Access programme in the Aughrim Suite, Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe on Thursday the 25th of August from 7 – 9 pm

Welcome to the Galway Rural Development website. Galway Rural Development, through the programmes we administer, will continue to work along with other agencies, groups and individuals around the county to improve the quality of life for all citizens in our area. We especially wish to work with those who are most in need of assistance, to provide real opportunities for people to gain significant improvements for themselves and their communities throughout rural Galway.

Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.