ATU Galway City Open Evening (Thurs 25 Jan 2024, 6-8pm) to focus on wide range of courses and supports

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 Press Office
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Atlantic Technological University (ATU) invites prospective students, parents, guardians, teachers and anyone interested in pursuing higher education this year to its Open Evening on Thursday, 25 January, 2024, from 6 pm to 8 pm at its Galway City (Dublin Road) campus.

This event caters to Leaving Certificate, postgraduate, part-time, online, and mature students, offering information on the diverse range of academic offerings in ATU. Staff and students will answer queries on all course options across the Galway and Mayo campuses, covering disciplines such as Agriculture, Built Environment, Business, Computing, Creative Arts & Media, Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Event PR, Engineering, Furniture Design, Making & Technology, Heritage, Tourism, Nursing, Health Sciences & Social Care, Outdoor Education, Psychology, Science, and Teacher Education.

The evening event will also include informational stands showcasing the various offices and services supporting the student experience such as the ATU Access & Participation (HEAR), Disability & Learning Support Service (DARE), Admissions & Fees, Student Services, Careers Office (RPL –, Online, Flexible & Professional Development (OFPD), Tertiary Education, EU Green, ATU Sports & Scholarships, Students Union, and ATU Global & Languages.

Attendees can gain further insights through scheduled talks on crucial aspects of the higher education journey, such as:
“Advice on the CAO Application Process”, Theatre 994 (6:00pm to 6:30pm)
“Preparing for Third Level (for parents and students)”, Theatre 1041 (6:30pm to 7:00 pm)
“Student Finance and Supports”, Theatre 995 (7:00pm pm to 7:30 pm)
“Part-time, Springboard & Online Courses” in Theatre 996 (7:30 pm to 8 pm)

Lorraine Cunningham, ATU Galway-Mayo Schools Liaison Officer, says: “The event will feature guided tours of the campus and its facilities led by our exceptional student ambassadors. This provides a firsthand experience of what it is like to be a student studying at ATU.”

Eamon Walsh, Head of Department of Online, Flexible and Professional Development, ATU Galway-Mayo, says:We are delighted to showcase our comprehensive offering of online, flexible and postgraduate courses at ATU across a broad range of disciplines. These courses will be of particular interest to those working in industry who wish to upskill or reskill, and attendees can hear more about the funded learning opportunities on offer at ATU through Springboard+ and the Human Capital Initiative”.

To register for this and other open day events at ATU Campuses in Galway, Mayo, Sligo, and Donegal, please visit 

For those with accessibility or additional requirements (visiting ATU Galway City campus) who would like to avail of assistance or supports on the evening, please contact before Tuesday, 23 January, 2024.

For full information about ATU, please

Regina Daly, Atlantic TU Communications 
Tel: +353 (0)91 742826 Mob: +353 (0)879618355