NUI Galway sports Scholarship isn’t about rewarding you for what you have done in the past it’s about helping you reach your goals.
We concentrate on providing the supports that you will need to improve as a sportsperson during your time at NUI Galway
We provide the people and services that you will need to take the next step in your sporting career.
Sports Facilities The University Sports Complex
NUI Galway’s 6,500 sq ft sports complex on the University campus is ideally located for all students as a meeting point for sports activity. The complex includes: A dedicated elite training gym A six-lane, 25 meter swimming pool, with a moveable floor (international competition standard) Squash and racquetball courts A National League basketball arena and sports hall with bleacher seating for over 600 spectators A 100-piece cardiovascular gym with 35 pieces of resistance equipment Two fitness studios, suitable for aerobic training A competition-style climbing wall Saunas and a steam room
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NUI Galway Sports Scholarship Students benefit from:
• Financial Support • A full time dedicated Elite Sports Development Officer, who will work with • • • • • • •
you to identify what you need to succeed and make sure those supports are put in place. Or you are supported every step of the way. Top coaches- across a broad range of sports. NUI Galway sports clubs and teams have access to some of Ireland’s best coaches First class medical support on campus- one of Ireland’s leading Sports Medicine practitioners and physiotherapists on site. NUI Galway Scholarship holders benefit from One on one session’s with a top sports psychologist Sports nutrition advice tailored to you Performance planning and mentoring Sports Science support
The University’s outdoor sports facilities include: Ten natural grass playing pitches A synthetic grass pitch, suitable for a wide range of sports including hockey, soccer and Gaelic games An eight-lane, international standard track, with jumping and throwing facilities, suitable for athletics, cross-country and general training.
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Sport at NUI Galway
For more information on our famous sporting Alumni and top achievers visit www.nuigalway.ie/sports
• There are over 40 different sports clubs at NUI Galway. • NUI Galway One Irelands Best rowing club • Strong tradition of Gaelic Games, several alumni have won all Ireland senior medals and All Star Awards • Recent Olympians in Athletics, Rowing and Kayaking • One of the leading University Soccer teams • One of the top Connacht Junior clubs, a team in the elite South Western U20 League • A broad range of Water sports clubs with leading national and international performers in the NUI Galway clubs. • Ireland’s top Men’s University Basketball teams in 2010 And these are just some of the excellent clubs with top coaching that we have. Our scholarships are available to all ambitious sportspeople in sports recognised by the Irish sports council and who have a burning ambition to reach the top.