Welcome for New Students

Thanks for choosing ATU - welcome aboard!

Advice for New Students

The links below provide access to a lot of helpful information for new students

Start Dates

New first-year students induction will be on Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd September with lectures starting on Monday 26th.

Any Questions?

You might find it useful to browse our Admissions Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) too.

If you can't find answers to your questions in the links below, then feel free to call our Admissions Office at 091-742140.

If you have a query about your course, see the contact details at the end of each course page or click here for a list of all courses.

#FIRST5WEEKS Welcome Programme

Our #First5weeks welcome progamme will start on Monday 26th September in conjunction with the start of lectures.. This programme will help you to settle into college life and to make the transition to third-level education easier. Each of the five weeks will have a different theme and include lots of different campaigns and activities. 

Over the #First5Weeks, you will receive the following:

  • Department/School induction

  • Access to the ATU Galway-Mayo induction module (online)

  • Access to a programme of events running over five weeks to help you settle in. The details of the #First5weeks welcome programme/induction will be available by end of August/early September.

For more information, check out our #First5weeks Welcome Brochure

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