Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.04
Liaison Thomas Adams
Submission Date July 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

National University of Ireland, Galway
PRE-3: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Dean Pearce
Head of Facilities Management and Services
Buildings Offices
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Institution type:

Institutional control:

A brief description of the institution’s main campus and other aspects of the institutional boundary used to complete this report:

The National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway) is one of Ireland’s foremost centres of academic excellence, with over 18,000 students and a staff complement of over 2,500. The University’s main campus is located in Galway City spread over 105 hectares along the banks of the River Corrib (see attached map). The campus comprises of 97 individual buildings, as well as parking areas, a student accommodation village, and sports facilities. The University also has city centre property at Nuns Island, Newcastle Road, Westside, and Dangan which are considered to form part of main campus. The attached pdf map shows the main campus and the link below has a number of different maps available.

In addition to the main campus, NUI Galway also provides academic, administrative and research facilities in the following satellite locations:

· Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta, Gaeilge, Doirí Beaga, Co. Donegal

· Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta, Gaeilge, Roisín na Mainiach, Carna, Co. Galway

· Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta, Gaeilge, Carraroe, Co. Galway

· ECI, Carron, Co. Clare

· MRI, Carna, Co. Galway

· MRI, Finavarra, Co. Clare

· Mace Head, Halfmace, Co. Galway

· Medical Academies in Sligo, Letterkenny, Castlebar & Portiuncula

· Shannon College of Hotel Management

· St. Angela’s College Sligo

· Irish Centre for High End Computing (ICHEC), Trinity Technology Campus, Dublin

NUI Galway’s total property portfolio covers an area of 133 ha

Which of the following features are present on campus and which are included within the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school No No
Medical school Yes Yes
Other professional school with labs or clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary) Yes Yes
Museum No No
Satellite campus Yes Yes
Farm larger than 2 hectares or 5 acres No No
Agricultural experiment station larger than 2 hectares or 5 acres No No
Hospital No No

The rationale for excluding any features that are present from the institutional boundary:


Additional documentation to support the submission :

The attached map shows the various buildings within the main campus. The following link also has a number of maps related to the campus:


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