What’s What Glossary!
What is Registration?
Registration is the collection and maintenance of student data. All students at NUI Galway must register each year to become students of the University, this is obligatory.
Online registration allows students the freedom to register for their course and also pay fees online www.nuigalway.ie/reg
Your Username/ID is your CAO number which is now your NUI Galway Student ID Number.
Password For new students or if you have never activated your account; your password will be the word galway (small g) followed by the first 4 digits of your date of birth (in format ddmm e.g. galway3101) Queries to: email@example.com
Once logged into the ‘Courses’ page, click on Register Here this starts the process of registration.
Terms and Conditions
All those who register as a student of NUI Galway do so understanding that they agree to abide by all the rules and regulations of the University as they apply to students.Cl
ick on Terms & Conditions on our website www.nuigalway.ie/reg
for more information.
Nationality This is the country of your birth.
Domicile refers to your country of permanent address prior to entry to the programme of study e.g. a Polish person comes to Ireland 2 weeks prior to commencing a higher education course. While their nationality is Polish and their correspondence address is in Ireland, their country of permanent residence is still Poland.
Only in the case where a student has been residing in Ireland for 3 years or more prior to commencing their course would their Domiciliary of Origin be Ireland. Their Domiciliary of Origin must not change throughout the duration of their study.
Please supply your PPS number this is a requirement by the HEA
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