NUI Galway was established in 1845 and is one of Ireland's foremost centres of academic excellence. NUI Galway ranks among the top 1% of Universities in the world. Our researchers are shaping the future. Our students are shaping their own. With over 17,000 students and more than 2,200 staff, NUI Galway has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence. NUI Galway has earned national and international recognition as a research-led community with a commitment to top-quality teaching. At NUI Galway, there is a strong connection to the Irish language; in addition, volunteering and community outreach play a strong role in academic life. NUI Galway has over 80,000 alumni worldwide. To enable us stay in touch via our Alumni Links Ezine Magazine and to inform you of alumni news, reunions and events in your region, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will make sure you are on our contact list.