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  • Society Bank of Ireland Bursary

    Posted by The Socs Box on Tue, 21-11-2023

    Bank of Ireland BursaryThe aim¬†of¬†the award is to support the societies in organising events¬†of¬†social, cultural, humanitarian and educational importance which enhance the community and enrich the society experience.¬†Note: events with creativity originality are encouraged.GuidelinesComplete step 1 of the Society leadership programmeDeadline for receipt of completed entry forms is November 27th @ 12pm.¬†You will have to acknowledge the Bank of Ireland in all literature associated with the event.- Prize Fund: Total Fund ‚ā¨5000‚ā¨600 x 4‚Äö ‚ā¨400 x 4 ‚ā¨250 x 4.You will be required to ...

  • Raise and Give Week Societies Ideas?

    Posted by The Socs Box on Tue, 21-11-2023

    We are making plans for next Semester and getting ready for the return of Raise and Give Week (RAG) to campus from Feb 12th - 16th.So lots of opportunities for your society to get involved.Its all about fun for a good cause. This has been supported by the University and is a huge opportunity to reclaim the week for us.What would you like to see?To start the process please take this poll to tell us all the types of events you would like to see you can choose as many options as you like. events would your society like to organise?What ideas do you have ...

  • Bank of Ireland Bursary

    Posted by The Socs Box on Fri, 06-10-2023

    The aim of the award is to support the societies in organising events of social, cultural, humanitarian and educational importance which enhance the community and enrich the society experience. Note: events with creativity originality are encouraged.Guidelines- Complete step 1 of the Society leadership programme- Deadline for receipt of completed entry forms is November 3rd @ 12pm. - You will have to acknowledge the Bank of Ireland in all literature associated with the event.- Prize Fund: Total Fund 5000 euro600 x 4‚ 400 x 4 250 x 4.- You will be required to submit a small report following ...

  • University Rebranding

    Posted by SocsBox on Wed, 06-09-2023

    This will be updated as we get more information on the rebrand and your social media handles.Please note:Facebook is a real problem. According to Ed Carty in the Marketing office 'The Marketing Office have a contact in Meta who is continuing to check if there is a way to support us in the change over, but no news so far.¬†They¬†are seeking a rule for any request for ‚ÄúNUIG‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúNUI Galway‚ÄĚ to be waved through. This is unlikely.¬†There may be no other option but for admins on these social accounts to pin a message on the existing profile; advise followers that posts will no longer be made ...

  • Societies Year in Review 22/23

    Posted by SocsBox on Sun, 03-09-2023

    Societies had an extraordinary yearcheck out some of the highlights here See the full end of year report hereYou can also check out previous years and see what your favourite society has accomplished in previous years.You cna joun Societies by logging into or at any Socs Day. ...

  • Socs Ents Crew Opportunity

    Posted by The Socs Box on Tue, 25-07-2023

    Socs Ents CrewWe will be recruiting an Ents/Well Crew in August who will work with the SocsBox on large events and also in the Hub. These opportunities are for current students who have the availability to work mostly evenings/nights  and some weekends and also some daytime availabity for the large events. We plan to have the Hub kitchen open until 9pm Monday - Thursday so that societies have the opportunity to prepare their own food for their events, or to come over to the Hub after their events for food/refreshments. Deadline to apply Tuesday August 22th 2023 at 4pm, Training August 29th - ...

  • SocsBox Internship Opportunity 2023/23

    Posted by The Socs Box on Wed, 21-06-2023

    Internship opportunity in University of Galway Socieites Office (SocsBox)Download information¬†hereSocieties Office and Student Health Unit University of GalwayWell Crew InitiativePAID INTERNSHIPSFor a period of 10 monthsStipend of ‚ā¨1,770 per month¬†34 hours weekly.¬†The PostInternship holders will work in a wide range of activities associated with student organisations in University of Galway in particular with Societies and will work under the direction of the Societies Officer, University of Galway as relevant to the duties associated with the internship. The Internships are facilitated ...

  • Dramsoc wins at ISDA 2023!

    Posted by Dramsoc on Mon, 17-04-2023

    This year we won the following awards at the annual Irish Society Drama Awards (ISDA):Best Lighting Design : Five Lesbians Eating A QuicheBest Set Design: Mr Burns: A Post Electric PlayBest Specialist Design (Make-up, VFX, Special Design, Graphic Design) : Cowboys Don't Wear Denim -  Special EffectsBest Performer in a Supporting Role : Honor Faughnan - Five Lesbians Eating A QuicheBest Performer: Sean Egan - Matt/Homer , Mr Burns: A Post Electric PlayBest Director: Mr Burns: A Post Electric Play Judges Discretionary Award (The Spirit of ISDA Award) : Five Lesbians Eating A ...

  • Speak Out

    Posted by The Socs Box on Mon, 17-04-2023

    Speak Out Speak Out is an online anonymous reporting tool available to all students and staff to disclose incidents of bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, discrimination, hate crime, coercive behaviour / control, stalking, assault, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and rape.  The national approach in the Speak Out campaign link here, echoes the ongoing work at the University of Galway and will help achieve the much needed zero tolerance culture.  Anyone with concerns or complaints about inappropriate behaviour is encouraged to use the online tool. The Speak Out tool will help you to ...

  • Society End of Year Reports Deadline May 11th 2023

    Posted by The Socs Box on Tue, 28-03-2023

    Secretaries reportHow to complete your secretaries report video here, note it refers to zoom meetings for your AGM, of course you are more likely to be holding in person AGM. Also we have your constitution in your dashboard, so you can just update it there if you have made changes. Treasurers reportYour treasurer also needs to input all expenditure and upload receipts and all income, and make sure your accounts balance. check out more info hereThe deadline to complete your secretaries and treasurers report is May 11th, it is mandatory to complete these reports to maintain society ...

  • Society Awards and BICS Awards 2023: The Winners

    Posted by The Socs Box on Mon, 27-03-2023

    UPDATE from BICS Awards:  At the 2023 BICS Society National Awards in the Clayton Whites Hotel in Wexford, The University of Galway came home with 6 awards, winning more awards than any other large college in Ireland. Continuing their winning streak.  Best Departmental Society for WiSTEM, supporting Women in STEM, over 1000 members, 500 new members this year.Best Event: Anime & Manga Society -  Akumakon. Biggest Akumakon Convention ever with outreach to youth groups, over 2200 attendees, links with the Japanese Embasy and raised 15 000 for Amach, Galway LGBTQ+ resource centre.Best ...

  • Society & BICS Awards 2023

    Posted by The Socs Box on Mon, 13-02-2023

    Society & BICS Awards 2023This year we will be holding¬†Society Awards in the Clayton Hotel on March 23rd.¬†Tickets will be available from March 3rd for committee members to purchase. Tickets will be heavily subsidised at ‚ā¨20 and will include, dinner (main course & dessert, refreshments, entertainment with Transmitter and of course the fabulous awards ceremony. If any performing societies would like to perform please get in touch with Riona at Please note there is a limited number of tickets available so please do not miss out.We will be adding all ...

  • SOS Student Festival is coming Feb 14th - 16th

    Posted by The Socs Box on Fri, 10-02-2023

    Tuesday 14thGÔĽŅroovy Tuesday Presents: Cody Currie as part of SOSGet your Tickets¬†hereGroovy Tuesday Presents is an all new concept brought to you by the University of Galway Students' Union and Societies as part of SOS 2023 on Tuesday 14th February 2023 at 8pm.Tickets are selling fast don't miss out, the production values are like nothing you have seen in Galway¬†before, prepare to be amazed. Top DJs, two stages, two bars, food trucks: from 8pm - midnight.With a stacked line-up of Irish and International talent, two massive stages, Funktion one sound system and a light show from the ...

  • Shave a Life 09/02/23

    Posted by Medicine Soc on Wed, 25-01-2023

    The University of Galway Medical Society are delighted to announce that we are fundraising for Samaritans Ireland. This wonderful voluntary charity supports an important cause particularly close to our hearts at this time in our community. At least 22 inspirational UG medical students will be shaving or dyeing their hair in two weeks in an effort to raise as much money as we can.¬†The Galway branch of Samaritans Ireland are 100% voluntary and operational 24/7; this is the only mental health service available to many struggling people.¬†Last year the NUIG Medical society raised over ‚ā¨30,000 ...

  • GUMS: All Shook Up in the Black Box

    Posted by Musical Society (GUMS) on Tue, 24-01-2023

    Galway University Musical Society presents¬†All Shook Up, featuring the music of the King‚Ķ¬†Elvis Presley. After last year's chilling production of¬†Carrie, GUMS returns to the stage with a show you¬†Can‚Äôt Help Falling in Love with.Based on Shakespeare‚Äôs¬†Twelfth Night,¬†All Shook Up¬†follows the antics which ensue when¬†Roustabout¬†Chad comes to a small Midwestern town which has a ban on music,dancing, and other ‚Äúindecent‚ÄĚ acts. Chad inspires the town to put on their¬†blue suede shoes¬† and rebel against the town‚Äôs rules. In a short time, lovers meet, dance and more.Featuring ...

  • Race Equality Survey, Have your say.

    Posted by The Socs Box on Mon, 23-01-2023

    The offices of the Vice Deans of EDI and Dean of Students sent out an all staff/student email on Friday, 20th Jan. with the link/information on the Race Equality Survey and call for written submissions which is open until Friday, February 10th 2023. Societies it is a great opportunity to have your say, see info below.copy of email circulated here: below a document with more information on the invite to prepare a written submission ...

  • Republic Day Celebrations

    Posted by India Soc on Fri, 20-01-2023

    India Soc invites you to join us and celebrate our spirit and unity on this Republic Day at Joe Higgins Room in the Cairnes Building from 1 pm to 3 pm.Get your free ticket here, places limited. ...

  • Socs day Jan 19th Book your Table

    Posted by The Socs Box on Wed, 04-01-2023

    Hi SocsBook your table for socs day in the Bailey Allen Hall, register on this form The day will include socs day, the volunteer fair and a pet farm.January 19th 12pm - 4pm. ...

  • Children's Christmas Lights Party

    Posted by SocsBox on Fri, 02-12-2022

    Join us to enjoy the Christmas lights, competitions, prizes, kiddies lucky dip, cookie decorating & Christmas Arts & Crafts, refreshments * food provided. ...

  • Children's Christmas Lights Party

    Posted by The Socs Box on Thu, 01-12-2022

    Children's Christmas Lights Party√Āras na Mac L√©inn on Dec 15th.¬†Tickets free but numbers limited.Student & Staff book your family slot. pick¬†7pm, 7.30pm, 8pmMaximum of 6 tickets per family.Required 1 adult per 3 children.You will need to have a staff or student ID to make your booking.Join us to enjoy the Christmas lights,¬†competitions, prizes, kiddies lucky dip, cookie decorating & Christmas Arts & Crafts, refreshments & food provided.When booking your ticket fill in how many Children and Adults will be attending.Book Here7pm slot7.30pm slot8pm slotInfo here ...

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