-NUI Galway is the Sunday Times University of the Year 2009-10
-NUI Galway has more than 16,000 students from over 90 countries across the world
-13% of our students are international
-There are 82 student societies and 41 sports clubs
The newest facility provided by the university is Kingfisher sports complex. The complex includes:-
- A six-lane, 25 metre swimming pool, with a moveable floor (international competition standard)
- Dedicated squash and racquetball courts
- A National League basketball arena and sports hall with bleacher seating for over 600 spectators
- A 100-piece cardiovascular gym with 35 pieces of resistance equipment
- A dedicated elite training gym
- Two fitness studios, suitable for aerobic training
- A competition-style climbing wall
- Saunas and a steam room
The are two prayer rooms available; one is located in the main campus and the one in the Clinical Science Institute.
Medicine is the main course of choice among Malaysian Students. There are about 120 medical students for each batch, with an average of 15 Malaysian students.
There are 10 student accommodations available for NUI Galway students. Most of the years, first year Malaysian students are being placed in Dunaras Village and Atlantis Apartment.
Dunaras Village is situated within 20-25 minutes walking distance from the campus while Atlantis Apartment is less than 10 minutes walking distance. Buses to the campus are provided.
All Malaysian students will move out and rent a house nearer to campus and hospital after a year.
Mediteranean shop (known as 'Pak Mat') and Aroma store are the only two halal stores near to Malaysian community. The price is affordable. Malaysian foods are also available in those stores such as maggi, habhal soy sauce, maggi chilli sauce, milo and etc. Raw ingredients to cook Malaysian foods are also available. These includes green chillies, lemon grass, coconut milk, basmati rice and more.
There is approximately 100 Malaysians including undergraduates and post graduates.
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