Monthly Archives: April 2013

Celebrating our International Student Ambassadors

NUI Galway’s International Student Ambassadors were honoured at a special ceremony last week. On Friday 19 April, our ambassadors attended a special reception at the Department of Education and Skills in Dublin, where they were presented with certificates of achievement by the Irish Minister of Education, Ruairi Quinn.

NUI Galway International Student Ambassadors

NUI Galway International Student Ambassadors (L-R) Keegan Charlier (USA), Felicia Robbins (USA) and Zeping Zhang (China)

The event was followed by a visit to Áras an Uachtaráin in Dublin, where our students met with President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, a fellow NUI Galway graduate.

International Student Ambassadors meet President Micael D Higgins

(L-R) Zeping Zhang, Keegan Charlier, President Michael D Higgins, Felicia Robbins and Brian Hussey (International Office, NUI Galway)

Four NUI Galway international students were selected this year to take part in the prestigious Irish government backed programme, which saw a total of 40 international students blog about their experiences studying in Ireland and take part in various student outreach activities on behalf of their respective institutions.

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