Its distinctive features and character owe much to its unique history and heritage. Maynooth University was formally established as an autonomous university as recently as 1997, yet traces its origins to the foundation of the Royal College of St. Patrick in 1795, making it, simultaneously, Ireland’s youngest university and one of its oldest educational institutions.
We can achieve this transformative change in undergraduate education only because its guiding principles are so embedded in our ethos and practice as an institution, and only because of the strength of our existing curriculum, our forefront research and subject expertise, and the quality of our current student experience at Maynooth. While strengthening our curriculum to reflect contemporary needs, the reimagined Maynooth curriculum allows our students to do more of what Maynooth does best: complement deep knowledge of their subjects with a broad perspective, and learn how to think and work in a way that makes a real difference to the world around them.
Maynooth University is a research-intensive university and, as such, research and scholarship are fundamental to our mission: research contributes to the advancement of human knowledge and understanding, addresses major societal challenges, infuses our teaching and enthuses our students.
At Maynooth University, the Career Development Centre provides a service that is student-focussed, professional and informative. We are happy to assist you and work with you as you progress through the steps in discovering your career.
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Accommodation close to the conference site in Maynooth is available at special delegate rates (a lot of rooms have been held but this is not unlimited so we advise you to book early especially if you wish to avail of the mid-priced options).
A number of self-catering rooms and some mid priced rooms can be booked on campus and in nearby hotels.
A wide range of other accommodation options are available in Dublin city.
In the library, we are dedicated to helping you with your research and studies during your time in University. Our services reflect this dedication as we aim to provide you with an appropriate and comfortable environment which combines study and social spaces for both individual and group study.
Maynooth University supports the aims and provisions of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and other relevant legislation.
The University is committed to complying with all relevant legislation. It recognises that it has a responsibility and duty to provide, as far as is reasonably practicable, to its staff and students a safe and healthy work environment.
Your time at university is not only for academic achievement. It is also a time for personal development, for fun and for friendship.
Maynooth University has a reputation for being a particularly friendly University. The community atmosphere around the town and campus is what our students love about the University.
Your years at college mark a crucial time in your personal as well as your academic development. We have established a number of support mechanisms to promote the welfare of all our students during their time at Maynooth. Experienced staff are available, across a range of services, to provide advice, support and guidance, if and when you need it.
Our Student Centre and Sports Centre provide a base for over 100 clubs and societies, overseen by our highly active Students’ Union. So whether you’re seeking adventure, fitness, relaxation or fun, make sure to get involved in the many areas of student life open to you.
Clubs and Societies are the lifeblood of student activity on campus. Clubs (Sporting) and Societies (Non-Sporting) are groups run by students for the benefit of their fellow students. The University Capitation Committee, which has staff and students members, oversees the administration and funding of all officially recognised clubs and societies on campus.
My experience at Maynooth has been an excellent one. I felt that the LLB programme was practical and the faculty was both experienced and engaging. The campus is beautiful and had an excellent selection of useful and interesting modules.
From my experience at Maynooth University I have had a really positive experience from this university as I come from a back ground of being a single mother they have been so supportive and excellent feed back from the lectures and excellent delivery from the lectures and when needed extra support it is there, they will help you push to your best confident self in anything...
Maynooth university was overall exceptional in their deliverance of online lectures and support systems for students throughout the duration of the corona virus. The time that I did manage to spend on campus was always productive and a safe place to study in peace or socialise with class mates. One of my favorite aspects of the university was it’s student union which...
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