Measles occurrence at NUI Galway – what to do
The Department of Public Health has been notified of two confirmed cases of measles in students at NUI Galway.
Measles is highly contagious and can cause serious complications. The only way to prevent measles is by vaccination.
Any student who has not had two doses of MMR vaccine should be vaccinated as soon as possible.
Handwashing helps stop the spread of infectious diseases.
If you have a skin rash, high temperature, cough, runny nose or red or watery eyes please do not come in to the university until 4 days after the onset of symptoms and you are well again. You should also contact your G.P. by phone if you are unwell.
The Student Health Unit or your own GP will provide vaccination clinics for any student who has not had adequate vaccination of two doses of MMR vaccine. To book an appointment for vaccinations here contact the Student Health Unit on 091-493758 or 091-495637
Dr Fionnguala Lysaght,
Student Health Unit,
Be aware of Examination Regulations and review them before your exams.
Mobile phones are NOTpermitted in the exam hall
Mobile phones will be confiscated for the duration of the exam and a fine of €20 will apply in each case. A breach of exam regulations will apply. The possible penalties are as follows:
(a) Letter of reprimand
(b) 5% reduction of marks for the relevant module
(c) 10% reduction of marks for the relevant module
(d) Zero mark for the relevant module
(e) Zero mark for the relevant module with a cap on the mark for the repeat (if a repeat sitting is allowed by the Marks and Standards for the programme) of a pass mark for the relevant programme.
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The Semester 2 Exam Timetable is now available.
If your timetable is incorrect or you do not have a timetable, please consult the Frequently Asked Questions online before visiting the Student Information Desk located in Áras Uí Chathail (Ground Floor).
Good luck with your exams!