Study Abroad at Maynooth University
More than 100 international students each year study in Maynooth University as Visiting /Study Abroad students. We are working with a large number of universities and partners in America, Canada, Brazil, Russia, China, Korea and Singapore to facilitate study abroad visiting students. As a visiting student at Maynooth University, you will be a member of a large multinational student community, but also have individual attention from the staff. You can choose from a wide range of academic subjects across three faculties: Faculty of Celtic Studies, Arts & Philosophy; Faculty of Social Science; and Faculty of Science & Engineering, and across all undergraduate levels, 1st to 4th year.
Visiting/Study Abroad students can apply through our partner universities or providers in addition to applying as independent students.
Language Centre at Maynooth University
The Language Centre at Maynooth University offers a wide range of services, including conversation classes and language laboratory sessions for undergraduate students of English, Irish, French, Spanish, German and Chinese; non-specialist language courses for undergraduates and postgraduates in other disciplines and non-examination evening courses. The Language Centre has two digital language laboratories and a self-access language learning area that contains a large number of PCs, AV resources and satellite TV. The Language Centre is delighted to welcome students from all over the world to Maynooth University. International students can avail themselves of our fully equipped SALL Room (Self-Access Language Learning) beside the Language Centre corridor.
Student Support Services at Maynooth University
The International Office at Maynooth University provides advice, help and support to all international students during their time at Maynooth University. We can offer support with visa and immigration, dealing with culture shock, assist with opening a bank account, getting health insurance and any other issues international students may have. The International Office also works closely with the Student Services team in the University to provide access for international students to the other student services available on campus and to offer the Student Buddy Network, peer advisory service to new international students.
Support services available to students’ on-campus are coordinated by the Student Services team, which oversees the Access Office, Medical and Counselling Centre, Residence Office, Career Guidance and Academic Advisory services, Crèche, Chaplaincy and Students’ Union. On-campus facilities also include accommodation, a new restaurant, excellent sports facilities, a swimming pool and a new library extension which will double the size of the existing facilities. There are also over 150 active clubs and societies, providing many opportunities for students to get involved in social, cultural and sporting activities.
Accommodation at Maynooth University
Maynooth University currently houses nearly 900 students on-campus. Prospective students may apply through the Residence Office for campus housing. All on-campus accommodation is situated on Maynooth University’s North Campus, close to lecture halls, sports and recreational facilities. Each apartment has a fully equipped kitchen with dining area and sitting room. The apartments are secure and there are staff on call at all times.
The Residence Office also maintains a database of off-campus accommodation in Maynooth and the surrounding areas, including houses, house-shares and accommodation in a family home.
For more information: https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/accommodation