University of Galway is to open its doors to Transition Year students with a unique, first-hand experience how healthcare professionals are trained at its state-of-the-art Simulation Facility.

The University’s College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences is putting on the special Taste of Healthcare Programme on Saturday, April 6th for students interested in a career in healthcare.

Students will be given access to an immersive, interactive programme. 

Specially simulated medical procedures and scenarios will be demonstrated, such as endoscopy, childbirth and medical emergencies, giving students a glimpse into the diverse opportunities available at University of Galway and a real sense of the healthcare student experience.

The event will showcase a wide range of skill sets and prospective students interested in participating in the Taste of Healthcare Programme can find more information and register at


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