We sat down with Professor Philip Nolan, president of Maynooth University, to discuss his plans for the university, which lies on the periphery of Dublin. His role focuses on creating a strategy and implementing this to grow and develop the university.
Maynooth University is home to over 1,000 staff and 13,000 students, and more than 1,200 of these are international students hailing from over 60 countries. The university offers a wide range of excellent academic programmes which are delivered by leading researchers in various fields, and students are challenged and encouraged to reach their full potential in this top-class learning environment.
Challenging, diverse and community
Maynooth University also offers a very diverse and socially stimulating campus with a noticeable community feel, making it an excellent place for international students to find their feet. The university is unique for its flexibility in academic programmes, offering courses covering the full spectrum of disciplines across the subjects of science, engineering, social science and humanities, and these areas can be combined to earn degrees in exciting and flexible ways. For example, you can study Computer Science alongside various subject options, including Business, Law, Economics, Anthropology and Sociology.