Intel Award for MSc in International Management

NUI Galway’s formal celebration of University Scholarships, prizes and gold medals recently took place in the Bailey Allen Hall, Áras na Macléinn. The celebration consisted of a presentation by the President of an award to each winner, followed by an address by the President, and a reception in Áras na Mac Léinn afterwards.

Pictured are Dr. Denise Holland, Professor John McHale, President Dr. Jim Browne, Paul Scully, Dr. Josephine Igoe, Dr. Tom Acton, and NUI Galway students Sinead Russell and Oisin Molloy, who jointly scooped the Intel Award valued at €1,000 for highest academically performing students on the MSc International Management, in the Discipline of Management at NUI Galway.

The award winning MSc in International Management provides students with in-depth knowledge and expertise in the principles and application of international business and management.  Sinead is now a Financial Analyst at KPMG and Oisin work as part of In-house Recruitment department at Ernst & Young

According to Programme Director, Dr Josephine Igoe, “We are delighted to have this important industry collaboration with Intel, as a successful multinational company here in Ireland, and we thank them for their generous sponsorship of ‘ the best student award’. This collaboration recognises high performing students and the best of what this MSc programme delivers into the marketplace and is appropriately sponsored by one of the highest performing multinational companies operating in Ireland.”

Paul Scully, Vice President, Human Resources, Director of EMEA, INTEL Corporation says “As we move from internet to the digital economy there will be a number of critical leadership skills at its epicenter; critical thinking & problem-solving skills, communication skills, collaboration skills, and finally innovation skill sets. The NUIG MSc programme is equipping the future Talent pool to have these important capabilities, therefore ‘strategically’ preparing the Talent Marketplace to succeed in the Digital economy. Intel are delighted to be partnering with NUIG in building this Talent pool for the future.”

For more information about MSc in International Management email Gerry Campbell at or call +353 91 493771.



MSc (HRM) Medtronic Sponsored Award

On Wednesday, 30 March, six teams from the M.Sc. in Human Resource Management at NUIG presented on the topic theme of ‘Communicating Pensions to Millennials’.

The presentations were judged by Dave Morris, Medtronic, Maura Howe, the Pensions Authority,  John Gethin, Aviva, and Adrian Cafferky, Churchfield Corporate Financial Solutions.

The award winning team comprised Jenna Quinn, Laura Phillips, Kerrie O’Neill, Jonathan O’Connor and Erika Feerick.  The event was organised by NUIG lecturer in Management, Maureen Maloney.

John Gethin from Aviva complimented the “level of work, effort and research coupled with some real gems of innovation that were demonstrated by all groups”. The students won a cash award, sponsored by Medtronic and will present at an international conference organised by FairTax, a H2020 EU-funded project.