Latest News
  • CKI Keynote Series
  • 25th January, 1pm - 2pm, Siobhán McKenna Theatre, AM Bldg. Alan Kerins Speaking about his work with the Alan Kerins African Projects ... more
  • ALIVE Internships 2007
  • Fancy interning with ALIVE? The ALIVE programme is pleased to announce three internships for the 2006-2007 academic year. ... more
  • NUI Galway Gala to Celebrate ALIVE
  • This year's NUI Galway Gala Banquet will celebrate the ALIVE programme. ... more
  • CKI book publication
  • CKI to Publish International Collection of Articles ... more
  • HEA funds programme to reduce poverty
  • Programme of Strategic Co-operation between Irish Aid and Higher Education and Research Institutes EOI Call? funded by the HEA. ... more
  • Cupp conference 2007
  • The Community University Partnership Programme (Cupp) at the University of Brighton will be hosting a conference on 28th March 2007. ... more
  • Conversations with Community
  • Wednesday, 7th February 2007 Community Work in Ireland ? managing poverty and injustice or working for social change? Discussion facilitated by the Community Worker Co-operative ... more
  • Capture the Community
  • ALIVE Photo Exhibit "What is Active Citizenship?" ... more
  • Active Citizenship Photo Competition
  • ALIVE/CKI are looking for budding photographers to capture the spirit of Active Citizenship. ... more
  • HEA to fund CKI in Strategic Innovation Fund
  • HEA Announces funding for CKI as part of new Strategic Innovation Fund ... more
  • Mary Robinson - Human Rights in Higher Edu
  • Mary Robinson calls for Human Rights in Higher Education at Campus Compact's 20th anniversary ... more
Introduction to the Community Knowledge Initiative
Welcome to the website for the Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI), a project launched by the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2001.  The CKI hopes to place communities at the centre of debate and educate students for civic engagement.
Within CKI there are four basic strands:
Regenerating of links with community and researching volunteering and service learning through research
Student Volunteering
Enable NUI Galway to become a role model in promoting volunteering. 
Service Learning/Community Based Learning
Establish NUI Galway as a pioneering institution in the implementation of service learning programmes.
Knowledge Sharing
Promotes NUI Galway's knowledge resource for the betterment of academic staff, employees, students and the wider community.  Sign up to receive the quartlery CKI Magazine here.

Community Knowledge Initiative
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