CÉIM was initiated by NUI Galway Students’ Union in 2013 and was first piloted in collaboration with the College of Engineering and Informatics in September 2013. CÉIM was introduced by the School of Law for BA Law students in the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies during the 2015/2016 academic year.
CÉIM was further rolled out in the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies in 2016/17, where it was made available by the School of Geography & Archaeology to Geography students.
In 2018/19, CÉIM was introduced for 1st year Political Science and Sociology students, and it was rolled out to the following students in 2019/20: Denominated Psychology, Psychological Studies, Civil Law, Law & Human Rights, and Law & Business.
In 2021/2022, CÉIM was offered to 1st year Science students for the first time.
CÉIM will be offered to 1st year Spanish students from September 2022.