VEX Robotics Programme

VEX Robotics Programme

GMIT and Munster Technological University (MTU) will host the regional heat of the VEX Robotics Programme in the west of Ireland this academic year after receiving funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI).

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Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology & Mayo County Council Collaborate

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology & Mayo County Council Collaborate

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) and Mayo County Council have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) setting out plans for the two organisations to collaborate on projects of strategic importance across a range of mutually beneficial areas and to promote sustainable partnerships.

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GMIT Increases Apprenticeship Courses

GMIT Increases Apprenticeship Courses

GMIT has recived €1.8 m from the Higher Education Authority (HEA) to enable it to increase its number of apprenticeship courses at its Galway (Dublin Road) and Letterfrack campuses from September 2021.

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National Robot Art Challenge for School Children

National Robot Art Challenge for School Children

GMIT’s Department of Computer Science & Applied Physics have invited primary and secondary school children to Code a virtual robot. Create a work of art & Win great prizes! The national art competition is called The Robot Art Challenge. National Robot Art Challenge for School Children Run in partnership with Munster Technological University (MTU) and a […]

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Industry 4.0.: GMIT Launches Transcend

Industry 4.0.: GMIT Launches Transcend

The School of Engineering in GMIT is investing in a project titled “Transcend”, headed by Dr Carine Gachon, to further enhance the collaboration between GMIT and industry to support the transition to Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things and cloud […]

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GMIT Students Awarded Scholarships

GMIT Students Awarded Scholarships

90 GMIT students were awarded scholarships in recognition of their academic, personal, sporting, and cultural achievements at a virtual ceremony last week attended by the students, their families, school principals, school guidance counsellors and GMIT staff. The students, who are studying a range of programmes in all five GMIT campuses, are from counties in the […]

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GMIT Digital West

GMIT Digital West

GMIT Digital West event takes place fully online on 26th January 2021, from 10am to 12.30pm, on the theme of “Digital Transformation”. Hosted by GMIT and sponsored by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO), experts from the public and private sectors and academia will share their experiences of how their organisations successfully transitioned to digital marketing. […]

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GMIT Mayo New Course in Community Development and Youth Work

GMIT Mayo New Course in Community Development and Youth Work

GMIT is offering a offer a brand new degree programme in Community Development and Youth Work, commencing in the Mayo campus (Castlebar) September 2021. Recently, Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities Joe O’Brien, TD, announced funding, through the All Ireland Endorsement Body for Community Development, which will support the future growth […]

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€8.24 Million in Grants for 95 Enterprise Centres

€8.24 Million in Grants for 95 Enterprise Centres

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, has announced €8.24 million in grants for 95 Enterprise Centres around the country under Enterprise Ireland’s Enterprise Centres Fund. Enterprise Centres are embedded in communities in every county in the country. They provide space and training for entrepreneurs, allowing them to work remotely, […]

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R&D Tax Credits, Tax Efficiency & European Funding Opportunities for SMEs

R&D Tax Credits, Tax Efficiency & European Funding Opportunities for SMEs

Galway-Mayo Institute Of Technology (GMIT) Mayo Innovation Hub will host an online event with WestBIC and Grant Thornton on Thursday 24 September (10am) focusing on R&D Tax Credits, Tax Efficiency & European Funding Opportunities for SMEs. Speakers include: James McMahon, Head of Research at Grant Thornton, who will speak about the efficiencies and tax benefits of […]

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GMIT International Hotel School Listed in the Top 10 Hospitality Management Institutes Worldwide

GMIT International Hotel School Listed in the Top 10 Hospitality Management Institutes Worldwide

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) has an international reputation for offering industry-relevant courses to the Tourism industry since opening in 1972. The Galway International Hotel School in GMIT has been listed in the Top 10 Hospitality Management Institutes worldwide by global publication Education.Com. The school was the first Higher Education Institute in Ireland to offer […]

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GMIT Supporting Frontline Heroes During Covid-19 Crisis

GMIT Supporting Frontline Heroes During Covid-19 Crisis

While the campus doors may be closed, the work goes on.  Over the last eleven short weeks, GMIT staff have been challenged in exceptional ways.  Whilst having to adapt to new ways of teaching and assessing online, they have also been engaged in the background supporting the fight against COVID-19.  Several initiatives undertaken at GMIT […]

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GMIT offers new MSc in Design & Innovation

GMIT offers new MSc in Design & Innovation

Six departments across GMIT have collaborated with a wide range of industry and service sector groups to develop a ground-breaking new postgraduate course, the MSc in Design & Innovation, commencing delivery in September (2020). The course was designed by a multi-disciplinary team from departments within the Schools of Engineering, Business, and Design & Creative Arts […]

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GMIT Mayo and Canadian College Sign new Exchange Agreement

GMIT Mayo and Canadian College Sign new Exchange Agreement

GMIT Mayo Campus has announced a new partnership with Niagara College, Canada, which will provide international exchange opportunities for students and staff of Early Childhood Education and Care degree courses in both colleges. Professor Neville McClenaghan, Vice-President for GMIT Mayo Campus and Justin Kerr, Head of Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Social Care, formally […]

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Plans Progress for new State of the Art Stem Building at GMIT Galway

Plans Progress for new State of the Art Stem Building at GMIT Galway

GMIT has announced it has submitted a planning application for a new state of the art building at the Galway campus to cater for the delivery of programmes in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). The proposed 5,500 square metre building is to be located on the eastern side of the Galway campus facing […]

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Public Lecture on Irish Economy and Policy Challenges

Public Lecture on Irish Economy and Policy Challenges

This public lecture is open to the public  and takes place on 15th October at 12 noon, Room 99, Galway campus). Professor John Fitzgerald, adjunct professor in Economics at Trinity College Dublin and former research professor at the Economic and Social Research Institute, will deliver his annual lecture on “The Irish economy and policy challenges” […]

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