Green Campus

Green campus initiatives at Mayo, Letterfrack and Galway campuses

GMIT Summer Galway Campus

We are delighted to announce that the GMIT Galway campus (Dublin Road, Galway) and GMIT Centre for Creative Arts & Media (CCAM in Galway City) are officially registering for Green Campus status.

Of course, our Mayo and Letterfrack campuses have already achieved Green Campus status.  In fact, GMIT Mayo was the first Institute of Technology in the world to be awarded the status of Green Campus by The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) and An Taisce in 2011.

The aims of the GMIT Green Campus project are to:

  • Raise awareness of environmental issues
  • Take practical actions under the Green Campus themes



This year's GMIT Green Campus Day will be held on Monday, 2nd October, 2017.

Activities for the day at GMIT Galway campus, Dublin road, Galway will include:



  • Official Opening by the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD   


Energy Tours

Energy Tours of the campus led by Year 4 Energy Engineering students, and lasting one hour, leaving at:

  • 9.30am
  • 12pm
  • 2pm
  • 3pm 



Exhibitors on site between 10am and 4pm include:

  • Barna Recycling
  • CPD Ecograte
  • Ecological Building Systems
  • Galway County Council
  • GMIT - Building and Estates
  • GMIT - Engineering
  • GMIT - Mayo Green campus
  • ProAir
  • Renewable Energy Systems (RES)
  • SEAI
  • Smarter Travel
  • Unitherm



  • Renault, Hyundai and Toyota E-Car Test-Drive/Demonstrations (concourse outside Cafe Foyer, new building)
  • Infrared Camera Demonstration (in GMIT Energy Lab)


Student Work

  • Energy Engineering Undergraduate/Postgraduate Student Poster Display (beside 



  • Sustainable Energy Community (SEC) Seminar at 3pm in GMIT Library

Latest News

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Signing the new MOU between GMIT and Galway City Council, Cllr Pearce Flannery (FG), Mayor of Galway and Dr Fergal Barry, President of GMIT, prior to a meeting of Galway City Council in GMIT on Monday 12 February.

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) and Galway City Council (GCC) have signed a new agreement setting out a commitment  to work together on common principles and strategies to make the greatest and most sustainable use of the economic, social and cultural assets of Galway city and region f