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

GMIT’s acclaimed degree programme in Religious Studies is approaching its twenty-fifth anniversary and begins its next cycle in September 2018. A special open evening about the course will take place in the GMIT Galway campus (room 1034) on Monday, 3 September, at 6.30pm.

L to R: Jan Van Dijk, Architect, Cllr Niall McNelis, Mayor of Galway City,  Cllr Michael Maher, Dr Michael Hannon, Deputy President of GMIT, David Lee, GMIT Buildings & Estates Manager, George McCourt, GMIT Head of Innovation & Enterprise, the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys, Barry Egan, Enterprise Ireland, Director, West Region, Deputy Sean Kyne, and Cormac MacDonncha, Chairman of GMIT Governing Body.

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, TD, today (Thursday 9 August) turned the first sod on the site of the new extension to GMIT’s Innovation Hub (iHub) at the GMIT Galway campus.