Galway International Hotel School

Courses in hospitality, culinary arts, tourism, events, retail, heritage and humanities

GMIT Galway International Hotel School students

GMIT Galway International Hotel School is based in GMIT's Galway City campus, overlooking Galway Bay and within easy reach of Galway city centre.

GMIT was the first college in Ireland to offer a degree in Hotel Management, and has been designated as a "Centre of Excellence" for culinary education by Failte Ireland.

GMIT Galway International Hotel School offers courses in the following areas:

  • Culinary Arts
  • Culinary & Gastronomic Sciences
  • Event Management & PR
  • Food Innovation & Enterprise
  • Heritage
  • Hotel & Hospitality Studies
  • International Hotel Management
  • International Tourism
  • Retail

 

Work Placements

All courses include at least one work placement, ensuring students are prepared for a rewarding career with international job prospects. 

 

Industry Links

The Links Office manages all aspects of industry partnership for the School. This includes:

  • Work placements
  • Graduate opportunities
  • Alumni relations
  • Annual Careers Fair

 

Note for students: Details of first year college fees can be viewed right here.

 

Contact us today!

Cait Noone
Head of School

Email: Cait Noone
Phone: +353 (0)91 742236

Jacinta Dalton
Head of Department of Culinary Arts & Services Industries
Email: Jacinta Dalton
Phone: +353 (0)91 742320

Diarmuid Ó Conghaile
Head of Department of Heritage & Tourism, Humanities, Applied Languages & Communications

Email: Diarmuid Ó Conghaile
Phone: +353 (0)91 742232

GMIT Galway International Hotel School Office:

Michelle Healy
Phone: +353 (0)91 742209

Clare Divilly
Phone: +353 (0)91 742183

Email: gihs@gmit.ie

GIHS Open Day Activities

What's Happening

GMIT Galway International Hotel School Careers Fair 2018

On Wednesday, 7 March, 2018, Galway International Hotel School will host it’s annual Careers Fair in the New Reception Foyer of GMIT Galway campus, Dublin Road, Galway from 1.30pm to 4pm.

GMIT Eurocatering website

"Eurocatering", a free website that provides training in 12 languages for the hospitality sector, and was developed in conjunction with GMIT, has been placed #30 in the top 100 Language Industry Awards 2017! 

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.