Updates and advice on Coronavirus from GMIT

GMIT Coronavirus updates and advice

GMIT will remain closed until further notice in line with the advice of the National Public Health Emergency Team, with no physical classes taking place. 

GMIT campuses and buildings will remain open to essential staff only

Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for students and staff below, and also check our Coronavirus advice and resources pages for further information. 

The safety and wellbeing of our community is our priority. We continue to follow the advice of the HSE, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Department of Education and Skills about ongoing protective measures against the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

GMIT staff have contributed to the fight against COVID-19 in many ways. They volunteered in the contact tracing centre in our Galway campus, produced vital equipment and PPE materials, and developed a low-cost emergency ventilator for use in the fight against COVID-19.

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