Coronavirus

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 are contributing to the fight against COVID-19 in many ways. They are working in the contact tracing centre in our Galway campus, producing vital equipment and PPE materials, and have developed a low-cost emergency ventilator for use in the fight against COVID-19.

Latest News

Mr Robert Owen-Jones, Australian Head of Mission to Ireland and GMIT President Dr Orla Flynn, pictured outside the GMIT Marine and Freshwater Research Centre, at the Galway campus this week.

The President of GMIT, Dr Orla Flynn, this week (Tuesday 7 July 2020) welcomed the Australian Head of Mission to Ireland, Mr Robert Owen-Jones, to GMIT.

GMIT President Dr Orla Flynn talking online with Glenn Vollebregt, CEO at St Lawrence College, Canada.

GMIT’s Galway International Hotel School and St Lawrence College, Ontario, Canada, have signed a new articulation agreement which will support the global tourism industry by offering an international hospitality award to Irish and Canadian students and is due to begin later this year.