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

Dr Seán Duffy who has been appointed Executive Project Lead of the Connacht-Ulster Alliance (CUA), a project seeking Technological University (TU) for West & North-West of Ireland.

The Presidents of the Connacht-Ulster Alliance (CUA) of GMIT, IT Sligo and Letterkenny IT welcome the appointment of Dr Seán Duffy to the position of CUA Executive Project Lead as the alliance proceeds towards becoming a Technological University (TU) for the West and North-west of Ireland.

L to R: Maura Lyons, Critical Care Audit Nurse; Leonie Cullen, Clinical Nurse Manager 2, ICU; Deirdre Killeen, Services Department, GUH;  Caroline Miskell, Clinical Nurse Manager 2, ICU; Gerard MacMichael, Head of School of Engineering GMIT, Dr Brian De Souza, GMIT Project Visor co-lead and lecturer in the GMIT Dept of Mechanical Engineering, and Ann Conroy, Clinical Nurse Manager 3, ICU. [Photo: Mike Shaughnessy]

While the campus doors may be closed, the work goes on.  Over the last eleven short weeks, GMIT staff have been challenged in exceptional ways.  Whilst having to adapt to new ways of teaching and assessing online, they have also been engaged in the background supporting the fight against COVID-19