Freedom of Information

Contact Details and Publication Scheme

** IMPORTANT NOTICE RE INSTITUTE CLOSURE**
GMIT is currently closed in line with the advice of the National Public Health Emergency Team.
Until the Institute re-opens, there will be disruption to the FOI & Data Protection services as the majority of staff are working remotely and may not have full access to relevant records/information.
We ask for your patience and assure you that requests will be processed in as timely a manner as possible when the Institute re-opens.

 

GMIT is a body established for a public purpose and thus falls within the scope of the Freedom on Information (FOI) Act 2014

The FOI Act 2014 provides the following statutory rights:

  • A legal right for any person to access records held by GMIT
  • A legal right for individuals to have personal information relating to them amended where it is incomplete, incorrect or misleading
  • A legal right for any person to obtain reasons for an act of GMIT which affects them and in which they have a material interest.

Read GMIT's Guide to FOI (PDF, 386KB)

 

Publication Scheme

A considerable amount of information about GMIT is available on this website and on our Publication Scheme below.

Before submitting any request, you are advised to check the Publication Scheme to determine whether the information you require is already available.  A hard copy will be made available for viewing by appointment.

 

FOI Requests

If the information you require is not readily available, please make a request using the GMIT FOI Request Form (PDF, 71KB) or by emailing/writing to the FOI Officer as follows:

FOI Officer
Room 1063
GMIT Galway Campus
Dublin Road
Galway
Email: foi@gmit.ie

When we receive your request, we'll conduct a search for the information you need.  If we cannot determine exactly what information you require, we will contact you as soon as possible to clarify your request.

Some information may be exempt from access.  Should that be the case, we will provide the information we can and also provide reasons why other information has not been released.  Please note that we may need to charge a fee to cover the costs of our search and any copying.  Until a fee is received, the information requested will not be released.

All non-personal FOI requests are published in our FOI Disclosure Log

 

Copies of Academic Transcripts - former students requiring a copy of qualifications/academic transcript should make direct contact with the School/College attended (School/College contact details can be found under the Study heading on the GMIT website).

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Rosie Norton from Westport and in the background Emma Donoghue from Ballycastle working on their pieces for the final year exhibition by students on the part-time BA in Contemporary Art Practices in GMIT Mayo. The exhibition goes live on Friday 5 June, 6pm

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