Galway International Hotel School

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

GMIT Hotel School work placement locations

GMIT Galway International Hotel School provides global opportunities for its students.

Our students take part in European competitions, work or study abroad, and learn languages.

So whether you want to be a chef, a hotel manager, or work in retail, tourism or heritage, the world is your oyster with a qualification from GMIT.

 

What our students say

“My passion for food and cooking has now become my career”
- Aisling Rock, Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts – winner of European Young Chef 2018

“I spent a semester in Spain as part of the Erasmus+ Programme, challenging myself and improving my level of Spanish.”
Sara Foscaro, BB (Honours) International Tourism Management

“The course gave me the opportunity to study modules such as archaeology, folklore, Irish music and German.”
Ciara O’Toole, BA (Honours) Heritage Studies

 

Important update for GIHS students 2021/2022

Notice to Galway International Hotel School Students for Programme Delivery for September 2021. (PDF 451KB)

 

More information

Download our brochure here - for all you need to know about our courses, work placements and more (PDF, 5.5MB). 

Read our Tourism Times school newsletters which feature student and staff stories, events, and updates on our work and progress throughout the year.

 

Note for students: Details of first year college fees can be viewed right here (PDF, 381KB)

 

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:
Suzanne Dempsey
Phone: +353 (0)91 742209
Email: gihs@gmit.ie

Valerie Madden
Phone: +353 (0)91 742183
Email: gihs@gmit.ie

Careers Day 2019 - GMIT Galway International Hotel School

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What's Happening

Tourism & Hospitality Virtual Careers Fair 2021

The Annual Galway International Hotel School Tourism & Hospitality Careers Fair is becoming more successful each year and provides Industry Partners, the perfect platform in which to recruit students, graduands, and alumni, for their respective properties for the forthcoming season.

Latest News

Pictured at the launch of the 2021 Connacht Rugby/GMIT Summer Talent Programme is President of Connacht Rugby Ann Heneghan (centre right) and GMIT President Dr Orla Flynn (centre) with members of the 2021 Summer Talent Programme. [Photo: Ryan Byrne, INPHO.]

Connacht Rugby in conjunction with Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) are delighted to announce a Summer Talent Programme as part of a new agreement between the two organisations.

Dr Eugene McCarthy, GMIT Department of Analytical, Biopharmaceutical & Medical Science.

GMIT’s School of Science and Computing has launched five exciting new Master of Science programmes commencing September 2021; the MSc in Sport and Clinical Biomechanics, MSc in Nutrition and Sensory Science, MSc in Medical Science, MSc in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing and the MSc in Internation