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:
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

[Photo: Aengus McMahon] L to R: Cormac Mc Donnacha, Integrated Supply Chain Leader Thermo King EMEA, at Trane Technologies (NYSE:TT) and Chair of GMIT Governing Body, David Hodge MTU, Jack Redmond, GMIT, Prof Graham Heaslip, Head of the GMIT School of Engineering, Dr Carine Gachon, GMIT Transcend Project Manager, Darren Ruddy, Thermo King and student on the GMIT B.Eng. in Automation & Robotics.

GMIT and Munster Technological University (MTU) have received funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) to host the regional heat of the VEX Robotics Programme in the west of Ireland this academic year.

 [Photo by Aengus McMahon] L to R: Jacinta Dalton, GIHS, GMIT; Paul De Vos, Head of the Economic Department, Embassy of France in Ireland; Delphine Tessier, Academic and Scientific Attaché, Embassy of France in Ireland; HE Vincent Guérend, French Ambassador to Ireland, Mariam Diallo, Embassy of France in Ireland; Dr Orla Flynn, President, GMIT; Catherine Gagneux, French Honorary Consul for Connacht and Donegal; Mathilde Bouakil, Embassy of France in Ireland; Diarmuid Ó Conghaile, GIHS, GMIT.

Last Friday, 10 September 2021, the President of GMIT, Dr Orla Flynn, welcomed the French Ambassador to Ireland, HE Vincent Guérend, to GMIT along with delegates from the French Embassy.