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

 

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

[Photographer: Conor McKeown]       L to R: Justin Kerr, VP GMIT Mayo campus and Head of School of Health Science, Wellbeing & Society; Kevin Kelly, CE Mayo County Council; Dr Orla Flynn, President of GMIT; and John Magee, A/Director of Services, Mayo County Council.

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) and Mayo County Council recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) setting out plans for the two organisations to work closely together on projects of strategic importance across a range of mutually beneficial areas and to promote sustainable pa

L to R: Cormac MacDonncha, Operations Director, Thermo King and Chair of GMIT Governing Body, Emily King, GMIT Dept of Graduate Studies and Professional Development; Dr Rick Officer, VP Research & Innovation, GMIT; Dr Carine Gachon,  Transcend Project Manager, GMIT; Dr Orla Flynn, President of GMIT;   Shane Coss Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Thermo King,, Martin Shanahan, CEO IDA Ireland, Des O’Reilly, GMIT School of Engineering, Professor Graham Heaslip, Head of the GMIT School of Engineering.

Co-developed with Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, the BEng in Automation and Robotics brings essential skills to the community and includes design of a 3D manufacturing robotics automation training centre at the Thermo King Galway plant.