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 oppotunities 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 O Gorman
Phone: +353 (0)91 742209
Email: gihs@gmit.ie

Careers Day 2019 - GMIT Galway International Hotel School

What's Happening

Dairy Chef student competitors

The Embassy of France in Ireland, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), the National Dairy Council and the Centre National Interprofessionnel de L’économie Laitière have the pleasure of informing you that the scholastic competition of France-Irish culinary chefs is back for a third edition!

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