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:
Michelle Healy
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

Back row, L to R: GMIT student Ali Al-Windi from William St, Galway; John Sweeney, National Chair of CIOB; Adrian Lynch, Mitchell McDermott, competition co-sponsors; Tommy Drumm, MD Collen Construction and former Dublin All-Ireland Captain; GMIT student Declan Coll from Falcarragh, Co Donegal.  Front row, L to R: Dr Martin Taggart, GMIT lecturer, GMIT student Liam Flatley from Belcarra, Castlebar, Co Mayo, GMIT student Adam Brennan from Bundoran, Co Donegal, and John Hanahoe, GMIT Lecturer.

A team of talented building and civil engineering degree students in GMIT have won the coveted All Ireland Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Student Challenge 2019 for developing the best detailed proposals for a complex building heritage project on a busy commercial site in inner city Dubli

L to R: Nuzhafiq Noor Azman, Tuam, and Naqi Ahmad, Ballybane, who both graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing in Software Development, Batrisyia Amiruddin (Malaysia), who graduated with a Bachellor of Arts in Hotel and Catering Management, and Tahreem Shakeel, Ballinrobe, who graduated with Bachelor of Science Computing and Digital Media, pictured at the recent GMIT Conferrings in the Galmont Hotel, Galway.

Over 1,630 GMIT students are being conferred with awards at this year’s GMIT Conferrings taking place in Galway this month (November), with the Mayo campus conferrings taking place on Friday week, 29 November (11.30am), in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar.