Galway International Hotel School

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

GMIT Galway International Hotel School students

GMIT Galway International Hotel School is based in GMIT's Galway City campus, overlooking Galway Bay and within easy reach of Galway city centre.

GMIT was the first college in Ireland to offer a degree in Hotel Management, and has been designated as a "Centre of Excellence" for culinary education by Failte Ireland.

GMIT Galway International Hotel School offers courses in the following areas:

  • Culinary Arts
  • Culinary & Gastronomic Sciences
  • Event Management & PR
  • Food Innovation & Enterprise
  • Heritage
  • Hotel & Hospitality Studies
  • International Hotel Management
  • International Tourism
  • Retail

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Work Placements

All courses include at least one work placement, ensuring students are prepared for a rewarding career with international job prospects. 

 

Industry Links

The Links Office manages all aspects of industry partnership for the School. This includes:

  • Work placements
  • Graduate opportunities
  • Alumni relations
  • Annual Careers Fair

 

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

Clare Divilly
Phone: +353 (0)91 742183

Email: gihs@gmit.ie

GIHS Open Day Activities

What's Happening

GMIT Galway International Hotel School Careers Fair 2018

On Wednesday, 7 March, 2018, Galway International Hotel School will host it’s annual Careers Fair in the New Reception Foyer of GMIT Galway campus, Dublin Road, Galway from 1.30pm to 4pm.

GMIT Eurocatering website

"Eurocatering", a free website that provides training in 12 languages for the hospitality sector, and was developed in conjunction with GMIT, has been placed #30 in the top 100 Language Industry Awards 2017! 

Latest News

GMIT student Margaret Murray (centre) who won the Diploma in Quality Management Student of the Year, Year 1, at the National Q Mark Awards held recently in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin, pictured with GMIT lecturer Rachel McCarthy (left) and Irene Collins, Managing Director of EIQA.

GMIT student Margaret Murray from Claregalway, Co Galway, has won the national "Student of the Year” award for Quality Management 1 from EIQA at the National Q Mark Awards formal presentation ceremony in Dublin recently.

Celine Curtin, Head of Department, Centre for the Creative Arts and Media (CCAM), GMIT, Jacinta Moore, GMIT student, exhibition organiser and Curator, Donal Haughey, lecturer, Film and Documentary programme.

GMIT’s Centre for the Creative Arts and Media (CCAM) this week opened a unique and exciting photography exhibition which has travelled almost 4,000 miles from Michigan State University, USA.  The exhibit will be on display in CCAM at the Cluain Mhuire campus, until Friday, 30 November (2018).