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This February, NUI Galway and GMIT are working together to encourage their students to take part in the national student survey at www.studentsurvey.ie. This year, for the first time, the survey includes postgraduate research students, which means that students in the West of Ireland will have an even bigger say when it comes to shaping their experience of higher education.
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology has announced new partnerships with two education and training boards, aimed at improving access to third-level courses in the institute for post Leaving Certificate (PLC) and further education (FE) students in the region.
Mayo's interest in the latter stages of the FBD League came to an end last Sunday when Roscommon ran out three point winners over Mayo in Hyde Park - winding up a run a hectic series of games for Mayo when they faced Leitrim, Galway, and Roscommon in a five day run. Speaking after the game on Sunday, Mayo manager Stephen Rochford felt the tight run of games did catch up with his side at the end: "Ahh…. well three games in five days will always catch up with you, especially at this time of year. But look, Roscommon were worthy winners and it’s disappointing that we didn’t stretch on in that final quarter and narrow the gap and to ask questions."
Holders Galway will face Roscommon in the FBD League final after a comfortable 3-6 to 0-8 win over Leitrim in Clonbur.
It looked that Mayo were going to get off to a winning start until Leitrim’s Brendan Gallagher punched the ball past Paddy O’Malley from close range deep into injury time to secure a draw in this FBD League encounter in front of 1,696 paying spectators in MacHale Park.
The long-awaited report from the GMIT working group on the Mayo campus is to be published in the coming days.
The president of GMIT, Dr Fergal Barry, presented four outstanding GMIT academics with the GMIT President’s Award for Teaching Excellence at this year’s GMIT conferring ceremonies, attended by their families, friends and colleagues.
Fianna Fáil T.D. for Mayo Lisa Chambers has called on the Higher Education Authority (HEA) and the Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton to publish the final report of the GMIT Working Group without any further delay.
The €24 million investment in the new STEM building for GMIT is “a great boost for Galway” and the economy of the west, as well as for third level education in Connacht-Ulster, according to a Galway TD.
A Met Eireann Status Red Wind Warning which includes Galway is in place from 9.00am Monday morning. Gusts in excess of 130km/h are expected throughout Monday and into Monday night. There is a high risk of flying debris and householders and businesses are advised to secure material in gardens and other sites.