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GMIT welcomes planning approval for extension to Galway campus iHUB

GMIT president Dr Fergal Barry has welcomed the decision by the Galway City Council to grant planning permission for a substantial extension to the institute’s Innovation Hub building at its Galway (Dublin Road) campus. Construction on the new c1,400sq m three-storey building is expected to commence in the autumn.

GMIT president welcomes progress of Technological Universities Bill

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GMIT president Dr Fergal Barry has welcomed the passing by the Seanad of the Technological Universities Bill, which paves the way for the Connacht-Ulster Alliance (CUA) to progress towards the next stage of the application for designation as a technological university for the west/north west.

GMIT teams up with ETBs to promote access to third level

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.

GMIT Mayo hosts free public seminar on digital media trends

Emerging trends and careers in Digital Media and how companies can stay competitive will be the focus of a public seminar in GMIT Mayo on Tuesday next January 30, delivered by leading professionals and academics in digital media, marketing and technology.

Four academics awarded GMIT President’s Award for Teaching Excellence

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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.

GMIT welcomes €200m announcement of investment in Institutes of Technology

The President of GMIT, Dr Fergal Barry, and the Chief Executive of the Technological Higher Education Association (THEA), Dr Joseph Ryan, have welcome the announcement of a major capital investment in higher education.

GMIT showcases sustainability initiatives at Green Campus open day

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GMIT’s Green Campus committee held its annual open day on Monday, giving members of the public, students, and staff the chance to find out about initiatives and projects in waste prevention and reduction, energy efficiency and conservation, water conservation and protection, biodiversity, smart sustainable transport, and education initiatives across its campuses.

Councillors lay out the case to protect GMIT Castlebar campus

It was the one topic that everyone wanted to have their say on and throw their support behind at the March meeting of Mayo County Council. The future of the GMIT campus in Castlebar has been a major topic of discussion around the county in recent weeks and it was no different inside the council chamber. Some 25 councillors spoke on the topic in a debate that lasted well over an hour, and the one strong message coming from all of those who spoke was that everything that could be done to ensure the survival and the future growth of the third level facility in the county would be done.

Councillors lay out the case to protect GMIT Castlebar campus

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It was the one topic that everyone wanted to have their say on and throw their support behind this week at the March meeting of Mayo County Council. The future of the GMIT campus in Castlebar has been a major topic of discussion around the county in recent weeks and it was no different inside the council chamber. Some 25 councillors spoke on the topic in a debate that lasted well over an hour, and the one strong message coming from all of those who spoke was that everything that could be done to ensure the survival and the future growth of the third level facility in the county would be done.

A solid plan is needed to save the Mayo GMIT campus

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Thirty years ago when I was trying to blag my way into college, I would have given anything for a course to be located here in Mayo. But at the time, such a possibility was but a pipedream. if you wanted to go to college and you were from Mayo, you had to up sticks, pack the bags, get the thumbing finger out and head over the hills to Galway or, perish the thought, head east.

 

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