Academic awards will be conferred on some 400 students from the Mayo campus of GMIT today, Friday November 9, in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar.
Student will receive qualifications in the areas of business, humanities, technology, nursing and health sciences, and outdoor education.
Due to the increase in the number of graduates, there will be two conferring sessions on the day at 11.30am and 3pm.
The Galway conferrings will take place over two days in the Radisson Blu Hotel on Thursday and Friday November 15 and 16 November. Some 1,550 awards will be conferred, with higher certificates, degrees, and postgraduate awards in a range of disciplines including business, engineering, hotel and tourism, science and computing, humanities, and creative arts.
Three conferring sessions will take place each day: Thursday at 11am (School of Science ), 2.30pm (School of Humanities ) and 5.30pm (Hotel School ). Friday at 11am (School of Engineering ), 2.30pm (School of Business ) and 5pm (School of Business ).