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New outdoor dining scheme a boost for sector recovery

Constituency Fianna Fáil Minister of State at the Department of Business, Deputy Robert Troy, has described launch of the Outdoor Dining Scheme as a great opportunity for the hospitality sector to increase capacity.

GMIT announces new cybersecurity programmes to bridge skills gap

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GMIT has announced a suite of new cybersecurity courses developed in close collaboration with industry and in consultation with the Regional Skills Forum West and academic partners over the past two years, in response to a skills shortage in this discipline.

NUI Galway and GMIT get €1.7m for upgrades, Covid measures and remote learning

NUI Galway and Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) have been awarded an additional €1.7 million for investment in campus upgrades, Covid-19 measures, and distance learning infrastructure.

GMIT to host online coding activities as part of DojoMór 2020

GMIT is among the institutes hosting hosting DojoMór2020, an exciting online coding event for people aged seven to 17, taking place on Saturday October 24. The event will see young people right across Ireland learn to create a simple game, build a website, and programme some electronics. This a free event; interested participants can register for one or more workshops at

NUI Galway reopens campus to students

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NUI Galway reopened its campus this week to welcome its first year students to a three-day dedicated online and on campus orientation.

New free or ninety per cent subsidised programmes now open

There has never been a better time to invest in yourself by upskilling or reskilling in areas where skills are most needed in the Irish economy by enrolling in one of NUI Galway’s new free or heavily subsidised programmes.

STEM building development confirmed for Athlone Institute of Technology

Athlone Institute of Technology is to benefit from the construction of a STEM building on campus following the announcement by Deputy Simon Harris, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, that funds will be afforded towards the construction of extensions at 11 third level institutions, creating space for 8,000 additional students.

GMIT awarded Government grant for capital works and equipment

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The president of GMIT, Dr Orla Flynn, has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD, of a grant of €1,067,000 for capital works and equipment in GMIT.

First Traveller elected to NUI Galway’s governing body

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Owen Ward, an Irish Traveller and a professional master of education student at NUI Galway, has been elected by postgraduate students onto the university’s Údarás na hOllscoile — the university’s governing body. This is the first time that an Irish Traveller has been elected onto a university governing body in Ireland.

Plans progress for new state of the art stem building at GMIT

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GMIT has submitted a planning application for a new state of the art building at the Galway campus to cater for the delivery of programmes in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).


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