GMIT will be exhibiting at Jobs Expo Galway on 6th November

Are you considering enroling on a course in 2022? GMIT have a huge range of options. Their admissions team will be available to chat and offer further guidance on 6th November at Leisureland Events Centre. Jobs Expo Galway is a FREE EVENT and open to the public between 10am and 4pm. All you need to do is register right here.

 

INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1972, GMIT is a multi-campus, multi-discipline, multi-award-winning institute serving a diverse student body of approximately 7,000 students. Their student-centred learning initiatives are available across all five campuses which are spread out over counties Galway and Mayo in the west of Ireland.

POSTGRADUATE STUDY

Pursuing postgraduate study at GMIT will allow you to deepen your knowledge and hone your skills, complement your undergraduate degree, or change career direction. Their courses combine the most up-to-date, research and industry-informed theory with the essential practical skills you’ll need to get ahead. Furthermore, GMIT work closely with industry partners and agencies to ensure that the skills and courses they offer are industry-relevant, and align with employment opportunities, helping you achieve your education and career potential. Their collaboration with local, national and international organisations provides opportunities for you to learn from industry leaders. Many of their academics come from well-established careers in their respective industries too, bringing years of experience into their teaching.

Research programmes are also available with GMIT having research strengths in the areas of marine and freshwater science, biomedical engineering, and energy for the built environment.

FUNDED COURSES

Under the Springboard+ initiative, they also offer courses which are either fully funded or heavily subsidised. These courses tend to be in STEM disciplines and are focused on areas of skills shortages and emerging technologies. GMIT invite you to view the exciting range of funded courses available at GMIT here: https://www.gmit.ie/general/springboard-2021

CAMPSUS FACILITIES & SERVICES

At GMIT, they offer a comprehensive range of supports and services to learners, providing access to full-time Counsellors, Chaplains, a Careers Office, an Access and Disability Office and a Student Health Unit. The Students’ Union Office also provides an accommodation service for all GMIT campuses.

WORKING TOWARD A TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Their vision at GMIT is to provide students with a transformative university experience, empowering graduates to fully contribute to the social, economic, and cultural betterment of society. This is appropriate now more than ever in the context of their ambition to become a Technological University with their consortium partners Institute of Technology Sligo and Letterkenny Institute of Technology. Their graduates have an excellent track record in obtaining employment and are highly sought after by employers due to the nature of the applied learning they facilitate during your time at GMIT. Over 90% of their graduates are in employment or further study nine months after graduating.

The new Technological University (TU) for the West and North-West of Ireland will be one of the largest multi-campus universities on the island,bringing together students, enterprise and communities and will be a leader in the provision of access to Higher Education by offering programmes from pre-degree to doctoral level on campus, online or as remote learning. It will provide research-informed teaching and access to emerging technologies for all learners.

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