Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)Premium
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), formerly the Regional Technical College (RTC) Galway, has made an enormous contribution to the economic, social and cultural life of Galway and the west of Ireland since its opening in 1972, bringing a strong vocational orientation, increased participation in, and an important regional dimension to higher education. The Institute has gone from strength to strength in its 37-year history, expanding to five campuses in Galway and Mayo, currently employing almost 1,000 people and catering to some 9,000 students. The Institute’s annual expenditure is €70m. Developing student potential is at the core of the GMIT organisation: undergraduate, apprentice and post-graduate programmes are offered across a range of disciplines in science, business, engineering, technology, humanities and the Hotel School. Students can progress through Higher Certificate, Degree and Masters level awards on to PhD level.