GMIT holding virtual Open Day today across all campuses

Galway Daily news ATU Languages Competition for secondary schools returns for 2nd year

GMIT is holding an online open day across all five campuses of the IoT this Saturday, for up to date information on the wide array of courses available.

The event on will focus on the range of CAO programmes offered at GMIT, as well as apprenticeships and part-time, upskilling, Continuing Professional Development, and postgraduate courses.

The event will run from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, November 20 at

Over the course of this six-hour open day, participants can listen to career experts and engage directly with GMIT staff.

This will allow them to get all the latest information on crucial topics like how to apply to GMIT, employment opportunities for graduates, student supports, career options and student life.

Lorraine Cunningham, GMIT Schools’ Liaison Officer, said “While we would love to all be meeting you on site for our Winter Open Day, the next best thing, considering safety guideline, is that we invite you to join our event through an online platform.”

“We have found this very useful and it has opened many doorways for everyone, allowing greater access for new students both near and afar.”

“With each virtual event we are learning and growing, and this Five Campus Winter Open Day event is set to be even bigger than before.”

There will be two two live-streams running concurrently throughout the day, one focused on focused on general preparation for college, and the other on the many disciplines available.

Topics will be covered in panel talks, and staff, students, and past graduates will also be available for screen chats live for those interested.

“In addition to all the live streams, we have student experience videos, virtual campus tours, giveaways and new to this year’s event we have a selection of virtual booths for further one-to-one text Q&As,” Lorraine Cunningham said.

Along with the school and campus booths covering their respective courses, the many different services at GMIT such as the Students Union, Access & Disability (DARE), Careers Office, Sports, and more will also be on hand.

For those unable to join in today, a recording of the event will also be available online at the same address to browse at your convenience.

GMIT recently received approval to form a technological university together with IT Sligo and Letterkenny IT, which is expected to be created early next year.