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GMIT offering 600 free or subsidised course places

GMIT is offering 600 free and subsidised places on 30 new modular skills courses to people whose livelihoods have been impacted by Covid-19.The courses,...

GMIT Academic Writing Centre moves fully online

The GMIT Academic Writing Centre has moved fully online for all campuses to ensure students can still get assistance with their writing while remote...

Preparations step up for GMIT to become Technical University

The Presidents of the the three Institutes of Technology in the Connacht Ulster Alliance (CUA), including GMIT, have resumed face to face meetings to...

GMIT offers second chance for students who don’t get the needed Maths grade

GMIT and the Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board have introduced a new maths course for students who fell short of what they...

New STEM building for GMIT going to tender in early 2021

A state of the art new STEM building for GMIT has achieved another important stepping stone towards completion, with the project going to tender...

GMIT outlines plans for coming academic year

The President of GMIT Dr Orlan Flynn is encouraging people to continue their higher education, as the Institute of Technology is finalising plans to...

NUIG hosting leaders from universities in four countries to address challenges of Covid-19

NUI Galway is holding an online seminar with the heads of universities from four countries this week on the challenges facing higher education with...

NUIG Access Centre highlights opportunities for mature students and school leavers

Mature students and early school leavers wondering whether or not to take the plunge into higher education, now of all times, can get some...

Students urged to apply for SUSI grants for 2020/21

Students are being urged not to forget the year ahead and to apply for SUSI grants for the coming the 2020-2021 academic year. Online applications...

GMIT open evening for further education options and mature students

GMIT are hosting an open day at their Galway campus next week for Further Education, PLC and mature students interested in third-level education. The “Pathways...

GMIT announces appointment of new President

The governing body of the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology has announced the appointment of Dr Orla Flynn as the new President of GMIT. Dr Michael...

Twelve NUIG postgraduate courses shortlisted for Higher Education Awards

Twelve postgraduate courses from NUI Galway have been shortlisted in five categories for the gradireland 2019 Higher Education Awards. The twelve postgraduate courses have been...

Over 5,000 people applied to NUIG in 2019

More than 5,000 people have applied to study at NUIG this academic year as the largest university in the west of Ireland continues to...

Irish language courses in higher education receive €1.6 million support

Nine Irish language courses and institutes of higher education including NUI Galway have been approved €1.63 million in additional funding. The funding was announced this...

GMIT open evening showcases courses on offer

GMIT is holding an open evening at its Galway campus this week to highlight the wide range of part-time, Springboard+ and flexible courses available...

More under represented groups than ever accessing higher education

A greater number of people disadvantaged or under represented groups are accessing higher education in Galway than ever before. A new report '20 Years of...

Galway students march against lack of higher education funding

Students and staff at NUI Galway marched in a protest of a lack of funding for every level of higher education recently. Fund the Future...

NUI Galway wants the public to help imagine its future

NUI Galway is seeking the public's input this week in shaping the future direction of the university over the next five years. On Thursday March,...

NUI Galway President back city council call for reversal of cuts to higher education funding

NUI Galway has welcomed a motion by the city council calling for increased investment in higher education. A motion was passed at a meeting of...
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