GMIT Open Evening

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GMIT are holding an open evening about Part-Time, Springboard+ And Flexible Delivery courses on their Mayo Campus. The event takes place on Thurs 12 Sept, 5-8pm.

GMIT Open Evening

GMIT’s Mayo campus will hold an Open Evening about the extensive range of part-time, Springboard+ and flexible courses available in both the Galway and Mayo campuses, commencing this month (Sept) and January 2020. on Thursday, 12 September (5-8pm). These events are opportunities for anyone interested in upskilling or returning to education to come along and find out more.

The range of contemporary, industry-informed courses include: Accounting; Climate Resilience for Business; Cybersecurity; Digital Media & Marketing; Human Resource Management; Manufacturing Engineering; Marine Science; Media and Creative Arts; Quality for Industry; Quality and Safety for Healthcare and Social Care; Procedural Sedation; Software Development and Data Analytics; Supervisory Management and Teaching and Learning.

This year also sees the launch of the new post-graduate courses in Sports and Exercise Nutrition and in Palliative and End of Life Care.

GMIT careers advisors will be available for consultation throughout the evening.

Programmes Available

Some of these programmes are funded under the Springboard initiative. Applications for GMIT’s part-time and flexible courses can be made by contacting either Graduate & Professional Development in Galway, email: or the Lifelong Learning Office in Mayo, email: Further information will be available from advisors during the evening.


Dónal Loftus, Director, Graduate and Professional Development, GMIT Galway campus, says: “We are delighted to offer these new courses which have been designed following collaboration with local, national and international industries to ensure our offerings provide our students with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace. Our flexible modes of teaching also accommodate the increasing demands on our students’ time”.

Dr Deirdre Garvey, Senior Lecturer, Lifelong Learning, GMIT Mayo Campus, says: “We have worked closely with the Regional Skills Forum also in understanding the needs of employers in the region and we hope that the blended mode of delivery will also provide flexibility to individuals in managing their commitments and developing their skills”.

Gemma Creagh

Gemma is a nomadic writer, filmmaker, & journalist. She was born in Cork, lives in Dublin, and studied in Belfast & Galway, where she graduated from NUIG’s Writing MA. She has penned articles for national publications and is the editorial assistant for Film Ireland Magazine. Gemma was the writer and co-producer of the five-part comedy ‘Rental Boys’ for RTÉ’s Storyland. Her short films have screened at festivals around the world.
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  1. Jo canavan 13th September 2019 at 8:11 pm

    Hi interested in art

    1. Gemma Creagh 18th September 2019 at 5:02 pm

      Hi Jo,

      You’ll have to contact GMIT directly, you can message them via this page:

      All the best,


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