Full-time QQI-certified day courses in business, health, beauty, computing, engineering, art/design, and sport/leisure.
Part-time QQI-certified courses in Applied Health & Social Sciences, Art & Design, Business, Media, Fashion, Hairdressing & Beauty, Computing & Engineering and Sport & General Studies.
School of Music
The School of Music at GTI offers instrumental as well as theory classes.
Galway Technical Institute held their 2018 student exhibition. The exhibition took place at the Dominican Hall beside the Claddagh Church from the 25th to the 30th of May. Students from four groups; Art: Portfolio Preparation QQI Level 5; Drawing & Visual Inquiry QQI Level 6; Animation QQI Level 6 and Furniture Making and Design QQI Level 5 showed the results of their year’s hard work.
Galway Senior Hurling Manager, Micheál Donoghue, visited GTI with the Liam McCarthy Cup on Monday. Staff and students were delighted and wished Micheál and the team the best of luck in the championship this year. Gaillimh Abú!
GTI 's annual Fashion Showcase took place April 24th-26th. On Tuesday, April 24th GTI fashion models featured in the "Live Window" in Anthony Ryan's on Shop Street from 12 to 3pm. On Thursday April 26th the now famous "Model Walk" took place from GTI to Edward Square between 5pm and 6pm after a fashion show in the Arts Centre involving over 30 models.
Second Year Holistic Health Students recently worked at the Bons Secour Hospital, Renmore, Galway City as part of Health Promotion Week. They were able to apply their Holistic Massage skill set in a real work setting.
Congratulations to Emily Murphy who won the App Competition and received an iPad worth €350. She was presented with her prize by Principal Geraldine Gibbons. For those that did not enter the competition, you may still download the GTI App ( search for Galway Technical Institute App) from App store or https://goo.gl/xQ5ssy. This is a fantastic communication tool to find out GTI news and to apply for courses for 2018-2019.
As part of the Erasmus+ Work Placements and in association with Léargas and the EU Commission: In May, 4 Business Managment students are on placement in Cueta and 4 in Devon. 4 Fashion students are in Grenoble, France. In April, 10 students were on placements in Tenerife: 4 from Health Science, 2 from Hairdressing and Beauty, 3 from Emergency Care Services and 1 from Security Services. There were 6 students from Information Technology Department in Poland, 5 from Nursing Studies in Sweden and 5 from Information Technology and Office Adminstration in Portugal.
NUI Galway launched its Pathways Guide to higher education for Further Education graduates today at GTI. This will see an increase from 60 to 170 places in undergraduate programmes for those progressing from FE QQI Programmes. Some courses may require either a Level 5 or Level 6 QQI award with five distinctions. Find out more at www.nuigalway.ie/undergrad-admissions/ or www.cao.ie
Over €700 was donated to the Marie Keating Foundation as part of the Poise Salon charity day. The Marie Keating Foundation held a variety of Lifestyle workshops during the academic year for the Beauty and Massage Classes. The salon run by First Year Beauty and Health Science students every Friday has now closed for this college year. Poise Salon would like to thank its wonderful students who made this Applied Learning Project such a huge success this year.
Students and teachers in GTI are using our new iPad Pros in the Art, Beauty & Hairdressing departments for technology enhanced learning. SOLAS have a strategy for Technology-Enhanced Learning in Further Education and Training 2016-2019 and in this strategy Technology-Enhanced Learning is defined as “Using Technology to Facilitate and Support Innovative Teaching and Learning Practices”.