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Skills and Talent

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Through its Castlebar campus, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) provides Mayo’s employers with a strong pipeline of talent as well as workplace training initiatives for staff.

We are also well placed in Mayo to secure graduates from IT Sligo and National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway), both of which are within a 100km radius of Castlebar, Mayo’s County Town. 

Each has extensive industry programmes including technology transfer and Research and Development collaboration.

Graduate Skills Stats

  • Five Universities & Third Level Education Institutions serve the region, GMIT Galway, GMIT Mayo, NUI Galway, IT Sligo and Letterkenny IT.
  • Over 500 Information & Communications Tech Graduates per annum. 
  • Over 700 Natural Sciences/Mathematics & Statistics Graduates per annum.
  • 43% of all 25 to 64 year olds in the region hold a tertiary education attainment.
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