The Accommodation service for all GMIT campuses is provided by the Students’ Union office through an updated website page:

This is a regularly updated listing of the different types of accommodation e.g. houses, flats, full and partial board, available in the areas of all five of the GMIT campuses. Guidelines on rental arrangements are published in the Students’ Guide and welfare booklet issued by the Students’ Union.

Student Villages

A number of purpose-built student villages are located near GMIT Galway and Mayo campuses. These student villages are owned and run by private operators.

Galway Campus


Glasán (162+ apartments: 681+ bed Spaces)
Ballybane road, Galway.

tel: +353 91 773333

Cúirt na Rásaí

(31 apartments: 102 bed Spaces)
Ballybrit, Galway

tel: +353 91 764131

Mayo Campus

There are two purpose-built developments in Castlebar providing apartments for students. For more information contact:

Manager, Hawthorn Village:

Milebush Road, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.
tel: +353 94 9043900

Letterfrack & Moutbellew Campus

A list of private accommodation (self-catering) is available on

Please be advised that properties are not vetted by GMIT.

Accommodation Advice

Please note that GMIT Students’ Union is not a regulatory body insofar as accommodation registered with the college is concerned. 

Addresses and assistance in finding accommodation are provided only on the basis that no liability attaches to the college for any subsequent actions, disagreements or shortcomings on the part of tenant, householder, or any other person.

See the full Checklist for Student Accommodation on our website here: