Friday, 11 October 2019

Undergraduate Open Day 2019

The Open Day on October 11th takes place from 10:30-13:00 and is open to prospective students, parents/guardians, guidance counselors and teachers.  Take a tour of the facilities with current students and meet the admissions team, who will be available throughout the day to answer questions. Talks will commence at 11:00 am and offer a great opportunity to learn more about the undergraduate degree programmes at Shannon College. We will hold a Work Placement Fair with students and our dedicated placements team where prospective students can learn all about the placement opportunities that lie ahead, should they choose Shannon College.

Bookings

Bookings for the Open Events are appreciated. Please inform the admissions office if you are planning to attend the Open Day or Open Evening, letting us know how many people will be attending with you.

Admissions Office:      
Ph: 061 712590         
Email: joan.markham@nuigalway.ie

Location: Shannon College of Hotel Management     
Time: 10:30am

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Undergraduate Open Evening 2019

Two Open Evenings have been scheduled for the following academic year; Tuesday November 19th and Wednesday, January 22nd. Visitors will have an opportunity to interact with students and staff throughout the event which begins at 17:00 sharp. The open evening is an interactive event with the following talks and demos planned:

  • General Information and Applications Workshop
  • Work Placement Fair with students 
  • Culinary Demonstration
  • Restaurant and Bar Service Demonstration
  • College Tours

Bookings

Bookings for the Open Events are appreciated. Please inform the admissions office if you are planning to attend the Open Day or Open Evening, letting us know how many people will be attending with you.

Admissions Office:
Ph: 061 712590
Email: joan.markham@nuigalway.ie

Location: Shannon College of Hotel Management     
Time: 17:00

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Undergrad & Postgrad Open Evening 2020

The final Open Evening has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 22nd and is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Visitors will have an opportunity to interact with students and staff throughout the event which begins at 17:00 sharp. The open evening is an interactive event with the following talks and demos planned:

  • General Information and Applications Workshop
  • Work Placement Fair with students 
  • Culinary Demonstration
  • Restaurant and Bar Service Demonstration
  • College Tours

Bookings

Bookings for the Open Events are appreciated. Please inform the admissions office if you are planning to attend the Open Day or Open Evening, letting us know how many people will be attending with you.

Admissions Office:
Ph: 061 712590
Email: joan.markham@nuigalway.ie

Location: Shannon College of Hotel Management     
Time: 17:00

Thursday, 22 August 2019

    It’s no surprise that Ruairí Grealish is studying a Bachelor of Commerce in International Hotel Management as he grew up surrounded by the hospitality industry as his parents are the owners of The Kings Head Bar and Restaurant in Galway city. Ruairí came first place at the IrelandSkills national competition in Restaurant Service at the RDS in March and was awarded the Department of Education Silver Medal. He is representing Ireland in the 45th Worldskills competition in Kazan, Russia which takes place from the 22-27 August.   The Worldskills competition will host young professionals from more than 60 countries will compete for medals in 56 skills across a wide range of fields.   Also travelling to Russia is Andrew Langford, graduate of Shannon College and Lecturer in Food and Beverage Studies at the College. Andrew is the Irish Expert in Restaurant Service for WorldSkills Ireland and Chief Examiner for IrelandSkills. Andrew is a Certified Sommelier at the Court of Master Sommeliers and is currently pursuing a Diploma in Wine and Spirits. Prior to his career in education, Andrew worked in Food and Beverage management positions at a number of five star hotels in Chicago, London, Dubai and Scotland.   Ruairí gained intensive experience in his 2nd year placement at the 5 star Hotel d’Angleterre in Switzerland, together with his training for the past 11 weeks under the watchful eye of Andrew Langford, he is ready to fly the flag for Ireland. Head of College, Dr. Phillip J. Smyth wished Ruairí and Team Ireland every success in Russia.

Thursday, 22 August 2019

    It’s no surprise that Ruairí Grealish is studying a Bachelor of Commerce in International Hotel Management as he grew up surrounded by the hospitality industry as his parents are the owners of The Kings Head Bar and Restaurant in Galway city. Ruairí came first place at the IrelandSkills national competition in Restaurant Service at the RDS in March and was awarded the Department of Education Silver Medal. He is representing Ireland in the 45th Worldskills competition in Kazan, Russia which takes place from the 22-27 August.   The Worldskills competition will host young professionals from more than 60 countries will compete for medals in 56 skills across a wide range of fields.   Also travelling to Russia is Andrew Langford, graduate of Shannon College and Lecturer in Food and Beverage Studies at the College. Andrew is the Irish Expert in Restaurant Service for WorldSkills Ireland and Chief Examiner for IrelandSkills. Andrew is a Certified Sommelier at the Court of Master Sommeliers and is currently pursuing a Diploma in Wine and Spirits. Prior to his career in education, Andrew worked in Food and Beverage management positions at a number of five star hotels in Chicago, London, Dubai and Scotland.   Ruairí gained intensive experience in his 2nd year placement at the 5 star Hotel d’Angleterre in Switzerland, together with his training for the past 11 weeks under the watchful eye of Andrew Langford, he is ready to fly the flag for Ireland. Head of College, Dr. Phillip J. Smyth wished Ruairí and Team Ireland every success in Russia.