Forecast Looks Good for ‘Science Week’

Final preparations are in full swing for IT Sligo’s annual “Science Week” as family groups across the North West look forward to the opening day of colourful and interactive educational shows ahead of the week of public lectures on specialist topics. This year’s theme for National Science Week, sponsored by Science ...

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1600 New Graduates Conferred at IT Sligo

1631 students are graduating during two days of conferring ceremonies this week at IT Sligo. Families, friends and other guests joined in the celebrations at the Knocknarea Arena on day one of Graduation as new Institute President Professor Vincent Cunnane presented parchments to the students marking the successful culmination of their ...

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Students Attend Launch Of Mary Robinson Centre

Students and staff from the School of Business and Social Sciences at IT Sligo attended the inaugural international Human Rights lecture at The Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina, Co Mayo. Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights introduced the guest speaker Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad ...

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IT Sligo MOOC Nominated in Excellence Awards

IT Sligo is in the running for a national award for a pioneering free online course known as a MOOC, which is attracting record numbers of students at home and abroad. Engineers Ireland has shortlisted it in its prestigious Excellence Awards next month. The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) teaches a process-improvement ...

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IT Sligo Sports Scholar Wins National GAA Award

IT Sligo student Ryan McHugh was named Young Footballer of the Year for 2014 at the GAA/GPA awards ceremony in Dublin. The 20-year-old Kilcar clubman scored two goals in a superb display against Dublin in the All-Ireland semi-final. And while Donegal's All-Ireland final appearance against Kerry ultiimately ended in disappointment, McHugh's ...

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Students Have A Ball At IT Sligo Open Day

More than 1700 secondary school students visited the IT Sligo on Wednesday for Open Day 2014. From Omagh to Castlerea, they came by the busload  to get a proper insight into what the Institute has to offer. There were workshops and exhibition stands spanning more than sixty degree and diploma programmes. ...

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Students Encouraged to ‘Mind Their Heads’

Former Armagh All-Ireland winning gaelic footballer Oisín McConville delivered a powerful talk to students of IT Sligo as part of the Institute’s Mental Health Day on Wednesday. McConville, who lifted the Sam Maguire with the Orchard County in 2002, shared some very personal mental health experiences on and off the field of ...

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IT Sligo Signals New Roads Direction

Government, county councils and IT Sligo have unveiled a joint initiative that will benefit the long-term quality and management of our roads. Highly qualified engineers, consultants and contractors are responsible for the roads network, from the lay-out of footpaths to multi-lane motorways. Now they will be offered the opportunity to improve their ...

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IT Sligo Graduates Host New Media Conference

Two IT Sligo graduates are bringing together some of Ireland's most creative practitioners for the Rough Draft Design and New Media Conference in Sligo this Saturday (October 18th). Paul McNama, a graduate in Industrial Design, and Shane Finan who studied Fine Art at the Institute, are organising the event. Rough Draft is ...

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Jobnet at IT Sligo

Jobnet is a programme designed to help job-seeking professionals or graduates to market themselves confidently and network effectively to find employment. The Programme has been running successfully in Dublin for the last 10 years and is currently being rolled out to the regions.  The North West version of the programme will launch ...

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