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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Science Week Is Coming! Nov 9-16th

Roll up, roll up, prepare to be amazed by Science Week 2014 at IT Sligo. Science Week runs from November 9th to 16th. It kicks off with the annual Science Fair on Sunday 9th from 12-5pm. The event is open to the public and features a wide range of interactive displays ...

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CoderDojo’s Global Rise Continues

The rapid expansion of CoderDojo, the global volunteer coding clubs for children, founded in Ireland in 2011, will continue next year with significant collaborations involving tech giants such as IBM and Microsoft.  The organisation’s third annual conference at IT Sligo ended on Saturday with the announcements of exciting new partnerships - such as ...

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IT Sligo Lecturers Win Teaching Hero Awards

Two lecturers from IT Sligo have been recognised at the National Teaching Hero Awards ceremony in Dublin. Paula Roddy, a lecturer in Recreation & Leisure, and  Fran O'Regan, who lectures mathematics to students undertaking a degree in Computing, were among 53 Teaching Heroes from 27 higher education institutions throughout Ireland to be recognised at a ...

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Sports Tutors Share Knowledge At Coaching Forum

270 leading sports coaches and practitioners from across Ireland attended last weekend’s National Coaching Forum at IT Sligo. The event, which was organised by Coaching Ireland & The Irish Sports Council, highlighted the importance of quality coaching in developing athletes and providing opportunities for participants of all ages and abilities. The two-day ...

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Martin McHugh Is New Sigerson Cup Manager

Former Donegal All-Ireland winner and current GAA pundit Martin McHugh is the new manager of the IT Sligo Sigerson Cup gaelic football team. This will be the Kilcar man’s second spell in charge of the Sligo students. He previously guided IT Sligo to its first ever Sigerson Cup success in 2002. “I’ve ...

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