Students enjoy Vietnam experience through ‘Webinar’

Students studying the BA in Applied Social Studies who are getting ready to travel abroad for work placements, experienced a real sense of what it is like to work in Vietnam during a live ‘Webinar’ with a professional who is currently working there. The ‘webinar’ was the first of its kind ...

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VERY BIG Christmas Concert a huge success

Hundreds of people attended the VERY BIG Christmas Concert in the Knocknarea Arena  in aid of the North West Hospice last Thursday night.   Melody Acadamy of Dance. Joe Cox, head of Policy and Strategy at IT Sligo, with Barry O'Flynn, his wife Mona and son Sean at the VERY BIG Christmas Concert. MCs Ciaran ...

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‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ Road Safety Campaign launched

A campaign to promote road safety awareness was launched at IT Sligo today in association with the Road Safety Authority (RSA).   The Road Safety Authority (RSA) distributed 1,000 free high visibility vests and 1,000 armbands amongst staff and students at IT Sligo as part of  'Be Safe, Be Seen' campaign. The safety ...

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Performing Arts shows open to the public

Students studying Performing Arts are staging a number of shows in the IT Sligo Black Box venue over the coming week. The shows are open to members of the public and most are free to attend, with a small number requiring a donation of €2 in aid of the Samaritans.   Details ...

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VERY BIG Christmas Concert in aid of North West Hospice

The VERY BIG Christmas Concert in aid of the North West Hospice  will be held in the IT Sligo Knocknarea Arena tonight Thursday, December 9th.   The Concert will kick off at 8pm sharp and will feature music and entertainment from the Sligo Academy of Music, Own a Chord, Sproai, Sligo Concert Band, ...

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Humanities students scoop Enterprise title

Clarity and strategic analysis were key factors in three 4th year students in Early Childhood Care and Education winning the coveted IT Sligo final of the Newstalk 106-108fm Student Enterprise Competition last night. Rachel Collins from Monivea in Co Galway, Karen Muldoon from Castlerea in Co Roscommon and Stephanie Morrison from ...

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Sports Development Officer appointed

IT Sligo has appointed a Sports Development Officer to develop and promote sport with the Institute and in the wider community.     The new Sports Development Officer Ross Lappin will work to increase participation in sport and physical activity across all levels and age groups, and across all sectors.   His role will involve ...

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Students to battle it out in Newstalk Competition

The local final of the Newstalk 106-108fm Student Enterprise Competition takes place in IT Sligo tomorrow, Thursday December 2nd, from 3pm to 6pm.     Now in its fifth year, the competition is designed to foster a spirit of enterprise among third level students and develop their understanding of business management, with a ...

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Epona Biotech named ‘Best Emerging Company’

 A business based in the Innovation Centre at IT Sligo, Epona Biotech, has fought off stiff competition to be named the Best Emerging Company in the 2010 All-island Seedcorn Business Competition.   More than 200 companies from all over the island of Ireland competed in the prestigious competition, which recognises companies in ...

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Huge crowds at annual Open Day

More than 1,600 second level students from across the country visited IT Sligo for the Open Day yesterday.   The Institute was buzzing from 10am yesterday morning with students arriving in bus loads with their teachers to be greeted by IT Sligo staff and students keen to show them around and speak to ...

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