Posts Categorized: IT Sligo News

CAO Information Evening


CAO Information Evening – Tuesday 13th January 2015 IT Sligo is hosting a CAO Information Evening for, mature applicants (aged 23 and over on January 1st 2015), school leavers and parents on Tuesday 13th January between 6-8pm. The Information Evening will take place in IT Sligo, close to the main Reception and it will give… Read more »

Springboard Your Career In The New Year


Enrolment is now open for two Online Distance Learning courses at IT Sligo, which begin in January. The Institute is offering places in its Level 6 Certificate in Biopharmaceutical Processing and Level 6 Certificate in Cleanroom Manufacturing. The programmes are funded under the Springboard initiative. If you are unemployed, you may be entitled to free… Read more »

Students have a ‘Fab Lab’ time


Secondary school students from across Sligo got a glimpse into the future of invention at a ‘Fab Lab’ workshop, organised by IT Sligo. The Institute’s Creative Design programme and Centre for Design Innovation staged the day-long event, which was delivered by staff from the Nerve Centre in Derry/Londonderry. The Fab Lab is a global network of digital… Read more »

Creative students ‘Re-Imagine’ Cavan landmark

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IT Sligo Architecture graduates have unveiled a vision of a vibrant multi-arts facility for Cavan. They have come up with a range of designs that illustrate how the landmark old Town Hall could function as a contemporary arts space and performance venue. The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, opened an… Read more »

Sports Scholarship Student leads Termon to All-Ireland glory

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A sports scholarship student from IT Sligo played a pivotal role in helping her Donegal club, Termon, lift its first ever All-Ireland senior title last Sunday. Geraldine McLaughlin, who’s studying Recreation & Leisure at the Institute, was the star performer in Termon’s 3-12 to 1-14 success over Mourneabbey of Cork in Sunday’s All-Ireland senior club football… Read more »

Students sleep out for ‘Sophia’

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Students from IT Sligo held a Sleep Out on the main campus on Tuesday night to raise awareness and money for Sophia Housing. Organised by the Institute’s Students Union, sixteen hardy souls wrapped up in their winter woollies and sleeping bags and spent the night sleeping outside the main door of the Institute. Students Union President… Read more »

IT Sligo drop-in ‘Roadshow’ hits town


Thursday, December 4th: TF Royal Hotel, Castlebar, 4-7pm Thursday, December 11th: Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan, 4-7pm Choosing a third level course and college can be daunting prospect for even the most committed students and parents, and IT Sligo is keen to help ease the challenge. Institute of Technology Sligo is embarking on a “gown meets… Read more »

Virtual Careers Fair opens for jobseekers


Visit the Virtual Careers Fair here Thousands of graduates and other job-seekers are expected to tap into a new tech-savvy way of finding career opportunities which was launched by the Connacht-Ulster Alliance on Monday. The CU Alliance is a strategic partnership of three Institutes of Technology – Galway-Mayo, Letterkenny and Sligo – who are committed… Read more »

Forecast looks good for ‘Science Week’


November 9th – 16th, 2014 RTÉ weather presenter Evelyn Cusack was the special guest at IT Sligo on Tuesday as part of Science Week 2014. Deputy Head of Forecasting at Met Éireann but better known for her role as a weather presenter on RTÉ, Evelyn gave a special lunchtime lecture entitled “Ireland’s weather: a journey… Read more »

1600 new graduates conferred at IT Sligo


1631 new graduates have been conferred for 2014 at IT Sligo. Families, friends and other guests joined in the celebrations at the Knocknarea Arena on Thursday and Friday last week as new Institute President Professor Vincent Cunnane presented parchments to the students marking the successful culmination of their years of intensive study, practical research and… Read more »