Posts Categorized: IT Sligo News

More Students Choosing IT Sligo

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Institute of Technology, Sligo has recorded a 3 per cent increase in the number of CAO first round offers made to students in the region. Nationally, 52,289 applicants received an offer from one of Ireland’s third level institutions in round one on Monday with a noticeable surge in applications for course programmes linked to the economic recovery…. Read more »

Early Years Seminar To Promote Resilience In Children

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A seminar for the Early Years sector, aimed at exploring ways and means of promoting resilience in young children will be held at IT Sligo on Saturday, September 10th. The event is a collaboration with the Sligo County Childcare Committee. Entitled ‘Bouncebackability‘ and supported by Sligo Skillnet, this is a professional practice seminar which will focus on the… Read more »

New Sports Scholarship Opportunity With AbbVie & IT Sligo

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At IT Sligo, we want our students to reach their full potential, academically and personally. This September, the Institute is introducing a new Sports Scholarship programme, which is a collaboration with the global biopharmaceutical company AbbVie, and compliments IT Sligo’s existing Sports Scholarship programme. The AbbVie Sports Scholarship & Internship Programme aims to nurture the educational, sporting and… Read more »

Flagship New IT Sligo Venue to be named ‘Aurivo Auditorium’

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Institute of Technology, Sligo has signed a four-year deal with Aurivo Co-operative Society, one of the North West region’s largest employers, for the naming rights to a new state-of-the-art campus facility, which will be officially opened this September. The construction of a 280-seater lecture and conference space in the heart of the campus is nearing… Read more »

IT Sligo Hosts CAO Drop-In Clinics

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IT Sligo is hosting drop-in clinics on Friday August 19th and Friday August 26th, from 10am to 4pm, for school leavers who are weighing up the Institute as their third level choice. These events will provide valuable insights for prospective students, particularly final year Leaving Certificate students, on all aspects of IT Sligo’s academic and living… Read more »

A Sligo Welcome For Oman GAA Club

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A group of gaelic footballers from Oman had a weekend to remember in Sligo on the eve of their participation in the 2016 GAA World Games. The International Office at IT Sligo facilitated a special visit by 39 members of the Oman GAA Club, made up almost entirely of non-Irish nationalities. The trip formed part… Read more »

Innovation Clinics Help Open Doors For SMEs

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One of IT Sligo’s main research units is hosting a series of half-day workshops in counties Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal during the month of August, aimed at helping small and medium enteprises access a range of technical and financial support opportunities. The Contract Research Unit (CRU) at IT Sligo provides dedicated technical Research & Innovation support… Read more »

‘Sligo Sings’ Collaboration Hits The Right Notes

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IT Sligo’s collaboration with the Hawk’s Well Theatre during the successful ‘Sligo Sings’ project has been shortlisted for the 2016 Allianz Business to Arts Awards. These prestigious national awards, which are now into their 25th year, recognise businesses, artists and arts organisations that develop creative partnerships across Ireland. The ‘Sligo Sings’ project involved Hawk’s Well Theatre choirmasters developingand… Read more »

Funding Ireland’s Higher Education System

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The Institute of Technology, Sligo welcomes the publication of a new expert group report on the future funding of higher education in Ireland. ‘Investing for higher education: a strategy for funding higher education’ was published by a government-commissioned advisory group, chaired by Peter Cassells, the former general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions…. Read more »

Students Help Create New Age-Friendly Cultural Space

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Architecture students from IT Sligo are helping to create a new age-friendly cultural space for one of the west of Ireland’s best known theatres. In a new collaboration involving the Hawk’s Well Theatre, IT Sligo and Sligo Age Friendly Alliance, students from the Institute’s Architectural Design course have developed a design for a new entrance to… Read more »