Yearly Archives: 2009

First CIPD graduates at IT Sligo

The first cohort of students to complete the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Certificate in Personnel Practice at IT Sligo, were recently presented with their Certificates. This is the first time the course was available in Sligo and participants from a wide range of industries in the West and North West gained an… Read more »

IT Sligo Design Students Win

IT Sligo Design Students Win Top Awards at Design Week Cardboard chairs and digital assistants – these exciting new designs, formulated by creative design students at IT Sligo and team members, have received three national awards.  The students took three out of the top four places in the Institute of Designers in Ireland Design Week… Read more »

Tánaiste launches major report

Tánaiste launches major report on entrepreneurship education in third level sector The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Mary Coughlan TD, recently launched a major new report on entrepreneurship education in Ireland. Titled Entrepreneurship Education in Ireland – Towards Creating the Entrepreneurial Graduate, the report investigates the current state of entrepreneurship education in… Read more »

Minister Mary Hanafin performs ground-breaking ceremony

Minister Mary Hanafin performs ground-breaking ceremony for new National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) Minister Mary Hanafin TD, Minister for Social and Family Affairs, recently performed the ground breaking ceremony for the commencement of construction of the new National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) – the Government’s most strategic investment to-date… Read more »

Sligo Embraces Entrepreneurship

Ireland is very much a nation of inventors, entrepreneurs and creators and at a recent event held in IT Sligo more than 40 existing and potential entrepreneurs came together to hear from Enterprise Ireland, Sligo County Enterprise Board and IT Sligo on the wide range of supports available to them. Speakers on the night included… Read more »

IT Sligo Says No Time to Write Off Ireland

The annual conferring at IT Sligo last weekend saw the first cohort of students being conferred from seven new programmes across three faculties.   These programmes were put in place at IT Sligo as direct result of consultation and collaboration with business and commerce. Speaking in advance of the conferring, Professor Terri Scott, President of IT… Read more »

IT Sligo Students organise charity Waxathon

A waxathon will be held in the brewery organised by 3rd year marketing students of IT Sligo.  Students, staff and members of the public will volunteer to get waxed for charity. All volunteers will be given sponsorship cards in order to help raise money for the chosen charity which is the North West Hospice. All… Read more »

Come and see what IT Sligo has to offer!

Open Day – Thursday 19th November 2009 Thinking of starting college in September 2010? About to complete your CAO application form?  IT Sligo is holding it annual Open Day on Thursday 19th November 2009, come on your own, with parents, or with your school to see what IT Sligo has to offer. Everyone is welcome… Read more »

IT Sligo lecturer exhibits in Dublin

The work of Ronnie Hughes, lecturer in Fine Art at IT Sligo, is currently on show at The Return, in the Goethe-Institut, Dublin. The exhibition, Background Noise is a solo exhibition of new work by Hughes. Ronnie Hughes, Lecturer in Fine Art at IT Sligo and award winning Artist. Hughes’ work is currently on show… Read more »