Yearly Archives: 2010

IT Sligo demo exemplary student timetable at Aviva Stadium

IT Sligo showcased their Resource Allocation Management System to audiences recently at the launch of Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint 2010 in the Aviva Stadium. Michael Barrett, Head of Modularisation Implementation at IT Sligo explains: ‘IT Sligo is moving to centralisation of the student timetable.  A centralised timetable means that from a student perspective… Read more »

IT Sligo safety students walk the talk

Winning an inaugural national competition, designing Site Specific Safety Management Systems for a local company, working with a Primary School to promote health and safety work practices – these are just some of the contributions this year’s  Occupational Safety students have made to Irish workplaces. The long-established Occupational Safety and Health Programme at IT Sligo… Read more »

Interior architecture collaboration with Austrian Artists

Sligo audiences have another chance to see the IT Sligo Interior Architecture exhibition ‘Shadowland’  as it runs in the Model until 4 July. The third year student project is based on the ‘Shadowland Exhibition’ in Dublin. The students undertook a project which examined the future for Ireland’s built environment in the shadow of NAMA.  Michelle… Read more »

IT Sligo graduate Design Show

The graduate Design Show will open at the IT Sligo Design Studios, Block L on 10 June at 8pm. Work will be featured from the final year students recent project with Audi, Germany where the students presented their futuristic designs to Audi designers at the Munich plant last month. Also on display will be some… Read more »

Head of Audi impressed by IT Sligo students

‘A very high standard’ was how Stephan Sielaff, Head of Design in AUDI, Germany described research presentations from IT Sligo Design students.  The Creative Design students recently returned from a trip to AUDI Germany, where they presented their research finding on personal mobility concepts.  Commenting on the student presentations, a spokesperson for AUDI complimented them… Read more »

Mythical costumes at IT Sligo

The annual Costume Design Spectacular took place at IT Sligo recently.  First year Performing Arts Students let their imagination and creativity run riot, as they treated audiences to a spectacular visual showcase. This year the costume designs were inspired by the mythical creatures of Classical Literature such as Medusa, Pegasus and Sirens.  Costumes were described… Read more »

IT Sligo lecturers celebrate further publications

Two new publications, one written by and another jointly edited by IT Sligo lecturers, were recently launched at The Book Nest at IT Sligo.  Dr Rhona Trench, Lecturer in Performing Arts is author of ‘Bloody living: The less of selfhood in the plays of Marina Carr’ and and Dr Perry Share, Head of Humanities at… Read more »

Leaving Certs use physics labs at IT Sligo

A group of Leaving Certificate Students from the Ursuline College visited IT Sligo last week and performed a series of six experiments from the leaving certificate Physics syllabus.  The group was accompanied by their teacher Mr. Anthony Carolan. Dr Richard Sherlock, lecturer in Applied Science at IT Sligo commented  ‘In previous years students have had… Read more »

IT Sligo invests €10 million in campus developments

IT Sligo currently has three capital projects underway on campus, worth an estimated €10 million that have created over 100 construction jobs locally over the 20 week construction period. These projects include: an extension and an entire new floor added to the library; an extension to the technology building and new sports facilities are also … Read more »

Fine Art graduate Exhibition

Graduates of the Degree Course in Fine Art at IT Sligo present an exhibition of their work this Wednesday 26 May  between 8.00 and 10.00pm.  The Exhibition will be held in the Art Block K at St.Columba’s Campus, and members of the public are invited to come along to view the work of Ireland’s bright… Read more »