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 project work at the Institute.

Degrees were presented to students who undertook courses at the School of Business and Social Science, School of Engineering and Design and School of Science.

The awards, which include Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy as well as Postgraduate Diplomas and Higher Certificates, reflect the range of subjects taught in the Schools’ specialist teaching Departments and their wide variety of research areas.

Among the subjects covered in Thursday’s conferring sessions were awards in Electronic Engineering, Mechatronics, Quantity Surveying, Advanced Wood and Sustainability,  Interior Architecture, Forensic Investigation and Analysis, Biomedical Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Applied Archaeology, Creative Design, Fine Art, Performing Arts and Social Care Practice.

Friday’s ceremonies included Business awards in Accounting, Marketing in Event Management & PR, Applied Tourism, Recreation & Leisure and awards in Computing in Systems and Networks, Computing in Games Development.

View Recordings of the graduation ceremonies

Thursday – Session 1

Thursday – Session 2

Thursday – Session 3

Friday – Session 4

Friday – Session 5

The annual Corn Sheáin Mhic Mhagnais award, established by former IT Sligo Chairman, the late Seán McManus, was awarded to Michael Moffatt, a Lecturer in Engineering.


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