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About IT Sligo

Here is everything you need to know about IT Sligo – one of Ireland’s leading third level institutions for over 50 years and a great destination to get a high quality education.

IT Sligo is a home to over 8,600 students across its undergraduate, postgraduate and apprenticeship programmes.

IT Sligo offers 80 undergraduate courses across three schools: Business and Social Sciences; Engineering and Design; and Science, as well as a wide range of taught postgraduate courses or research-based opportunities.

We are committed to growing its full time and online student numbers to 10,000 by 2022.

Over the last decade we’ve created a stunning 21st century learning environment making the Institute a modern campus.

IT Sligo has an important role in driving economic and social development in the North West of Ireland.

Find us in Sligo under the shadow of Benbulben and at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way.

About IT Sligo Culture and Aims


students to reach their full potential


respect, equality, inclusion and diversity


by being ambitious, innovative and accountable


ethical and responsible behaviour


that publicly funded higher education should be accessible to all


students, staff, business, community and the environment


proactively to economic and societal challenges


for the enhancement of our economy, society and environment

Learn More. Live More. Be More.

Why Study at IT Sligo?

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IT Sligo Students on Campus

As a leading Institute of Technology, on its way to becoming a Technological University in 2022, IT Sligo is committed to the provision of exceptional higher education in the North West region and for its online students.

Our close contacts and research collaborations with leading companies and major employers mean students have access to a wide variety of industry placement opportunities.

We also work closely with industry to ensure we provide students with qualifications that employers want. With over 4,800 students studying online across 150 part-time programmes, IT Sligo was ranked no. 1 for flexible learning students in the 2021 Irish Times Good University Guide.

Sligo offers ample, affordable student accommodation and the campus is within easy reach of the town centre.

Both the town and the surrounding county offer attractive and vibrant lifestyle options leading to a stimulating life for students on and off campus.

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