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 full time and 140 part time online courses 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 our 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
Why Study at IT Sligo?
- 1st in Ireland for Student to Lecture Ratio
- No 1 destination for Online Learning
- 90% of our Courses Include Work Placement
- 96% of our Graduates Secure Employment
- Over 70 Clubs and Societies
- 3rd in Ireland for Investment in Facilities
- Green Flag Award for Waste Reduction and Energy
- FIFA-approved 3G Artificial Pitches
- 700+ Workspaces in the Yeats Library
- 13% of Students on campus are Mature
- Students access to professional counselling service
The Power of Potential
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.