Posts Categorized: IT Sligo News

IT Sligo Apprentices Bound For WorldSkills 2017

IT Sligo’s international reputation for producing high calibre apprentices has been highlighted once again with the selection of two of the Institute’s student craft specialists for the 2017 WorldSkills competition in Abu Dhabi later this year. Joinery apprentice James McSwiney (pictured), who’s originally from Ardee, Co Louth, and apprentice toolmaker Micheál Flynn from Tourlestrane, Co… Read more »

Apprenticeship Funding For IT Sligo

IT Sligo has been allocated €578,277 in the latest Government allocation of capital funding to the country’s Institute’s of Technology, to help enhance its existing apprenticeship capacity. In total, just over €8 million has been allocated across 10 Institutes of Technology. It is being provided by the Department of Education and Skills through the Higher… Read more »

SUSI Grant Application Deadline Is July 13th

The national student grant awarding body, SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland), is reminding students that the priority closing date for student grant applications for the 2017/18 academic year is this Thursday, July 13th, 2017. This video provides tips and information on filling out the application form. Applications are made through the grants online application system available… Read more »

Applications Invited For Allergan Innovation Research Award

IT Sligo is inviting postgraduate research applications for the Allergan Innovation Award 2017. This opportunity will provide successful candidates with the support for a postgraduate research project in the discipline areas of Dermatology and Aesthetics, Central Nervous System, Eye Care, Women’s Health and Urology, Gastroenterology, Cardiovascular Disease and Infectious Diseases, and related areas in Biopharmaceutical Science and Bioprocessing…. Read more »

Boost Your Job Prospects With A Free College Course

IT Sligo is offering a new range of free college places on courses funded by Springboard+, which start in September 2017. The programmes have a particular focus on the Science, Technology and Engineering disciplines. Springboard+ is a Government-funded initiative, which aims to help participants upskill to enhance or kickstart  their career prospects. It offers free courses at certificate, degree and masters level… Read more »

Young Entrepreneur Summer Camp At IT Sligo

IT Sligo’s Innovation Centre will run a free Young Entrepreneur International Summer Camp for 20 second level students in July. The summer camp is primarily aimed at transition year students from the region, aged 14 to 17 years. The course will run from Monday – Friday, July 24 – 28th, from 9am to 6pm (except Friday… Read more »

IT Sligo In European Collaboration With Tech Giants

IT Sligo has launched the first ever degree programme in data centre facilities engineering, aimed at servicing Europe’s growing and highly specialised data centre sector with skilled graduates. The introduction of the Bachelor’s Degree – BEng. in Data Centre Facilities Engineering (Online) – will be the first of its kind in Europe. It was developed following… Read more »

College Information Evening This Wednesday 28th

As the CAO Change Of Mind deadline of July 1st approaches, IT Sligo invites prospective students and parents/guardians to a College Information Session this Wednesday, June 28th, from 5-8pm. The event will take place in the Institute’s main building and is open to secondary school students, mature students and parents/guardians. It will equip you with… Read more »

What’s The True Cost Of Student Living?

Students and their families can slash their education bills by thousands of euro a year by studying in Sligo. A study shows accommodation, food, transport and entertainment are vastly cheaper in the North West. July means some post-exam freedom for those students who’ve just completed their Leaving Certificate examinations. But for their parents the calculators… Read more »

New Online Courses Enhance Project Management Skills

Institute of Technology, Sligo is pleased to introduce a range of new online part-time courses, designed to help address significant skills shortages in the Irish Construction and Project Management sectors. The Institute’s Department of Civil Engineering & Construction is introducing a Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management and a Masters of Science in Project Management, together with a range of special… Read more »