Conferences & Events

Open Evening

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017- 6-8pm

An opportunity for prospective students and their families to visit IT Sligo and speak with lecturers and current students as they weigh up their CAO 2017 choices ahead of the February 1st deadline. For more information, please email mcgoldrick.dara@nullitsligo.ie

IT Sligo Careers Fair

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 – 11am – 3pm
Several of Ireland’s most dynamic companies will be on campus to showcase their graduate employment opportunities at the IT Sligo Careers Fair 2017, and will offer advice and information for jobseekers. The visiting companies span a range of industry sectors including Engineering, Computing, Digital Technology, Accounting and Science. The event takes place in the main building of IT Sligo. Contact Adette Ring/Deborah Seddon in the IT Sligo Careers Office (071 930 5729/5403) or email careers@nullitsligo.ie for more information.

Marketing Conference

February 2017

A one-day marketing conference takes place at IT Sligo in February each year. It’s a free one-day event, open to the public, and is organised by the Institute’s Department of Marketing, Tourism & Sport.

Engineers Week

March 4-10th, 2017

Engineers Week is a week-long programme of nationwide events with the aim of celebrating the world of engineering in Ireland. It aims to create a positive awareness and spark enthusiasm about the engineering profession to people of all ages, especially students and their teachers and parents. IT Sligo will host a varied programme of free events for all ages on campus throughout the seven days.

Open Day at IT Sligo

Saturday, April 1st, 2017 – 10-2pm

School leavers and mature students who are considering IT Sligo as their third level destination in September 2017 have the opportunity to get the inside track from current students and staff. A packed line-up of talks and workshops aims to help prospective students and their parents/guardians weigh up their third level options. For more information, please email mcgoldrick.dara@nullitsligo.ie

Engineering Expo 2017

Thursday, May 4th, 2017 Knocknarea Arena

The Engineering Expo is a new and exciting collaboration between IT Sligo and Industry. It is a chance for potential engineering students to gain knowledge of companies, interact with alumni and network with professional engineers. Participants at the Engineering Expo include Fortune 500 industry leaders, indigenous industry, and small and medium size companies from across Ireland. The Expo is open to the public and we encourage public engagement throughout the event. Our mission is to connect students, industry, and the community by inspiring future generations of engineers. For more info, please email Nolan.Mary@nullitsligo.ie

Career Pathways Fair

Thursday, May 11th, 2017, IT Sligo Campus

The Institute will host a Career Pathways Fair, organised by the Institute of  Guidance Counsellors (Sligo Branch). The event will feature representatives from a  range of Ireland’s Higher Education Institutions, offering advice and guidance for post primary students who are weighing up their third level options. More event details soon…

EdTech Conference

June1st & 2nd, 2017

IT Sligo will host the 18th annual Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA) EdTech2017 Conference next June. The event will facilitate lively interactive discourse from approximately 200 key educational policy makers, practitioners, researchers, learning technologists and industry professionals from Ireland and overseas, in the company of highly-stimulating keynote speakers. For more information, contact Gavin Clinch at IT Sligo. Email clinch.gavin@nullitsligo.ie

THRIC 2017 Annual Tourism & Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference

June 15th & 16th, 2017

IT Sligo’s Department of Marketing, Tourism and Sport will welcome delegates to the 13th Annual Tourism and Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference (THRIC). The conference provides an annual opportunity for the dissemination and presentation of research in the broad tourism sector. This year’s conference theme ‘Entrepreneurs driving tourism and hospitality’ will be addressed by the research presentations and key note speakers drawn from academia, industry and the research community. For more information, contact Ann Higgins at IT Sligo.For more information, please email Higgins.ann@nullitsligo.ie

2016/17 Prospectus

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