Clive Foley, BSc (Hons) in Computing
Clive’s studies in IT Sligo helped him to get one of his first jobs. The expertise he learned when doing the Computing degree where in demand from employers so he was able to get a job really, really quickly.
As he has grown in his career, the skills from IT Sligo have given him the confidence to continue his learning and continue to look forward.
Andy Moran, BB (Hons) in Sport with Business
Andy reflects on his fond memories of IT Sligo’s success in the GAA Sigerson Cup when IT Sligo was victorious in 2002, 2004 and 2005. Andy particularly enjoyed the business side of the Sport with Business degree and claims that the knowledge he gained from the economics and business modules are key to the way he runs his business today.
Louise McCabe Gorman
Louise McCabe Gorman, BA (Hons) in Social Care Practice
Louise talks about her positive experience of IT Sligo and explains why she would 100% recommend studying at IT Sligo. Louise highlights the great campus, the lecturers who are easy to approach and the classroom sizes which make it very easy to interact with other people and make friends. Louise really enjoyed the modules and everything she studied in IT Sligo has been a great stepping stone as she progressed to study a Masters in Social Care Practice.
Amy is a Compliance Co-ordinate with TopChem Pharmaceuticals. TopChem Pharmaceuticals and IT Sligo worked in partnership to recruit graduates and Amy started working with the company directly after graduating from IT Sligo in 2009. Amy references the course content and the work experience she completed while studying in IT Sligo as being hugely beneficial to her in her career.
Darragh Devaney, BA (Hons) in Accounting
Darragh, a Senior Associate with PWC, graduated from IT Sligo in 2013 with a BA (Hons) in Accounting. Darragh explains why this degree has been a great basis for his accounting qualification as it provided brilliant exemptions from the professional exams. Darragh identifies his IT Sligo qualification as the basis for his successful career.
Frank Madden, Higher Certificate in Electronic & Computing Engineering, MD of Crest Solutions
Frank graduated from IT Sligo over 30 years ago and is now CEO of Crest Solutions in Cork. Crest Solutions employ 130 people across Europe and recruit graduates from IT Sligo because the courses are still as practical today as they have always been. IT Sligo graduates integrate into the working environment very well and Frank will continue to hire graduates from IT Sligo because of their practical abilities.
Lude, an Erasmus student, tells us about his wonderful experience in IT Sligo and claims that he settled in so well because of the friendliness of his fellow students and the approachability of his lecturers. The large community of Erasmus students in IT Sligo means that you instantly make new friends.