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International Induction

Welcome to IT Sligo! Discover the information, guidance and support available to international students during Induction 2021

There is help and support available when you begin your academic studies. Our checklist will guide you through the steps you should complete as a new student.

Virtual information sessions will occur in mid-September. 

Our information guides will help you complete important tasks. And our FAQ section will give you answers to the most commonly asked questions. 

You can also contact the International Office via our daily Q&A sessions, by booking a 1-1 appointment or by email/phone. 

Covid-19 Guidance & Advice

You must follow Covid-19 Travel Guidance and public health advice after arriving in Ireland.  Please see Preparing for Arrival/ Covid Travel Guidance for guidance about self-quarantine, post arrival testing, vaccine access and ordering groceries online 

Registration

What is registration?

Registration is how you enroll as an official IT Sligo student. 

International students will receive an email from the Admissions Department in early September. 

This will provide a link to the registration portal and instructions on how to register.

Please see our Information Guide for further details 

 

Letters of Registration Status

A Letter of Registration Status confirms that you are a registered student at IT Sligo. 

You will need this letter to open a bank account and register with immigration. 

You can request a letter by completing the online request form. 

Official Forms & Documents

Official forms and documents that need to be completed by IT Sligo should be sent by email to internationaloffice@nullitsligo.ie. 

E.g. OSAP, government funding and Erasmus+ 

 

Email, Moodle, Student Cards & Timetables

Student Email

Email can be accessed via the Student Portal

Username: Your student email address is your Student ID Number followed by @mail.itsligo.ie (e.g. S12345678@nullmail.itsligo.ie)

Password: If you are a new student to IT Sligo and this is your first time to login, your password will be your date of birth in the format DDMMYYYY e.g. if your date of birth is 25/01/1999 then your password will be 25011999.

Student Card

To get your student record you must:  

  • Upload a photo
  • Add your address in Ireland to your student record

Guidance and instructions on how to complete this is available online here  (Please note: the ‘pin’ can be located in your registration email)

Student cards will then be posted to the address on your student record. 

Timetables

Timetables will be released online before teaching begins. You will be able to access your timetable via Induction 2021.

Moodle

Moodle can be accessed via the Student Portal 24 hours after you have registered. (See Registration for further details).

Please see the instructions and video guide for further guidance about accessing Moodle

Open a Bank Account

There is an AIB bank on IT Sligo campus.

If you are a EU student you can open an account using the AIB mobile app.

If you are a Non-EU student you will need to visit the bank in person and bring the following documents

  1. Passport
  2. IT Sligo Letter of Registration Status (request online here)

Learn more in our information guide for students: 

 OPENING A BANK ACCOUNT – INFORMATION GUIDE FOR STUDENTS

 
 

Register with Immigration / IRP Cards

All students from outside the EU/EEA must register with immigration after arriving in Ireland. 

To register, you will need to make an appointment at the local registration office. 

At your appointment you must bring the correct supporting documentation and the fee (300 euro). 

Learn more in our information guide for students:

REGISTERING WITH IMMIGRATION IN SLIGO – INFORMATION GUIDE FOR STUDENTS

Working in Ireland

Non-EU students with a valid IRP Card/Stamp 2 immigration permission can work on a casual basis during their academic studies. 

Students can work a maximum of 20 hours per week during term time. 

If you are offered a job, you will need to apply for a Personal Public Service Number (PPSN). This is a unique reference number used by government departments in Ireland.You can apply for a PPSN online. 

Learn more about working in Ireland in Visa and Immigration. 

Information Sessions

  • Tuesday 14 September @ 2pm
  • Tuesday 21 September @ 2pm
Learn how to open a bank account, register with immigration and work in Ireland as a student. 

Information sessions will be held virtually to allow all students to attend. Invitations will be sent by email. 

Help and Support

Useful Links & Resources

FAQ

Send a scanned copy of the form to internationaloffice@nullitsligo.ie.

Documents will be completed and returned to you by email.

You will receive an email about registration from the Admissions Department in September 2021. This will include instructions about how to register online. 

Further information about registration is available here.

You can request a letter of registration by completing the online form here.

Letters will be created and posted to your address in Ireland.

Email can be accessed via the Student Portal

Instructions are available here. A video guide is available here.

You will need to know your IT Sligo Student ID Number e.g. S12345678. This will be included in the registration email you received from admissions.

Username: Your student email address is your Student ID Number followed by @mail.itsligo.ie (e.g. S12345678@nullmail.itsligo.ie)

Password: If you are a new student to IT Sligo and this is your first time to login, your password will be your date of birth in the format DDMMYYYY e.g. if your date of birth is 25/01/1999 then your password will be 25011999.

How to access Moodle?

Moodle can be accessed via the Student Portal

Instructions are available here.

A video guide is available here.

Note: Moodle will be available 24 hours after you have registered. (See Registration for further details).

Student cards are posted to students.  They will be posted to the address on your student record.

To get your student record you must:  

  • Upload a photo
  • Add your address in Ireland to your student record

Guidance and instructions on how to complete this is available online here 

Note: the ‘pin’ can be located in your registration email. 

Information Guide – Uploading a Photo

Information Guide – Updating your address  

You can order a sim card from a mobile network provider and get it delivered to your address in Ireland. There are several different mobile network providers in Ireland including:

Three IrelandEir Mobile, Vodafone, Lyrcamobile, Tesco Mobile, Virgin Mobile,

Further guidance about phones and sim cards is also available on our ‘Preparing for Arrival webpage.

Please see the guidance here.

Yes, if you are unvaccinated, you can receive a vaccine in Ireland. Please see our ‘Prepare for Arrival’ page for further guidance.

Due to travel restrictions for arriving to Ireland some students may need to complete a post arrival HSE Covid test after arriving to Ireland. 

Please see our ‘Prepare for Arrival’ page for guidance about booking your test and booking transportation to the test centre. 

 

In Sligo, Tesco and Supervalu offer online deliveries of groceries.

Please see our ‘Prepare for Arrival’ page for further guidance

Students will receive an email in September with instructions on how to access the information sessions and Q&A sessions.

If you did not receive this link, please email the internationaloffice@nullitsligo.ie.