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Congratulations on becoming a student at Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Sligo

We are delighted that you have chosen ATU Sligo (formerly IT Sligo) for your online learning journey and we will support you to get the most from your time with us, every step of the way. On this webpage, you will find useful information on getting started as an online learner.

Getting Set Up

New ATU Sligo Students

Congratulations on becoming a student at Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Sligo. Here is important registration information to get you started!

New Student Registration – Atlantic Technological University Sligo

Get access to your ATU email address here. This is where all correspondence and information about your course will be sent.

Access My Email

Log in to the virtual learning environment (Moodle) here. You should be able to do this 24 hours after registration.

ATU Sligo Log in to Moodle

Online classes for new students commences on 23rd January 2023.

Academic Calendar – Atlantic Technological University Sligo 

You will find your timetable here. Within the Timetable section there are a few dropdown menus, please select the following options. Timetables are open to change and you will find your up to date timetable in Moodle.

  1. Department – eg. Department of Civil Engineering and Construction
  2. Student Group name – eg Higher Certificate in Science in Construction Economics (OnLine)
  3. Timetable layout – Grid Format
  4. Weeks to View – 2023 Semester 1 Online (13 weeks)
  5. Days to View – All Weekdays (Mon-Fri)
  6. Start / End Time – 18.00 – 22.00 (Evening)

And then click on the tab ‘View Timetable.’

ATU Sligo My Timetable

Student ID cards are a useful source of identification and can prove your status to avail of student discounts.  As part of the online registration process, you will upload a photograph which will enable us to produce your I.D. card.

As an Online Learner at ATU Sligo, you will receive help and support from our dedicated team of Online Student Advisors who will be there to assist you throughout your studies. They will be your first point of contact for any non-academic queries or questions you may have and can provide you with any further information, support or guidance you might require throughout your application process and studies at ATU. Find your Advisor here

Your Supports at ATU Sligo

There is lots of support available to you during your time as a student at ATU Sligo. Check out the range of supports below.

Student Support Services – Atlantic Technological University Sligo 

If you would like to develop your academic study skills and academic writing skills, you can enrol on our free self-directed online course at any time, and at your own pace.

Digital Badges are awarded for completing all units within the Academic Writing and Academic Skills modules.

You will be awarded The ATU Foundation Course Badge if you complete all units in both the Academic Writing and Academic Skills Badges.  

ATU Foundation Course in Academic Skills and Academic Writing

Check out what’s available to you at every stage of your student journey! We’re with you all the way.

My Learning Journey – Atlantic Technological University Sligo

The Careers Office at ATU Sligo provides information, advice and support to help you plan and achieve your next steps, and to realise your career goals.

Careers Service – Atlantic Technological University Sligo 

Faculties at ATU Sligo

Important Information

The Admissions Office is here to help you with applications, registration, and fees queries. We can assist you with registration, applying for programmes and transferring to an add-on or full time programmes.

Admissions Office – Atlantic Technological University Sligo 

For specific guidance on fees and payments, click on the link below.

Fees and Funding – Online and Part Time Courses – Atlantic Technological University Sligo 

You will find all the information you need about Examinations here. This page will be updated throughout the academic year.

Examinations – Atlantic Technological University Sligo

Life at ATU Sligo

Find out how to get involved in Clubs and societies at ATU Sligo.

ATU Sligo Clubs & Socs (

Discover Sligo. This is where you’ll attend your graduation (for programmes leading to full awards) if we don’t see you on campus before then.

Discover Sligo – Atlantic Technological University Sligo (

ATU is a multi-campus technological university in the west and northwest of Ireland that delivers a rich combination of academic and research excellence, quality of life and opportunity. ATU Sligo was formerly IT Sligo.

ATU – Atlantic Technological University

Online students are now represented by ATU Sligo Students Union. Consider putting your name forward as a class rep. and represent your class. Class reps will continue to be elected for students commencing courses in January 2024.

ATU Sligo Students’ Union (

Find out more about ATU Sligo’s work on becoming a Green Campus.

Green Campus – Atlantic Technological University Sligo (

Get to know ATU Sligo better and take out virtual campus tour here.

Campus Virtual Tour – Atlantic Technological University Sligo (

Contact Admissions

To find out more about any of our courses, please contact our admissions team:

T: 353 (0) 71 931 8511

Frequently Asked Questions

Visit the FAQ section to find helpful information on key deadlines, semesters, entry requirements, fee payment and much more.