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IT Sligo has been awarded a €1.2 million in funding from the European Institute of Innovation & Technology to help SME’s across the northwest region to expand their business. The funding was awarded under a Pilot Call for Proposals, inviting higher education institutions to design activities that will enhance their…

  The Minister for Higher Education, Simon Harris will host a cross party meeting later today with all Oireachtas members in the north west in relation to the Connacht Ulster Alliance Technological University.   Teachers Union of Ireland representatives at IT Sligo, GMIT and LYIT voted in favour of forming…

IT Sligo, along with GMIT and Letterkenny IT will today submit their application for Technological University Status.   The Minister with responsibility for Higher Education Simon Harris is expected appoint an international expert panel to examine the case for the proposed University prior to it being examined by the Higher…

Efforts to establish a new technological university for the region are continuing with the presidents of three third-level colleges having resumed onsite, face-to-face meetings for the first time since the Covid-19 enforced shutdown.   The presidents of Letterkenny IT, IT Sligo, and Galway/Mayo Institute of Technology had been meeting weekly…

Letterkenny IT has received funding for a large extension to the campus. As part of the National Plans for Institutes of Technology, it includes the construction of a new 5100sqm library and General Education Building which will have a learning resource centre, IT and innovation labs, online learning rooms and…

A 90 million euro funding announcement for Technological Universities will have a massive impact on IT Sligo, GMIT and Letterkenny IT’s alliance in becoming a Technological University.   That’s according to the President of the Connacht Ulster Alliance of IT’s , Dr Brendan McCormack.   The president of IT Sligo,…