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The Minister for Further and Higher Education is due in Sligo this morning.   Simon Harris, who also has responsibility for research, innovation and science, will visit St Angela’s College in Clogherevagh and IT Sligo.   In the afternoon, he will visit Sligo College of Further Education and the Mayo/Sligo/Leitrim…

The Institute of Technology Sligo has seen a dramatic increase in CAO applicants with an increase of 32% on last year. That translates into an increase of 1,701 applicants this year compared to last year. Although nationally there has been an increase in applicants of 8.6%, the institute has seen…

A full return to the college campuses at the Institute of Technology Sligo and Letterkenny Institute of Technology is on course for the autumn.   Higher Education Minister Simon Harris will brief his colleagues today on the plan to re-open third-level education.   Numbers are likely to be managed and…

Sligo University Hospital is arranging for women between 14 and 36 weeks pregnant to get their COVID-19 vaccine at the vaccination centre at IT Sligo. That’s according to a statement issued this morning from the Saolta University Health Care Group. The statement is in relation to the Covid-19 Vaccine for…

  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…