Tipperary Graduates at LIT Conferring Ceremony

New LIT graduates hear that 95% of last year’s class went directly into employment or further study, with three quarters working in the Mid West – LIT President called on new Minister for Education to review Third Level Education Blueprint during Conferring Speech. – 1,600 Students graduate from LIT this year. The President of LIT […]

Minister Bruton confirms Funding for Fit Out of Phase One of the Build

The construction of the Mid West’s first engineering-focused higher education campus is underway at the LIT site in Coonagh, Limerick. Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton confirmed that funding of just over €11.6 million has been provided to deliver phase one of the project. The first phase of construction has already begun on the […]

LIT & GTMA Host Largest Ever Irish/UK Manufacturing Supply Chain Conference And Trade Exhibition

Up to 1,000 delegates visited Ireland’s largest manufacturing supply chain conference and trade exhibition – Manufacturing Solutions Ireland 2018 – at Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT). In its second year, the conference and engineering trade show, hosted by the UK tool technologies trade association – the GTMA in conjunction with LIT, exceeded last year’s attendance […]

Ambitious Five Year Strategy Ushers in New Era of Higher Education at LIT

Strategic Plan 2018-2022 described as the bridge between LIT’s Institute of Technology status and its declared aim to become a Technological University after 2022. Plan outlines capital investments of €150 million; 20% increase in student numbers; & an even greater role as an economic generator. Limerick Institute of Technology has unveiled a five year strategic […]

Plans for International Standard Indoor Tennis Clay Court Facility Unveiled in Thurles

  LIT & Thurles Tennis Club, with the support of Tennis Ireland, sign major agreement to build six indoor clay tennis courts. New state of the art facility to be co-located with LIT’s 2,000 square metre Sports Lab. The significance of Thurles as one of Ireland’s most important sporting locations is to be greatly enhanced, […]

Engineering Showcase 2018 Postponed Due To Severe Weather Forecast

The Mid West Limerick for Engineering Showcase 2018, which was to take place at Shannon Airport on Thursday March 1, has been postponed by one week until Thursday March 8, 2018. Organisers of this free event, which offers secondary school students, guidance counsellors, parents and teachers a unique insight to the various engineering careers available in the […]

New Degree Programme In Manufacturing Located In LIT

Mary Mitchell O Connor, T.D., Minister for Higher Education, has visited the site of LIT’s new engineering-focussed campus at Coonagh. Coonagh Cross has been bought by LIT to house their new engineering campus. The campus comprises of 36 acres of land and over 7,000 sqm of built space. The purchase was funded by the Department […]

Joint Open Day Between LIT And Mary Immaculate College SignalsExpansion Of Thurles As A Student Town

Professor Vincent Cunnane, President of LIT told the conferring class of 2017 that Tipperary is exceptional in having an Institute of Higher Education located in the county, with some of the benefits including international impact, while at the same time celebrating its own uniqueness by having. Speaking at conferrings for over 200 graduates in areas […]

LIT President Warns Against Blanket Introduction Of ICLs

The President of LIT has warned against the dangers of ICLs (Income-Contingent Loans) as the sole means of financing third level education, describing it as a potential significant barrier to education. Professor Vincent Cunnane made his comments during his speech at the Limerick Institute of Technology’s Conferring Ceremony in Limerick today (Thursday). Addressing 1,700 graduates […]

LIT Open Day To Attract Thousands Of Students

Second level students attending this year’s Open Days at Limerick Institute of Technology will be among the first to be educated at the institute’s planned engineering-focussed campus at Coonagh. The Open Days, which take place on Thursday and Friday, October 19 and 20, will allow potential students the opportunity to see first hand all that Ireland’s fastest growing third […]

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