Seminar focuses on supporting the social enterprise sector

The Department of Education at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) recently hosted a seminar exploring the role of higher education in supporting the emerging social enterprise sector in Dunhill Multi-Education Centre, Co Waterford. WIT offers a level 7 Certificate in Social Enterprise Management commencing in January 2020 and the seminar, supported by the National Forum […]

Researchers at WIT to lead European project to tackle student stress

Researchers at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have secured funding of almost €300,000 to lead a two year pan-European research project ‘Student Stress Training e-Mobile Management (SSTeMM)’. Research over the last five years and recent news reports have highlighted that there is a rise in problems of mental wellbeing amongst people attending college, and the […]

UPMC Whitfield and Waterford Institute of Technology partner to enhance healthcare innovation, education and research in the South East

UPMC Whitfield and WIT staff will partner on research activities across healthcare, ICT and the life sciences, with students to benefit from work placement opportunities at the hospital   UPMC Whitfield, the largest private hospital in the South East, has signed a partnership agreement with Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) to collaborate on research, undergraduate […]

One in five Tipperary CAO Round 1 offers from Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT)

WIT to add courses to CAO’s Available Places list to give people the opportunity to apply for courses in Construction and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and meet the south east region’s needs One eighth (12%) of WIT’s CAO Round 1 offers today were made to applicants in Co Tipperary. One fifth (20%) of […]

Tipperary start-ups invited to apply for share of €1.5m funding

€15,000 financial support available for innovative business start-ups in the south east* €1.5m in Enterprise Ireland funding has been secured for 55 early-stage entrepreneurs over the next five years in Tipperary through New Frontiers programme at Waterford Institute of Technology. Wrapsies Ltd  from Clonmel, Co Tipperary were among those who received support for the New […]

Carrick-on-Suir Student Drives Into The Future With Self-Driving Car Project At Waterford Institute of Technology

Eight engineering students at WIT recently achieved a first for the Applied Robotics Lab with a Self-Driving Robotic Car. Carrick-on-Suir student Shane Shortiss made up one half of the Vision team on the self-drive car project. After just 12 weeks of working on the project students on the one-year BEng in Electronic Engineering, an add […]

Four Tipperary Secondary Schools shine at SciFest event at WIT

Four secondary schools from Tipperary took science to the next level with their projects at SciFest which was held in the Waterford Institute of Technology college hall on 27 April 2016. Tipperary students scooped four prizes on the day, including the award for ESERO (European Space Education Resource Office) Discover Space Award. SciFest is a […]

Tipperary food and hospitality names top billing at WIT forum

Tipperary man Niall Rochford, General Manager of Ashford Castle one of the best hotels in the world told delegates at the WIT Inaugural Hospitality Graduate Entrepreneur Forum 2016 of the high calibre of WIT graduates The Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) Inaugural Hospitality Graduate Entrepreneur Forum 2016 which took place on 19 April, drew 100 […]

Exceptional young people from Tipperary urged to apply for new €12k WIT scholarship

Community groups, teachers, family members asked to encourage inspiring young people they know to apply for the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) President’s Scholarship Students from Tipperary at WIT’s CAO Information Evening on Tuesday 5 April were the first to hear in detail about the brand new WIT President’s Scholarship Programme. Prospective students travelled from […]

Course at WIT for students with intellectual disabilities gives Tipperary man experience of college life

Waterford Institute of Technology’s (WIT) QQI Level 3 Certificate in Skills for Independent Living promotes the inclusion of adults with intellectual disabilities in third level education An information event for WIT’s Certificate in Skills for Independent Living (CSIL), which gives students with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to experience college life, takes place on 18 February. […]

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