Tipperary GPA and WGPA members invited to apply for share of €20k in postgraduate scholarships

The School of Business at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is inviting applications from Tipperary sportspeople for its graduate business scholarship programme for 2020/2021. These scholarships are open to members of the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and Women’s Gaelic Players Association (WGPA). A total of five scholarships are on offer each worth €4,000 to recipients. […]

‘BizTech’ strategists on hand to help Tipperary businesses ramp up post crisis

A team of business strategists, technologists and design thinkers at one of Waterford Institute of Technology’s research centres RIKON are offering their services to businesses across Co Tipperary impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Research centre RIKON is an approved supplier for the Enterprise Ireland/IDA and Local Enterprise Office (LEO) funded Business Continuity Supports for Enterprises […]

Biodiversity on your doorstep: the Bealtaine Living Earth biodiversity festival goes online

Online festival will allow people to explore biodiversity from home or within 5km radius via online guided walks and activities developed by guides for all 16-24 May marks the 16th year of the Bealtaine Living Earth biodiversity festival. Coordinated by Calmast, Waterford Institute of Technology’s STEM engagement centre, the festival brings groups from across the […]

Tipperary culinary student James announced as Chef Takeover participant

A showcase of years of hard work, creativity and finesse is on the menu when the final-year BA (Hons) in Culinary Arts students from Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) take over the kitchen of Bellissimo restaurant in Waterford for four unmissable nights from 24-27 March 2020.A showcase of years of hard work, creativity and finesse […]

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 […]

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