WIT is the first institute of technology to launch a level 8 undergraduate degree in automation engineering

As industry transitions towards Industry 4.0, and there is an increased need for modern automation engineering that incorporates data intelligence, Waterford Institute of Technology’s (WIT) Department of Engineering Technology has developed a new degree to offset a skills shortage. The nationwide skills demand for automation and control engineers was also emphasised in the Forfas report: […]

WIT beams into Co Tipperary with virtual open day on Saturday, 20 March for college applicants

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is to run its Spring Open Day online on Saturday, 20 March 2021 (10am-1pm), with a focus on both live and pre-recorded video as well as web chat. According to the 2020 feeder school stats WIT ranks as the top destination for students at south Tipperary schools who went onto […]

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. […]

Tipperary businesses to benefit from free courses announced as part of WIT Enterprise Support Initiative

Tipperary businesses to benefit from free courses announced as part of WIT Enterprise Support Initiative The initiative will offer a number of free courses in finance, marketing and managing stress for individuals in enterprises across the South East WIT is launching a new initiative aimed at supporting businesses across the South East during Covid-19. This […]

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 […]

Clonmel student of WIT English and Theatre Studies has poem selected for anthology

David Fallon, a past pupil of the Highschool, Clonmel and currently a third year student at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has had his poem Fade Away …selected for publication in an anthology remembering Palestinian victims of Occupation by Dr John Ennis and Mr David Mallaghan. The third year student is studying an Honours Bachelor […]

Tipperary student wins marketing award

Chloe Driver (Clonmel, Tipperary) was one of two winners at the annual ‘Marketing Student of the Year’ awards which were announced at a ceremony held recently in the Granville Hotel, Waterford. Award recipients were chosen based on their academic results, presentation skills and overall contribution to class. The winners were Chloe Driver (BA (Hons) in […]

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 […]

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