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 […]

WIT Information Evening On How To Upskill For Work And Life

People thinking about study from Waterford’s neighbouring counties invited to the information evening on part-time and postgraduate study options at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) WIT is holding an event on Tuesday, 17 May aimed at prospective students for WIT part-time and postgraduate programmes including courses funded under the Government’s ICTSkills/Springboard programme. The majority of WIT’s students […]

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 […]

Carrick-on-Suir man wins Clancy Construction award at WIT

Leading building contractor Clancy Construction were in WIT recently to present the sixth annual Clancy Industry Award to Lorcan Hickey from Kilcullen as well as runners up Raymond Farrell from Carrick-On-Suir, Co. Tipperary and Brook Cameron from Greystones Co. Wicklow. The awards acknowledge excellent performance during the seven-month Industrial Placement on the BSc (Hons) in […]

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. […]

Family mediation pilot programme open to Co Tipperary parents

Waterford Institute of Technology Family Justice Mediation pilot, now in its third phase, gives parents control over processes and outcomes as well as making legally-binding agreements during the mediation process A new way of doing family mediation which aims to reduce the long family law lists in the District Courts, is taking applications from parents […]

WIT/BSTAI Recognises Success of 62 Tipperary Junior Certificate A Grade Students

Waterford Institute of Technology in association with the Business Studies Teachers Association of Ireland (BSTAI) are hosting a special awards night this evening for secondary school students in the South East Region who received an A grade in Junior Certificate Higher level Business Studies this year. The ceremony, now in its eleventh year will take […]

WIT calls on students to consider Tech careers ahead of CAO deadline

In advance of the CAO change of mind deadline on 1 July, Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) encourages students in the south east to consider a career in technology. There are currently 6,000 job vacancies in the technology sector alone, presenting numerous opportunities for students who pursue an ICT course in higher education. Vacancies in […]

New collaborative Internet of Things (IoT) course launched at Waterford Institute of Technology

A new course which explores the disciplines, technologies, tools and business opportunities in connecting people, places and things has been developed by WIT and world renowned research group, Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG). The Bachelor of Science (Hons) in the Internet of Things will prepare graduates for the next wave innovation in computing. The […]

Building their future: Comeragh College students visit WIT

A group of Transition and 5th year students from Comeragh College in Carrick-On-Suir visited Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) recently to gain experience of Built Environment programmes. The group of 18 students were accompanied by their Construction Studies teachers, Brendan Gleeson and Martin Lanigan. According to Brendan, “the students really enjoyed a great day in […]

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