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 […]

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 […]

Engineering Apprenticeship Is Launched At LIT

For the first time in Ireland, completion of an apprenticeship will lead to the award of a Bachelor of Engineering degree.  LIT’s new apprenticeship in Industrial Electrical Engineering is a two year programme which will lead to qualified electricians being awarded with a BEng.   Speaking at the launch of the programme at the Millennium Theatre […]