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WIT can help SMEs in the South East take their business to the next level

“With the announcement of Horizon 2020 last year, Europe has provided a pot of money that’s available to SMEs, as well as multinationals, to take their business to the next level and this presents an amazing opportunity for SMEs, the lifeblood of the Irish economy”, according to Dr James O’Sullivan, ...

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ESRI’s Prof John Fitzgerald launches WIT’s Graduate Business Seminar Series

Prof John Fitzgerald of the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) launched WIT’s School of Business Graduate Seminar Series on Friday September 19th with a timely discussion of ‘Ireland’s Recovery from the Economic Crisis.’ With positive economic and budgetary figures emerging in the run up to Budget 2015, Prof Fitzgerald ...

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PrecisionDairy raises the stakes for The Irish Agricultural Sector

ICT has a major role to play in enabling Irish agriculture to meet its full economic potential as well as safeguarding the environment and guaranteeing food security. Teagasc, Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunication Software and Systems Group (TSSG) were awarded SFI funding in conjunction with a commercial Shannon based company ...

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Sunday Business Post: R&D at WIT

Sunday Business Post 21st September 2014 by Margaret O'Brien:  Research & Development Focus at WIT remains squarely on R&D While WIT has been involved in the field of Research and Development (R&D) from its inception, activity in this area has been significantly ramped up in recent years. James O’Sullivan, technology transfer ...

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Global Corporation acquires TSSG Spin Out Feedhenry

Dr Ruaidhrí Neavyn, President of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) welcomed the announcement that a leading global corporation has acquired FeedHenry. FeedHenry, a spin out of WIT’s Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG), is a global leader in cloud based mobile enterprise application platforms. Commenting on the announcement Dr Neavyn ...

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WIT celebrates Brazilian Independence Day

Students at WIT began the new academic year in style and with great colour by celebrating Brazilian Independence Day. “The Institute’s international student community now exceeds 850 students from over 70 countries and from all five continents”, according to Sinead Day, International Affairs Manager at WIT. Ms Day added that ...

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WIT Staff get active for May

It’s get active month at WIT and staff are really embracing the challenge, clocking up over 1,000 kilometers in the first week alone. The healthy drive is all part of the Sports Council Challenge which is a workplace initiative run each May, aiming to get employees active for 30 minutes ...

WIT student wins his first professional cycling title

WIT student, Sam Bennett, has won his first professional cycling title at Pro-Continental level with his new team NetApp-Endura. Bennett won the 29th Clásica de Almería in a decisive sprint to the finish line on Sunday, 2nd March.  Sam is currently taking a break from his BA (Hons) in Exercise ...

Magnificent WIT Fitzgibbon Cup kings again

WIT 0-17 CIT 0-12 Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) secured their ninth Fitzgibbon Cup, and first since 2008, with victory over Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) in Belfast on Saturday. Dr Ruaidhrí Neavyn, President of WIT, said, “We are thrilled by the victory over the weekend. It’s a fantastic achievement ...

Research

WIT can help SMEs in the South East take their business to the next level

“With the announcement of Horizon 2020 last year, Europe has provided a pot of money that’s available to SMEs, as well as multinationals, to take their business to the next level and this presents an amazing opportunity for SMEs, the lifeblood of the Irish economy”, according to Dr James O’Sullivan, ...

PrecisionDairy raises the stakes for The Irish Agricultural Sector

ICT has a major role to play in enabling Irish agriculture to meet its full economic potential as well as safeguarding the environment and guaranteeing food security. Teagasc, Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunication Software and Systems Group (TSSG) were awarded SFI funding in conjunction with a commercial Shannon based company ...

Sunday Business Post: R&D at WIT

Sunday Business Post 21st September 2014 by Margaret O'Brien:  Research & Development Focus at WIT remains squarely on R&D While WIT has been involved in the field of Research and Development (R&D) from its inception, activity in this area has been significantly ramped up in recent years. James O’Sullivan, technology transfer ...

Global Corporation acquires TSSG Spin Out Feedhenry

Dr Ruaidhrí Neavyn, President of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) welcomed the announcement that a leading global corporation has acquired FeedHenry. FeedHenry, a spin out of WIT’s Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG), is a global leader in cloud based mobile enterprise application platforms. Commenting on the announcement Dr Neavyn ...

Tyndall & TSSG to target €82M funding & 10 spin outs with Internet of Things partnership

Tyndall National Institute and Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to exploit the market potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) and seek to draw down €82 million of funding available under EU’s Horizon 2020 programme. The MoU will ...

Safer Cycling for all involved

It has been several years in the making but finally, through the Go Dungarvan project, an alternative solution to safe cycling at roundabouts has been ...

International

WIT celebrates Brazilian Independence Day

Students at WIT began the new academic year in style and with great colour by celebrating Brazilian Independence Day. “The Institute’s international student community now exceeds 850 students from over 70 countries and from all five continents”, according to Sinead Day, International Affairs Manager at WIT. Ms Day added that...

Representatives from TAR University College in Malaysia visit WIT

On Wednesday, 14th May, two senior staff members from TAR University College’s study aboard unit came to visit Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) following an agreement which was signed between the two institutions in Malaysia in December 2012. Dr. Oh Pou San, Director for the Centre of Continuing & Professional...

International student ambassadors promoting Waterford and Ireland abroad

Four international students from Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) recently received certificates of achievement for promoting Ireland as a study abroad destination at a ceremony attended by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Education & Skills, Mr Ruairi Quinn. The Education in Ireland International Student Ambassador Awards Ceremony celebrated...

Brazilian Ambassador celebrates Carnaval with Brazilian Students at WIT

The newly appointed Brazilian Ambassador HE Alfonso José Sena Cardosa received a very warm welcome from staff and students at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) when he visited the main campus last Wednesday. The Ambassador’s visit coincided with WIT’s ‘Brazilian Day’, a celebration of Brazilian culture on campus. Following a...

WIT’s China Office Meets GAA GPA All Star in Shanghai

The 2013 GAA/GPA Hurling All Stars arrived in Shanghai on Saturday, November 30th, 2013.  This proved to be a momentous occasion for Shanghai GAA, as it was the very first time that the GAA All Stars Tour had visited China. The main feature of the weekend was an exhibition match...

Upcoming Events

WIT at the IGC Midwest Careers Exhibition

Date: Tues, 30 September 2014 Time: 9am to 4pm Location: Limerick Racecourse, Event Centre Waterford Institute of Technology Schools' Liaison team will be

Washington-Ireland Program Roadshow

Date: Wednesday, 1 October 2014  Date: Tuesday, 21 October 2014 Time: 12.15 - 13.15 Location: Auditorium, WIT Main Campus On Tuesday

FREE Seminars for European SME week

Date: 2 - 3 October, 2014 Time: 9.30am start Location: Treacy's Hotel. The Quay, Waterford City Book your free place: Contact Michelle McHugh, Tel: 051

WIT at Kildalton College Open Day

Date: Fri, 3 October 2014 Time: 10am to 1pm Location: Kildalton College Waterford Institute of Technology Schools' Liaison team will be in

Careers Week at WIT

Date: 6 - 9 October, 2014 Time: See poster Location: WIT Main Campus & College Street Campus WIT Careers Week

Gradireland Graduate Careers Fair

Date: Wed, 8 October 2014 Time: 11am - 5pm Location: RDS Simmonscourt, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 The Gradireland Graduate Careers Fair will

WIT at Career Options Cork

Date: 14 & 15 October, 2014 Time: 9am to 4pm Location: Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork Waterford Institute of Technology Schools'

A Book Fair for Book Lovers

Date: Saturday, 18 October 2014 Time: 10am - 4pm Location: College St. Campus (the old Good Shepherd Convent) Waterford Institute of

Try Nursing at WIT

Date: 28 - 29 October, 2014 Location: O'Connell Bianconi, Health Science Building, WIT Main Campus Cost: €40 + €3.15 booking

WIT at Carlow Careers Day

Date: Tues, 25 November 2014 Time: 9am to 4pm Location: Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Carlow Waterford Institute of Technology Schools' Liaison

Schools’ Open Day

Date: Tues, 9 December 2014 Time: 10am - 2pm Location: WIT Main Campus For your chance to see all that

Adult Learner Evening

Date: Tues, 24 February 2015 Time: 6-7.30pm Location: The Atrium,  WIT Main Campus, Cork Road, Waterford. Are you an adult

CAO Applicant Evening

Date: Tues, 14 April 2015 Time: 6 - 8pm Location: WIT Main Campus Whether you've applied for a course through the