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It’s all about dodgy ‘taches in WIT this Movember

This year a number staff and students in the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Science have grown moustaches in support of “Movember". For those of you who don’t know, the Movember Foundation is a leading global organisation committed to changing the face of men’s health. The foundation challenges men ...

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Sustainable Hydro Seminar at W.I.T.

Dr Ken Whelan B.Sc., PhD, FIFM (Adjunct Professor in the School of Biology and Environmental Science at University College Dublin) recently delivered a seminar in Waterford Institute of Technology entitled “Sustainable Hydro – A Multidisciplinary Approach”.  The seminar was well received by staff and students from the schools of engineering ...

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TSSG scoops ‘Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year Award’

WIT’s Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG), the software technology research centre that employs over 120 people in Ireland with offices in Waterford and Kilkenny, was named ISA Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year Award at the annual Irish Software Association (ISA) industry awards this weekend. TSSG is an internationally ...

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PriceWaterhouseCoopers Scholarship student announced at WIT

Morgan Carty, from Foulksmills, Co. Wexford, was recently announced as this year’s winner of the PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) Scholarship at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT). The scholarship is an annual award given to a high achieving student who has completed year one of the BA (Hons) in Accounting course. According to ...

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TSSG wins two awards at Glanbia Kilkenny Business Awards

WIT’s Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) won the ‘Innovation in Business’ and the newly introduced category ‘Information and Communications Technology’ awards at the prestigious Glanbia Kilkenny Business Awards ceremony held in Lyrath Estate Hotel on Saturday, November 15th. Commenting on TSSG’s double win, John Hurley, CEO of Kilkenny Chamber ...

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WIT Staff Achieve Silver ‘Active@Work’ Award

The staff of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has been acknowledged as fit and healthy after winning silver in their first year of participation in the Irish Heart Foundation’s ‘Active@Work’ initiative. Each year, the Irish Heart Foundation acknowledges the efforts of workplaces around the country that support their employees tin ...

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Richard Langford appointed new Chair of WIT

Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, today (Nov 19) appointed Mr Richard Langford as the new Chairperson of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT). Commenting on the appointment, Minister O’Sullivan stated, “I am delighted that Richard Langford will be the new Chairperson of Waterford Institute of Technology.  Richard has dedicated ...

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WIT Staff Achieve Silver ‘Active@Work’ Award

The staff of Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has been acknowledged as fit and healthy after winning silver in their first year of participation in the Irish Heart Foundation’s ‘Active@Work’ initiative. Each year, the Irish Heart Foundation acknowledges the efforts of workplaces around the country that support their employees tin ...

All Ireland winners of WIT 2014

19 students (past and present) and staff members, who were part of five All Ireland winning teams in 2014, were honoured at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) on Wednesday, 12 November. The event, which celebrated their individual sporting achievements in five GAA sports, was organised by WIT’s Clubs & Societies ...

National Hurling & Camogie Development Centre at WIT

Waterford Institute of Technology is pleased to confirm that the National Hurling and Camogie Development Centre (NHCDC) will be located at WIT’s Sports Campus at Carriganore. In recent discussions, WIT and representatives of the GAA’s National Hurling Development Committee agreed that the focus of the National Hurling and Camogie Development ...

8 wins from 11 in a competitive week in sports for WIT teams

With the various 3rd level sports leagues and competitions well underway Waterford Institute of Technology are happy to report that the Institutes teams are in the middle of a hectic but successful early season period. This week saw a large number of WIT’s team competing and after last night we had achieved 8 ...

Coaching degree & sports science support to help propel young cyclist to podium

Michael O’Loughlin faces a new challenge as he starts his sports coaching degree at WIT Last month, Michael O'Loughlin exceeded all expectations at the Junior Men’s Road Race at the UCI Road World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain. In his debut year as a junior, the Carrick-on-Suir teenager finished 8th and ...

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TSSG scoops ‘Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year Award’

WIT’s Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG), the software technology research centre that employs over 120 people in Ireland with offices in Waterford and Kilkenny, was named ISA Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year Award at the annual Irish Software Association (ISA) industry awards this weekend. TSSG is an internationally ...

TSSG wins two awards at Glanbia Kilkenny Business Awards

WIT’s Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) won the ‘Innovation in Business’ and the newly introduced category ‘Information and Communications Technology’ awards at the prestigious Glanbia Kilkenny Business Awards ceremony held in Lyrath Estate Hotel on Saturday, November 15th. Commenting on TSSG’s double win, John Hurley, CEO of Kilkenny Chamber ...

SEAM, MERG and TSSG, nominated for prestigious Lab Awards

Three research centres at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have been nominated for the prestigious Irish Laboratory Awards which will take place in Dublin on Wednesday, 3 December. The South East Applied Materials Group (SEAM), which is one of the Institute’s three Technology Research gateways, has been nominated in the ...

WIT’s SEAM Launch €1.1 million Metal 3D Printing Programme

A ground breaking Metal 3D Printing-Additive Manufacturing programme that will revolutionise manufacturing industries in Ireland was launched at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) today. The South East Applied Materials Research Centre (SEAM) at WIT will lead the programme, working with Boston Scientific, a leading medical device multinational; Schivo, an indigenous ...

Smart Appi can help Irish dairy sector split from the herd

Source: The Irish Independent (13/11/14) The Irish dairy herd produces approximately 5,400 million litres of milk annually from just over 1 million cows spread over 16,000 dairy farms. The industry today contributes approximately €3 billon to the Irish economy resulting in Ireland being the 10th largest dairy export nation in ...

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’s ELSA Day

Date: 26/11/14 Time: 10am Location: Room C005, WIT College Street Campus The European Law Students Association at Waterford Institute of

College Awareness Week at WIT

College Awareness Week, takes place November 24th to November 30th, & highlights the benefits of going to college & support

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