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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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Book Aid - A Note of Thanks from Our Chaplain

A message from our Chaplain: Hello everyone, The WIT Book Aid Project has come to an end. The charities we were working with no longer accept second-hand books, but now raise funds to buy new books, often from local publishers. The WIT Book Aid Project was initiated in conjunction with ...

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Very First Jazz Festival Announced for Waterford

Free weekend of Jazz Gigs for the City. The very first Jazz Festival for Waterford ‘Waterford Jazz Weekender’ has been announced to take place at outdoor, and pub venues in the Viking Triangle from September 5th to September 7th 2014. The brand new festival which will host an eclectic mixture ...

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TSSG play an active role in the EU – Brazil Cooperation activities for H2020

The second EU-Brazil Cooperation Workshop in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) – II EUBR 2014 took place from July 28th and July 29th, 2014 in Brasilia-DF, Brazil.  Mr. James Clarke, Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) made a presentation during the event entitled Inter-connected Continents: An EU-Brazil Cloud ...

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Waterford’s specialist start-ups take over the mobile world

Independent.ie News: September 7, 2011, was a dark day for Waterford. One of the area's largest employers, TalkTalk, announced it was shutting its huge call centre down with the loss of 575 jobs. But three years later, Waterford's start-up scene is booming.  Emmett Cooke was a process analyst at the ...

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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

TSSG play an active role in the EU – Brazil Cooperation activities for H2020

The second EU-Brazil Cooperation Workshop in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) – II EUBR 2014 took place from July 28th and July 29th, 2014 in Brasilia-DF, Brazil.  Mr. James Clarke, Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) made a presentation during the event entitled Inter-connected Continents: An EU-Brazil Cloud ...

FREE, industry focused science postgrad courses offered at WIT

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is offering two FREE part-time, Level 9 Postgraduate Certificate courses commencing this September which meet the specific needs of people working in the pharmaceutical/ biotechnology, food and medical device sectors. Dr Mike Kinsella, Project Manager on the “Wales Ireland Network for Scientific Skills” (WINSS) project, ...

UK Foundation invest €750k in Professorial Chair in Human Nutrition at WIT

The Howard Foundation in the UK and Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have recently signed an agreement worth €750,000, establishing Prof John Nolan, Principal Investigator of the Macular Pigment Research Group (MPRG) as the Howard Chair in Human Nutrition. Dr Alan Howard, Chair of the board of the Howard Foundation ...

WIT leads €2.8M project to boost regional economic development

Ireland and the South East will benefit from a new research project which will boost regional economic development, job creation, new enterprise start-ups, and the commercialisation of research as well as support the long term sustainability of the region. Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), together with 14 partners, has been ...

WIT invests in people to deliver world class research

Waterford Institute to Technology (WIT) is recruiting 17 PhD scholars across a range of disciplines as part of its prioritisation of research growth at the Institute and its commitment to developing a stimulating work environment for researchers. The 36-month scholarships, in the areas of business, engineering, science, IT, humanities and ...

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 Higher Options

WIT will be at the Higher Options September 17, 18 & 19, 2014, 9am to 3pm daily at the RDS

WIT Hosting “Passive House Briefing”

Date: Thurs, 18 September 2014 Time: 5.30pm Location: Auditorium, Main Building, WIT Main Campus, Cork Road, Waterford. Waterford Institute of Technology is hosting

IDEAGEN for Waterford Design 2015

Date: Tues, 23 September 2014 Time: 6pm Location: Dooleys Hotel, Waterford City This is a call for all Waterford Designers…..Irish Design 2015 is

Light It Up Gold

Date: 23 - 25 September, 2014 Location: WIT Main Campus Light It Up Gold For Childhood Cancer Month takes place this September

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

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'

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