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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, ...

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Some advice on preparing for college

Dr Derek O’Byrne, Registrar at Waterford Institute of Technology At WIT, we know that going to college can be a bit of a daunting experience and it definitely all happens really quickly. You've been waiting around all summer for your results; suddenly you're offered a college place and have to ...

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Dr Van Hout announced as honorary Visiting Research Fellow

Dr Marie Claire Van Hout has recently been appointed as an honorary Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Public Health, at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), UK. Ranked in the top 400 universities world-wide in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-14, the exceptional student experience LJMU offers ...

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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 ...

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Applications open for WIT’s ‘Second Chance’ Maths Exam

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) announced today that applications will be accepted for its Maths Entry Exam from Monday 11 August. This unique initiative is a ‘Second Chance Scheme’ for students who have not achieved the required maths grade in the Leaving Certificate for their chosen course in WIT. Students ...

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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 ...

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School of Health Sciences Visit to Columbus Georgia

Professor John Wells, Head of the School of Health Science and Dr Suzanne Denieffe , Head of the Department of Nursing recently visited Columbus Technical College (CTC) and Columbus State University (CSU) in  Georgia in the United States. The purpose of the visit was to consolidate collaborative relationships between the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

WIT Ladies Soccer Team Crowned All Ireland College Champions

WIT’s ladies soccer team were crowned All Ireland College Champions, following their comprehensive 3-0 victory over Letterkenny IT in the Third Level College’s League Final on 25 February. The match was held in adverse weather conditions at Salthill Devon FC's magnificent grounds in County Galway. The victory is the culmination ...

Research

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 ...

Waterford Technologies Announces €500K Investment Programme with TSSG

Waterford Technologies is the market leader in email and file archiving solutions and today has announced a joint development programme between Waterford Institute of Technology’s Telecommunications Software & Systems Group (TSSG) & Waterford Technologies.  This builds on the leading edge ICT research that is being conducted by TSSG and combines ...

International

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...

WIT Strengthens Links with Chinese Partners

Over a five day period in November, a delegation from WIT, led by Dr Ruaidhrí Neavyn, President, visited 9 third level institutions and government agencies, in six separate provinces across China. The purpose of the visit was to strengthen existing relationships with partner universities, such as Nanjing University of Information...

Upcoming Events

CAO Offers Drop-in

Date: 18 - 20 August, 2014 Time: 11am - 3pm daily Location: Main Campus, WIT, Waterford Welcome to WIT...we can't wait

IFCO European Conference

Date: 26 - 29 August, 2014 Location: Waterford Institute of Technology Main Campus To book: www.conference.ifco.info The International Foster Care

Maths Entry Exam

Date: Friday, 29 August Location: WIT Main Campus Time Paper 1: 9.30am - 12.00pm Time: Paper 2: 2.00pm - 4.30pm Waterford

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