At A GlanceWIT Strategy

WIT Strategy

Waterford Institute of Technology is firmly committed to enhancing the quality of life of citizens of the city of Waterford, the South-East region and the nation. WIT plans its activities with this goal in mind.

The Institue has just completed and published its Strategic Plan for the period 2018-2021. You may view the Plan here. In summary, the Plan: 

  • declares WIT's ambition to be an international educational leader and describes the Institute's goal to be amogst the Top 100 universities under 50 years old by 2030;
  • identifies the ongoing Technological University designation process as an important step towards achieving this ambition;  
  • describes ways in which the coming years will see WIT enhance its ability to be an agent for social, cultural and economic transformation in the South-East of Ireland;
  • sets out an action plan in seven key areas and describes the Institute's plans to
    • enhance its learning environment and the quality of education for students;
    • open up the Institute to more students and different categories of students;
    • continue to expand its high quality research and innovation activity;
    • work closely with communities and other stakeholders across the region to enhance the quality of life of all citizens;
    • link more effectively with international partners and bring in more international students to the organisation and the region;
    • develop management structures to fit a transformed, flexible organisation;
    • further build the Institute's financial sustainability;
  • shows the Institute building a more collaborative, accessible organisation that will be clearly progressive and innovative. 

Contact the Strategy Office

  • by email: [email protected] 
  • by telephone: +353(0)51-844179
  • by post: Strategy Office, Rm TL237,Tourism and Leisure Building, Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Rd., Waterford X91 K0EK