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The Office for International Relations co-ordinates the admission, administration and support for international students throughout the course of their studies at WIT.

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pdfClick here for a useful guide on Fees or go to the Fees Section of our website for comprehensive information including contact details for our Fees & Grants Office.

Notes:

1. You, the student are responsible for familiarizing yourself with the Regulations Governing Written Examinations as documented in the Waterford Institute of Technology Academic Regulations for Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes available here.

2. You, the student, are responsible for ensuring that your registration is complete and correct. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that they are registered for repeat modules and aware of the examination timetable. Please check the Examination Timetables and Venues section of the website and / or department offices prior to the examination sessions for timetable and examination locations.You must be a registered student in order to engage with Institute facilities and before attending/engaging with the Institute. 

3. A student may apply to have their name, gender, date of birth or nationality changed by completing the CD1 Change Personal Details Application Form. This form must be returned in person to the Admissions, Registration and Examinations Helpdesk, Walton Building, Main Campus with the originals of the student's supporting documentation for verification in addition to copies, which will be retained by Admissions, Registration and Examinations Helpdesk. Please note that the ARE Helpdesk is currently closed. Should you need to make an arrangement to have a CD1 form processed please contact [email protected] using CD1 form processing in the subject line. 

4. Your Moodle access will take up to 12 hours to reflect your changed Registration status.

5. All students are allocated a unique student email account. It is the institute policy that all official email is sent to this account. Please note that this account will only be activated 24-hours after you have completed the online registration process. It is essential that you check this email account on a regular basis. Your student email account is your [email protected] (ie [email protected]) and is accessed using the original password you received.   Please make sure to register your computer account for the self-service password reset facility. To change your password when you are not on campus you need to register it first by going to http://www.wit.ie/password and following the instructions.

6. Your WITCard photograph will be used for identification purposes and for academic and administration activities of the Institute.

7. Where visa restrictions apply, it is the student’s responsibility to ensure they meet all the requirements.

8. For repeat learners Examinations failed in semester 1 of an academic year will be repeated in December of the academic year in which you register to repeat. Examinations failed in semester 2 of an academic year will be repeated in May of the academic year in which you register to repeat.

9. Frequently asked questions regarding the Repeat Learner category are available here.

Data Protection:

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25th 2018 and replaced the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. From that date, GDPR, in conjunction with specific Irish law, will give more rights to the individual and more obligations on Waterford Institute of Technology, in terms of accountability and transparency obligations, when using and storing personal data. There are many rights enshrined in GDPR, including the right to be informed about the way in which WIT uses, shares and stores personal information.

WIT collects, processes and stores personal data on students, staff and others, including those who use our website. As WIT gathers data in a variety of different ways, the Institute is creating a number of policies explaining in detail how this happens and also what rights individuals have in relation to this gathering. In light of our responsibilities to comply with the new regulations of GDPR, WIT is updating existing policies & processes and these will be available shortly. For more information on GDPR go to http://www.wit.ie/GDPR.

Under GDPR, WIT will keep personal data only for specified and lawful purposes, will obtain and process the data fairly, if storing the data will keep it accurate and up-to-date and will process it only in ways compatible with the purposes for which it was initially given. Click here for a guide on how WIT Obtain Use & Disclose your data. See our Quick Guide here.

NOTE:

Personal data will be shared with the Department of Social Protection, Student Universal Support Ireland – SUSI (where relevant) and the Revenue Commissioners for the purpose of enabling them to execute their services.

Please note that your data will also be shared with the Higher Education Authority for funding allocation, statistical analysis and policy formulation purposes. The data shared include personal data such as name, address, Eircode, PPSN, grant status and CAO data. By continuing with your registration, you are agreeing to your data being shared with the Higher Education Authority. Full details of what data are shared and how these data are used is available here. If you wish to object to the processing of your personal data in this manner, or if you have any queries in relation to the processing of your personal data generally, please contact the HEA Data Protection Officer at [email protected]

For a variety of students, applicants may not be in a position to take up their CAO Offer of a place. An applicant who is offered a place in WIT may be granted a deferral prior to registering as a student for the academic year due to unforeseen and exceptional medical, financial, or family reasons. You may apply to defer your place by completing the online application form available below:

There are a number of important conditions in relation to deferring your CAO Offer that should be considered. Deferrals are granted on the basis that:

1.That the course will be available in the Institute in the year that you propose to take up the place.

2.That an applicant will not accept another deferral or attend another College of Higher Education on a full-time basis during the period of deferral.

3. That the applicant will reapply to the CAO by 1st February, 2022 for the deferred place in the year to which entry has been deferred. The re-application must be made in the normal way via the CAO by the standard timetable, except that the only course which may be re-applied for is the course deferred by Waterford Institute of Technology. If you apply for any other programmes your deferred place will be forfeited.

4. If you want to take up your deferred place, enter the deferred course as your only preference on the CAO application form. You should only add other courses on your CAO application, if you no longer wish to take up your deferred place. 

Please see the Admissions Policies page for further details on our Deferral Policy.

If an applicant fails to meet one or more of the conditions 2 and 3 (inclusive) the offer of deferral will be withdrawn.

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pdf View our guide on how to register as a full-time continuing undergraduate student.

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Fees

Click here for a useful guide on Fees or go to the Fees Section of our website for comprehensive information including contact details for our Fees & Grants Office.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

1. You, the student are responsible for familiarizing yourself with the Regulations Governing Written Examinations as documented in the Waterford Institute of Technology Academic Regulations for Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes available here.

2. You, the student, are responsible for ensuring that your registration is complete and correct. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that they are registered for repeat modules and aware of the examination/assessment timetable. Please check with your lecturer or department offices prior to the examination sessions for timetable.You must be a registered student in order to engage with Institute facilities.

3. A student may apply to have their name, gender, date of birth or nationality changed by completing the CD1 Change Personal Details Application Form. This form must be returned in person to the Admissions, Registration and Examinations Helpdesk, Walton Building, Main Campus with the originals of the student's supporting documentation for verification in addition to copies, which will be retained by Admissions, Registration and Examinations Helpdesk. Please note that the ARE Helpdesk is open Monday-Friday 9.00-12.00 on the Gorund Floor of the IT Building.  

4. Your Moodle access will take up to 12 hours to reflect your changed Registration status.

5. All students are allocated a unique student email account. It is the institute policy that all official email is sent to this account. Please note that this account will only be activated 24-hours after you have completed the online registration process. It is essential that you check this email account on a regular basis. Your student email account is your [email protected] (ie [email protected]) and is accessed using the original password you received.   Please make sure to register your computer account for the self-service password reset facility. To change your password when you are not on campus you need to register it first by going to http://www.wit.ie/password and follow the instructions. 

6. Your WITCard photograph will be used for identification purposes and for academic and administration activities of the Institute.

7. Where visa restrictions apply, it is the student’s responsibility to ensure they meet all the requirements.

8. Examinations failed in semester 1 of an academic year will be repeated in December of the academic year in which you register to repeat. Examinations failed in semester 2 of an academic year will be repeated in May of the academic year in which you register to repeat.

9. Frequently asked questions regarding the Repeat Learner category are available here.

Data Protection:

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25th 2018 and replaced the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. From that date, GDPR, in conjunction with specific Irish law, will give more rights to the individual and more obligations on Waterford Institute of Technology, in terms of accountability and transparency obligations, when using and storing personal data. There are many rights enshrined in GDPR, including the right to be informed about the way in which WIT uses, shares and stores personal information.

WIT collects, processes and stores personal data on students, staff and others, including those who use our website. As WIT gathers data in a variety of different ways, the Institute is creating a number of policies explaining in detail how this happens and also what rights individuals have in relation to this gathering. In light of our responsibilities to comply with the new regulations of GDPR, WIT is updating existing policies & processes and these will be available shortly. For more information on GDPR go to http://www.wit.ie/GDPR.

Under GDPR, WIT will keep personal data only for specified and lawful purposes, will obtain and process the data fairly, if storing the data will keep it accurate and up-to-date and will process it only in ways compatible with the purposes for which it was initially given. Click here for a guide on how WIT Obtain Use & Disclose your data. See our Quick Guide here.

 

NOTE:

Personal data will be shared with the Department of Social Protection, Student Universal Support Ireland – SUSI (where relevant) and the Revenue Commissioners for the purpose of enabling them to execute their services.

Please note that your data will also be shared with the Higher Education Authority for funding allocation, statistical analysis and policy formulation purposes. The data shared include personal data such as name, address, Eircode, PPSN, grant status and CAO data. By continuing with your registration, you are agreeing to your data being shared with the Higher Education Authority. Full details of what data are shared and how these data are used is available here. If you wish to object to the processing of your personal data in this manner, or if you have any queries in relation to the processing of your personal data generally, please contact the HEA Data Protect

Click Here To Change Address or Make A Payment,Review Consent

Research Postgraduate Registration

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Taught Postgraduate - New Entrants

To register as a taught postgraduate student, please follow the steps below:

  1. You must accept your offer via the PAC website, and complete all steps as instructed, including, where requested, payment of a €500 non-refundable deposit

  2. On completion of all required steps, including payment of the deposit, where instructed,  you will be Temporarily Registered (from end August onwards) and will be included on class lists etc

  3. As a Temporarily Registered student, the Academic School or Department will contact you directly regarding start dates, locations, induction etc. Please note: you must be Temporarily Registered/Registered to be  eligible to attend class

  4. The School coordinates the issue of your Student Card with the WITCard Office. Note that your WITCard photograph will be used for identification purposes and for academic and administration activities of the Institute.  The WITCard fee is included for all full-time students studying full-time programmes.

  5. Fees:

  • Please pay your Semester 1 fees on or before the 31st October 2021 via the Taught Postgraduate Online Payment facility.
  • Please pay your Semester 2 fees on or before the 31st January 2022 via the Taught Postgraduate Online Payment facility.
  • Failure to pay instalment 2 on or before 31st January 2022  may result in access to Institute facilities being withdrawn until payment has been received and processed by the Institute.

Taught Postgraduate - Continuing Part-time Students on Full-time programme

You must contact your Course Leader to discuss the modules you wish to register on for the Semester. The Course Leader will then complete the necessary forms and inform Taught Postgraduate Admissions as to your registration requirements. You will then be advised of the appropriate fees and can make payment via the  Taught Postgraduate Online Payment facility. You will be registered as a student of the Institute on payment of fees.  Failure to pay instalment two on or before 31st January 2022  may result in access to Institute facilities being withdrawn until payment has been received and processed by the Institute.

Taught Postgraduate - Continuing Students on Full-time programme

Your Course Leader will liase with the Registration Desk to setup your student record for the academic year. Once complete you will receive an email from the Registration Desk advising you to register via the link below. 

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Taught Postgraduate Online Payment Facility

Taught Postgraduate -  Online Payment 
Note that your WITCard photograph will be used for identification purposes and for academic and administration activities of the Institute.

Fees

Click here for a useful guide on Fees or go to the Fees Section of our website for comprehensive information including contact details for our Fees & Grants Office.

Click Here To Change Address or Make A Payment,Review Consent

IMPORTANT NOTES:

1.You, the student are responsible for familiarizing yourself with the Regulations Governing Written Examinations as documented in the Waterford Institute of Technology Academic Regulations for Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes available here.

2. You, the student, are responsible for ensuring that your registration is complete and correct. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that they are registered for repeat modules and aware of the examination/assessment timetable. Please check with your lecturer or department offices prior to the examination sessions for timetable. If you intend on registering at the Institute for the 2020/2021 academic year, it is essential that you register  in order to be included for Exams/Assessment Timetabling. You must be a registered student in order to engage with Institute facilities.

3. A student may apply to have their name, gender, date of birth or nationality changed by completing the CD1 Change Personal Details Application Form. This form must be returned in person to the Admissions, Registration and Examinations Helpdesk, Walton Building, Main Campus with the originals of the student's supporting documentation for verification in addition to copies, which will be retained by Admissions, Registration and Examinations Helpdesk. Please note that the ARE Helpdesk is currently closed. Should you need to make an arrangement to have a CD1 form processed please contact [email protected] using CD1 form processing in the subject line. 

4.Your Moodle access will take up to 12 hours to reflect your changed Registration status.

5. All students are allocated a unique student email account. It is the institute policy that all official email is sent to this account. Please note that this account will only be activated 24-hours after you have completed the online registration process. It is essential that you check this email account on a regular basis. Your student email account is your [email protected] (ie [email protected]) and is accessed using the original password you received.   Please make sure to register your computer account for the self-service password reset facility. To change your password when you are not on campus you need to register it first by going to http://www.wit.ie/password and following the instructions. Please take two minutes to do this as it may save you a lot of grief in the future.

6.Your WITCard photograph will be used for identification purposes and for academic and administration activities of the Institute.

7. Where visa restrictions apply, it is the student’s responsibility to ensure they meet all the requirements.

8.  Examinations failed in semester 1 of an academic year will be repeated in December of the academic year in which you register to repeat. Examinations failed in semester 2 of an academic year will be repeated in May of the academic year in which you register to repeat.

9. Frequently asked questions regarding the Repeat Learner category are available here.

Data Protection:

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25th 2018 and replaced the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. From that date, GDPR, in conjunction with specific Irish law, will give more rights to the individual and more obligations on Waterford Institute of Technology, in terms of accountability and transparency obligations, when using and storing personal data. There are many rights enshrined in GDPR, including the right to be informed about the way in which WIT uses, shares and stores personal information.

WIT collects, processes and stores personal data on students, staff and others, including those who use our website. As WIT gathers data in a variety of different ways, the Institute is creating a number of policies explaining in detail how this happens and also what rights individuals have in relation to this gathering. In light of our responsibilities to comply with the new regulations of GDPR, WIT is updating existing policies & processes and these will be available shortly. For more information on GDPR go to http://www.wit.ie/GDPR.

Under GDPR, WIT will keep personal data only for specified and lawful purposes, will obtain and process the data fairly, if storing the data will keep it accurate and up-to-date and will process it only in ways compatible with the purposes for which it was initially given. Click here for a guide on how WIT Obtain Use & Disclose your data.

NOTE:

Personal data will be shared with the Department of Social Protection, Student Universal Support Ireland – SUSI (where relevant) and the Revenue Commissioners for the purpose of enabling them to execute their services.

Please note that your data will also be shared with the Higher Education Authority for funding allocation, statistical analysis and policy formulation purposes. The data shared include personal data such as name, address, Eircode, PPSN, grant status and CAO data. By continuing with your registration, you are agreeing to your data being shared with the Higher Education Authority. Full details of what data are shared and how these data are used is available here. If you wish to object to the processing of your personal data in this manner, or if you have any queries in relation to the processing of your personal data generally, please contact the HEA Data Protection Officer at [email protected]. See our Quick Guide here.