Undergraduate Continuing Students
Online registration is open for Undergraduate Continuing Students who have passed the current stage of their programme of study or who are Allowed to Progress, and who are NOT currently on work placement.
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Click here for a useful guide on how to register as a full-time continuing undergraduate student.
Students who need to register following the Autumn results can do so from September 24th. Please note that some mitigation forms are still being processed, for this cohort, registration will be available at a later date to be confirmed.
Undergraduate New Entrants
Online registration for all New Entrants will open on 18th September.
Click here for a useful guide on how to StartWIT. There are 2 required steps in the StartWIT process, including online registration. Please complete all steps to ensure you are formally recorded as an intended student of the Institute.
StartWIT will take place for all new entrants from September 21st-25th. All New Entrants will be advised of their allocated day in their StartWIT instructions which will be issued by email to the email address recorded on the CAO, on the 18th September 2020. You must ensure that your email address is correct on the CAO, you can change it by logging onto your CAO account.
External Advanced Entry students will receive their StartWIT instructions from Friday 30th August (and ongoing) to the email detailed in their Advanced Entry application.
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.
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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. If you intend on registering at the Institute for the 2020/2021 academic year, it is essential that you register before Monday, 5th October 2020 in order to be included for Exams Timetabling. You must be a registered student prior to commencing classes and 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 3 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.
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 the 2019/2020 academic year will be repeated in January 2020 and examinations failed in semester 2 of 2019/2020 academic year will be repeated in May 2021.
9. Frequently asked questions regarding the Repeat Learner category are available here.
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.
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]