About IT Sligo

What are you looking for from your College experience?

Before you make up your mind, take a look at IT Sligo. We think you’ll like what you see.

Since it first opened in September 1970, IT Sligo has been one of Ireland’s leading third level institutions. Students are at the heart of what we do. It is home to over 7,000 students across the Institute’s full-time, part-time and apprenticeship programmes. Of those, over half are studying online.

At IT Sligo, you’ll get to know your lecturers, as well as your classmates. Here you will form a network of friendships which will last a lifetime.

IT Sligo is the place to help you get ahead in the world of work with an industry placement. Thanks to our close contacts and research collaborations with leading companies and major employers, we can offer you a wide variety of opportunities.

IT Sligo is also a fiercely ambitious third level institution. Working towards re-designation as a Technological University in 2021, a €60 million investment in campus facilities over the last decade has created a stunning 21st century learning environment and a further €30 million will be invested to improve even further.  Come visit our campus and we think you will be impressed!

There is no standing still. Across the Institute’s three Schools of Learning in Business & Social Sciences; Engineering & Design; and Science, IT Sligo is constantly developing and enhancing its courses and facilities to provide an overall package which matches the needs of the student today – and tomorrow.


Six Reason To Choose IT Sligo:

  1. Relevance and variety of our courses

    We work closely with industry to tailor our courses so that when you graduate, you have a qualification which employers recognise and want.

  2. Our Teaching Staff

    Current students consistently highlight the quality of the teaching and lecturing staff as one of IT Sligo’s greatest strengths.

  3. It’s Personal

    Small class sizes mean students benefit from individual attention and support from our dedicated staff.

  4. Modern Campus

    Our single modern 72-acre ‘University-feel’ campus is constantly evolving to reflect the needs of the 21st century student. Everything is within walking distance – including Sligo town centre.

  5. World Class Ambitions

    Apart from being Ireland’s recognised No 1 destination for Digital (Online) Education, IT Sligo has produced internationally recognised ground-breaking research in Science and Archaeology .

  6. A Home From Home

    As a place to live, Sligo boasts one of the most affordable, attractive and vibrant lifestyle options. Here, there is ample high quality student accommodation.

Student Life

College isn’t all about academia and we want our students to have a memorable time here. We have the largest number of Clubs & Societies of any Institute in Ireland. With over 70 Clubs & Societies from Surfing to Gaming and Dancing to Debating, you will experience a student life here like no other.



2019/20 Fulltime Prospectus IT Sligo