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Institute of Technology Sligo

Check whether Institute of Technology Sligo is right for you as an international student.

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Study abroad at Institute of Technology Sligo

Institute of Technology Sligo (IT Sligo) is an ambitious post-secondary institution located in Sligo, Ireland. It offers career-focused programs in some of the world’s hottest industries, so you’ll be ready to thrive in the 21st-century workplace.

The Institute is made up of three schools: Business and Social Sciences; Engineering and Design; and Science. With over 120 certificates, apprenticeships, bachelor’s, and postgraduate programs to choose from, there’s a course for everyone at IT Sligo.

In the past decade, the Institute has invested €60 million in its purpose-built campus. With ultra-modern academic facilities, affordable accommodation, and great access to the bustling town center, it has everything you need for a fulfilling student experience.

The 72-acre campus is buzzing with extracurricular opportunities too. There are more than 70 societies to get involved with, as well as several sports clubs. These are a great way to make the most of student life and meet people with similar interests.

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Why study at IT Sligo?

  • Employability

    IT Sligo boasts one of the highest graduation rates in Ireland at 94%

  • Small classes

    You’ll benefit from a personalized learning experience and one-on-one mentoring

  • Industry-informed programs

    You’ll graduate with the skills employers are looking for

  • Flexibility

    IT Sligo is ranked first for Most Flexible Students thanks to its online and blended programs (Good University Guide, 2021)

Life as an international student

Pupils from 36 different countries choose IT Sligo as their home from home, so you’ll be joining a dynamic and diverse student body.

Staff at the Institute’s international office work tirelessly to make your study abroad adventure as magical as possible. Whether you have a query about accommodation or a question about immigration, they’ll offer free expert advice.

The Institute’s orientation program is chock-full of exciting events and activities too. Campus tours, welcome parties, and sightseeing excursions will help you settle into your new surroundings. You’ll also be paired with a peer mentor who will help you navigate your first few weeks at IT Sligo.

The Institute’s academic support services are second-to-none. Whether you need to refine your writing skills or master your maths modules, the dedicated educational centers will help you reach your potential.

Student life & facilities

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - €10,500 / year
  • Graduate tuition - €10,500 / year

Sport Scholarship Program

The IT Sligo Sport Scholarship Program gives talented athletes the supports needed to excel in their chosen sport. Each year up to 60 sports scholarships are awarded. Alongside financial support, the sport scholars have access to top-class sporting facilities, sports science supports, and academic supports. This ensures our student-athletes can achieve their sporting goals whilst maintaining academic excellence

Sport Scholarship Levels:

  • Gold - €1750 Per Year
  • Silver - €1100 Per Year
  • Bronze - €550 Per Year

1916 Bursary Fund

This is a funding scheme targeted at students who are socio-economically disadvantaged and who are from groups that have low participation rates in higher education. The National Access Plan is working to increase the numbers of students who are currently underrepresented in higher education.

Each student who is awarded the 1916 Bursary will receive a bursary in the amount of €5,000 for each year of their undergraduate program of study.

IT Sligo Presidents Bursary Fund

The Institute has an important role in driving economic and social development in the North West of Ireland. Relevant, effective research and innovation is a key element of this. We have a vibrant and productive research community, active in the undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional research spheres. The President of IT Sligo supports many research opportunities each year for students to help accomplish this important work. This bursary will provide research students with a maintenance grant and paid tuition fees.


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Ash Ln, Bellanode, Sligo, F91 YW50, Ireland

Sligo is a picturesque and dynamic city, famed for quality surfing beaches. It is within easy reach of Dublin for students who want to experience Ireland's vibrant capital.

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Visa requirements for the Institute of Technology Sligo

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