Message from the President

Your choice of higher education institution and programme of study are two of the most challenging and important decisions you will make in the foreseeable future. It is important you choose wisely. To that end, I invite you to explore the many opportunities open to you by studying at the Institute of Technology Carlow.

An unwavering commitment to high quality teaching and research and becoming the very best we can be for your benefit, is the driving force behind Institute of Technology Carlow’s many accolades. This Institute is home to:

• the best aerospace education facility in the country
• pioneering software and games development courses
• renowned information technology facilities
• internationally-celebrated sports programmes and facilities
• a dedicated multi-million research and innovation centre
• distinguished post-graduate research programmes
• a huge roll-call of sporting and academic title wins, amongst other honours.

The programmes at Institute of Technology Carlow span the Sciences, Health, Computing, Engineering, Business and Humanities disciplines. Our programmes are designed to bring you into direct contact with industry and employers so that you will be amongst the 92% of our graduates who are in full employment within five months of completing your examinations. And our programmes are designed to encourage an eagerness to learn that will remain with you for the rest of your life.

Outside the lecture hall, we are proud of the culture at the Institute of Technology Carlow that puts our students at the heart of everything we do since our founding 45 years ago. Our culture of openness, respect and inclusion, whilst offering first-class facilities and amenities on our modern and dynamic campus, allows our students to flourish, make life-long friends and memories that last a lifetime.

45,000 alumni chose Institute of Technology Carlow and are enjoying successful careers in all walks of life. 7,000 current learners are pursuing their hopes and ambitions at this Institute. Let our Institute be the gateway to your future.

Dr Patricia Mulcahy
President