Institute of Technology Sligo

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

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)



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.


  • School of Science
  • School of Engineering and Design
  • School of Business and Social Sciences


  • Welcome to the Research Office pages of the IT Sligo Website. 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.
  • We at IT Sligo pride ourselves in our track record in innovation and research as well as our links to and support for the business community.  The Innovation Centre is the focus for local business innovation and development at IT Sligo.  

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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Student services


Housing services

  • IT Sligo offers a range of purpose built student accommodation, self-catering options and digs.
  • In total there are over 2,000 beds available in The Gateway Apartments, Ard Nua Village, The Village Clarion Road, The Grove, Yeats Village, Milligan Place, Unirooms and the Lake Isle Accommodation. There are also a number of popular areas off campus for students to reside, including Mulberry Park, Rathbraughan, Cartron, The Mall and Clarion Village.

Library services

There is also information on using library services and resources such as searching for information and accessing library material in both print and online formats, borrowing and renewing books, assignment and reference supports, booking study rooms online and using self-service facilities.

ICT services

WIFI Eduroam


Medical services

The Student Medical Service provides care to registered students of I.T. Sligo on campus. The medical information on this site is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

Student Life

Campus life

Students and visitors to IT Sligo are struck by the friendly and informal atmosphere on campus. We have students from across Ireland and we have an increasing number of international visitors.

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.

Sports facilities

  • Knocknarea Arena - multi-purpose hall with two courts, Fitness centre with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and resistance equipment and free weights, recreation space 
  • Playing Pitches - There is a fully floodlit gaelic pitch and two floodlit training pitches and an excellent soccer pitch on campus. These pitches are extensively used by the very successful college teams. They are available on a limited basis for hire by the external community.
  •  Astro Pitch can be used for multi-sports, such as soccer, rugby and GAA. It has three 7-a-side soccer pitches, and is flood-lit. 
  • Athletics Arena is an 8 lane tartan surface championship facility. It is used extensively by the local community and college groups.

Student clubs

  • We have over thirty clubs and thirty societies active every year.
  • The most popular sports clubs that we have apart from Gaelic football are soccer, ladies football, hurling, athletics, surfing and handball. We also have clubs for the likes of judo, sailing, horse riding and sub aqua.
  •  With over 70 Clubs & Societies from Surfing to Gaming and Dancing to Debating, you will experience a student life here like no other.

Student Reviews

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