MINISTER’S INAUGURAL VISIT TO MUNSTER TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
Minister for Further, Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, made his inaugural visit to Munster Technological University today (Monday 20th September, 2021) to tour the facilities of the MTU North Campus in Kerry.
Sep 20, 2021
Academic Affairs Update - 3 September 2021
With the successful roll-out of the national vaccination programme over the summer, MTU is planning for a substantially increased on-campus delivery in 2021-2022, in line with public health guidelines and specific government guidance for higher education.
Sep 6, 2021
Launch of REEdI (Rethinking Engineering Education in Ireland)
On Tuesday 25th May 2021 at 1pm, REEdI, which will transform the way we deliver undergraduate engineering education in Ireland in order to produce engineers of the future for Irelands Manufacturing Sector, will be officially launched by Minister for Education Norma Foley, TD.
May 18, 2021
Munster Technological University Lecturers among recipients at Teaching Hero Awards
Six Munster Technological University (Kerry Campus) staff were the recipients of Teaching Hero Awards last week in a virtual ceremony live streamed across social media from Dublin. Prof Muiris O’Laoire, Margaret Finch and Dr Patrick McGarty from the School of Health and Social Sciences along with colleagues Feargus Dunne, Fiona Tobin, and Ashley Gaskin from the School of Business and Computing
May 12, 2021
Smarter Travel Campus Awards Finalists
Seven groups of 2nd year students from MTU Kerry Campus' Bachelor of Business in Marketing, BA in Event Management and Erasmus programmes have been nominated as finalists in this year's Smarter Travel Campus Awards, organised by the National Transport Authority.
Apr 22, 2021
MTU Student Radio Station awarded Community Radio Broadcast Licence
Munster Technological University has been awarded a community radio broadcast licence by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. The licence affords MTU¿Kerry Campus its inaugural FM radio station, and broadcasting will take place from its North Campus studio in Tralee.
Apr 14, 2021
MTU announces novel initiative for care leavers in higher education.
In conjunction with EPIC, the national voluntary body supporting care leavers, MTU have announced the establishment of a university-wide initiative in their campuses in Cork and Kerry to support students who are care leavers. MTU have appointed two senior members of staff, Dr Tom O’Connor (Cork campus) and Dr Patrick McGarty (Kerry campus) to act as personal support advocates..
Apr 2, 2021
FANBEST launches a coaching service for SMEs
Applications are open for the FAN-BEST Coach Network, designed to provide support to SMEs that carry out innovative projects within the Blue Economy sector, making possible the start and scale-up phase. No matter if you are an entrepreneur or an already existing SME, this program is for you.
Mar 16, 2021
Launch of Circular Bioeconomy Cluster South-West
Munster Technological University has announced today the launch of a new cluster to accelerate momentum and support the growing circular bioeconomy in South-West Ireland, funded by Enterprise Ireland.
Mar 9, 2021
Certificate in Nature Animation
Ignite your passion for all thing’s ecology and wildlife. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity.
"The National Parks and Wildlife Service have partnered with Munster Technological University and Leave No Trace Ireland to deliver a new, unique level 6 accredited training course."
For those interested in a career less ordinary.
Feb 3, 2021
MTU Kerry Campus to Host Virtual Parents Information Evening
As the CAO application date of February 1st 2021 approaches, the Kerry campus of Munster Technological University is to host a virtual information evening on Tuesday 19th of January at 7pm for parents of Leaving Certificate students or anyone considering a college application in 2021.
Jan 12, 2021
Over 1,000 IT Tralee Students Celebrate Graduation Day
The ‘Class of 2020’ received their graduation awards at the Institute of Technology, Tralee’s Virtual Conferring of Awards Ceremonies on Friday 6th Novebmer. This year’s graduation was noticeably different as it was held virtually online due to the COVID19 Pandemic. The innovative online ceremonies were broadcast on the IT Tralee website.
Nov 16, 2020
Presidents of CIT and IT Tralee Welcome Significant Funding for MTU
Today (Wednesday 7th October 2020) sees the announcement of an allocation of €8.25m to Ireland’s newest Technological University - Munster Technological University (MTU). This funding comes as part of an overall package of €34.33m in Transformation Funding for Technological Universities (TUTF) announced by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris T.D.
Oct 7, 2020
IT Tralee Welcomes Students Back To Campus
Continuing students are returning to college on Monday 21st of September, with new first year students undertaking a virtual orientation session the same week before commencing classes on Monday 28th of September.
Sep 22, 2020
IT Tralee to support bioeconomy market-uptake through European BIOSWITCH Initiative
Institute of Technology Tralee have received funding to participate in a new Horizon 2020 Biobased Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) project called "BIOSWITCH", which kicked off with an online meeting on the 9th of June. BIOSWITCH works directly with brand owners, consumers and other stakeholders to support market-uptake of biobased products.
Jul 14, 2020
A New University for the South West Region
Today (Tuesday 26th May 2020) An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD, Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD and Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor have announced that the consortium of Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and Institute of Technology Tralee (ITT) is set to become a Technological University.
May 26, 2020
Celebrating Enterprise in Kerry 2020
Annual Kerry Month of Enterprise showcases over 50 events across the county. Now in its 7th year, the annual Kerry Month of Enterprise (KMOE) is a month long series of events taking place in March
Mar 6, 2020
A Cocktail for Success at IT Tralee
A group of students, who are currently working within the Tourism and Hospitality industry in Kerry, received their certificates on completion of the Mixology Module. The Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Department hosted a dinner to mark the occasion.
Feb 21, 2020
Connecting Climate Change and STEM at Kerry Science Festival
As part of National Science Week, Kerry Science Festival, funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and led by IT Tralee, will host a programme of free public engagement events, workshops, science shows, talks, laboratory demonstrations, science walks and other science-related events.
Nov 8, 2019
IT Tralee Parents Information Evening and Open Day
On Thursday 24th October at 7pm IT Tralee will be joined by Psychotherapist, Media Contributor and Bestselling author, Stella O’Malley. The following day, on Friday 25th of October, the Institute will welcome potential students and their families to its annual Open Day from 9.30am to 1.30pm.
Oct 24, 2019
Over 1,000 IT Tralee Students Celebrate Graduation Day
The ‘Class of 2019’ received their graduation awards at the Institute of Technology, Tralee’s Conferring of Awards Ceremonies on Friday. Bríd McElligott, Vice President of Research, Development and External Engagement commented, “Today marks a momentous occasion for the graduates of the IT Tralee who along with their family and friends will celebrate this superb occasion at our newly opened Kerry Sports Academy.
Oct 21, 2019
IMaR Research Centre
The IMaR Research Centre at IT Tralee has been awarded funding by Enterprise Ireland for a significant investment into cutting-edge equipment for R&D in advanced manufacturing.
Oct 14, 2019
A Freshers Fest with ambition!
Tralee is hosting the 1st annual ‘Freshers Fest’ from Tuesday 10th to Thursday 12th of September 2019. This brand-new festival announces that Tralee is rolling out the red carpet for the newest crop of ‘Freshers’ starting College in Tralee next September.
Aug 22, 2019
IT Tralee Looks Forward to the New Academic Year.
This is an exhilarating time for the thousands of students receiving their Leaving Cert results and looking forward to starting Higher Education this year. Round One offers issued to CAO applications on Thursday August 15th.
Aug 21, 2019
CAO Change of Mind - Still time for the undecided.
Irelands’ most important state exam, the Leaving Certificate, is almost over. This year, Leaving Cert candidate numbers surged to their highest level in 15 years, with over 59,000 students sitting the exam, and a hike in ambitious students taking subjects at higher level.
Jun 25, 2019
Summer Camps at IT Tralee
GOALMINE a 5-day non-residential living-lab experience targeted at secondary level students using learning tools such as design driven innovation and LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®
STEAMing Ahead a 5-day experiential learning camp suitable for beginners interested in exploring the world of coding, robotics and animation.
May 21, 2019
IT Tralee welcomes Mr. Phil Hogan, EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Affairs
EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Mr. Phil Hogan, visited the Institute of Technology Tralee on Friday 5th of April to give a guest lecture on “Agri-Tech/Research and Innovation in new CAP post 2020” and take part in a panel discussion with Sean Kelly MEP and faculty members of the School of STEM at IT Tralee.
Apr 9, 2019
IT Tralee Students Win at National Competitions.
Two Institute of Technology Tralee Students came out on top last week as they took part in separate competitions on a national stage. First up, Aisling Delany who won the National Cookery Skills Competition at Ireland Skills Live. Meanwhile, in a very different show of skills Animation student Debbie Christie Tan won the Big Pitcher Animation Award at Animation Awards in Dingle.
Apr 1, 2019
Con & Anne Stack Honoured with IT Tralee Cantillon Business Leader Award.
Con & Anne Stack, Founders of Tricel, were last night (Thursday March 28th) named as the 2019 Cantillon Business Leader of the Year at the Business Leaders’ Gala Dinner held at BallyGarry House Hotel in Tralee. This annual event is presented by the Institute of Technology Tralee, in association with Deloitte.
Mar 29, 2019
Visit Of Academics From Kyoto University Japan To IT Tralee
On Wednesday 20 March Dr Mayo Osama and Daniel Pierce of the Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Japan visited the Institute of Technology Tralee to meet with Professor Muiris Ó Laoire of the School of Health and Social Sciences.
Mar 20, 2019
IT Tralee Enterprise Showcase
The Annual IT Tralee Enterprise Showcase will take place on Friday March 22nd in the Main Building of the North Campus. This event provides an ideal opportunity for students, staff, visitors and potential start-ups to talk to those who have already taken the plunge to set up their own business in Kerry.
Mar 15, 2019
IT Tralee Designates Inaugural Professorial Titles
The Institute of Technology Tralee has today announced details of the award of the title of Professor on 3 staff members, Dr. Brendan Guilfoyle, Dr. Muiris O’Laoire and Dr. Joseph Walsh. The designation of title was ratified at the IT Tralee Governing Body meeting on Monday, February 25th.
Mar 7, 2019
IT Tralee Culinary Students Get Gold at CATEX
The Catex exhibition took place in Dublin from the 26th
February, it is Ireland's Largest Hospitality and Culinary Event. The Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Department were represented in the Chef Ireland competitions, which are organised by the Panel of Chefs of Ireland and endorsed by the World Association of Chefs Societies.
Mar 5, 2019
A Spotlight on Entrepreneurial Activities in Kerry
The annual Kerry Month of Enterprise (KMOE) was officially launched on Monday, 18th February at Kerry County Council by Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin. Now in its sixth year Kerry Month of Enterprise is a month long celebration of enterprise activities that take place around Kerry throughout the year.
Feb 21, 2019
AgriTech Centre of Excellence (ACE)
ACE is a collaboration between Dairymaster, McHale Engineering, Abbey Machinery, Kerry County Council and IT Tralee...Recruiting for the following positions: Virtual Reality and Gaming Specialist, Learning Technology Specialist, Design Engineer
Jan 8, 2019
IT Tralee Hotel Management Graduate Scoops National Award
Kenmare-native and IT Tralee graduate Keara O'Brien was named by Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI) as ‘Graduate of the Year’ at the prestigious IHI Founders Banquet and Hospitality Awards that took place in Dublin last Thursday night.
Nov 30, 2018
IT Tralee Hosts Annual International Day
IT Tralee held their annual International Day on Wednesday, 14th November 2018, on Campus. The international students from all over the globe celebrated the fantastic diversity in the Institute
Nov 16, 2018
Mega Dojo 2018
Mega Dojo 2018 takes place at IT Tralee North Campus on Saturday October 13th. With support from CoderDojo Ireland, CoderDojo MidWest and the Higher Education Authority, IT Tralee invite young people aged from 7-17 to a day of free coding at its North Campus.
Oct 1, 2018
IT Tralee in Europe's first Digital Innovation Hub for Circular Bioeconomy
The Institute of Technology, Tralee are participants in Europe’s first Digital Innovation Hub for a circular bioeconomy. The ICT-BIOCHAIN initiative, which has been funded to the value of close to €1 million under the Horizon 2020 Biobased Industries Joint Undertaking, a public-private partnership focused on the development of Europe’s bioeconomy
Jul 13, 2018
IT Tralee Adds to Springboard+ Programme with Six New Courses
The Institute of Technology Tralee has secured over €1.2 million in funding and 346 places under the Government’s Springboard+ initiative for the academic year 2018/2019. In total 13 courses are offered by IT Tralee through its Life Long Learning Department...
Jun 6, 2018
The IT Tralee STEM ROADSHOW IS COMING!
IT Tralee’s Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics Roadshow will travel to Listowel, Killarney and Caherciveen to provide students with information on the wide range of education and career possibilities available to them.
Apr 24, 2018
Brown Bag Films highlights opportunities for careers in Animation
Doc McStuffins, Peter Rabbit and the Magic School Bus made a flying visit to the IT Tralee on Tuesday as students studying the B.A. (Hons) in Animation, Visual Effects & Motion Design attended a guest lecture by Evelyn Moriarty, Recruitment Officer from Brown Bag Films.
Apr 18, 2018
1916 STUDENT BURSARY
The purpose of the 1916 Bursary Funding is to encourage participation and success by students from sections of society that are significantly under-represented in higher education due to socio-economic disadvantage.
Apr 10, 2018
A Spotlight on Entrepreneurial Activities in Kerry
The annual Kerry Month of Enterprise was officially launched on Monday, 26th
February 2018 at Kerry County Council by Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin.
Mar 2, 2018
IT Tralee Campus Closure due to Red Weather Alert
IT Tralee campuses will be closed Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd March due to Red Weather Alert Notification. Met Éireann has issued a status red snow-ice warning for Kerry from 16:00 Thursday 1st March 2018 to 12:00 Friday 2nd March 2018.
Feb 28, 2018
Access 21 @ IT Tralee Launched Friday November 10th
IT Tralee in partnership with Trinity College Dublin, today launched Access 21, an initiative which supports a number of secondary schools in Kerry to develop innovative approaches to formal and informal learning.
Nov 13, 2017
Certificate in Supervisory Management
IT Tralee are delighted to announce the launch of a new Level 6 Supervisory Management Programme which has been developed as a key upskilling solution for industries across the South-West
Oct 17, 2017
Dr Oliver Murphy Re-Appointed President of IT Tralee
The Institute of Technology Tralee is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Dr Oliver Murphy as President for another 5 year term. The Chairperson of the Governing Body Mr Lionel Alexander extended his congratulations.
Jul 12, 2017
Kerry Region Tourism Insight Certification
On Thursday 11th May I.T. Tralee hosted over 100 transition year students and their teachers from all over Kerry region. Each of the students received inaugural certificates acknowledging their completion
May 16, 2017
Jack Nagle wins SciFest @ IT Tralee
Of the over 90 projects exhibited at SciFest @ IT Tralee 2017, the top prize on the day went to Jack Nagle from Community College Killorglin for his project, Tractor Safe Lock.
May 11, 2017
CAO 2017 IT Tralee Upcoming Events
As the CAO application date of February 1st
2017 approaches, the IT Tralee will run a number of events over the coming months to assist students and their families as they consider their college options.
Nov 7, 2016
Health Research Seminar hosted by ITT
IT Tralee (ITT) hosted its first ever Health Research Seminar in collaboration with the University Hospital Kerry (UHK) on Wednesday 7th September in the Sólás Building, North Campus, IT Tralee.
Sep 23, 2016
Inclusive Fitness in Peru - UFIT Training
From the 08th of August of 2016 until the 11th of August of 2016 the first UFIT “Train the Trainers” course will take place at The Peruvian VIDENA-IPD and Bodytech Fitness Club Facilities in Lima, Perú.
Aug 15, 2016
ITT President Acknowledges Staff Contribution
Members of academic and administrative staff from IT Tralee recently celebrated 25 years’ service. In honour of the occasion the President of the Institute hosted a lunch and presentation at The Rose Hotel in Tralee.
Jun 13, 2016
On the Path to Fitness for All
On the 16th
of May 2016 two exciting launches took place at the American Heart Association in Washington DC – (1) the UFIT USA Launch and (2) the Global Launch of the Marseille Declaration.
May 17, 2016
Building on Recovery in Cork and Kerry
Public Expenditure & Reform Minister, Brendan Howlin and Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney were in Cork last week to highlight the benefits of the Government’s capital investment programme, Building on Recovery...
Dec 3, 2015
Promoting Consent In Sexual Encounters
As another academic year begins, a ground breaking pilot project called “Promoting Consent In Sexual Encounters”
is underway in the School of Health and Social Sciences at IT, Tralee.
Sep 22, 2015
Launch of the 2015 Live Life National Film Competition
The Creative Media Department of the Institute of Technology, Tralee in conjunction with Dairymaster to promote the Live Life Donal Walsh Foundation has launched its 2015 Live Life National Film Competition.
Nov 11, 2014
STEM Scholarship Programme at IT, Tralee Worth 80,000
The School of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) at the Institute of Technology, Tralee, in partnership with companies in the region, have developed a scholarship programme for CAO applicants
Jun 23, 2014
Thousands Expected for Springboard Roadshows
Thousands are expected to attend two free information roadshows this week, in Dublin and Cork, where information on where job opportunities are in Ireland as well as courses to upskill will be available.
Jun 17, 2014
Masters in Creative Media
This MA programme fosters and supports the development of highly-skilled media communicators who have the abilities and the skills required to generate and distribute compelling media content for the digital age.
Jun 9, 2014
Come and learn to develop Windows Phone Apps!
The Computing Department in collaboration with a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, Javier Caceres, will partake in and support a global intitiative targeted at providing training to community members.
May 15, 2014
Mentoring Programme Summary
In January 2014 two teams of third year Creative Media and Games Development students (on work placement) began a 12 week work placement to develop two games (titled Aurora
May 7, 2014
Big News in the Games Industry!!!!
The Fulbright Programme provides funding for research, study and teaching to students, scholars and professionals. It's sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, and application to the programme involves
Apr 16, 2014
Creative Media Graduates @ Smedias 2014
Our BA in TV, Radio and New Media Broadcasting, BA in Music Technology and BA in Interactive Multimedia Programme from the Creative Media Department is being well-represented tonight at the Smedias 2014!!
Apr 16, 2014
IT, Tralee Host 11th Annual EU Debate
The Institute of Technology, Tralee will host the 11th Annual EU debate on Thursday 13th March 2014 at 7.30pm in L108 at Sólás Building.
Mar 10, 2014
Are you ready for a Fitness Face Off?
Fourth year BSc in Health and Leisure Studies students are busy preparing for their upcoming charity event, ’The Fitness Face Off’, taking place at John Mitchel's Sport Complex on Sunday 4th
Nov 25, 2016
A Fresh Look at the Learning of Irish at IT, Tralee
A PhD student at IT, Tralee who was recently awarded a Doctoral Degree at the Conferring of Awards at the Brandon hotel, was the first student to fully complete a research study at this level through..
Nov 11, 2014
ITT and KDYS join forces for Young People.
Tuesday the 25th
March saw two organisations dedicated to working with young people in Kerry join forces to look at new and creative ways of partnering for young people.
Apr 2, 2014