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LIT first choice for 1,300 students

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 20 March 2011 by Steve

“More than 1,300 students have listed the Limerick Institute of Technology as their first preference for third level education. New figures from the Central Applications Office place the Limerick Institute of Technology as the fourth most popular college in the country for level eight programmes …” (more)

[Nick Rabbitts, Limerick Leader, 20 March]

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Teachers still top of class for 31st Dail representation

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 1 March 2011 by Steve

“… The Dail will have two college lecturers – Fianna Fail TD Niall Collins, who is a former lecturer at the Limerick Institute of Technology, and Joan Burton from DIT …” (more)

[Patricia McDonagh, Independent, 1 March]

UL overcome local rivals to win Fitzgibbon Cup

Posted in Life with tags , , , on 26 February 2011 by Steve

UL 1-17 Limerick IT 2-11 Thomas O’Brien’s 61st-minute goal saw the University of Limerick gain their first Ulster Bank Fitzgibbon Cup title since 2002, after a battling display at Waterford IT this afternoon …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 26 February]

Waterford IT the big losers as UCD advance despite defeat

Posted in Life with tags , , , on 9 February 2011 by Steve

LIMERICK IT 1-15 UCD 0-15 FITZGIBBON CUP (sh) Limerick IT deservingly won the battle in an entertaining clash at Belfield yesterday, but by limiting their defeat to a three-point margin, UCD stayed in the war, squeezing through to the quarter-finals at the expense of Waterford IT …” (more)

[Independent, 9 February]

When Graduates Can’t Perform

Posted in teaching with tags , on 26 January 2011 by Steve

“I isten to Helen Shaw, especially when she offers an opinion on the quality of creative multimedia graduates …” (more)

[Bernie Goldbach, Inside View, 25 January]

Institutes of technology in bid for university status

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 19 January 2011 by Steve

“The institutes of technology in Limerick and Carlow could be moving towards a technological university application after signing a collaboration deal …” (more)

[Niall Murray and Anne Lucey, Irish Examiner, 19 January]

Single Touchpoint Views

Posted in teaching with tags , on 16 January 2011 by Steve

“One week into a new academic semester at Tipperary Institute and I already have several work practises that I hope become topics of staff development conversations in LIT. The single most interesting item is my desire to reduce each major academic topic to a single touchpoint in the hands of students …” (more)

[Bernie Goldbach, Inside View, 16 January]