Shannon Region

Education Facilities

Education facilities in Shannon Region

Home to two prestigious universities and world-class technical colleges

University of Limerick

University of Limerick

The Shannon Region is home to two prestigious universities and world-class technical colleges:

The University of Limerick:

  • Located along the River Shannon
  • Built on a 340-acre campus
  • Lies just 5 km from the city centre
  • Has in excess of 11,000 full-time undergraduate students, 1,500 part-time students, over 800 research postgraduates and 1,300 taught postgraduate students

Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT):

  • Four campuses in Limerick city, one in Thurles, one in Clonmel and a regional learning centre in Ennis
  • Main campus in Limerick housing the Faculty of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology and the School of Business and Humanities
  • School of Art & Design is located at the Clare Street and George’s Quay.
  • LIT has twice been named as The Sunday Times Institute of Technology of the Year in (2008,2013)

Institute Technology, Tralee

  • Main campus in Tralee housing the Faculty of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology and the School of Business and Humanities
  • Undergraduate, Graduate and PostDoc Researchers & Innovators
  • Links with Technology Transfer Offices in educational institutions across the region.

NUI Galway:

  • Is located right in the heart of Galway city with over 90 buildings on 105 hectares of land
  • Has over 17,000 students and more than 2,400 staff
  • Enjoys a distinguished reputation as a research-led university with a commitment to top-quality teaching
  • Is undergoing a €400 million expansion programme
  • Was twice named University of the Year in The Sunday Times University Guide

GMIT ( Galway Mayo Institute of Technology)

  • Located across a number of locations in the west, GMIT was awarded Irish ‘Institute of Technology’ of the year award 2015 by the Sunday Times.
  • GMIT is home to ‘Innovation in Business Centres’ which were established with the support of Enterprise Ireland, and have a twofold objective; to support and facilitate the emergence of new market-led and knowledge-based companies in the region and, forge strategic links between the college and the world of industry and commerce.

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Contact

Universal House
Shannon Free Zone
Co Clare,
IRELAND.
t: +353 (0)61 710000

f: +353 (0)61 712859

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