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Ireland’s First Technological University

Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Institute of Technology Blanchardstown (ITB) and Institute of Technology Tallaght (ITT) will now begin to merge as Technological University Dublin from January 2019


Good news to all international students!

If you're planning to study in DIT, ITT or ITB, from January 2019 onwards, you can say you're a student of Technological University Dublin!

With the merge of three top institute of technologies, TU Dublin is now officially the only technological university in Ireland that provides courses from level 6 to 10, diplomas to PhD!

This news has come at such a great time where DIT celebrated its new €220 million Grangegorman campus recently.

Grangegorman campus is set to welcome 10,000 students by September 2020, with students from DIT campuses on Kevin Street, Rathmines and Cathal Brugha Street.

An artist’s impression of DIT’s new Grangegorman campus , which is set to become the State’s first technological university - Carl O'Brien (The Irish Times)

In a press statement, Prof Brian Norton, the President of DIT, said: “This is a milestone day that marks the beginning of a new type of Irish University that will revolutionise Higher Education in this country. TU Dublin will be positioned at the convergence of the arts, business, science and technology, and will strengthen the Greater Dublin Region and its [sic] prominence as a location that encourages and supports knowledge advancement, sustainable development and inclusive education.”

Pictured on the right: Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor

Image by: Dominic McGrath for The University Times

Benefits to you as a student?

  • Industry-focused research institutions which are in a stronger position to attract funding
  • Combining strengths from each of the three institute of technologies 
  • More research and funding opportunities 
  • Access to all three of the institute of technologies' resources 

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