Why study at Athlone Institute of Technology
- AIT graduates enjoy excellent career prospects. According to our most recent graduate survey, just 13% of graduates were seeking employment six months after completing their studies.
- Large number of internships. A large number of AIT’s programmes feature internships or practice placements, which give students an ideal opportunity to put into practice the material they are learning in the lecture theatre, while simultaneously building relationships with potential employers.
- More people complete their studies at AIT. Some 89% of honours degree students complete their degree at AIT, on a par with some universities and better than many other institutes of technology. This highlights the range of support measures which are in place in Athlone, including a dedicated peer support system for first year students.
- AIT is a research and innovation-active institution. AIT has a proven track record in securing research funding and has received more than €23 million since 2000.
AIT has an attractive modern campus, which has received an investment of more than €100 million since 2000. The most recent projects to be completed are the Engineering and Informatics Building (€36m), the Research Hub (€2m) and the FIFA astro-turf pitch and IAAF-approved athletics track (€2m).