Why study at Athlone Institute of Technology
Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) has been named Institute of Technology of the Year 2018 (The Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2018). AIT is the leader in the Institute of Technology sector in innovation, applied teaching and student welfare. AIT’s strength comes from identifying areas of skills shortage and working with businesses to improve links between enterprise and academia.
The Institute is home to 6,000 students undertaking a broad range of programmes in the domains of business, hospitality, engineering, informatics, science, health, social science and design. More than 11% of the full-time student population come from overseas with 63 nationalities represented, reflecting the globalised nature of its campus. The Institute’s global focus is also evident in the 230 partnerships and agreements it has signed with universities and research institutions around the world.
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1) 93% of the graduate class of 2016 were either employed, in training or in further study 6 months after graduation which is a testament to our close links with industry.
2) 87% of our students say their academic experience is excellent. AIT’s Irish Survey of Student Engagement (ISSE) rate is the highest in Ireland.
3)AIT is sitting in joint 4th position, tied with DCU in the national league table of innovation partnership projects.
4) AIT has an attractive modern campus, which has received an investment of more than €150 million since 2000.
Our International students appreciate that AIT becomes their home away from home. They value the personal interaction with academic staff, international office and student resources while studying at AIT.
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