Institute of Technology, Tallaght

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Institute of Technology, Tallaght
Institiúid Teicneolaíochta, Tamhlacht
Institute of Technology, Tallaght (Logo).jpeg
Type Institute of Technology
Established 1992
President Thomas Stone
Administrative staff
400
Students 3,700 (2,600 full time)
Address Institute of Technology, Tallaght
Blessington Road
Dublin 24
D24 FKT9
Ireland
Campus 45 acres (180,000 m2)
Website http://www.it-tallaght.ie/

The Institute of Technology, Tallaght (also known as ITT or IT Tallaght) is a higher education institute in South Dublin, Ireland. Established in 1992, IT Tallaght offers degree and postgraduate courses as well as adult education courses.

History[edit]

The institute was established in 1992, at that time the final new Regional Technical College opened in Ireland.

In 2005 the institute adopted the abbreviated title of "ITT Dublin", to differentiate it from IT Tralee; this does not change the legal name which continues to be "Institute of Technology, Tallaght" as confirmed in the Institutes of Technology Act, 2006. In 2016, the institute re-branded as ITT.

Since 2011 IT Tallaght has validated Theology degrees from The Priory Institute, which is adjacent to the campus in Tallaght.[1] In 2013 it was announced that IT Tallaght, IT Blanchardstown and the Dublin Institute of Technology intend to apply for Technical University Status.[2]

Faculties and courses[edit]

The institute offers a variety of courses,[3][4] including Higher Certificates and Bachelor's Degrees as well as Postgraduate courses in the schools of accountancy, business, computing, engineering, humanities and science.

Student life[edit]

IT Tallaght has many clubs and societies for students, including Drama, Radio, Soccer, Martial Arts, Computing and Snow Sports.

The institute also has a Radio Society broadcasting as "ITTFM" on 99.1FM. They broadcast twice annually, in February in line with the institute's RAG (Raising And Giving) week and also in September for Freshers Week. While not broadcasting on FM they continue to stream online through their website www.ittfm.ie using online audio streaming services and video streaming.

Technical[edit]

The institute is the hub of the ITnet network.

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Coordinates: 53°17′26″N 6°21′49″W / 53.290523°N 6.363564°W / 53.290523; -6.363564