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Life @ IT Carlow

Life at IT Carlow

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Campus Facilities

At IT Carlow everything is at hand for students to enjoy College life to the max.  The newest phase in the Institute's development has seen completion of the following:

New Student Services Building
A new 3000 sq. metre Student Services Building was completed, which further enhances students' experience and wellbeing while studying at IT Carlow. This facility includes:

  • 600m Sports Hall & Changing Facilities
  • Steam Room & Sauna
  • Gyms
  • Medical Centre
  • Health Centre
  • High Performance Gym
  • Meditation Room
  • Fitness Suite
  • Access Service
  • Careers Service
  • Counselling Service
  • Students Union

IT Carlow has one of the most developed sports and society programmes in Irish third level with more than 60 clubs and societies and even has degree based sports programmes in Rugby, GAA and Soccer, as well as a new BA (Hons) Degree in Sports Management and Coaching. A new 600 seater sports stand facility has been constructed and includes dressing rooms, referees room, treatment room and public toilet facilities. This development includes additional parking facilities on site.

Other Facilities Include

- AIB Bank
- Restaurants
- Newsagent
- Coffee Dock
- Parking
- Games Room
- Multi Storey Library
- Multi-Media Centre
- Over 1,200 full access PC's
- FREE Internet access
- Campus Wide TV Communication System

Learning Resource Centre

Overall, the Learning Resource Centre provides 1,200 student spaces and houses the Institute's library, computing and information technology facilities, TV & Radio studios and multi-media laboratories. Modern internet communications means that there is no disadvantage to studying outside the major cities, but instead carries obvious advantages of lower accommodation costs, shorter travel times and negligible incidences of traffic congestion, pollution and crime.The development also incorporates a Catering Services Building, with restaurants on two floors and seating for up to 800 people.