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Life @ IT Carlow

Life at IT Carlow

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Life in College can be as exciting and as enriching as you wish to make it. There is a wide range of activities to suit all tastes and this section of the webiste provides a pathway to student societies, sports clubs, staff and student representation.

If you are thinking of coming to IT Carlow for the first time, we strongly recommend that you see the Student Services section of this website. These web pages provide a wealth of information on finding accommodation, your first few days in College as well as basic facts about banking, shopping and transport.

IT Carlow offers a...

High Quality of Student Life
Students enjoy the best of both worlds at IT Carlow, studying in a challenging and friendly environment, without the pressures of urban-based student life.

Supportive Learning Environment
Smaller group teaching is an important feature of our educational approach at IT Carlow, fostering a supportive environment amongst staff and students, with the emphasis on individual potential.

Lower Cost Student Accommodation
The cost of student accommodation in Carlow is up to 50% cheaper than equivalent urban-based accommodation. The majority of students here also avoid daily travel expenses - the College campus is within walking or cycling distance of local amenities.

Unspoilt Environment
Students enjoy an attractive campus setting on the banks of the river Barrow, within easy reach of some of Ireland's finest scenic routes and unspoilt countryside.

Convenient Location
The college campus is a short walk from Carlow town, with its many sporting, leisure and entertainment facilities. Carlow in turn is well served with good road and rail links to most Irish major cities and towns.