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Meet our Graduates

It's one thing reading the prospectus or studying course details but you only really get a feel for a course by talking to a former student. Why not get the low down on some of our courses by reading what our graduates have to say.

Graduate Profiles

Department of the Built Environment

Dearbhla Doyle - Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying
Dearbhla graduated from IT Carlow in 2011 with an Honours Degree in Construction with Quantity Surveying - CW438. Dearbhla now works as a graduate Quantity Surveyor in the Isle of Man with Dandara Ltd, an award winning and innovative developer and building contractor.  Established on the Isle of Man by IT Carlow graduate, Dan Tynan, Dandara Ltd. has earned a reputation for delivering innovative, quality homes and commercial properties throughout the UK and its Offshore islands......
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Department of Science & Health

Ian McCarthy - Bachelor of Science (Honours) Sports Rehabilitation & Athletic Therapy, GSR, CSCS, CKTP.  
Deciding on which third level course and college you wish to attend is confusing and daunting at the best of times. My decision to undertake the Sports Rehabilitation & Athletic Therapy Degree at IT Carlow was no exception.  However, a quick refection on my present position justifies it as one of the best decisions I have made to date.  Since graduating, I have spent over 18 months working in the esteemed Stanford University Sports Medicine department, cofounded Stanford’s “International Affiliate Clinical Training Program”, been accepted to one of the world’s most prestigious osteopathic schools and obtained employment in a successful sports injury clinic in London.  One thing is for certain though, none of the aforementioned “successes” would not have been possible without the knowledge, skills and contacts I made during my 4 years at IT Carlow......
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Department of Business & Humanitites

Noel Joyce - Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Product Design Innovation
Noel Joyce, the 2009 Irish winner of the James Dyson Award for his hydraulic wheelchair brake invention, has his sights set on making his first €1m, just four years after graduating from the Institute of Technology Carlow. He has developed a new type of touch-screen pen for devices such as iPads and Android tablets. Joyce already counts NASA as one of his customers for the Maglus innovation. Joyce made the global headlines back in 2009 when he made the final 15 in the global James Dyson award that year for his hydraulic brake invention for wheelchairs. Since then, the IT Carlow graduate has been working away on new inventions and he has just launched his first commercial product on the international market – the Maglus pen for touch-screen devices.....
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Department of Computing & Networking

Keith Cully- Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Games Development
Was the course useful? Yes
How did it help you? Throughout the course I gained a variety of skills which are useful in both work and life in general. The course taught me not just how to develop games, but how to program, design software, work effectively as part a team and convey ideas effectively, even when not all parties speak the same language. The focus on project work helped me to develop my time management abilities and along with creating an extensive portfolio, it gave me the experience to adapt to any development team/environment. This has led to me attaining a great career in one of the best work environments on the planet.....  
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Postgraduate Studies

Mary Jo Hurley - Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biosciences with Biopharmaceuticals
Postgraduate Study Supervisors: Dr. Dina Brazil and Dr. Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte
Project title: Interactions between entomopathogenic nematodes (EPN) and bacterial endophytes isolated from bioenergy crops.
I graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Biosciences with Biopharmaceuticals from IT Carlow in 2011. Subsequently, I completed a 3 month work placement with Teagasc at Oak Park working as a research assistant. This provided a good foundation for future research. Furthering my education to MSc or PhD level was always an option I had considered and the IT Carlow Postgraduate Research Scholarship Programme provided an additional support to undertake a master programme. My research project is part of a collaboration between Dr Dina Brazil, from the Biotechnology and Molecular Environmental Science Group and Dr Thomaé Kakouli-Duarte, from the Molecular Ecology and Nematode Research Group, both members of EnviroCORE....
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