Institute of Technology Sligo
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Since it first opened in September 1970, IT Sligo has been one of Ireland’s leading third level institutions. Students are at the heart of what we do. It is home to 6,000 students across the Institute’s full-time, part-time and apprenticeship programmes. Of those, 2,000 are studying online.
At IT Sligo, you’ll get to know your lecturers, as well as your classmates. Here you will form a network of friendships which will last a lifetime.
IT Sligo is the place to help you get ahead in the world of work with an industry placement. Thanks to our close contacts and research collaborations with leading companies and major employers, we can offer you a wide variety of opportunities.
IT Sligo is also a fiercely ambitious third level institution. Working towards re-designation as a Technological University, a €60 million investment in campus facilities over the last decade has created a stunning 21st century learning environment.
There is no standing still. Across the Institute’s three Schools of Learning in Business & Social Sciences; Engineering & Design; and Science, IT Sligo is constantly developing and enhancing its courses and facilities to provide an overall package which matches the needs of the student today – and tomorrow.
ST. Angela’s College
St. Angela’s College, Sligo, a College of the National University of Ireland, Galway, is a provider of University-level education and research in the North West of Ireland. As a College within the wider National University network we are a dynamic, fast-growing educational institution that recognises our strategic location in Sligo and the North West. We are fully responsive to the local/regional needs and aware of our contribution not only to University-level education but to the social and economic development of the region.
Students at St. Angela’s College, Sligo are afforded a high quality of University education with small classes, state of the art resources within a strong community environment while been given the wider opportunities of being registered students at NUI Galway.
The College of the Immaculate Conception (Summerhill College) is a Voluntary Catholic Secondary School under the trusteeship of the Diocese of Elphin.
In partnership with parents the College strives to educate their children in accordance with the teachings of Jesus Christ and his Church. It aims to foster students spiritual, moral, intellectual, physical and creative development and thereby develop their full potential.
The College of the Immaculate Conception, Summerhill endeavors to:
- Provide students with a catholic education that has a sound spiritual, faith, academic and practical content.
- Nourish the building up of a personal relationship with God according to catholic wisdom as lived out in the community of the church.
- Respect and facilitate the spiritual/human development of students from all religious traditions or faith stances.
- Assist students to reach their full potential by encouraging the talents and gifts unique to each one.
- Develop a sense of self-respect and responsibility among students for themselves and for those whom they can serve, and to foster a sense of community within the school.
- Foster an environment which enables staff and students to promote quality teaching and learning in an atmosphere which is enriching for everybody.
- Inspire students to respect and love their cultural heritage and develop as responsible citizens.
- Encourage students to be creative in their use of leisure through the extra-curricular activities offered.
Sligo Grammar School
Situated in the town of Sligo in the north-west of Ireland, Sligo Grammar School overlooks the banks of the Garavogue river. A town with a fine tradition of the arts, and the home of the poet W.B. Yeats, Sligo provides an appropriate setting for a school which prides itself on a strong academic and cultural life.
Of approximately 449 students currently attending the school, around 103 are boarding students. Girls are housed in the Hermitage, and boys live in the old Grammar School.
The school is one of a small number of schools in the Republic of Ireland under Church of Ireland management, and is liberal and egalitarian in its outlook. Co-educational since 1948, the school also brings together pupils from various religious traditions, and students of several nationalities. It is a popular destination for exchange students seeking a temporary home in a pleasant part of the English-speaking world; in the last academic year we were delighted to welcome students from Germany, Mexico, Ukraine, Russia and Spain. http://www.sligogrammarschool.org
Ursuline college is a school where students are educated in partnership with parents in a catholic and caring community; where each individual is respected as unique; where every aspect of the person is developed and where students are prepared to take their place in society as responsible citizens; where each individual is respected as unique; where every aspect of the person is developed and where students are prepared to take their place in society as responsible citizens.
Mercy College is an all girls Voluntary Catholic Secondary school under the trusteeship of CEIST. Mercy College is dedicated to the provision of quality Catholic education, academic, spiritual, moral, physical, social, aesthetic and vocational which will enable students to achieve their maximum potential in a caring and nurturing environment.
In keeping with the philosophy of Catherine McAuley, founder of the Mercy Congregation we aim:
- To foster a strong Catholic school community in which the spiritual, social and aesthetic gifts of students will be enabled to develop and flourish.
- To enable students to achieve academic/vocational excellence according to their abilities and potential.
- To show care and concern for each student with particular attention to the less able and less privileged and to those with special needs.
- To develop a sense of respect, responsibility, self-esteem and self-reliance in students.
- To awaken in students a sense of social justice.
- To provide opportunities for the personal and professional development of all staff.
- To strengthen links with parents and the wider community acknowledging the importance of partnership in education.
‘Our College provides a safe healthy environment in which all students are nurtured and encouraged to achieve their full potential’.
The school’s mission statement influences all policy making within the school. It promotes a positive school environment which facilitates our aspiration to be a centre of learning where each student achieves his/her potential. It is visible on all policy documentation, but more importantly visible in the relationship between staff and students and those within the wider school community. The Mission Statement promotes values such as self-esteem, honesty, justice and respect and implicitly recognises the role of our educational partners in achieving these aims.