Programmes at Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) have been introduced and developed in line with changing international needs. Emphasis on research activities and liaison with industrial and commercial organisations has helped to ensure the relevance and technological competence of courses at the institute, and has enhanced the employment prospects of graduates over the years.
AIT currently has students from over 60 countries who are made feel like a home away from home in a welcoming and state of the art campus in the heart of Ireland.
Experience modern facilities and be taught by academic staff who are experts in their field many of who have extensive industry experience. By studying in AIT, you will gain the experience to help you succeed in your chosen career.
The University has a fostering and inclusive culture. It is a recipient of the AS Bronze award given for outstanding practice of recruiting and retaining women in higher education in science, technology, engineering, math and medicine (STEMM). The Student Union is active and there are various clubs and societies including drama, dancing, film and computers.
Athlone offers all types of accommodation including apartment complexes, private houses and homestay; available with the assistance of the Students’ Union. There are excellent transport links on road, private coaches and regular trains to Dublin.
Athlone is known as one of Ireland’s most vibrant towns. The town has two shopping centers, clubs, theatres, art centers and yearly drama festivals. The river Shannon sails and cruises are very popular and unique to the location.
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