Waterford Institute of Technology

Waterford, Ireland
Established 1970
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Waterford Institute of Technology is one of the largest institutes of technology in Ireland. It was established as a Regional Technical College in 1970, and was the first to be awarded Institute of Technology status in 1998.

The Institute now confers its own awards at all levels from Higher Certificate to PhD, and has the highest number of students within the Institute of Technology sector, outside of Dublin, participating at ordinary degree level and above.

The Institute also offers unique post-doctoral programs in a number of specialist areas. Being the major provider of higher education in the South East region of Ireland, the Institute’s current full-time equivalent student cohort is in excess of 7,500 while part-time student enrolments exceed 2,500. The range of academic programs is exceptionally extensive covering the Humanities, Health and Nursing, Science and Informatics, Engineering and Architecture, Business and Education.


Waterford is located two minutes’ walk from College Street Campus & fifteen minutes’ walk from the Main Campus. City Campus is located on the Cork Road in Waterford City approximately two minutes’ walk from College Street Campus, 15 minutes’ walk from the Main Campus and 10 minutes’ walk from the city Centre.


Accommodation for CIT students is available off campus and the University accommodation office can assist students in finding a place. Apartment complexes are located adjacent to the campus.