Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) is a vibrant, dynamic and modern learning environment where you can pursue your academic and career ambitions with confidence. Whatever you’re studying, our reputation for academic excellence and our close relationships with employers ensures our graduates can always be confident about their future. In fact, we’re leading the way in college-collaboration with employers to ensure our courses are future-proofed to meet the evolving demands of the modern workplace. With 130 programs across four schools of Business, Tourism, Engineering and Science, our courses are as diverse as our students (who come from down the road as well as from over 31 countries), and range from one to four years; combining academic theory with practical skills development. LYIT is also a gateway to the highest level of education. 70% of our full-time students are grant recipients, with awards available from certificate level up to PhDs. And on the subject of PhDs, did you know that over 40 percent of our lecturers have or are completing one? It’s just another reflection of our love for learning; a passion we inspire in all our students to help you get ahead and stay ahead.
There are various clubs and societies (e.g. rugby, equestrian, creative writing, Irish dance, etc.) along with sports/sports centres, theatre/drama societies, and nightlife, shopping, entertainment, restaurants, etc. in the city.