A New Technological University for the Midlands and Midwest

"The recruitment of a president for Ireland’s first cross-regional university has begun. The inaugural president will be charged with leading transformational change across adjacent regions linked by the River Shannon."
Recruitment of President Candidate Booklet
Lough Boora, Co Offaly
“Through Bord na Móna and other partners, we’ll develop more test beds to provide upskilling and training on low carbon transitioning right through to green deal innovations.”
Professor Neil J Rowan, Director, Bioscience Research Institute, AIT
Dr Aisling Keenan, Lecturer, Department of Business Computing, AIT
“The TU will further strengthen our ties with SMEs in the Midlands/Mid-West region and enhance our enterprise, innovation, and research collaborations.”
Aisling Keenan, Lecturer, Department of Business Computing, AIT

Delivering Together


The new technological university will be spread across six campuses and four counties across the Midlands and Mid-West. This will ensure equality of access and opportunity for all learners.


The new technological university will have a combined student population in excess of 14,000 students. These students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge required for the modern workforce, sustaining prosperity and industrial growth across our region.


With 250+ global partnerships with universities and higher education partners across the world, the new technological university will provide students with a global experience through Erasmus, study abroad placements and outward mobility.

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