A new Technological University for the Midlands and Mid-West

Brendan Egan, LSAD. Picture: Alan Place
“Overall, through these different perspectives of studying at LIT/ LSAD, I can say that whether you are in the first year of your degree or reaching for a PhD, you are guaranteed to benefit from access to state-of-the-art facilities and support from practising experts.”
Brendan Egan, MA by Research in Learning & Engagement LSAD, LIT
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
Pictured at LIT's Moylish campus to announce details of the IDEAM Cluster Initiation were, Harriet Cotter, Manager Regional Technology Clustering Fund, Enterprise Ireland and Snr RDE and Jamie Meehan, Educational and Outreach Manager IDEAM Cluster. Picture: Alan Place
“Working jointly as part of the AIT - LIT Consortium can bring many new opportunities for manufacturing SMEs to augment their digital journey.”
Dr Liam Brown, Vice-President for Research, Development and Innovation, LIT

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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