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Making the move to third level can be daunting and can trigger lots of questions about your course choice and the college you may be interested in. At LIT we pride ourselves in our ability to support our students in a friendly and caring learning environment.
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We are only a 10-minute bus ride from the city centre. The 302 bus stop is located right outside the main campus. You can find the timetable for the 302 at http://www.buseireann.ie/timetables/1479809060-302.pdf

If you are interested in attending LIT, we would recommend that you provisionally book places now or as soon as possible. In first year, many students tend to live in our nearby student villages before moving into private houses for their 2nd 3rd and 4th years. There is a list of contacts and information regarding accommodation services at www.lit.ie/accommodation

Yes, every student who successfully completes their 3 years of a level 7 will automatically progress to the level 8 associated with the course in question, if they so wish.

You can change your mind as often as your like until July 1st.

Level 6 is a two year higher cert and level 8 is a four year honours degree. It is important to remember that you can use your level 6 as a pathway to your level 8 honours degree.

No! LIT is home to over 6,500 students across five vibrant campuses in Limerick City, Thurles, Clonmel and Ennis. A further new campus is being developed at Coonagh in Limerick to cater for LIT’s rapidly expanding student population.

Here at LIT, we recognise that college life can be challenging and to support you we provide a comprehensive range of student services. These services include the Student Health Unit, Student Counselling Service, Career Service and Access Service.

LIT is committed to Equality of Opportunity and values the participation of all students. Students with special requirements should contact the Disability Officer, Broze O’ Donovan at 061 293112 or broze.odonovan@lit.ie in advance of registration to agree the supports needed.

Yes. LIT’s Computer Services Department provides all the computing and information technology requirements for the institute across our campuses in Limerick, Thurles and Clonmel.

AIB has a full branch at the Moylish Park campus which provides a complete range of banking services. ATM services are also available at Clare Street and Thurles campuses.

If you think you may be eligible for a student grant, you should apply for it as soon as possible. Full details on student grants and finance, including associated legislation and application forms are available at www.susi.ie

Yes, plenty! Clubs and activities include Hurling, Camogie, Men’s and Ladies Gaelic football, Men’s and Ladies Rugby, Soccer, Golf, Outdoor Club, Boxing, Weightlifting, Judo and Basketball… to name but a few, as well as activities such as Aerobics, Boxercise and Yoga. For more information on Sports at LIT visit www.lit.ie/sports.

LIT accepts QQI/FETAC awards for entry on all programmes of study. Please note that special requirements may exist for particular programmes depending on the level of the course in question.

Bus Eireann and Irish Rail provide a daily transport service between Limerick & Clonmel. For more Information you can check out www.buseireann.ie and www.Irishrail.ie.

Yes. If you are offered a place, you can choose to defer for one year, however you must contact LIT admissions by emailing admissions@lit.ie or calling 061-293262.

An accommodation service is operated by the Institute on a referral basis. The accommodation service is available from mid-August onwards. Students organise their accommodation by contacting the student villages near the campus. Contact information for these villages can be found here. Prospective students are also advised to contact the Accommodation Office as early as possible by calling 061-293135 or emailing Lily.Goggin@lit.ie

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