An IT Carlow student is celebrating after his documentary film won Best Short Film at the recent Wexford Documentary Film Festival.


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Shane Campbell, from Ballymurn in Wexford, who is a fourth year TV & Media Production student at Institute of Technology Carlow, is thrilled with the double honour his documentary film A Light in Darkness has received. The 18-minute film, which Shane produced for his 3rd Year project, tells the story of Wexford Marine Watch, the voluntary organisation which provides suicide prevention patrols along Wexford quays, estuary and harbour.

“I’m thrilled with the reaction to A Light in Darkness. …

Interested in choosing a smaller town in Ireland as your study abroad destination? Consider IT Carlow and don’t think for a second that it has less to offer


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Interested in choosing a smaller town in Ireland as your study abroad destination? Consider Carlow and don’t think for a second that it has less to offer… especially when it comes to food! Ryan, a Canadian and IT Carlow Ambassador shares his favourite spots around town…

Carlow, as a town, offers its residents a plethora of opportunities to see, explore, and learn about the history that lives and breathes life into the town on a daily basis. …

Alexis Kilroy, a Canadian IT Carlow Ambassador, gives us the lowdown on the best spots to get caffeinated in Carlow.


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Is there anything more important to a student than coffee? Alexis Kilroy, our Canadian and IT Carlow Ambassador gives us the lowdown on the best spots to get caffeinated in Carlow…

Coffee is a pivotal component in most students lives and is something that I have had in my morning routine for the past five years, so needless to say when traveling to Ireland I was overjoyed with the fact that there was amazing coffee being served right in my little town of Carlow! …

Feeling unsure about taking the leap to study abroad? Ryan Teeter, IT Carlow's Canadian Ambassador shares his story. Find out how he felt when he decided to undertake a BA Marketing at IT Carlow and and what he’s gained from the course and this life-changing decision.


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Feeling unsure about taking the leap to study abroad? Ryan Teeter, our Canadian Ambassador shares his story. Find out how he felt when he decided to undertake a BA Marketing at IT Carlow and and what he’s gained from the course and this life-changing decision…

“I can’t do this. I’m not ready. I’m not smart enough.” Sound familiar? For many of you, I’m sure it does. It certainly resonates with me, …

Institute of Technology Carlow this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada


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Institute of Technology Carlow this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Top 100 World University ranked McMaster University in Canada that will see designCORE, the Institute’s design-led research hub, assist and facilitate a greater design-thinking approach by the Ontario-based university and help position McMaster at the very forefront of global research in the science of healthcare and aging.

An academic team from MIRA (McMaster Institute for Research on Aging), an institute of McMaster University, …

Accommodation costs are a big worry for students when studying abroad. Heres a look at what accommodation costs in our partnered uni's


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Accommodation costs are a big worry for students when studying abroad, or when studying anywhere for that matter, and naturally so. You want to ensure your living situation is one that is comfortable, and affordable! Cost is a big factor when choosing to study overseas and after the tuition fee’s are paid and that worry is out of the way, your living expenses are the next factor to focus on.

KOM Consultants works with many universities in Australia, …