Located in the heart of Irelands capital city, Dublin Institute of Technology provides an innovative, responsive and caring learning environment for a diverse range and level of programmes to students of all ages and backgrounds.
In doing so, DIT:
* combines the academic quality of a traditional university with career-focussed learning, discovery and the application of knowledge
* emphasises excellence in learning, teaching, scholarship, research and support for entrepreneurship,
* contributes to technological, economic, social and cultural progress, and
* is engaged with and within our community.
Life in DIT is exciting, challenging and great fun.It's an experience for you to enjoy and really take part.
In this section we highlight the most important issues that you, as a prospective or intending student need to know before coming here and try to answer some of your questions.
We want to give you a feel for DIT and what it is about.
Starting at DIT will answer some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) and looks at ways you can meet the challenges transition to 3rd level throws up.
Managing Your Academic Life is all about how to study in college and the differences between third level and secondary level school. It will also give you ideas on how to manage your time, make the right programme choice, and develop study skills for college as well as helping you find the service that will help your needs.
The Sports & Recreation Service
As DIT is committed to the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of its work, the Sports and Recreation Service facilitates this vision through the provision of quality sports services and programmes and excellent sporting opportunities for our student members.
Our dedicated sports team works extremely hard to ensure that you have access to All of the quality programmes and facilities that the Institute has to offer. We pride ourselves on our involvement in both recreational and competitive aspects of sport and cater for different interests and all levels of ability, providing you with a multitude of activities to enjoy with over 40 sports clubs for you to choose from. Yoga, Scuba Diving, Tag Rugby, Fitness Classes, Basketball and Soccer are just some of the many activities on offer as a comprehensive sports programme has been developed which offers a mixture of competitive and non-competitive recreational activities for beginners through to elite athletes.
Welfare Matters, whether you are in need of special financial assistance or are trying to get through college while caring for your child or require dental or medical treatment or you are looking for accommodation there is help and advice available.
* DIT Student Services
* Health Centres
Student Equity, Disability and Access means that there are opportunities for all comers whether it's helping students from disadvantaged areas or a student with a disability, the Access and Disability Offices play a crucial role in providing a friendlier, more equitable institution for all.
* Disability Office
* The Community Links
* Access/Leap Offices
Mature and International Students, whether you are a mature or international student or if you want to find out more about how to come to DIT or if you do not fit the typical student profile here we will try to answer your questions.
* Mature Students
* International Student Office
Juggling Life and Study is not always as easy as it might appear. It's important to have a healthy balance and maintain it. Here are some ideas that will help you get started.
* Study skills
* Sport and recreation
* Counselling service
* DIT Student Services
Learning Online is a new and innovative way of complementing your study and you could well be doing a fair portion of your work on the computer.
There is no need to stress the importance of sports in college in promoting competitiveness, team playing and leadership skills; physical fitness and mental alertness, all of which benefit scholarly activity and can lead to lifelong friendships. Students who are new to DIT find that involvement in one of the sports clubs can help them to settle into college life by providing a wide circle of friends.
No matter what your sporting aspirations are the
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