CIT Open Day 2015
Published on: Monday, 09 November 2015
Cork Institute of Technology (Sunday Times IOT of the Year 2016) Open Day will take place on Friday 20th November from 10am – 4pm on its Bishopstown Campus.
For students interested in attending CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, the Crawford College will be open to visitors on Friday 20th from 10am – 5pm and Saturday 21st from 10am – 2pm.
Our CIT Cork School of Music will be holding their Open Day on Saturday 21st from 10am – 3pm.
The National Maritime College of Ireland, based at Ringaskiddy, will be represented at the Bishopstown campus Open Day.
This is the ideal time for prospective students, and their parents, to sample the wide range of courses and facilities on offer. CIT offers seventy nine CAO course options for entry 2016 and CIT is an exciting place to be for Third Level students.
Over the course of the day, we will be holding an extensive range of activities which will be particularly beneficial to students selecting higher education courses and planning their future careers. The main features of the Open Day will be a Careers Exhibition and a series of information sessions, workshops, demonstrations, exhibitions of student work and laboratory visits that will take place in the various departments across the three campuses. Students will have the opportunity of meeting with lecturers who will answer any queries and current students will also be on hand to recount their own personal experiences and offer advice. The visiting public will also have the opportunity of seeing the extensive facilities available in CIT including extra-curricular activities which include "the best on-campus sports facilities in the country" hosting Cork Senior Hurling & Football teams, Munster Rugby and the Annual Cork City Sports. Organised tours will also be available in order to allow students to get a feel for the CIT campuses.
Dr Barry O’Connor, CIT’s Registrar and Vice President for Academic Affairs welcomes students and their parents:
‘Visiting CIT, students will see a vibrant modern campus with a full range of facilities designed to give students the best experience possible of third level education. In CIT the individual student and student facilities are the focal points for all campus activities. During our Open Day, staff will be on hand to outline the ever-expanding range of programmes and programme options available in our catalogue of career-focused offerings from undergraduate through to postgraduate. Recognised as the single biggest centre of engineering education on the island of Ireland, CIT also continues to diversify and develop new programmes across the key areas of business, science, arts/humanities, sport and well-being and the social sciences. Our modularized and semesterised structure allows students the possibility of customizing their studies by availing of Free Choice Modules, and appropriate work placement, across each year of their studies’