CIT Wins Two Awards at Annual Education Awards

CIT Wins Two Awards at Annual Education Awards

Published on: Monday, 29 May 2017

Cork Institute of Technology won two awards at the annual Education Awards, held at the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin on 25th May 2017.



CIT was shortlisted in total for three categories for Best Online Learning Experience, Career Impact Award, and the Student Engagement & Communications Award. 


CIT Registrar & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Barry O'Connor, said "well done to all involved and to all colleagues and students who contributed to these nationally recognised CIT endeavours in Teaching & Learning. I would like to congratualte Marese Bermingham and the AnSEO team on winning the Student Engagement & Communications Award and to the Department of Biological Sciences who won the Career Impact Strategy Award. Well done also to the Technology Enhanced Learning Department who were shortlisted in the Best Online Learning Experience category. 


He added, "The Education Award 2017 is further recognition  of CIT’s national standing in this core activity. It is equally fitting that the pioneering teaching work of colleagues in Biological Sciences and TEL is recognised nationally".




The full list of awards and winners is as follows:

  • Overall Excellence in Education  PG Diploma & MSc in Library & Information Management - School of Education, Ulster University
  • Best Library Team  Dublin Business School
  • Best Marketing / Communications Team International Marketing Team - Trinity College Dublin
  • Best Use of Educational Technology / ICT Initiative of the Year
  • PG Diploma & MSc in Library & Information Management - School of Education, Ulster University
  • Business Collaboration Award Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology & RPS Group
  • International College Achievement Award  Mary Immaculate College
  • Student Engagement & Communications Award Cork Institute of Technology
  • ​Best Education Outreach Award Amgen Biotech Experience Ireland - Systems Biology Ireland
  • Best Online Learning Experience LINC Programme - LINC Consortium
  • ​Career Impact Strategy Award   Dept. of Biological Sciences, Cork Institute of Technology
  • ​Best Student Campus Award   University College Cork
  • Best Student Experience Award Dublin Business School


Below is a poster summarising some of the AnSEO Engagement activities through the year.


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