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Issue 30

Volume 6 Issue 30

DkIT's Lifelong Learning Centre offers jobseekers a chance to reskill

Dundalk Institute of Technology has been awarded funding from the Higher Education Authority to support 220 unemployed people take part in 15 part-time education programmes under the 2012 Springboard Programme.

2012-13 Part-time Courses Handbook out now!

The Dundalk IT 2012-13 Part-time Courses Handbook is out now!

DkIT Volunteering Society Inaugural assignment to Tanzania

A group of six volunteers (staff and students) from DkIT will be travelling to Tanzania in July 2012 for a three-week overseas assignment with DkIT VS (Volunteer Society).

Dundalk Institute of Technology to hold Third Annual Summer Computing Camp

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) is to hold another edition of its ever popular Computer Camp for pre-third level students from the 2nd to the 4th of July 2012. The three day camp aims to introduce different aspects of computing and provide a taster of the area for students considering a career in computing.

Dundalk Institute of Technology Continues its Push to Promote Computing in the North East by Starting CoderDojo Dundalk

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) is to start a branch of the CoderDojo initiative in Dundalk. This free initiative is aimed at students from 8 to 18 and will provide an introduction to many different areas within the field of computing.

Men's Health Awareness Week 2012

Men's Health Week 2012 runs from Monday 11th to Sunday 17th June. To highlight Men's Health Week (MHW) 2012, Michael Lynch (from Men's Action Network in the North West) is starring in an Ireland-wide poster campaign to raise awareness of the week.

Peers Gather to Recollect the Peace Process

Attendees at a reception in the House of Lords heard how an ambitious oral history project hopes to capture the recollections of those involved in bringing peace to Northern Ireland.

DkIT Musicians Perform at Birr Castle

Students from DkIT's section of music played in Birr Castle recently.

National Carers Week - Employee Assistance Programme

The VHI Employee Assistance Programme offers support to carers as part of the Employee Assistance programme. This National Carers Week is an opportunity for carers to be recognised and to seek out the support they need. For more information contact VHI on the numbers listed below.