Issue 20

Car Free Day

As part of Green Week we are asking people to not take the car to College on Thursday 15th of March.

All Ireland Intermediate Table Tennis Championships

Dundalk IT regained the All Ireland Intermediate Table Tennis Championship title in sensational style at UCD Sports Complex on Saturday 10th March.

Pop Up Clothes Swap Shop

Lets Get Swapping - A chance to get a whole new Wardrobe during Green Week!!

A Busy Week for DkIT's School Liaison Office.

The last week has been a busy one for Dundalk Institute of Technology School Liaison Office, having attended the IGC National Conference and AGM last Thursday and Friday, also attending the 3 day careers fair, Choices and holding a further education talk in St Louis school, Kilkeel.

DKIT International Talent Competition is coming soon! Show yourself now!!

An International Talent Competition is being organized by the Go International Society, which consists of the Chinese Students Society and the Students Union.

It's a good chance to give all international students a stage to show their special talent. This is also a good way to promote

2nd year Video & Film student short-listed in the 'Castaway' Titanic Belfast competition at the Cinemagic International Film Festival

The Pride of the Seas, a short film by Joske Slabbers (2nd year Video & Film student) along with Gary Boyd, has been short listed for the 'Castaway' Titanic Belfast competition, which is part of the Cinemagic International Film & Television Festival for young people.


3rd Year Community Sports Leadership students in DKIT are running a draw for a travel package for 2 people to see Ireland take on Italy on the 18th June at Euro 2012 in Poznan, Poland.with all proceeds in aid of the Jack N'Jill Children's Foundation.

New Members of the Higher Education Authority Welcomed

The Higher Education Authority has welcomed the appointment by Government of seven new members and reappointment of two of the outgoing members of the Authority.

The appointees are,

Dr.. Bahram Bekhradnia, Head of the Higher Education Policy Institute, England

DkIT Student making big impression at Lock Haven University

Exchange student Gavin Hammond from Dundalk Institute of Technology will share some insight into his country, culture and educational system at a coffee house event featuring Ireland at Lock Haven University's Institute, Pennsylvania.

Stephen McManus Retires

Stephen McManus retired on 29 February last and to mark the occasion staff from all sections of the college gathered to wish him well at Byrnes the following Friday 2 March. Among those present were Margaret, his wife, and family members who travelled from Dublin for the occasion.

DkIT's Got Talent

DkIT's Got Talent 2012 will take place in the Whitaker Theatre next Wednesday the 21st of March from 2pm.

Failure does not compute

A team from DkIT has won the Robocode competition for the second year running, beating a team from DIT in the final 7-0 with their robot "Jeffery".

English is not Enough!

February 21st was a momentous day for DKIT. Just as a group of French students from our sister college in le Havre arrived on campus, Paypal announced that they were setting up in Dundalk and would need graduates with modern language skills.