Letterkenny Institute of Technology - Ireland

LYIT is a thriving third level education institution that has been providing higher education in County Donegal since 1971. In 1998 it was designated as an Institute of Technology and counts about 3,000 students both from the local area and from 31 different countries, enrolled on undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. The college offers courses in a number of core disciplines including, business, tourism, engineering, science, nursing, computing, and design.LyIT has a wide and varied LLL Programme within which 500 Learners are undertaking Programmes during 2008/09. The range of LLL programmes include;

  1. Work based Learning Programmes
  2. Recognition of Prior Certified and Experiential Learning
  3. Flexible Learning
  4. Access Programmes

LyIT has been the most successful Higher Education Institution in Ireland in facilitating Access to Higher Education by typically under-represented groups.