IT Sligo has been ranked in the top five best performing universities in Ireland by U-Multirank, out-scoring larger universities including Trinity and University College Dublin in the independent report.
U-Multirank, compares university performance across teaching and learning, research, knowledge transfer, international orientation and regional engagement. It is the largest and most inclusive ranking showcasing the diversity in higher education around the world.
IT Sligo was placed in the top five higher education institutions in Ireland in 2020 out of 17 universities and Institutes of Technology in Ireland achieving 9 ‘A grades’, making them the top Institute of Technology in the country.
These ‘A grades’ were awarded for; bachelor degree graduation rate, publication citation rate, top cited publications, interdisciplinary publications, open access publications, spin off companies, international academic staff, bachelor graduates working in the region and masters graduates working in the region.
IT Sligo was also placed third overall in research nationally by U-Multirank. President of IT Sligo, Dr Brendan McCormack says it’s another vote of confidence in IT Sligo on an international scale and reflects the institute’s ambitions to continue to raise its reputation as one of the most respected institutes of higher education in Ireland.
IT Sligo is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.