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WIT’s 2030 Vision

Strategic Plan targets top 100 Young Universities ranking The Technological University of the South East (TUSE) aims to be within the world’s top 100 ‘Young Universities’ by 2030: that’s one of the myriad of objectives detailed in WIT’s Draft Strategic Plan (2018-2021). In the draft dated January 30th, the document’s introduction contends that the merged [...]


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Clem Jacob Scoops Major Service Award

Eoghan Dalton Reports Waterford company Clem Jacob Hire has been recognised with a prestigious award in Britain for the high calibre service it provides across all aspects of its business. The plant and event hire store walked away with the top prize in the Outstanding Single Depot Hire Company category at the 2018 Executive Hire Show Passionate [...]

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Waterford Greenway wins at All-Ireland Community & Council Tourism Awards

Waterford’s stunning Greenway has scooped gold in the coveted All Ireland Community and Council Awards and has been crowned Ireland’s ‘Best Tourism Initiative’ in the competition. It has also taken the ‘Grand Prix Award’ for 2018, a special commendation for outstanding excellence and an award presented only to projects that receive the highest marks from the [...]

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UHW’s Budget Boost

University Hospital Waterford (UHW) has experienced an Opening Budget increase of €46 million since 2014, an investment which has been aided and abetted by a turnaround in its recruitment levels, according to General Manager Richard Dooley. The budget increase from €129.9m in 2014, to €175.3m as of January 1st last (2015: €146.4m, 2016: €153.6m, 2017: [...]

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WIT to review Intellectual Property (IP) Framework

A review of ‘Intellectual Property Management and Conflicts of Interest’ published by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) last week will provide Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) with an opportunity to review and possibly enhance its own IP framework. “The Institute welcomes the comprehensive report on IP management and conflicts of interest,” said a WIT spokesperson. “The [...]