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A dynamic career-focused learning environment awaits. Be part of it.

LYIT is recognised as one of the most forward-looking and progressive colleges in Ireland, where career-focused practical experience and strong academic learning go hand-in-hand in preparing our graduates for the workplace, and laying the foundations for careers defined by success.

More than 4000 students from 31 countries have selected LYIT for our industry focused courses located in Donegal – Coolest Place on the Planet by National Geographic 2017. We’re focused on supporting our students reach their goals – will you be the next to join us on this journey?

LYIT Academic Calendar

Recommended Accommodation in Letterkenny:
Currently being updated.

Medical Insurance for all Non-EU studying in Ireland:

Non-EU students must provide details of their private medical insurance policy in advance of applying for study visa to Ireland. It is important that Non-EU students assess private medical insurance options available to them in their home country and options available in Ireland in advance of visa application. Non-EU students will be required to present a copy of their private medical insurance on registering with the local immigration office on arrival in Ireland. Click here for more information.
The International Office, Letterkenny Institute of Technology has prepared summary of some options for medical insurance providers in Ireland but it is the responsibility of international students to purchase their own policy in advance of arrival at LYIT.

Study and Protect
Laya Healthcare
Irish Life Health
Aviva Health (Require PPS number)

PLEASE NOTE:- Proof of English
The Visa Section, Dept of Justice, now accepts IELTS online, TOEFL online and Duolingo Online English Tests as Proof of English on an exceptional basis for 2020 only (for entry visa only). Please upload any copies of Proof of English Certificates to your LYIT online application and notify

Important information for INDIAN STUDENTS:
Please be assured that the Irish Embassy is in ongoing contact with VFS and the Indian authorities throughout this time, and we intend to fully resume our visa operation as soon as safety concerns for members of the public have been abated.

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Why choose LYIT?
13 Jun 2019

Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) is a vibrant, dynamic and modern learning environment where you can pursue your academic and career ambitions with confidence.

NW Colleges Regatta Continues to Make Waves on the Foyle
13 Jun 2019

Following the success of last year’s NW Colleges Regatta, delivered by Foyle Sailability and sponsored by Foyle Port, participants have been busy preparing for this year’s race, which will take place at Foyle Marina on Wednesday, 8 May 2019, from 1300 hrs.