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Welcome to TUS Athlone Campus

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Why Choose TUS?

You’re probably looking for a good mix of academic, sporting, cultural and social life from your third-level college.

At the Technological University of the Shannon, Athlone, you’ll get the perfect balance.

Here’s some of what we have to offer: motivated, highly-qualified and friendly staff, excellent transport links, a strong sense of community and world-class facilities.

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Campus Open Days

Whether you’re applying through the CAO for September or will be doing so in the next year or two, TUS’s open days are the perfect opportunity to learn more about university life in Athlone.

For current year applicants, you’ll discover more about the programmes you’re applying for.

You can ask about placements with employers, opportunities to study overseas, as well as talk to students who are already studying on the courses you’re interested in.

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What Can We Offer You?

We boast strong industry links to ensure excellent placement opportunities

We have partnerships with 230 third-level institutions around the world, which give AIT students an opportunity to spend a year abroad in cities as diverse as New York, Beijing and Prague.

We offer pioneering courses such as microbiology, animation & illustration and physical activity & health

We are nationally and internationally regarded as a centre of excellence in academic and practical training.

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Industry-Focused CAO Courses

TUS Athlone campus offers 65+ undergraduate programmes at higher certificate (level 6), ordinary degree (level 7) and honours degree (level 8) through the Central Applications Office (CAO).

Opportunities are available through the ladder route, as well as direct ab initio offerings.

In addition to these programmes, a wide variety of add-on opportunities exist for students to progress their education to honours degree level.

Application to these programmes is directly to our Admissions Office.

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Campus Tours and School Visits

Guidance counsellors, teachers, parents and students, would you like a TUS representative to visit your school?

Every year, our student recruitment team visits hundreds of post primary schools around the country giving presentations to transition year, 5th year and 6th year students.

Our presentation gives a detailed overview of the degree programmes available, the facilities and support services available at TUS Athlone campus.

Guidance counsellors and teachers can book a school visit by contacting us, and we will try and accommodate your schedule.

To book a school visit, email claire.connor@tus.ie.

AIT News

TUS Graduate Showcase ‘Ultimate’ Returns to Campus for the First Time Post-Pandemic

16 May

Impact of Covid-19 on Society the Focus of TUS Research Ethics Conference

10 May

Westmeath Students Scoop Top Prize at SciFest@TUS for Innovative Biodiversity and Water Quality Project

12 Apr

TUS Governing Body to ‘Guide, Shape and Define’ University’s Bright and Ambitious Future

11 Apr

TUS Culinary Arts Students Sweep the Board at IFEX Belfast

04 Apr

TUS and Sage Deliver First-in-Class E-Learning Portal for Accountants of the Future

31 Mar