Study in Donegal

High quality education

Our higher and further education providers work closely with industry partners to innovate in course content.  So, the programmes they run adapt and evolve to give students the education they need for the real world. This boosts student confidence, encompasses relevant and up-to-date skills training, and enhances their employability

High quality education
Low cost of living

Low cost of living

Students – and parents! – can make huge savings by choosing to study in Donegal. The average cost of renting an apartment is much more affordable than many parts of Ireland, for example it is over 60% lower than in Dublin, from GeoDirectory figures. 

 

Safe, friendly and fun

Donegal people have a well-deserved reputation for being friendly, welcoming and hospitable. Our low crime rates and high safety rates (NUMBEO) make Donegal a great choice. Plus there’s lots to do! Choose from sea and adventure sports like surfing and canoeing to hiking and mountain climbing. Or simply join the local GAA, soccer or athletics club.

Safe, friendly and fun
English speaking with an International flavour

English speaking with an International flavour

Students come to Donegal from around 30 different countries including over 15 non-EU countries across Asia, USA and Africa. LYIT participates in the Erasmus student exchange programme. In addition, the college has links in China with ChengDu Neusoft University and Chongqing University. In the US, the institute has partnerships with Lasell University and Worcester State University.

All of Donegal on your doorstep

Get out and explore this wild and wonderful county, which truly represents the best Ireland has to offer. Miles of golden beaches on the longest county coastline in Ireland. Stunning spots like Sliabh Liag sea cliffs and historic An Grianán of Aileach...majestic mountains like Errigal and Muckish. Plus a vibrant music and arts scene, and a growing foodie culture to enjoy.

All of Donegal on your doorstep
A dynamic Tech sector

A dynamic Tech sector

Our growing tech sector embraces top FDI firms like Pramerica and Optum,  MedTech companies like Abbott and Randox. SITA- the world's leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions – has a base here. And we’ve an expanding range of home-grown tech businesses like award winners Accountant Online and Cloud Ranger.

Image Section

Visit Donegal website use cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. For more details about cookies and how to manage them see our cookie policy