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New NW University hopes to build strong local partnerships

Oct 28, 2021 16:10 By Shannonside News
New NW University hopes to build strong local partnerships New NW University hopes to build strong local partnerships
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It will increase access to college, lead to enhanced regional development and boost local opportunities.

The new technological university in the north-west will develop special faculties supporting the industries across the region.

Minister Simon Harris has approval of the country's newest university, which will see institutes in Galway-Mayo, Sligo Letterkenny come together.

It hopes to use university status to leverage funding for research and enhance partnerships with industries.

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With the official designation day set for early March 2022, final year students attending any of the centers will graduate with a university qualification.

Dr Sean Duffy is the Connaught Ulster Alliance Executive Project Lead, he outlines the key areas for development.

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