Try Architecture at WIT

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The WIT Department of Architecture is holding a ‘Try Architecture’ day for Leaving Certificate and Further Education students on Friday, 8th November 2019. The event will showcase Architecture to prospective students and give you the opportunity to see if one of the courses in the department is for you.

Try Architecture at WIT

While all three floors of the design studios in the Granary building will be open to explore, there will also be presentations by each course leader, who will offer an overview of their discipline in the Granary lecture theatre on the second floor.

You will meet with lecturers and students to discuss all aspects of the courses and college life, you will view samples of current students’ projects and you will spend time in the design studios.

There is a booking fee of €20 which includes lunch in the Granary restaurant.  You are required to book by Friday 1 November 2019. This event is limited to 60 students so please book early.

Proposed schedule

10.00-10.15: Welcome by Máire Henry, Head of Department of Architecture
10.15 -10.30: Introduction to 1st Year Architecture by Garry Miley
10.30-10.45: Introduction to 1st Year ATBIM by Brian Dempsey
10.45-13.00: Studio work in 1st Architecture
13.30-14.30: Light Lunch
14.30-16.45: Studio session in ATBIM 1
16.45-17.15: Questions and Answers

Courses in the department

Why Study at WIT?

Waterford Insitute of Technology boasts an extensive range of courses and academic programmes within the schools of Arts & Humanities, Health and Nursing, Science and Informatics, Engineering and Architecture, Business and Education. The Institute offers courses in the areas of Higher Certificate, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and International programmes with a choice of Full-Time and Part-Time courses. Waterford Institute of Technolgy, WIT, also provides Lifelong Learning opportunities and courses for those looking to upskill and improve for career purposes.


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