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About LIT
LIT is one of the fastest growing colleges in the country offering a lively and enjoyable student experience. With over 6,500 students across 5 state of the art campuses in Limerick and Tipperary.

Why do students choose LIT? Here are five key reasons:

Active Learning

  • Students learn by doing, our practical, hands-on courses combine both theory and practice and many offer integrated work placements.
  • Students take these essential skills into their chosen career.

Small Class Sizes

  • Students will not get lost in the crowd.
  • Lecturers know their students by name, not just a number.
  • Largest tutorial class size is no more than 30 students.

Access to lecturers

  • LIT campuses are a tightly knit community of learners
  • Easy and informal access to lecturers on campus
  • Scheduled meetings with lecturers easy to organise.


  • LIT graduates are highly employable, over 95% of our graduates are employed or in further study.
  • Graduates possess the necessary skills and experience employers seek


  • Limerick is an up-and-coming city with a growing cultural scene but it is still one of the most affordable cities to live in the country with rents up to 42% lower than other Irish cities.
  • Regional locations also offer affordable accommodation.