Letterkenny Institute of Technology is to benefit from a major multi-million euro extension.
It has been announced that LYIT is to receive funding as part of a €200 million nationwide investment from the Department of Education.
The announcement will also provide jobs at the campus during construction stage as well as create additional places for students in Letterkenny.
A multi-million euro expansion plan for Letterkenny Institute of Technology has been announced today.
As part of the extension LYIT will receive a new library and general education teaching building which will house a learning resource centre, IT and innovation laboratories, online learning delivery rooms and clasrooms.
The announcement is part of a €200 million PPP Programme for the higher education sector, with 11 campuses across the country to benefit from today’s funding announcement.
All proposals will be the subject of ongoing technical appraisal and economic analysis to ensure value for money is achieved.
In welcoming the news, Government Chief Whip, Minister Joe McHugh thanked Minsters Richard Bruton and Mitchell O’Connor for recognising the important role LYIT plays in the delivery of quality courses in the North West.