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Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) is an institute of higher education in Limerick, and one of 14 institutes that are members of the Institutes of Technology, Ireland (IOTI). LIT is the fourth largest IOT in Ireland, with more than 6000 full time and part time students and 500 staff.

Located on the banks of the River Shannon, Ireland's largest river and 15 minutes from Shannon International Airport, Limerick is Ireland's third largest city and the capital of the mid-west region.

Limerick Institute of Technology has five campuses and a learning centre across Limerick city, Tipperary and Clare. The main campus is located at Moylish Park, with two city centre campuses in Clare Street and Georges Quay in Limerick city. The LIT Tipperary School is based in the two Tipperary Campuses, in Thurles and Clonmel. The LIT Ennis Learning Centre is based in the museum in Ennis town centre.

LIT offers a wide range of programmes across a number of disciplines all geared to today’s employment and enterprise needs; its research income is one of the fastest growing among Institutes of Technologies in Ireland; its campuses in Limerick as well as Tipperary have some of the most up-to-date facilities and the Institute is renowned for success both academically and in the sporting arena.

LIT offers courses at Level 6 (certificate) through to Level 10 (PhD) while also catering for craft apprentices and adult and continuing education.

The term “Active Learning” is used to describe its educational philosophy. Active learning is hands-on learning; not just learning the theory, but experiencing the practical side of one’s chosen field.

LIT was awarded the Sunday Times Institute of Technology of the Year in 2008 and 2013 by the Sunday Times University Guide.