Saturday 19 January 2019

IT Sligo offering free field day

IT Sligo is hosting an exciting Field Day for people who are interested in finding out more about a career in Environmental Science.

Activities on the day will include a visit to near-by sites of geological interest, water quality assessment and soil sampling.

The free event will be held at IT Sligo Saturday, April 14 from 1pm to 5pm and is being hosted by the Department of Environmental Science.

The Field Day will be of particular interest to those considering studying Environmental Science at IT Sligo.

Dr Frances Lucy, Head of Department of Environmental Science said the Field Day is ideal for anyone interested in Environmental Science degrees.

"The day will be run by our experienced lecturing staff who will get the students involved in hands-on field work.

"It is a real taster day for our well-recognised Environmental Science degrees.

"If you are enjoying geography and biology at school, this event is for you.

"Our graduates are walking straight into well paid jobs in both the public and private sector.

"For students who likes a mix of indoor and outdoor life, this is a great career path involving field work, lots of technology and never a boring day".

Although the event is free, places are limited so booking is essential.

Participants are required to wear warm, waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear. Please bring along wellies, sunscreen and a packed lunch.

To book a place, contact Dr Frances Lucy at by April 12.

For more information on the Field Day see

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