LYIT - Case Studies

Supporting Conor through Sport at LYIT

Conor ‘Shorty’ Dorrian’s Fun Day took place in Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) campus  on Tuesday 12 November, 2013 from 10am to 9pm.

LYIT Gaisce Society

The pictures above are from selling Thailand Crafts in aid of those in the  Garden of Eden - Camillan Social Center in Rayong, Thailand.

Mental Health week at LYIT: Let’s all ‘Chat for Change’

‘Mental Health Week’ took place at Letterkenny Institute of Technology from Monday 18 November to Wednesday 20 November, 2013. This event, organised by the Student Union Welfare Officer, Tanya Russell included a host of on- campus activities aimed at encouraging young people to ‘Chat for Change’. This event ran simultaneous to the Union of Students national campaign #moretalkmoreaction.

Volunteering at LYIT

Contact: Irene Heavey

LYIT students and staff have organised over 25 activities in 9 months for numerous different charities. There are a further 4 major charity events to come, including the North West 10K, Strictly Come Dancing, a student trip to Malawi with Habitat for Humanity, and a Campus to Campus cycle.

LYIT Garden of Eden and Camillian Social Centre Thailand Volunteer Project

Contact: Fiona Kelly, LYIT

On the 8th of June 2013 The Camillian Social Center Rayong, Thailand, welcomed a group of Irish volunteers from the Letterkenny Institute of Technology Gaisce Society. 

LYIT’s 15 students had come to work in the Garden of Eden Project and were accompanied by 3 of LYIT’s lecturers Florence Blake & Paul O’Sullivan and Alfie O'Doherty.

LYIT Civic Engagement & Simon Community North West Initiatives

Contact: Grainne Blaney, LYIT

As part of Civic Engagement Plans 2013 in the LYIT joined with the North West Simon Community to make homelessness and awareness of being homeless an issue for students and staff.
North West Simon Community is a not for profit organisation working with those at risk of homelessness in counties Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo.
Its mission is:

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