HOTEL NEAR CORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
CIT or Cork Institute of Technology was recently named Sunday Times “Institute of Technology of the Year for 2016”. This was the 3rd time CIT had received this prestigious award and there is no wonder why…
CIT has 4 separate campuses in Cork including the main campus in Bishopstown, Crawford College of Art & Design, CIT Cork School of Music and the National Maritime College in Ringaskiddy. CIT offers an abundance of educational courses covering diverse subjects ranging from engineering, science, media, art and music and many more.
CIT ‘s main campus in Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, located approximately 15 minutes’ drive/18km from the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs, offers an impressive array of world-class sporting facilities including elite gym & weights room, astro turf, athletics tracks, tennis courts and playing pitches. CIT partakes at the highest level of competition amongst Ireland’s 3rd level institutions and in the world. As well as catering for the competitive athlete, CIT’s sports office organises a number of activities such as aerobics, circuit training, and ‘fit for life’ programmes.
The CIT, Bishopstown 80 acre campus also boasts the Rubicon Centre and The NIMBUS which is an incubation and research centre. These centres include excellent facilities for undergraduate programs for students of CIT. NIMBUS is CIT’s first research centre which is said to demonstrate CIT’s ability to translate their research into economic benefit.
The Crawford College of Art and Design campus is located in Cork City Centre on Sharman Crawford Street and has been educating students for over 200 years. The campus is located 10 minutes’ drive or 5km from Clayton Hotel Silver Springs. Graduates from this campus have become some of Ireland’s best designers, communicators, media designers and art educationalists.
Students of CIT Cork School of Music on Union Quay have received many national and international awards. This 5 story city centre building facilitates musical brilliance both locally and internationally. The building also boasts a 450 seated rehearsal hall for all students. CIT Cork School of Music is conveniently located less than a 10 minute drive or 4km from the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs.
The National Maritime College in Ringaskiddy opened in 2004 and provides intense training and education at the highest level for those who wish to train for Merchant Marines or the Irish Naval Service. The college has many up to date facilities such as stimulation equipment, fire-fighting training and bridge training.
Whether you are visiting one of CIT’s campuses or visiting a student in Cork who attends one of the institutions courses, Clayton Hotel Silver Springs is the perfect choice for your Cork stay. Check out one of our upcoming special offers.