|September 2019 – December 2020
||September 1, 2018
|January 2020 – June 2020
||January 1, 2019
|September 2020 – December 2020
||September 1, 2019
|January 2021 – June 2021
||January 1, 2020
|September 2021– December 2021
||September 1, 2020
|January 2022 – June 1, 2022
||January 1, 2021
Full details of the visa requirements can be found on the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service website. There is a special section devoted to Student Visa Guidelines which explains the documentation which must be provided.
Allow a minimum of 8 weeks for a visa application to be processed. Applications can be tracked on the INIS website by entering the visa reference number given.
If a non-EU student wishes to return home or travel outside Ireland during their studies, a re-entry visa is required. This can only be obtained from the GNIB office in Burgh Quay in central Dublin. The cost is 150 Euro.
Tuition & Academic Fees:
Students will pay their regular Niagara College Tuition. Students are not required to pay the tuition of CIT. The only ‘additional’ academic expenses will be classroom materials such as textbooks.
CIT does not have its own campus accommodation. The Accommodation Office may be able to offer assistance/recommendations. Students can phone, call into the office or email for up to date lists and information. Cost of Accommodation is estimated at 100 – 200 Euro per month.
There are three main types of accommodation to choose from:
- Lodgings/Self Catering Lodgings.
- Where a student receives breakfast, evening meal and light supper.
- Shared Houses/Flats.
- A list of houses/rooms in houses is available throughout the year and this updated regularly and especially during the summer months. As there is a high demand for this type of accommodation, it is advisable to contact the Accommodation Office regularly for an updated list.
- Student Accommodation.
- There are a large number of student apartments in close proximity to the Institute. It is advisable to look into this option early in the intended Academic Year. Bookings should be made directly to the apartments.
Cost of Living:
||Estimated Cost (in Euro)
||100 per week
||65 per week
||85 per semester
||100 per month
International Student Society:
The aim of this Society is to bring International students together to experience the best of Ireland and to become familiar with the Irish culture, history and geography. It gives students of different nationalities the opportunity to meet each other and socialise with Irish students. With many organised events each year, ISS is a very sociable group of more than 150 members; who get together for parties, sporting activities and twice yearly for a weekend trip. In the past, they have organised weekend trips to Belfast and Galway and various nights and events out including Welcome, Halloween & Christmas Parties, bowling, pool tournaments and paintball. The Society also participates in the annual St Patrick’s Day Parade.