‘The vision has become a reality’: Ireland’s newest university officially launched by Simon Harris

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The South East Technological University (SETU) was officially launched by the Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris today.

This is now Ireland’s newest university with campuses across counties Carlow, Waterford and Wexford serving more than 18,000 students.
Prof Veronica Campbell, president of SETU, said 
“The creation of South East Technological University, our new university in the south east of Ireland, has the potential to be the single-most transformative initiative in the region in several generations,”
Cluster community member David Dempsey of Salesforce spoke of:
“The power of being able to become a Doctorate in the region I live in. SETU is a world-class centre of excellence, and the secret sauce is it’s a friendly campus.”
He continued to share:
“The timing of this is perfect as SETU is the well positioned to drive this world class innovation.” 

The financial services cluster community welcomes the ambitious vision the university has presented today. Encouragingly we note SETU have chosen to include #financialservices sector as a specialisation and we perfectly positioned to partner with Irelands newest university.

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