IADT welcomes government funding to explore potential for Creative Arts University
IADT has welcomed the announcement by the HEA and the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris T.D. which confirmed that the institute will receive seed funding via the Technological Universities Transformation Fund (TUTF).
This funding will examine the viability and sustainability of establishing a National University of Creative Arts with one year exploratory funding and support from the HEA.
President of IADT, David Smith remarked, “Securing funding from the Technological University Transformation Fund will allow IADT to explore the potential and viability of a National University of the Creative Arts”.
“This is a significant endorsement of IADT’s standing within the creative and cultural sector and Higher Education. We accept the responsibility of leading and exploring the potential of a national University committed and dedicated to the advancement of Creative Arts + Media education”.