It'll be the fifth university of its kind in the country.
IT Carlow is going to form part of Ireland's next technological university.
It's been announced this afternoon a TU will be established in the south east in the 2021/22 academic year.
IT Carlow will merge with Waterford IT to become the fifth university of its kind in the country.
Junior Education Minister Niall Collins says it will be great for the south east:
President of the college, Dr. Patricia Mulcahy says the new institute will provide enhanced opportunities for people of the region: