NCI Blog

Are you a Data Scientist in the making?

Posted by Teresa Murray on 15 March 2019
Data Scientist was named the best job for three years in a row by Glassdoor in the USA. Here in Ireland, the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs predict a demand for 21,000 additional professionals with high-level data science skills – so why not consider a degree in Data Science to future-proof your employability?
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Make your mark on NCI by participating in the National Student Survey 2019

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 11 March 2019
Listening to student feedback is a powerful way to inform change at National College of Ireland.
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Celebrating NCI President Gina Quin this International Women's Day

Posted by Teresa Murray on 08 March 2019
Of 24 Higher Education Institutes in Ireland, including universities, colleges and institutes of technology, only 5 have female leaders: Dr Patricia Mulcahy at IoT Carlow; Dr Annie Doonan at IADT; Dr Anne Taheny at St. Angela’s College; Dr Sarah Glennie at NCAD; and our own president of National College of Ireland, Gina Quin.
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National College of Ireland wins “Overall Excellence in Education” at the 2019 Education Awards

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 07 March 2019
The National College of Ireland team recently celebrated winning the prestigious award for “Overall Excellence in Education” at the Education Awards 2019. Along with winning the main prize on the night, the college also scooped “Best Marketing/Communications Team” and the “Career Impact Strategy” award.
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Is the BSc (Hons) in Technology Management the right course for you? Read Aoife's story...

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 08 February 2019
At National College of Ireland, we design courses to empower students to attain world-class qualifications, highly valuable and desirable skills and relevant industry experience to ensure our graduates have the opportunity to join a progressive company and build a successful long-term career.
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Fibonacci Day - a sequence to celebrate

Posted by Jonathan Lambert on 22 November 2018
The 23rd day of November is a special day for those among us that have a passion for number sequences. It has been named ‘Fibonacci Day’ after the 12th century mathematician Leonardo Pisano, a member of the Bonacci family. In particular, the naming of the day is due to the representation of the day in mm-dd calendar notation form, in this case 11-23, which represents the first four digits of the famed Fibonacci sequence.
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Channelling children's natural curiosity to STEM

Posted by Dr Meghan Marrero on 12 November 2018
Dr Meghan Marrero continues her guest blog, this week giving an insight into her work with young children and STEM education. Why STEM for young children?
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To NCI’s Graduating Class of 2018 #NCIGrad2018

Posted by Emilia Krysztofiak on 07 November 2018
On November 22nd 2018, another class will celebrate their academic achievements by formally graduating from National College of Ireland. This marks a significant accomplishment to everyone involved. You should honour it and give yourself the credit you deserve, you are living proof that hard work and dedication pays off. 
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Introducing Dr Meghan Marrero

Posted by Dr Meghan Marrero on 20 October 2018
We are delighted to welcome Dr Meghan Marrero to NCI. She has generously agreed to take the time to blog about her work here in Dublin, and we will be sharing regular updates with you on the NCI blog in the coming months.
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Balancing act: Marian's story

Posted by Emily Ferns on 06 September 2018
We believe our students are living proof of what can be achieved with a qualification from NCI, but they’re also proof that it’s possible to integrate student life into your existing working and personal life and get the balance right. Don't believe us? Read how Marian, current student of the MA in Human Resource Management, manages it all.
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