NCI Blog

5 Ways to Prepare for Distance Learning When You Start College

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 22 July 2020
The start of the college year for new, undergraduate students this September will be like no other. Distance learning will continue at NCI for current and new students through semester one (subject to ongoing review) as online delivery of lectures will be a significant part of the timetable for the majority of students to ensure the safety of our learning community.
Read More

Is Psychology The Right Choice for You? Read Leanne's Advice

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 24 June 2020
After completing her Leaving Certificate in 2015, Leanne Kelly felt that going straight to college was the right thing for her. However, she soon realised that joining a course she was unsure of in a big college wasn't working for her so she took a break from studying before starting her psychology journey at NCI in 2017. At that stage, she knew she had made a step in the right direction.
Read More

Marketing Students Expertly Showcase eCommerce Projects Virtually While in Lockdown

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 03 June 2020
Having a project which involves building an online business on your CV as a marketing graduate about to enter the workforce is a powerful thing. At this point, graduates will have completed minimal work experience and having a project of this calibre under their belt can make them stand out from the crowd when applying for entry-level positions and boost their employability.
Read More

Announcing our Partnership with Specialisterne Ireland

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 12 August 2019
As the new academic term approaches, we are excited to announce that National College of Ireland has partnered with Specialisterne Ireland to promote and support the employability of autistic students and graduates of the college.
Read More

NCI Marketing Students Impress with their eCommerce Shopify Stores

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 12 July 2019
A new tradition was started at NCI with the inaugural Final Year Marketing Project Showcase event in collaboration with Shopify. Third year BA (Honours) in Marketing Practice students impressed attendees by presenting the outstanding brands they developed in groups as part of their capstone projects.
Read More

Spotlight on HRM: Priyanka's Experience Studying a Master's Degree at NCI

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 05 July 2019
Priyanka Athavale, MA in Human Resource Management student at National College of Ireland. Considering Human Resource Management as your chosen field of study? 
Read More

The last CAO advice

Posted by Emilia Krysztofiak on 31 January 2018
Last Saturday National College of Ireland’s School Liaison Officer, Karen Campbell, was interviewed on Dublin City FM about CAO / third-level options. We put together some key points from the interview below.
Read More

Did you know...? Some FAQs about NCI

Posted by Gerard McQuillan on 04 October 2016
It’s that time of year again when second and third level students are contemplating their future options. They have most likely already attended careers and jobs fairs and now, they are about to fill in their CAO forms.
Read More

The Benefits of Attending a College Open Day

Posted by Gerard McQuillan on 16 December 2015
College open days are a great way to find out more about your prospective course and college. We recently held our full time open day and amongst all the fun and games, sat down with some perspective students to discover the benefits of attending a college open day.
Read More

The Resurgence of Television Advertising: A Beast Reawakened?

Posted by Owen Barnes on 07 April 2015
Television advertising remains an important weapon in the arsenal of any marketer One of the first things you learn in a marketing course is the importance of a measured, balanced marketing mix. Revision of what is supposed to be common sense is an important facet of learning any discipline - pros do things until they can't get them wrong.  
Read More