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6 Benefits of Studying Abroad from an International Student

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 23 March 2020
MSc in Cloud Computing student, Surya Kumar Govindan, is currently studying abroad for the first time. Originally from India, Surya says that it was his long-term dream to study abroad and his desire to progress his cloud computing knowledge led him to choose Ireland and National College of Ireland where he is currently an international student ambassador. In this blog post, Surya shares his experience studying away from home and the benefits it can provide.
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'One of the Best Decisions' - Why Pratik Loves Living in Dublin

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 28 February 2020
Currently studying the MSc in Management at National College of Ireland, Education in Ireland and NCI International Student Ambassador Pratik Hublikar shares some reasons why he loves living in Ireland's capital.
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Introducing NCI's International Student Ambassadors

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 28 January 2020
Say hello to our International Student Ambassadors; Nurudeen, Yuan, Pratik and Surya! We are delighted to share their stories and experiences here on the NCI blog over the coming months as they progress through their degrees at both undergraduate and postgraduate level with us at National College of Ireland.
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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? 
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The meaning of Diwali

Posted by Emilia Krysztofiak on 17 October 2017
    'Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization' Mahatma Gandhi Studying in a diverse college such as NCI, which has over 50 different nationalities represented on campus, gives you a lot of opportunities to discover other cultures. It prepares you for the world after graduation where you may be faced with working with people from other cultural backgrounds which you might have not experienced before.
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14 Fabulous Things To Do For Free in Dublin

Posted by Emma Henderson on 27 September 2016
Stretch that student budget with these recommendations from National College of Ireland for interesting things to see and do in Dublin – without spending a penny. From cultural attractions to national landmarks to fitness pursuits – along with a few recommendations that are off the beaten track - there should be something here to suit all tastes. Because the best things in life are free…
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An International Student's Guide to Dublin

Posted by Gerard McQuillan on 29 August 2016
Are you an international student considering Ireland as a destination for your studies? If you answered yes then I’m sure there are plenty of questions you need answered – like how much money will I need? What accommodation options are available? How do I travel to Dublin?
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Holi Festival at NCI

Posted by Gerard McQuillan on 15 April 2016
Students and staff alike recently celebrated Holi – the festival of colours at NCI.  Celebrated on the last full moon day of the lunar month, Holi is an ancient festival that signifies the beginning of spring and the end of winter.
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NCI Students Host an Indian Tea Party

Posted by Gerard McQuillan on 04 March 2016
NCI Students Abhisek Venkatakrishna and Lauren Fitzpatrick recently hosted an Indian Tea party as part of the 100 minds fundraising campaign.
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From India to NCI to Amazon: Aryan’s Story

Posted by Gerard McQuillan on 17 February 2016
Aryan Bansel is a graduate of the MSc in Cloud Computing at National College of Ireland, currently working at Amazon. Originally from India, Aryan began his studies at NCI in September 2014.
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