NCI Blog

A Message to Students from NCISU President, Dajana Sinik

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 22 May 2020
Dear Students, It has been my pleasure to represent you as your Students’ Union President, even through these extraordinary times. In the last 7 months, as a Union, we have applied an ‘open door’ policy, we maintained visibility, and we ensured that you were represented at every level in NCI and nationally.
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Living in the Time of COVID-19: A Message from NCI President Gina Quin

Posted by Teresa Murray on 16 April 2020
We are living in extraordinary times. Just over four weeks ago, all educational institutes were asked to close their doors to assist in containing the spread of COVID-19, and all our staff and students went home. The instruction came suddenly, we closed the same day as the Government announcement. But thanks to good continuity planning delivered through the hard work, cooperation and adaptability of staff and students, National College of Ireland was able to quickly move all its programmes to online delivery. At the same time, we were able to continue to provide access to library services, student services, academic support, disability support and our careers service, for all our learners.
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5 Useful Tips for Studying at Home While Social Distancing

Posted by Teresa Murray on 09 April 2020
Exam time usually comes just as the weather turns fine and it’s hard to resist the sunny temptation to be anywhere outside, rather than stuck inside studying. Heading into Summer 2020, students face very particular challenges. Because of COVID-19, you will not sit traditional exams, but alternative assessments, undertaken online to maintain social distancing.
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Toolkit for NCI Students Working from Home

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 26 March 2020
For the remainder of the college semester, face-to-face lectures and tutorials will not take place at National College of Ireland. However, many classes (along with dissertation supervision and final year project supervision) have transitioned to online delivery and the academic team are available to answer any queries you have during this time.
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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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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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Inventathon 2018: be part of a dream team

Posted by Teresa Murray on 13 April 2018
Entries to Inventathon have flooded in. The first challenge was to select the ten most promising ideas to bring forward to the mentorship and judging day on Wednesday April 18th. This was a very difficult job, as the standard of entry was so high. We ask all those who submitted ideas and didn't make the cut to come along and assist their classmates.
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Irish Survey of Student Engagement 2018 – ‘we value your voice’

Posted by Emilia Krysztofiak on 02 February 2018
 
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National College of Ireland Wins Citi upStart Final

Posted by Emily Ferns on 31 March 2017
Pictured: Victor del Rosal (NCI), John Fleming (Citi), Deveshi (NCI Codaline Team Leader), Anu Sahni (NCI), Petr Dementiev (Citi mentor for Codaline)
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Irish Survey of Student Engagement: national survey, local impact

Posted by Emma Henderson on 15 February 2017
This year’s Irish Survey of Student Engagement (ISSE) has gotten off to a flying start. Running from 6th February to 28th February here at National College of Ireland, almost 500 of our students have already had their say in the 2017 edition of this annual nationwide survey.
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