NCI Blog

10 Ways Returning to Education Can Advance Your Career

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 31 July 2020
Making the decision to return to education is an important one that will have a significant impact on your life. It’s a considerable commitment, particularly if you choose to study part-time in the evening while working during the day, but the sacrifices you make while studying will be rewarded in the long-term when you reach your career goals.
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Did You Know You Can Study Computing for Free at NCI?

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 29 June 2020
The Government recently announced 17,000 free and subsidised higher education places under both Springboard+ and Human Capital Initiative (HCI) which includes a number of specialised computing courses in data analytics, cybersecurity, cloud computing, software development, blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning at NCI.
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30% Club Scholarship: Joanna's Data Analytics Journey

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 28 April 2020
The 30% Club is a campaign group with a single goal; to achieve better gender balance at all levels in business. One way the group strives to increase gender diversity in Irish businesses is by partnering with third-level institutions to offer scholarship programmes.
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NCI Business Students Go The Extra Mile for GOAL

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 17 December 2019
Students in NCI’s School of Business are progressively challenged throughout their time studying with us to enhance their learning experience.
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Designer Shoes & Artificial Intelligence: Cathy's Project

Posted by Teresa Murray on 13 November 2019
Cathy Dunne, who graduated with the MSc in Data Analytics from NCI this year, started her higher education studying French and Maths, before transferring to Economics.
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Considering a Career Change? Hear Data Analyst Darren's Success Story

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 13 September 2019
Higher Diploma in Science in Data Analytics graduate, Darren Malone, shares his experience of studying at National College of Ireland through the Springboard+ scheme along with his advice for anyone considering a career change.
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Why Attend A College Open Evening?

Posted by Emma Henderson on 10 May 2019
Studying part-time delivers great benefits, but it’s not a decision to be taken lightly. Upgrading your qualifications can assist you in changing careers or moving up the ladder, but it will require short-term sacrifices.
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30% Club Scholarship: Danielle's Story

Posted by Teresa Murray on 26 April 2019
The 30% Club aims for better gender balance at all levels of organisations, and empowers women to take on leadership roles in many ways, including partnering with third-level institutes to promote women engaging at master’s level.
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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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Part-time student, full-time parent: coping with that end-of-summer panic

Posted by Teresa Murray on 23 August 2018
As August reaches an end, the frantic madness of getting children back to school sets in, which must be dealt with at the same time as summer camps close their doors, and children are at home all day.
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