NCI Blog

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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10 Big Reasons Why You Should Consider Studying Data Science

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 24 April 2020
Data science is a relatively new and emerging field. As it’s not a well-known study area, it causes uncertainty for second-level students who are considering their college options and applying for courses through the CAO.
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Thinking About Studying Computing? Read Joshua’s Story…

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 31 January 2020
Computer science is one of the most popular areas of study worldwide. Those who complete the course are equipped with highly valuable skills in areas including website development, cybersecurity, games programming, artificial intelligence, data analytics and machine learning.
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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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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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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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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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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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