NCI Blog

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.
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No problem is too big or too small

Posted by Emilia Krysztofiak on 09 May 2018
Here at NCI, we realise that college life can sometimes get a bit stressful. The reasons for this can range from a heavy workload and deadlines, to personal difficulties. During college hours every student of NCI can avail of our Counselling Service, which provides an opportunity to discuss any difficulties they may be experiencing with a qualified person. However, what happens outside college hours?
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Dyslexia Awareness Week: Let's Focus on Abilities

Posted by Catherine Elliott on 05 October 2016
This week marks European Dyslexia Awareness week. Dyslexia is the label given to a learning difference that one in ten people have been diagnosed with. It affects the fluency and accuracy of reading and spelling. Beyond this though, the less visible difficulties lie with information processing, working memory and the speed of retrieval of information.
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NCI Peer Mentor Society Needs Your Help

Posted by Owen Barnes on 27 April 2015
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5 Amazing Individuals Who Returned to Education

Posted by Emma Henderson on 06 October 2014
Committing to part-time study is a big decision – but consider how much you might achieve and how your life might change for the better. If you are considering part-time study or coming back as a mature student, you might be inspired by these stories of students who came back to college later in life.
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What Student Supports Are Available at National College of Ireland?

Posted by Emma Henderson on 18 August 2014
Karen Mooney and Jonathan Lynch from the Student Support team outline some of NCI’s support services National College of Ireland offers a very supportive learning environment with a wide range of supports and a dedicated Student Support team, who are happy to help with any assistance you might require throughout your time with us. We are available for students to drop in and have a chat about what help they may need and we will ensure you are given access to whatever support you may require. Below are some of the specific supports available
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Careers Service for International Students at NCI

Posted by Emma Henderson on 23 June 2014
Watch our short video or read about the careers support we offer students from India, China, Brazil and more. Interested in studying in Ireland? Wondering what help you can expect from National College of Ireland? In addition to our range of international scholarships and dedicated international office, we also provide a bespoke Careers Service for international students.  The service is provided through the NCI Career Development & Employability Office, who won the AHECS ‘Excellence in Employability Award’ in both 2013 and 2014.  To assist you to develop and achieve your career goals, the Careers Office provides a suite of services, which include:
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Microsoft Office Software – Now free to download for NCI students!

Posted by Emily Ferns on 29 January 2014
NCI’s IT Department is delighted to announce a new service via Microsoft’s Office 365 Suite. Microsoft Office Software is now available for registered full and part-time students to install on personal PCs/Laptops/Macs, free of charge! Under the license agreement, students are entitled to install the software on up to 5 different devices. For more information, please refer to MyNCIStudent*
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Stress Management Tips For Students

Posted by Emily Ferns on 07 May 2013
The sun is shining, and that can only mean one thing – exam time has rolled around again. NCI counsellor Mary Keating has some advice on stress management that can stop you feeling overwhelmed at this challenging time.
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Stressed Out or Anxious? Please Talk!

Posted by Emily Ferns on 11 April 2013
NCI Lecturers David Joyce and Stephan Weibelzahl (pictured) recently published an article in the Irish Times around encouraging help-seeking for people suffering from psychological distress.
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