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Is Psychology The Right Choice for You? Read Leanne's Advice

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 24 June 2020
After completing her Leaving Certificate in 2015, Leanne Kelly felt that going straight to college was the right thing for her. However, she soon realised that joining a course she was unsure of in a big college wasn't working for her so she took a break from studying before starting her psychology journey at NCI in 2017. At that stage, she knew she had made a step in the right direction.
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Marketing Students Expertly Showcase eCommerce Projects Virtually While in Lockdown

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 03 June 2020
Having a project which involves building an online business on your CV as a marketing graduate about to enter the workforce is a powerful thing. At this point, graduates will have completed minimal work experience and having a project of this calibre under their belt can make them stand out from the crowd when applying for entry-level positions and boost their employability.
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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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How Studying Marketing at NCI Helped Me Find My Passion

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 14 February 2020
Gaining a qualification in marketing can be your passport to a career in a variety of areas, whether you’re interested in digital marketing, brand management, market research, sales or product development.
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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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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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The Benefits of Attending a College Open Day

Posted by Gerard McQuillan on 16 December 2015
College open days are a great way to find out more about your prospective course and college. We recently held our full time open day and amongst all the fun and games, sat down with some perspective students to discover the benefits of attending a college open day.
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College Life: More Than A Qualification

Posted by Emma Henderson on 07 October 2015
At this time of year we turn the NCI blog over to our Students’ Union executive and ask them for some words of advice for our new students. Here, the 2015/2016 SU President, Robert Rodrigues, shares his thoughts on college life.
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NCI Peer Mentor Society Needs Your Help

Posted by Owen Barnes on 27 April 2015
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Job Magnets: A Degree in Computing

Posted by Owen Barnes on 09 March 2015
One of Ireland’s largest industries, the IT and computing market requires a constant flow of highly trained graduates with the necessary skillsets.
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