NCI Blog

Insight into the Online Learning Experience at NCI

Posted by Teresa Murray on 17 August 2020
Many of our prospective students are curious about what online learning might look and feel like as they commence their college careers during a time of global pandemic, which limits the amount of on-campus time they can enjoy.
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How to Cope with the Transition to College in September

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 07 August 2020
Dee McKiernan, Senior Counselling Psychologist and Chartered Psychologist with PSI (Psychological Society of Ireland), manages the Student Counselling and Wellness Service at NCI. This support service works to ensure students get any help they might need with their academic, personal or professional difficulties during their time at NCI. Dee will work with new students who will be starting their third-level studies with us in September. She shares her top tips for coping with the transition to college life below.
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5 Ways to Prepare for Distance Learning When You Start College

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 22 July 2020
The start of the college year for new, undergraduate students this September will be like no other. Distance learning will continue at NCI for current and new students through semester one (subject to ongoing review) as online delivery of lectures will be a significant part of the timetable for the majority of students to ensure the safety of our learning community.
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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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