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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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6 Things to Do While Studying in Dublin

Posted by Owen Barnes on 16 February 2015
NCI gives to you 6 great ideas for fun days out while you're studying in Dublin. The Pale is a funny place when you first arrive, but there are a huge amount of benefits to studying in Dublin. Firstly, it doesn't matter if you are an undergraduate student, a part of a Springboard course or studying abroad, these tips are universal.
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Insight into Accountancy: Stephen’s Story

Posted by Emma Henderson on 02 February 2015
Do you want to start a career in Accounting and Finance? NCI can help!
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Open Days to Remember at National College of Ireland

Posted by Emma Henderson on 03 November 2014
Today's Irish Independent carried a lovely piece about our College Open Days in Dublin "This year’s Open Days at National College of Ireland promise to be not only educational, but a whole heap of fun. 
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NCISU Supports The "NOH8" Campaign

Posted by Owen Barnes on 29 October 2014
Last week, NCI’s SU voiced its support for NOH8 campaign as part of the college’s Equality Week. Our student’s welfare is at the heart of NCI's beliefs. The NOH8 Campaign is a charitable organisation in the United States whose mission is to promote marriage, gender and human equality. Unlike traditional charitable movements, NOH8 greatly relies on social media, visual protests, and, in particular, user-generated content to spread its simple message – gay rights are human rights, people are people. 
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Top 10 Tips for College Life with NCISU

Posted by Owen Barnes on 28 October 2014
SU President James Duffy and Clubs and Societies Officer Patrick Erhard give new or prospective students the lowdown on getting the most out of student life. Here, James and Paddy, NCI’s SU President and Clubs and Socs Officer, share their top ten tips for making the most of your student experience during a full-time undergraduate course. 
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Careers: The 10 CV Commandments That Will Get You To That Interview

Posted by Emma Henderson on 14 October 2014
National College of Ireland is, once again, ranked best for jobs in the Sunday Times annual league tables, The Good University Guide. The college’s award-winning Careers Development and Employability Service is second-to-none, with CV advice being a much utilised facility.  Caroline Kennedy, Careers Officer with National College of Ireland (pictured centre, above, with the rest of the Careers Team) has the following advice for creating a CV: “Your CV is your personal sales brochure and should be tailored to the requirements of the position you are applying for. It is one of the most important documents you will write in your professional life and has only one purpose – to get you an interview.”
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