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What Does a A Career in Cybersecurity Look Like? NCI Graduates Share Their Stories

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 25 January 2023
It's the age old question: how do you know you want to work in a new or emerging field if you don't know what to expect? Technology subjects such as cybersecurity, data analytics, blockchain and artificial intelligence are not taught at second-level so anyone choosing to dive right into a third-level course in these specialist areas, whether it's a level 8 degree or a conversion course, likely won't have existing experience in these areas.
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Checklist for Studying Abroad in Ireland

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 15 December 2022
Is it your dream to study abroad one day? Is Ireland one of the destinations you’re considering for this journey? This guide will help you understand the steps you need to follow to make your dream come true!
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How to Transition to a Career in Tech: 5 Steps to Follow

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 29 November 2022
With so many changes in the workforce in recent years, including the shift to remote and hybrid working models, many professionals are seeking more flexible working arrangements. According to the CSO, 88% of those in employment who worked remotely during the pandemic would like to continue to do so, with 6 in 10 preferring a mix of remote and office work.
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5 Big Reasons Why You Should Get an MBA Degree

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 28 October 2022
An MBA or Master of Business Administration is synonymous with senior management leadership positions. At NCI, we think of an MBA as a ‘passport’ that can open up new career opportunities both in Ireland and internationally.
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Getting Ahead of the Game with Work Placement at L'Oréal

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 14 October 2022
One of the biggest things we at NCI pride ourselves on is that the College provides industry-oriented courses which offer a clear link between academia and business. Trinity's story exemplifies this focus as she takes us through the careers support she received during the application process right up to where she sees herself going next with L'Oréal, the company she is currently completing her work placement programme with.
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Dyslexia Awareness Week: Brian's Student Story

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 30 September 2022
As it's Dyslexia Awareness Week, we want to highlight that at NCI, we focus on abilities rather than difficulties which students with dyslexia may experience.
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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Postgraduate Business Programme

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 16 August 2022
Dr Paul Hanly, Associate Professor and Vice Dean of Postgraduate Studies at NCI’s School of Business, hosted a webinar sharing useful insights into studying a part-time postgraduate programme in business.
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Did You Know...? Some FAQs About NCI for CAO Students

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 11 August 2022
Are you beginning your journey to third-level education? If you're thinking about your college choices and filling in your CAO application, then you might be considering joining us at National College of Ireland which means you might have some questions for us! 
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Available Places: Another Chance to Study at NCI in September

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 05 August 2022
If you missed the CAO deadline or you're unhappy with your previous course choices, you can submit an application for Available Places on the CAO website. 
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Graduate Career Paths: What Can You Do With a Business Degree?

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 27 July 2022
Where can a business degree from National College of Ireland take you? With so many routes to career success, our award-winning Careers Team stays in touch with recent graduates to discover what their next steps are after finishing their undergraduate degree.
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