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14 Fabulous Things To Do For Free in Dublin

Posted by Emma Henderson on 10 February 2023
Stretch that student budget with these recommendations from National College of Ireland for interesting things to see and do in Dublin – without spending a penny. From cultural attractions to national landmarks to fitness pursuits – along with a few recommendations that are off the beaten track - there should be something here to suit all tastes. Because the best things in life are free...
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Why Attend A College Open Evening?

Posted by Emma Henderson on 10 May 2019
Studying part-time delivers great benefits, but it’s not a decision to be taken lightly. Upgrading your qualifications can assist you in changing careers or moving up the ladder, but it will require short-term sacrifices.
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10 Signs You're Ready for an MBA

Posted by Emma Henderson on 25 March 2019
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3 Reasons To Further Your Education at NCI

Posted by Emma Henderson on 08 March 2017
This article first appeared in the Irish Independent Postgraduate Studies supplement in March 2017.
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Prize giving for final year students of NCI’s BA (Hons) in Business and BA (Hons) in HR

Posted by Emma Henderson on 02 March 2017
Congratulations to the final year students who were awarded prizes for their work on Strategic Management, including a strategic analysis on the Irish company Makers and Brothers as a live business case. Many thanks too to the two founders, Jonathan and Mark, who came in and watched all 34 presentations and read through the case studies – they were really impressed with the students’ work and enthusiasm, and kindly presented prizes to the winning teams on Wednesday 22nd February.
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Irish Survey of Student Engagement: national survey, local impact

Posted by Emma Henderson on 15 February 2017
This year’s Irish Survey of Student Engagement (ISSE) has gotten off to a flying start. Running from 6th February to 28th February here at National College of Ireland, almost 500 of our students have already had their say in the 2017 edition of this annual nationwide survey.
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We're Listening, We're Learning!

Posted by Emma Henderson on 06 February 2017
National College of Ireland is participating in this year’s Irish Survey of Student Engagement (ISSE) from today, Monday, February 6th, until Sunday, February 26th, 2017. Now in its fourth year, the survey is a nationwide opportunity for eligible students to have their say about their college experience.
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NCI Accounting Lecturer, Desmond Gibney, raises almost €6000 in 12-hour non-stop lecture. 

Posted by Emma Henderson on 25 January 2017
Desmond Gibney, an accounting lecturer from National College of Ireland, recently raised almost €6,000 for charity through a 12 hour non-stop lecture. The event was in memory of Eoin Fennessy, better known as Fenno, who graduated from NCI in 2004 and sadly passed away from a malignant brain tumour in 2016. Read more of Eoin’s story.
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Job-hunting this January? Read this first!

Posted by Emma Henderson on 04 January 2017
January is the most popular month for job-hunting, with career progression featuring on many a list of new year resolutions. And according to Monster, today, the first Wednesday of January, is traditionally the biggest job-search day of the entire year. With so much competition, it makes sense to put a special strategy in place - and National College of Ireland is here to help you do just that.
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5 Things To Do Before You Finish Work for Christmas

Posted by Emma Henderson on 19 December 2016
The Christmas countdown has started and we’re all relishing the thought of disabling our alarms and chasing all thoughts of deadlines and meetings away until the new year. The festive break is a time to unwind and spend time with family and friends, so we can return to work, recharged and refocused, in January.
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