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Season's Greetings from all of us at National College of Ireland

Posted by Emma Henderson on 16 December 2016
We’ve decked the halls, the carols are playing and the students have finished their second semester. Christmas is almost upon us once more, and all that’s left is for us to wish all of our friends, students, alumni and the entire NCI community a very merry Christmas and a happy new year, and to thank you for your continued support.
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Young People of Dublin’s Inner City Speak Out On Community Challenges

Posted by Emma Henderson on 15 December 2016
Recent violence in Dublin’s North Inner City has led to the establishment of a Ministerial Taskforce charged with supporting the community to deal with the present situation and work together to envision and plan for a better future.
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How to get really, really good at managing your time

Posted by Emma Henderson on 09 December 2016
As anyone who comes back to college as a working adult will know, becoming an excellent time manager is an often unexpected benefit. But it can feel like a baptism of fire, as the demands of your work, home life and studies all cry out for your attention and pull you in different directions at once.
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Studying part-time as a working mother: Grainne’s story (and her top 10 tips!)

Posted by Emma Henderson on 08 December 2016
“I had been thinking about going back to college to do an MBA for quite some time. I put it off at first because I was concerned about managing my studies with my work schedule, and with my family life. After I had my first baby, these concerns were even stronger. I was also worried about fitting in with my classmates and concerned I didn’t have as much work experience as they had.
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Getting ready to go back to college as a working adult: top tips!

Posted by Emma Henderson on 05 December 2016
We’ve looked at some very good reasons for going back to college, addressed some questions you should ask before you choose your course and talked about why we want you to choose NCI as your educational partner. Let’s assume your mind’s made up. Now what?!
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10 Reasons To Start Your Studies in January

Posted by Emma Henderson on 02 December 2016
The January 2020 intake at National College of Ireland offers you the chance to begin your studies in – you guessed it – January, instead of waiting until the following September. There are many reasons for people to take advantage of this January entry; see how many of these resonate with you:
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Leadership in the Not-for-Profit Sector: A Guest Post from Quality Matters

Posted by Emma Henderson on 29 November 2016
Is being a senior manager or leader in the non-profit sector a good job? If you ask 10 not-for-profit leaders whether theirs is a great job, what are they likely to say?
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Thousands of Students Celebrate Success at NCI’s Annual Graduation

Posted by Emma Henderson on 21 November 2016
Last Friday, 18th November, was the annual graduation day for National College of Ireland. Held in the Dublin Convention Centre, 2013 students graduated from 81 qualifications in full and part-time courses in business, computing, psychology, finance, accounting, marketing and HR. Over two ceremonies, 634 undergraduate awards were conferred, and 1369 post–graduate awards, in front of family and friends. Check out the photographs on the NCI Facebook page! 
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To NCI’s Graduating Class of 2016 #NCIGrad2016

Posted by Emma Henderson on 18 November 2016
Graduation is our favourite day in the college calendar. Colette Darcy, our Vice Dean of the School of Business, likened it to Christmas – and she wasn’t kidding. It’s a day to celebrate the success and achievements of our students, who we have watched develop and progress throughout their time with us.  Enjoy these messages from NCI’s lecturers and staff, and don’t forget: you’ll always be part of the NCI family. Make sure you stay in touch!
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Citi upStart is launched at National College of Ireland

Posted by Emma Henderson on 07 November 2016
Pictured: John Fleming (Citi), Anu Sahni (NCI), Michelle O’Hagan (Citi), Horacio Gonzalez-Velez (NCI), Victor del Rosal (NCI)
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