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Master's Edge Scholarship: Sean's Postgrad Story

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 09 June 2021
After studying the BA (Honours) in Marketing Practice at NCI, Sean Dolan decided to continue his studies to postgraduate level by undertaking the MSc in Marketing with the help of NCI's Master's Edge Scholarship which offers NCI students or alumni a 50% discount on course fees for full-time, postgraduate programmes. Visit our Master's Edge Scholarship page to apply.
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An End of Term Message From NCISU President Dajana Sinik

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 08 June 2021
Dear Students, For one final time I would like to congratulate you on completing a uniquely challenging year. Throughout the last twelve months, you’ve shown great determination, resilience, and patience while we navigated unknown and ever-changing territory – a test for all humanity. As we come to the end of your term and at the end of mine, I want to thank you for electing me for two consecutive years to represent you as President of NCISU.
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NCI Computing Graduates Shine on Citi's Graduate Programme

Posted by Emily Ferns on 01 June 2021
This week sees the celebration of NCI’s Technology Transfer Project Showcase. Project Showcase is the launch pad from which final-year computing students progress into their careers. This year’s gold sponsor of Project Showcase, Citi, has a competitive graduate programme that allows successful students to begin their careers gaining experience within a large, multinational organisation.
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Project Showcase: A Golden Partnership Between NCI & Citi

Posted by Emily Ferns on 28 May 2021
NCI’s Technology Transfer Project Showcase is an opportunity for final-year computing students to present the projects they have worked on throughout their last year of college to industry professionals, recruiters, and academics. It’s an important event for students seeking graduate employment, and a chance to celebrate the culmination of four years of hard work.
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Sports Scholarship: Meet NCI Scholars Kasia and Ethan

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 21 May 2021
Did you know that our Sports Scholarship covers a range of sports, not just football and basketball? Psychology student Kasia is a showjumper while Human Resource Management student Ethan is a competitive golfer. As sports scholars, both Kasia and Ethan enjoy a range of benefits including:
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Early Childhood Education & Care: A Rewarding Profession

Posted by Teresa Murray on 19 May 2021
2021 sees National College of Ireland extending its long-established and highly reputed BA (Honours) in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC), currently delivered as an evening course, to also offer the programme through daytime delivery to CAO applicants.
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Studying Online: An International Student's Perspective

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 13 May 2021
International student ambassador, Gantsetseg Otgonsuren, never imagined she would transition to studying online when she started the BA (Hons) in Human Resource Management at NCI.
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Career Focus: A Day In The Life of A TQS Engineer

Posted by Sarah O'Neill, TQS on 30 April 2021
A viewpoint from one of the many promising career paths in the field of Data Science by Sarah O'Neill, Senior Consultant at TQS Firstly, a little about me... My name is Sarah and I have worked with TQS Integration for the last 3 years. I am fortunate enough to work with a team of brilliant people - our team is called ‘Pod Almighty’.
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How To Get Your Head Around Fintech

Posted by Teresa Murray on 23 April 2021
In one way, Fintech is the easiest of the newer computing buzzwords to explain, as it is simply a portmanteau that combines FINance with TECHnology to make a new word: Fintech. The word first began to be used in the early 1990s, as an abbreviation for Citi’s initiative: Financial Services Technology Consortium, though the move towards understanding the possible impact Technology could have on Finance began as early as the 1980s.
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Follow Us From Darkness into Light on 8th May to Support Pieta

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 12 April 2021
NCI is supporting ‘Darkness into Light’ which will take place virtually at Sunrise on Saturday 8th May Many students and staff are already keen supporters of this popular event but we are hoping to get more of our NCI community involved this year to shine a light on this fantastic cause. Unfortunately, we can't gather together in the usual Darkness into Light venues but we can still put on that yellow t-shirt and take part in a location that suits you. 
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