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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? Or maybe you're applying for Available Places? 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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Creating Digital Stories with Children in Early Childhood Education Settings

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 02 June 2022
As part of the Centre for Education and Lifelong Learning at National College of Ireland’s Festival of Education and Lifelong Learning, a practice-based early childhood education seminar took place. This event focused on the opportunity digital storytelling represents as a pedagogical tool in early childhood education and Reflective practice in ECEC Educator preparation. Part one of the seminar, which focused on digital storytelling, was facilitated by Dr Marianne Undheim, Associate Professor and Lecturer at the University of Stavanger, Norway.
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CAO Advice: Why You Should Consider a Higher Certificate in Business

Posted by Teresa Murray on 07 March 2022
There are many reasons why someone would choose to do a Higher Certificate (Level 6) after Leaving Certificate, rather than go directly onto an Honours Degree (Level 8) course.
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10 Important Reasons Why You Should Study Marketing

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 28 February 2022
With billions of social media users globally, it’s not surprising that more and more people are considering studying marketing to build a career in this highly diverse area. That might be just one valid reason to study marketing, but there are numerous other factors that could influence your decision. CAO students can apply to join our BA (Honours) in Marketing Practice (NC020) through the CAO's Available Places facility. Find out more here.  Here are 10 reasons why studying marketing may be the right path for you.
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'Everyone's Journey is Different' - Kate's Alternative Entry Story

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 17 November 2021
When you finish secondary school, you do your Leaving Cert, get into college and jump into your career...right?!  NCI postgraduate student, Kate Morris, shares her story with us to demonstrate that education is not always about going from point A to point B. There may be some hurdles in the way and you may have to follow your gut by taking what feels like a step backwards, while always keeping in mind that everyone's path will be different.
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How Do NCI Marketing Students Become In-Demand Graduates?

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 18 June 2021
Final year BA (Honours) in Marketing Practice students developed their own online businesses during their final semester and showcased their brands to faculty and other members of the NCI community.
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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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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
National College of Ireland has extended its long-established and highly reputed BA (Honours) in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC), from evening delivery to also being offered as a daytime course to CAO applicants.
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Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway!

Posted by Teresa Murray on 05 November 2020
Katie Grassick is in her final year of an honour's degree in Human Resource Management at NCI. Recently, she qualified as a finalist in the Miss Dublin competition, which could lead to Miss Ireland, which could lead to Miss World! “To tell the truth,” says Katie, “I’m enjoying each step in the competition as I take it, and already feel like I’ve gained so much from it that, while I’d love to progress, it’s as much about the whole experience as it is about winning.”
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