NCI Blog

5 Reasons You Should Attend Our FREE Leaving Cert Revision Sessions

Posted by Conor Sisk on 14 March 2024
Calling all Leaving Certificate Students! You’ve completed your mocks, you’ve been studying hard, and you are now just a few weeks away from the main event. It can be a nerve-wracking time but just remember, you got this!
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Insights into Studying Data Science at NCI: Niamh's Story

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 26 June 2023
In this blog post, Niamh Daly shares her journey studying the BSc (Honours) in Data Science at National College of Ireland. She recalls her interest in data analysis from a young age, how she learned NCI's course was a perfect fit for her as well as he experience completing her work placement with Dell Technologies. Finally, Niamh discusses her final year project which focuses on the impact of the weather on Formula One and won the overall prize at the Computing Project Showcase recently.
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Available Places: Another Chance to Study at NCI in September

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 05 August 2022
Missed the CAO deadline or you're unhappy with your previous course choices? You still have a chance to attend NCI this September through the Available Places facility! Further information can be found on our Available Places hub.
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The Benefits of Attending a College Open Day

Posted by Gerard McQuillan on 16 December 2015
College open days are a great way to find out more about your prospective course and college. We recently held our full time open day and amongst all the fun and games, sat down with some perspective students to discover the benefits of attending a college open day.
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How to apply to CAO: 6 Top Tips

Posted by Deryck Tormey on 02 November 2015
How to apply to college through the CAO: 6 Top Tips It's coming to that time of year, where you have to make your choices about going to college; but before you do, check out our 6 top tips for applying to the CAO.
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Disappointed with your Leaving Cert Results? You Still Have Lots of Options

Posted by Robert Ward on 13 August 2014
NCI’s Rob Ward shares his advice on what to do if your points don’t add up to what you’d hoped for. It’s Leaving Cert results day and emotions are high. There are people who are celebrating and there are people who are wondering what went wrong. Whatever camp you’re in, know this: it will be ok.
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Junior and Leaving Cert Exam Tips and Tricks

Posted by Emma Henderson on 04 June 2014
Advice for Parents and Students With the Leaving and Junior Cert exams in full swing over the next three weeks, the pressure is on for both students and their families. We’ve put together our top tips to help you sort out your exam strategy and maximise your marks!
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Advice for Parents and Students Ahead of Leaving Cert Results Day

Posted by Emily Ferns on 12 August 2013
With Leaving Cert results right around the corner our School Liaison Officer has some advice for parents and students. 14th August is D-Day for the Leaving Certificate results and, although it’s often a day of great celebration, exam results can also be a stressful time – for both parents and leaving cert students. Deryck Tormey, School Liaison Officer with National College of Ireland, has some advice ahead of the big day.
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Applying To College Through The CAO

Posted by Emily Ferns on 31 January 2013
Are you, or is anyone you know, applying to college this year? You are probably aware that the closing date for applications is February 1st (check out some other key CAO dates here), but you may have other questions about applying to college through the CAO, which we have attempted to answer here.
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