NCI Blog

Entrepreneurship Stories: NCI Alumni Who Started Their Own Businesses

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 28 July 2021
Believe it or not, many successful businesses began during economic crises by recognising a new demand and establishing a product or service which meets that need. While there isn’t a perfect time to start a new business, persevering and pivoting into in-demand industries can be the difference between the success or failure of a new business venture.
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Breaking Barriers: Laura’s Path to Tech Leadership

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 26 March 2021
When NCI graduate Laura Buckley selected the BSc (Honours) in Technology Management as her top choice on her CAO form, she didn’t know which aspect of the course she would enjoy more; business or technology. Her talent for the business and IT management subjects soon became evident and, equipped with a solid foundation in computing and a focus on business management, Laura set her sights on becoming a leader in the technological/agile project space.
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5 NCI Women to Celebrate this International Women’s Day

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 08 March 2021
International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world today, Monday 8th March. It’s a day to celebrate women’s achievements, to raise awareness of gender bias and to work together towards a gender equal world. The 2021 theme “Choose to Challenge” brings these aims together by asking us to raise our hands high to show our support and commitment to calling out inequality to help create an inclusive world.
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From Rugby to Cybersecurity: Opening New Career Opportunities with NCI

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 29 September 2020
While rugby is a demanding sport, Ireland Men’s Sevens player Ian Fitzpatrick set himself another challenge last year; to gain a qualification in cybersecurity from National College of Ireland.
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How Studying Marketing at NCI Helped Me Find My Passion

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 14 February 2020
Gaining a qualification in marketing can be your passport to a career in a variety of areas, whether you’re interested in digital marketing, brand management, market research, sales or product development.
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Designer Shoes & Artificial Intelligence: Cathy's Project

Posted by Teresa Murray on 13 November 2019
Cathy Dunne, who graduated with the MSc in Data Analytics from NCI this year, started her higher education studying French and Maths, before transferring to Economics.
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Considering a Career Change? Hear Data Analyst Darren's Success Story

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 13 September 2019
Higher Diploma in Science in Data Analytics graduate, Darren Malone, shares his experience of studying at National College of Ireland through the Springboard+ scheme along with his advice for anyone considering a career change.
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To NCI’s Graduating Class of 2018 #NCIGrad2018

Posted by Emilia Krysztofiak on 07 November 2018
On November 22nd 2018, another class will celebrate their academic achievements by formally graduating from National College of Ireland. This marks a significant accomplishment to everyone involved. You should honour it and give yourself the credit you deserve, you are living proof that hard work and dedication pays off. 
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'I'm living proof' - real students, real testimonials

Posted by Robert Ward on 02 July 2018
With almost 6,000 students, more than 70 courses, thousands of personal stories and dozens of reasons to study; the Marketing Team at NCI was faced with a question: 
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