NCI Blog

Fintech and Badminton: How Barath Makes the Most of College Life

Posted by Brenda Meira de Azevedo on 24 May 2024
Have you made plans to study abroad? If so, make sure to join some of the clubs and societies available to you as these will enhance your experience as an international student. Getting involved in college life opens opportunities to build new skills and connect with a multicultural community.
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Studying Abroad in Ireland: Claudio's Welcome Programme Experience

Posted by Brenda Meira de Azevedo on 08 January 2024
Studying abroad can be both exciting and daunting. However, the International Welcome Programme is an excellent way to settle into student life at National College of Ireland as it will help you find your feet as you begin your academic studies in a new country. The programme provides valuable information, advice, and support to help new international students transition into life in Ireland.
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Top Tips for Balancing Sport and Study as a College Athlete

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 11 May 2023
NCI computing student Naglis Montvilas is a talented athlete who represents Team Ireland in Powerchair, a version of soccer played in over 30 countries using specially modified powerchairs and an oversized football. Naglis is taking part in the Powerchair Football World Cup in Australia in October 2023, it will be his fourth time representing Team Ireland. The team has created a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds to travel to Sydney. The money raised will go towards flights, accommodation, playing kits and equipment for the Powerchair Football team.
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14 Fabulous Things To Do For Free in Dublin

Posted by Emma Henderson on 10 February 2023
Stretch that student budget with these recommendations from National College of Ireland for interesting things to see and do in Dublin – without spending a penny. From cultural attractions to national landmarks to fitness pursuits – along with a few recommendations that are off the beaten track - there should be something here to suit all tastes. Because the best things in life are free...
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Dyslexia Awareness Week: Brian's Student Story

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 30 September 2022
As it's Dyslexia Awareness Week, we want to highlight that at NCI, we focus on abilities rather than difficulties which students with dyslexia may experience.
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7 Stress Management Tips for College Students

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 17 February 2022
Your college years will be filled with so many enriching experiences. You will make friends for life, join a mix of clubs and societies, attend educational and social events, and it will all lead up to the day you graduate with your classmates.
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Food Ideas for International College Students

Posted by Brenda Meira de Azevedo on 20 December 2021
Studying abroad is one of the most exciting experiences you will have in your life. You will learn about different cultures, get familiar with the weather and enjoy lots of food and new dishes. However, many international students who are visiting Ireland for the first time can worry about the availability of certain ingredients to make their traditional dishes.
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Top 5 Student Discounts in Dublin *Updated November 2023*

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 28 October 2021
Who loves a discount more than students? Attending college is a time when you may be working part-time along with trying to focus on your studies so your time is tight but so too are your finances.
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Marketing Practice: Rebecca's NCI Student Experience

Posted by Teresa Murray on 28 July 2021
Rebecca Redmond Trimble, who holds an honours degree in Marketing Practice from NCI, is now settled in Belfast, in preparation for undertaking her Master’s degree at Queens University. We asked her to share her NCI experience with us.
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CAO Students: Your Top Questions Answered

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 22 June 2021
As your CAO course choice is a big decision, we want make sure that you have all of the facts about choosing to study business, computing, early childhood education or psychology at National College of Ireland.
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