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Student Life

Welcome to student life in NCI! This will give you a flavour of the range of activities, both sports and social on offer to NCI students. The learning gained through involvement in extra-curricular activities is increasingly recognised in the professional environment and provides a valuable opportunity to acquire life skills such as team work, communication and time management. The dedicated Student Support and Students’ Union team organise a number of activities and events for students to pursue. The best way to fulfil college life is to encourage you to discover and explore existing opportunities and develop new interests.


National College of Ireland's impressive state of-the-art campus, which is 122,000 square feet and 5 storeys high, provides a range of excellent features and facilities:

  • A large 270 seater lecture theatre for College and public activities
  • State-of-the-art computer laboratories and large studio classrooms
  • Extensive lecture hall space with tiered lecture theatres
  • Large modern library with extensive IT facilities. It also includes seminar rooms, a public access information area for students, local community and local business. Network connection points and wireless connectivity throughout the campus
  • Excellent restaurant and student meeting room facilities
  • Student recreation and student meeting room facilities
  • A fully-equipped, state-of-the-art gym
  • NCI has adapted its premises to the needs of students with disabilities. Students should indicate the nature and degree of their requirements to the College in order to ensure that their needs can be catered for adequately.


NCI Offers

  • On-campus accommodation guaranteed for first year CAO students
  • Small classes
  • Highly qualified and experienced faculty and staff
  • Friendly, professional and supportive environment
  • State-of-the-art studio classrooms and learning facilities
  • Leading-edge computer laboratories
  • Excellent support facilities including: gym, restaurants and Early Learning Centre with childcare facilities. All these facilities are subsidised by the college.
  • Career planning and development service
  • Excellent sports, social and recreation facilities and a wide range of sports and social clubs

Get Involved

There are lots of great Clubs and Societies to get actively involved with on campus. Whether you are a sports enthusiast, share a special interest or enjoy being engaged in the community there will be an opportunity for all students to participate. Many students say that because NCI has an inviting student environment, the opportunity to get involved and make really close friends is an amazing part of their educational journey.

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