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Discover University

Discover University aims to give young people the opportunity to experience a taste of life at NCI and to see College as part of their future.

This six day summer programme is for students in 2nd, 4th and 5th year and involves learning through fun and exciting projects. Students also get a taste of our core subject areas of Business, Marketing, and Computing, along with visits to exciting and innovative companies in the Docklands area, to show how higher education translates into the working world.

Students will complete a project as part of Citrus Saturday to encourage the development of basic business and life skills. Citrus Saturday is an experimental learning programme developed by University College London, aimed at teaching entrepreneurship and enterprise skills to young people around the world. Participants create a lemonade product, brand it and sell it to the public and then keep the profits from their work.

The programme finishes with a Graduation Ceremony and BBQ for the students, their parents and invited guests to celebrate their achievements. The project work from the week is also displayed.


2017 Programme Details:

Student Induction: Tuesday 13th June from 1-4pm

Dates: Wednesday 14th - Wednesday 21st June 2017 (excluding the weekend)

Times: 10-4pm each day

Location: National College of Ireland Campus, Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1

Cost: Free of charge

Please telephone Lucy Kinghan on 01 4498626 if you need any further information.

Applying for Discover University

To apply to the programme please complete the online application form. Please note that places are limited so a place is not guaranteed until you receive a confirmation. 

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