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News Digest - October 2017

31 Oct 2017

A busy month: lots of alumni news, ELI, Sunday Times Irish Good University Guide and much more

8 October, 2017 - The Sunday Times Irish Good University Guide 2018 

Learning & Earning  |  College profile (paywall)

NCI receives acknowledgment for its strong industry connections and joint-best in Ireland graduate employment rates. There is also a feature on the IFS apprenticeships (pictured below). Hard copy of the paper is available in the marketing office.

 

2 October, 2017 - HEA News

The Minister for Education and Skills launched the International Financial Services Apprenticeships on Friday 29th September in the National College of Ireland

Coverage of the FSI apprenticeships launch event in the college.

 

5 October, 2017 - Evening Echo (print edition only)

Ibec group offers two international apprenticeships

Coverage of the IFSapprenticeships.

 

31 October, 2017 - The Irish Times

Ask Brian: What are my employment options in the financial sector?

Coverage of the IFS Apprenticeships

 

17 October, 2017 - Science Foundation Ireland

Does your social media reveal who you really are? New research suggests it does!

SFI covers the publication of Dr Simon Caton's research in PLOSONE.

You can read the full paper, “Am I Who I Say I am? Unobtrusive Self-Representation and Personality Recognition on Facebook”, in The Public Library of Science ONE (PLOSONE)

 

22 October 2017 - The Sunday Times

Find your path with a foot in the door (paywall)

An article about internships, featuring great advice from NCI's very own Caroline Kennedy

 

17 October, 2017 - The Irish Times

Getting children off their devices and making cities more playful

Coverage of This Is A Playful Street - an event run by A Playful City on Sheriff Street in September - mentions the consultation role NCI played, ELI's specific facilitation of the organisers, as well as ELI's ongoing engagement with the community.

 

17 October, 2017 - The Leinster Leader (print edition only)

Local entrepreneur launches pilot study

Article about Oisín Hurley's Talk2MeMore app, and the study accompanying the development of the app, which will be run through ELI.

 

22 October, 2017 - The Leinster Leader

Newbridge entrepreneur seeks participants in research on new app to help toddlers' speech (paywall)

Article about Oisín Hurley's Talk2MeMore app, and the study accompanying the development of the app, which will be run through ELI.

 

17 October, 2017 - The Irish Times

Other institutions: All you need to know about Open Days

List, including NCI's full-time open days

 

24 October & 28 October, 2017 - The Meath Chronicle (print edition only)

Alzheimer Cafe

Notices of Glasnevin Alzheimer Cafe with guest speaker Dr Michelle Kelly, NCI.

 

17 October, 2017 - The Leinster Leader (print edition only) - ALUMNI IN THE NEWS

Top Award for Kildare town social entrepreneur

Karen Leigh, CEO and Founder of Sensational Kids, was named Social Enterprise Businesswoman of the Year at the Network Ireland Awards. Both articles refer to her Diploma in Management and Employee Relations from NCI.


18 October, 2017 - Drinks Industry Ireland (print edition only) - ALUMNI IN THE NEWS

Drinks Industry People

Patricia Callan has been appointed to the role of Director of the Alcohol Beverage Foundation of Ireland. The item mentions her Diploma in Employment Law from NCI.

 

24 October, 2017 - The Nationalist (print only) - NCI Student In The News

Head boy Keith is top student

Keith Hickey was awarded the Kilkenny Carlow Education and Training Board student of the year in Coláiste Aindriú. He is now a student in the School of Computing here at NCI.

 

19 October, 2017 - Sync NI

"It's a really exciting and interesting time to be working in Belfast" says Citi Senior Vice President Mark McCormack

A line in the article acknowledges the close working relationship Citi has with NCI

 

If there are any news stories about NCI that we have missed out on, do please email details to Teresa.

17 October, 2017 - The Leinster Leader (print edition only) - Alumna in the news

Top Award for Kildare town social entrepreneur

Karen Leigh, CEO and Founder of Sensational Kids, was named Social Enterprise Businesswoman of the Year at the Network Ireland Awards. Both articles refer to her Diploma in Management and Employee Relations from NCI.

17 October, 2017 - The Leinster Leader (print edition only) - Alumna in the news

Top Award for Kildare town social entrepreneur

Karen Leigh, CEO and Founder of Sensational Kids, was named Social Enterprise Businesswoman of the Year at the Network Ireland Awards. Both articles refer to her Diploma in Management and Employee Relations from NCI.

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