Graduation is a big day for celebration.  This is the time for our students to shine in front of friends and family and be proud of their success.  You have put in all the hard work and they have been there throughout your journey, supporting you all the way.  Some students may be ready to enter...

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        Aoife Brennan completed her Health Service Skills with Speech and Language Therapy Assistant at Portobello Institute in 2013/14. For Aoife, speech and Language therapy had always been a career option she wished to pursue. “Unfortunately, I didn’t get the points at Leaving...

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        For many considering a course in legal studies it is entry into the world of law. Legal Studies is generally a one year programme which provides students with an excellent base in law and is designed for those wishing to obtain a foundation in the core principles of Irish Law....

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          Sinead Frew graduated from DIT in 2013 with a BSc in Retail and Services Management. Her long term focus was ultimately to get into fashion buying. Initially, this proved difficult for Sinead who found Ireland to have a small and very competitive workforce pool within the retail...

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          Irene R, 34, has a bachelor degree in Foreign Language Teaching for Primary and Preschool in 2011. She has over 10 years experience working in education across childminding, preschool, primary school and English teaching. With much exposure to education she realised that she...

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          After five years of working as a primary school teacher in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Maria decided to move to Paris where she began working in a school. It was here she experienced Montessori education first hand. From that moment she knew she wanted to get trained in the...

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        Sport touches the lives of almost every person across Ireland with many playing sport, volunteering for sport, member of a sports club, or indeed attending sporting events. In Ireland, sport is a thriving sector supporting 40,000 jobs and as a nation we spend more than €2 billion on...

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          The makeup artistry industry is one that experiences constant growth, evolution and change and for many includes great benefits like travel, flexibility and glamour. Makeup artistry takes alot of hard work and dedication to perfect a person’s beauty. All takes time, commitment and...

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        Aoife completed her QQI Level 6 in Early Childhood with Portobello Institute in 2013. She knew she had always wanted to care for and teach young children. “This seemed like the obvious path for me.” After completing the level 6 course Aoife quickly became aware of the importance for...

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            Elizabeth McGrattan is a qualified nurse and while on her maternity leave from work made a decision to do something beneficial and creative for herself, and enrolled in a number of one day beauty workshops with Portobello Institute. Elizabeth decided to undertake 3 workshops...

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        Business is an extremely diverse profession with countless opportunity. Business graduates are generally in high demand, have transferrable skills with diverse career opportunities to work in any industry.  Business courses are among the most popular areas of study at third level...

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      From a very young age Elaine was largely influenced by her mum’s keen interest in and love of fashion. Together with her own early retail experience working in Brown Thomas, it was the beginning of her love for fashion. “I chose the fashion buying course at Portobello Institute as I...

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