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My Journey to securing the perfect job in Penney’s News Slope
My Journey to securing the perfect job in Penney’s

Denise found the whole experience to be excellent and a massive help when trying to secure a position within industry.

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James Gillick’s inspired journey to a successful career News Slope
James Gillick’s inspired journey to a successful career

James has secured his dream position as Online Merchandiser for Brown Thomas & Arnotts Menswear

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Antonia gives back by helping children in India News Slope
Antonia gives back by helping children in India

As Antonio Marin Motos undertakes takes additional courses at Portobello, she finds time to volunteer in India.

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Balancing part time study and full time job posed no problem for Emma News Slope
Balancing part time study and full time job posed no problem for Emma

Finding time to undertake a course can be a challenge for busy professionals like Emma. However, she found the part time/weekend structure of the Gym Instructor course worked well and still left time for other things!

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Emma rises to the challenge and changes her life with a childcare course News Slope
Emma rises to the challenge and changes her life with a childcare course

“My whole journey in college has been truly life changing. I have gained so much, and I can honestly say to anyone if you feel you want to go to college…. You can do it! That mountain is high and hard to climb but it is so worth it … Follow your dreams and believe in yourself, you can be anything yo

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Taking the fear out of returning to education News Slope
Taking the fear out of returning to education

Portobello tutors make returning to education less daunting for Halima Ansari. “All tutors were very approachable, friendly and helpful in their manner. It can be a very daunting experience going back into education after so many years, but the tutor support made the whole experience more comfortable for me”.

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A complete career change for Kate News Slope
A complete career change for Kate

Kate studied full time for 1 year and secured a great job in childcare. Her success has motivated her to undertake her degree through blended learning.

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Ryan Kemp, One Year on News Slope
Ryan Kemp, One Year on

We are delighted to share this inspirational story on business graduate, Ryan Kemp

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Simon Cullen, Fashion Buying Graduate, shares his insight! News Slope
Simon Cullen, Fashion Buying Graduate, shares his insight!

“Without the course none of this would have been possible so I’ll be forever grateful to Portobello Institute.”

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Elaine Culhane, Fashion Buying graduate, shares her dream News Slope
Elaine Culhane, Fashion Buying graduate, shares her dream

"Our tutor's abundant knowledge of the fashion industry along with a wealth of experience made for a killer class."

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Megan Gallagher, Fashion Graduate, shares her stunning story News Slope
Megan Gallagher, Fashion Graduate, shares her stunning story

"I always wanted to work in the fashion industry, I grew up in a family business and my Mum was a fashion designer."

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Conor establishes his own Sports business News Slope
Conor establishes his own Sports business

Conor credits the exceptional tutors in developing his skills and knowledge that allowed him to open his own business focusing on sports injury rehabilitation.

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Seana Woods, shares her creative journey News Slope
Seana Woods, shares her creative journey

Seana’s creative journey began while living in New York when she started work as an intern at a fashion PR boutique.

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Success Stories: Fashion Buying graduates News Slope
Success Stories: Fashion Buying graduates

We are delighted to share just some of our fashion buying graduate stories

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Me ? … a degree! News Slope
Me ? … a degree!

Aoife never thought of herself as being capable of completing a degree but found she could with the guidance and support of her tutors at Portobello

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Early Years - It’s a man’s world too! News Slope
Early Years - It’s a man’s world too!

As the number of men training roles in the early years sector increases, Gianluca Marangon brings a new perspective to Montessori teaching

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Enhancing careers for existing FM professionals News Slope
Enhancing careers for existing FM professionals

Linda had worked in FM for many years but had no relevant qualifications. She found the BIFM course related perfectly to her job and increased her knowledge, confidence and ambition!

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Cathal sets up his own Clinical Practice and becomes a Lecturer News Slope
Cathal sets up his own Clinical Practice and becomes a Lecturer

Cathal progressed from the Diploma in Sports Therapy (2007) to the degree (2012) and subsequently founded Dunboyne Sports Injuiry Clinic.

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Nursing graduate, Nicole Bolger shares her success News Slope
Nursing graduate, Nicole Bolger shares her success

"Thanks to the nursing course I was accepted onto Children’s and General Nursing Level 8 in UCD."

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A truly remarkable story: Sergey Dolgy News Slope
A truly remarkable story: Sergey Dolgy

We are absolutely delighted to share his remarkable journey

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