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Tutor guidance - A helping hand throughout your degree News Slope
Tutor guidance - A helping hand throughout your degree

David balances his commitment to his sport and his sports science studies with the support of his tutors, he say’s “they are always on your side and want you to do the best you can!”

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Dan goes on to Study for a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy in Ireland News Slope
Dan goes on to Study for a Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy in Ireland

On successful completion of his sports therapy degree, Dan O’Mahony was accepted on the RCSI Master’s Degree in physiotherapy.

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Sports student of the year (2018) becomes a powerful communicator! News Slope
Sports student of the year (2018) becomes a powerful communicator!

Jamie Judge reflects on how developing her communication skills throughout her sports therapy degree will help her in her master’s degree in physiotherapy in London.

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Busy mum Sheena, balances college and kids to retrain for a SNA job she loves News Slope
Busy mum Sheena, balances college and kids to retrain for a SNA job she loves

After 30 years in financial services Sheena switched to become a Special Needs Assistant. She describes the course as ‘ an enjoyable challenge that fitted perfectly with her home life’.

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Amy Griffin, graduate shares her inspiring story News Slope
Amy Griffin, graduate shares her inspiring story

Amy notes completing important jobs brought her back to the classroom having been taught how to create all aspects

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Sinead manages work, home and study to achieve her degree News Slope
Sinead manages work, home and study to achieve her degree

“Overall, I honestly found the balance of home life, work life and studying not as overwhelming I initially thought it would be and I submitted my thesis the day before my fourth baby was born!”

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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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