GRETB Training Centre apprenticeship information days

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Are you considering an apprenticeship as a career? As part of EU Vocational Skills Week, which aims to promote the value of vocational education and training, the GRETB Training Centre is hosting information days on October 15 and 16.

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ESRI’s John Fitzgerald to speak at GMIT

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Professor John Fitzgerald, adjunct professor in economics at Trinity College Dublin and former research professor at the Economic and Social Research Institute, will deliver his annual lecture on 'The Irish economy and policy challenges' to GMIT business students in GMIT’s Galway campus on Tuesday October 15 at 12 noon. The lecture will take place in Room 99, and members of the public are welcome to attend.

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Explore your options at Options West

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

The Options West careers exhibition takes place on Tuesday October 22 in the Galway Bay Hotel from 9am to 2pm. This event is aimed at second level senior cycle students and affords students an opportunity to research their choices and to make more informed career decisions. It provides the perfect opportunity for sixth year, fifth year, and TY students to liaise with representatives from colleges and other educational institutions and to explore alternative career areas such as apprenticeships, An Garda Síochána, and the Defence Forces.

As we approach the mid-term break it is timely for students to further develop their career plans ahead of the CAO deadlines which will be approaching soon.

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GTI launches SLÁINTE programme to promote student wellbeing

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

We are all aware of the value of time and investing time into what really matters. At Galway Technical Institute (GTI) further education college, every student is valued and that is why the SLÁINTE programme was launched this week, by past pupil of GTI and now Mayor of Galway Mike Cubbard.

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Making the most of fifth year

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

A lot of students in fifth year have a tendency to put work on the back burner, deciding that they will worry about it in sixth year. However, because you have more time than a sixth year student to do in-depth revision, the work you do this year can sometimes have more of an effect than what do you do in Leaving Cert, and will certainly lay the groundwork for great success in the Leaving Cert exams. Here are some tips to make the most of the year.

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NUI Galway launches new online network for overseas Irish language learners

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Gaeltacht.net, a new research project launched at NUI Galway this week, provides a social network for Irish learners living overseas to help them make contact with fellow learners and to develop their language skills.

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An arts degree — is it worth it?

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

A common question from students this time of year is, “What exactly is an arts degree? Otherwise known as humanities education, this is a broad qualification offering a wide range of two-subject combinations to degree level. Bachelor of arts degrees are diverse and encompass a wide interest area, including English, history, geography, psychology, law, music, computers, and languages. Humanities students could also have BAs in media, business, economics, maths, and politics. In addition to academic study, students acquire transferable skills in critical thinking, problem solving, communications, digital expertise, and creative solutions to problems.

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Improve your skillset with a payroll qualification

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

This year has seen some mandatory changes to how we process payroll. GPA Solutions has scheduled a QQI Level 5 payroll award which commences on Tuesday October 29 in Galway. This four-day course will be delivered one day a week, over four weeks. Learners will acquire a thorough knowledge of basic PAYE, USC, and PRSI computations to include the cumulative, week one, and emergency tax basis.

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TEFL Courses at the award winning Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre, a Department of Education recognised training Institute, now in its 32nd year of business, is a quality school with Cambridge Exams Centre recognition, EAQUALS, Quality English, ACELS/QQI and FETAC accreditation.

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Maximize your time with the guidance counsellor

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

Your appointment with the guidance counsellor is an opportunity for each Leaving Cert student to discuss individual needs with a professional, who is non-judgmental and focused on helping the student achieve his/her goals. It is important then, with limited resources in school, to make best use of this time. Being clear on what you want to achieve, while also being open to new ideas within your interest realm, can open up different worlds to a young person. While information, direction, and guidance is offered at this time, the arduous task of finding the right path is a personal one.

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Futureproof your career

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

The Irish Institute of Training & Development’s trainer skills certificate is a massive step towards futureproofing your career. Within the world of work, several factors mean the workplace of the future will be a very different place than it is currently. Previously, organisations offered clear pathways for their employees, but this certainty will soon become outdated.

The best place for organisations to source talent is from within, and to nurture it. An internal supply of talent demonstrates that there is a value placed on the employees' skills, and the message that promotions occur within sends out positive signals.

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New courses on offer at NUI Galway open days

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

NUI Galway’s open days take place tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday from 9am to 3pm, at the Bailey Allen Hall and throughout the university campus. Students can expect to find information on the full range of undergraduate courses on offer with more than 80 stands presenting for the two-day event, including four new courses for 2020 entry.

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Futureproof your career

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

The Irish Institute of Training & Development’s trainer skills certificate is a massive step towards futureproofing your career. Within the world of work, several factors mean the workplace of the future will be a very different place than it is currently. Previously, organisations offered clear pathways for their employees, but this certainty will soon become outdated.

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How to succeed in sixth year

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

It is a bright day in mid-June. You are lying in your bed, very aware that no alarm is going off and you do not have to be anywhere or pick up any books today. One of the most difficult exams, if not the most difficult exam, in your life is behind you.

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Consider a career in make-up artistry

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

The International School of Make-up Artistry has been in business for more than 25 years, specialising in make-up artistry courses, from beginners to advanced levels. The school is constantly updating with cosmetic products and fashion trends. It offers a variety of full time and part time options.

The course covers all areas of beauty make-up, including day, evening, bridal, different age groups, fashion/trend, and special effects make-up. The diploma course at the School of Make-up Artistry also includes a module on make-up for professional photo shoots. Qualifications from this course are recognised in Ireland, UK, Australia, Bahrain, Channel Islands, China, Cyprus, Kenya, Malta, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, South Africa, USA, and Zimbabwe.

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Merlin College reduces intake due to demand for places

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Merlin College will host an open night for incoming first year students and their parents on Monday September 30. To ensure that parents have an opportunity at securing one of only 110 places available, they are being advised that they must attend the event as any late applications will be unsuccessful due to demand.

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Coaching with neuroscience — 20/20 vision for your personal and professional success

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

What is the best way to upskill and reskill while profoundly transforming? This comprehensive seven month part-time course led by master facilitator coaches is the only official globally accredited practitioner coaching course with neuroscience in Ireland. Whether your interest lies in being your own boss, or you want to upskill or reskill, this course brings the best of world leading expertise to enable you transform to a whole new level.

This programme draws from decades of research and takes coaching away from the traditional goal setting approach to truly understanding human behaviour in a deeper, more profound, way. The only genuine way to have a meaningful impact as a coach is to take a meaningful development path of your own.

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‘CNM’s holistic ethos and hands-on approach appealed to me’

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

After a career in banking I decided to follow my passion helping people support their bodies and avoid potential health problems.

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Arrive and Jive in Galway

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

This autumn, learn to jive and never sit down at a wedding or social event again.There are five venues to choose from around Galway in October.

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Leading international sports scientist to deliver seminar and workshop in GMIT

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Internationally renowned sports scientist and researcher, Professor Tim Gabbett, will deliver a seminar and workshop on the topics ‘Pain to Performance’ and ‘Train Smarter and Harder’ in GMIT next week. The events are being organised by John Duggan, lecturer on the BSc (hons) sports and exercise science and Dr Lisa Ryan, head of the GMIT Department of Natural Sciences.

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