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Holidays

After a lot of work and a lot of study, our students have finished up and are hopefully enjoying their summer holidays and a well deserved rest. One of the great things about university are the holidays. When you start your undergraduate degree, you have 3 or 4 years in front of you. At approximately […]

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Joseph – one year on.

Joseph Ojoo was a student with DIFC in the class of 2014. Joseph is an out-going, intelligent young man from Kenya and was popular both with classmates and DIFC staff. A big fan of rugby, literature and, interestingly, stunt work, Joseph always has something interesting to talk about. This week students in the class of […]

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Numbers

Last classes took place today before final exams next week. Congratulations to all of our students for making it this far. Those of you on the IFY stream have clocked up some impressive numbers: 100+ hours in Maths class hammering away at calculators and getting to grips with Quadratics, Vectors, Trigonometry, Matrices, Statistics. 100+ hours […]

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What is Academic Vocabulary?

When you start studying for university, you often hear people talk about “academic” vocabulary. This is a very vague term and can be a worry. What is this academic vocabulary? How can I learn it? Will I lose marks if my vocabulary isn’t academic enough? The result can often be that students go to the […]

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Living in Dublin – Helpful Hacks

Now that Dublin is basking in sunshine, and for many students, exams are finished, it is a good time to explore Dublin. There are many, many websites online that will offer you traditional advice about things to do in Dublin. For this blogpost, we thought it might be fun to share less well-known (secret?) things […]

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1st Year of Medical College

Many of the students who come to DIFC do so because they wish to study medicine. Becoming a doctor is a wonderful ambition, but as Dr. Kennedy explained in this post, it takes a lot of hard work and diligence. It can be a long and challenging road. The first year in medical college can […]

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Hard work and success

Starting university is an extremely exciting time. It is moving from the very ordered world of high school to a freer environment where you will meet new people from completely different backgrounds. It is also the end of many years of hard work and the beginning of many more years of hard work. Here at […]

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Interview with Dr Kieran Kennedy, General Practitioner and University Lecturer

In this interview, Dr Kieran Kennedy shares his experience of studying medicine and working as a medical doctor here in Ireland. Dr Kennedy is a Lecturer in Clinical Methods and Clinical Practice in the School of Medicine at the National University of Ireland Galway. He is involved in teaching undergraduate medical students at all stages of their […]

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DIFC Representative Visiting Korea, Hong Kong and China

    Ray Halpin – Marketing Manager for DIFC will be visiting Korea, Hong Kong and China. Please see below for details of Rays trip: Korea – Seoul Saturday 13th to Wednesday 17th of June. Hotel Mercure Seoul Ambassador Gangnam Sodowe Hong Kong – Thursday 18th to Monday 22nd of June. Hotel Royal Plaza, 193 […]

By Lorraine Scanlon | Blog
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Savings of €1000’s being made by International Students

Europe’s moves to weaken the Euro has led to international students making massive savings when they study in Ireland in comparison to the Sterling prices in the UK. Students who choose to study in Ireland are making savings of up to €10,000 in tuition fees when they choose to join the NCUK Foundation programmes in […]

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Twitter – Opening the Door

If you are planning to study Business at university, you will have to read a lot. If you are planning to study Medicine, you will also have to read a lot. Even if you are planning to study cinema, you will have to read a lot. It might seem obvious, but the reality is that […]

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Presentations – Former DIFC Student offers advice.

DIFC IFY intake 2 students are working on their presentations at the moment. There are some fascinating topics being planned and as usual, the presentations will be a highlight of our academic year. Of course, public speaking can be a stressful experience. In this interview, Brendan Hough, talks about his experience of doing a presentation […]

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DIFC Open Day

The first monthly DIFC Open Day will be held on Wednesday 13th of May 2015. Open Days will be held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Potential students will have the opportunity to visit the DIFC campus, meet with present students and teachers, find out about our partner Universities and progression options. A campus […]

By Lorraine Scanlon | Blog
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DIFC are visiting Nigeria

DIFC Marketing manager Ray Halpin is visiting Nigeria to promote DIFC International Foundation a.d Graduate Diploma Courses. If you would like to meet with Ray while he is on his trip, please see details of his visit below: Abuja – Arrive Monday April 27th until Thursday April 30th /Ray will be staying in The Sandralia […]

By Lorraine Scanlon | Blog
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Feb
25

DIFC will visit Malaysia!

David Moroney, Marketing Director with DIFC will be visiting Malaysia from 18th to 23rd March 2015: His Schedule is as follows: KUALA LUMPUR: 18th to 20th March 2015 PENANG: 21st to 23rd March 2015 If anyone would like to meet Mr. David Moroney during his visit to Malaysia in March 2015 please contact him at david@difc.ie to […]

By Lorraine Scanlon | Blog
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Feb
20

DIFC are going to Hong Kong, South Korea and China

Ray Halpin – our Marketing Manager will be visiting a number of cities in China over the coming weeks.  Below is his schedule.  If you would like to meet with Ray, please email him directly – ray@difc.ie and he will be delighted to assist you. Hong Kong Sunday March 1st to Tuesday March 3rd Seoul […]

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Jan
27

University Open Day

Each year, DIFC organise an open day for universities to attend our campus and meet our students. This gives our students an opportunity to discuss their study plans with Irish universities and find out more about where they plan to complete their degree and masters courses. This year, our University Open Day will take place […]

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Jan
21

DIFC are the on the road again!

Our Marketing Manager, Ray Halpin is going to be in China, Hong Kong, Macau, and South Korea in March 2015.  If you would like to arrange to meet Ray during his visit, please contact us.

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Jan
15

Welcome!

Our new website was launched on 12th January – we hope you enjoy your visit! Note our online chat facility – we are here to help you and guide you with your study plan. Please do let us have your views. The DIFC Team

By Lorraine Scanlon | Blog
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Jun
03

DIFC are in China!

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