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DIFC Voted the Best NCUK Centre Worldwide for Student Satisfaction.

Georgina Jones (Director NCUK) making the presentation to Diarmuid Moroney (President DIFC) on Tuesday 27th November 2018. The presentation was for DIFC being the best NCUK Centre Worldwide for Student Satisfaction.

NCUK has 55 centres in 16 countries worldwide, preparing international students to be successful when they join Partner Universities in Ireland, UK, Australia and USA. Over 30,000 international students have completed NCUK foundation courses and joined Partner Universities in Undergraduate and Masters Courses.

The NCUK head office is located in the University of Manchester in the UK. NCUK carried out an independent review in 2018 of all 55 centres worldwide to find out the best centre for student satisfaction across areas such as:

  • Academic Standards
  • Pastoral Care
  • Placement

DIFC Dublin came out on top in this survey in 2018 and DIFC President Diarmuid Moroney stated, “I am very happy to receive this award on behalf of the staff and students in DIFC.  This award is particularly pleasing to me as it shows the high level of satisfaction of our student’s when they’re studying in DIFC”.

DIFC is Ireland’s largest foundation college, who signed an agreement with NCUK in 2004 to run their University Foundation Courses in Ireland, DIFC have centres in Dublin and Cork and will be opening a third centre in Galway in September 2019.  DIFC have placed over 1,500 international students into its Partner Universities over the past 14 years,  across a wide range of Undergraduate and Masters courses including:

  • Business
  • Finance
  • Law
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Health Science (including medicine)

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