Study requires a real passion for and a keen desire to learn a particular subject matter, together with a strong sense of self-discipline.  College is an experience like no other and every student is different. There are 3 main elements to a student’s life - study, work and personal....

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      Create a long lasting memory this Christmas by buying a loved one a gift they can enjoy for years to come!  Beauty workshops at Portobello Institute are fast becoming the perfect Christmas gift choice for 2017. Whether you want a loved one to expand on their own skillset, allow them to...

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          Sinead Frew graduated from DIT in 2013 with a BSc in Retail and Services Management. Her long term focus was ultimately to get into fashion buying. Initially, this proved difficult for Sinead who found Ireland to have a small and very competitive workforce pool within the retail...

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        Do you aspire to become an expert on Dublin history, art and architecture? If so a career as a tour guide could be perfect for you.  Tour guides work in the travel industry, providing guided tours to groups of visitors. As a tour guide you are an expert on local history with the...

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        Portobello Institute offers a 4 year BA (Hons) Degree programme in Early Childhood Studies through blended learning. Our BA blended study approach has been well thought-out, and is a flexible innovative approach to learning. Study with great flexibility with some fixed recommended...

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        Sport touches the lives of almost every person across Ireland with many playing sport, volunteering for sport, member of a sports club, or indeed attending sporting events. In Ireland, sport is a thriving sector supporting 40,000 jobs and as a nation we spend more than €2 billion on...

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        Life got in the way and 2017 went too quickly but don’t panic, why not start the New Year by commencing your dream course at Portobello Institute. Beat the January Blues!! We can offer the perfect chance to get motivated to start a new course before the year gathers pace. Have you...

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          Montessori allows us to experience a child’s uniqueness in their choices, actions and desires. It demonstrates their overall development in a carefully prepared and non traditional environment. The 5 key principles of the Montessori method are: Independence – Independence is the...

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            Elizabeth McGrattan is a qualified nurse and while on her maternity leave from work made a decision to do something beneficial and creative for herself, and enrolled in a number of one day beauty workshops with Portobello Institute. Elizabeth decided to undertake 3 workshops...

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        Invest in just 4 weeks of your life and qualify as a gym instructor and personal trainer with Portobello Institute’s intensive combo course, taught by industry experts. Students study both gym instructor and personal trainer components for a fully rounded qualification. Gym...

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Graduation is a big day for celebration.  This is the time for our students to shine in front of friends and family and be proud of their success.  You have put in all the hard work and they have been there throughout your journey, supporting you all the way.  Some students may be ready to enter...

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        Aoife Brennan completed her Health Service Skills with Speech and Language Therapy Assistant at Portobello Institute in 2013/14. For Aoife, speech and Language therapy had always been a career option she wished to pursue. “Unfortunately, I didn’t get the points at Leaving...

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