Susan Giblin, sports programme manager at Portobello Institute gives an expert insight into what studying sport at Portobello means and the multiple career opportunities within the sports industry in Ireland and abroad. What is Sports Science? Sports science is the study and use of scientific...

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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 teaching is a process whereby children learn through exploration and experience in a child centred environment. There are no set grades, tests or competition. Montessori schools encourage children of different ages to work together, with younger children learning through...

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        Ian spent a number of years working in retail, across a variety of departments from sales assistant right up to management level before deciding to commit to study a specialised course. Ian always knew that he wanted to stay in the fashion retail industry but had a desire to move...

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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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        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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