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Baby Reindeer? Mind those antlers…

Baby Reindeer? Mind those antlers… Learn more about the terrible world of the stalker and the stalked when Crime World’s Crime Journalist Nicola Tallant talks to Dean of the Faculty of Criminology at City Colleges, John Deane-O’Keeffe Stalking is a behaviour which is both legally and morally reprehensible. A busman’s holiday if you will for...

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Why high contrasting colours and bold typography are set to play crucial roles in graphic design!

Why high contrasting colours and bold typography are set to play crucial roles in graphic design! This recent design trend isn’t just about doing the right thing; it’s also about recognizing the value of inclusivity in design. By making their work accessible to everyone, designers can now reach a far wider audience and create a...

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The Declan Fitzpatrick Memorial FE1 Scholarship Fund

The Declan Fitzpatrick Memorial FE1 Scholarship Fund City Colleges is proud to announce the establishment of the Declan Fitzpatrick Memorial Scholarship Fund, an annual scholarship honouring the memory of our cherished teacher and mentor, Declan Fitzpatrick. Declan Fitzpatrick dedicated his life to education and the encouragement of students to excel in their education. Declan was...

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Professional Diploma in Criminology & Forensic Psychology

Criminology and the mysteries of human behaviour Welcome to a realm where the enigmatic mysteries of human behaviour unfold, where every action leaves a trace, and every mind holds a story waiting to be deciphered. In the captivating intersection of criminology and forensic psychology, we embark on a journey to unravel the complexities of the...

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Technology and Mental Health

Technology and Mental Health Technology has come a long way since humans used the first stone tools over 3.4 million years ago. The first computer was invented in the 1800’s by Charles Babbage with the first modern computer produced in the 20th century. The internet was launched in the 1980’s which facilitated the arrival of...

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3 Reasons Why Python is Still the Top Programming Language in 2024

In the vast and dynamic realm of programming languages, Python stands tall as a versatile, powerful, and beginner-friendly language. With a syntax that emphasizes readability and a vast ecosystem of libraries and frameworks, Python has become the go-to language for developers, data scientists, and tech enthusiasts alike. Since its surge in the 2010’s popularity Python...

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Has Covid Changed the Way UX/UI Designers Work?

Has Covid Changed the Way UX/UI Designers Work? The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted our lives in numerous ways, and the field of UX/UI design is no exception. Before the pandemic, UX/UI designers were primarily focused on creating seamless digital experiences for users. However, the events of the past few years have brought about a...

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Diploma in Addiction Studies

Unravelling the Web: The Connection Between Trauma and Addiction

Introduction The interplay between trauma and addiction is an important topic in the context of addiction treatment. At City Colleges, we believe that understanding this connection is essential not only for those in the field of psychology and counselling but for everyone seeking to comprehend the complexities of human behaviour. This blog post delves deep...

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5 Things You Should Know Before You Start Your Excel journey.

5 Things You Should Know Before You Start Your Excel journey. 1.It is much easier than it seems…really. On first opening an Excel application, you might come across what looks like an intimidating grid and your fear is that any click or button press will mess up this well-organized layout of data, or maybe you...

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Why do people take courses that are not listed on the national framework of qualifications and how can they benefit their career? 

One of the most common questions that we’re asked by prospective students about our suite of is ‘what level is this course on the framework?’  There are a lot of buzzwords in education, so it is important for people, when making the decision to upskill or return to education to understand exactly what they’re signing...

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Understanding Personal Insolvency Practice in Ireland: A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding Personal Insolvency Practice in Ireland: A Comprehensive Guide Personal insolvency can be a challenging and distressing situation for individuals facing financial difficulties. Fortunately, in Ireland, the introduction of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 brought about a framework that offers debtors the opportunity to regain control of their financial affairs and work towards a fresh...

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Is Graphic Design Still a Viable Career Choice in the Age of AI and chatbots?

Graphic design has been around for centuries, with people using their creativity to make beautiful, meaningful designs communicating important messages. But with the rise of technology and artificial intelligence, many wonder whether graphic design is still a viable career choice in the age of chatbots like ChatGPT. The answer is a resounding yes, graphic design...

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