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  • I commenced the Social Care Studies Level 6 Advanced course in Sept 2019 as a mature student. At the beginning I was somewhat nervous as I had not been in a classroom setting since my leaving cert in 2004.  The teachers I had were extremely...

    Kim Manley Killeen

    Social Care Studies Level 6 Advanced

  • Having completed a Fine Art degree as a teenager, I decided at 25 to return to college to train for a career that would still allow me to be creative. I decided to enroll in Ballyfermot’s HND in Digital Design...

    Jody Briggs

    HND in Digital Design and Technology (UX, UI)

  • Before starting my course in Ballyfermot, I had recently finished my Leaving Cert. I had decided I wanted to go to college. I  found the Digital Marketing and Content Creation course and wanted to see what it would be like...

    Dean Harding

    Digital Marketing and Content Creation

  • I attended BCFE  in 2015 and as a stay home mum for 10 years, returning to education as a mature student was a massive step.  I shouldn’t have worried though. As from the moment I went to the open evening and attended...

    Agnes Kennedy 

    Business, Office and Administration Studies

  • I have spent the last three academic years in BCFE. During this time I completed the HND in Fibre Art (Textile Design & Fine Art). As a mature student I found the college to be very accommodating. I have had...

    Claudine Tierney

    HND in Fibre Art (Textile Design & Fine Art)

  • Textile Fibre Art is such a great course with such distinct versatility and passion all in one, where you get one on one tutorials with talented tutors that have a great outlook and drive for good design. Being studio based...

    Debbie McDermott

    HND in Fibre Art

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