11 April

All Ireland Irish Restaurant Awards Dinner - Volunteers Wanted

 Restaurants Association of Ireland are seeking 6 Fitzwilliam Institute events students to assist them on Monday, 8th May from approx. 4pm – 11pm, at the Irish Restaurant Awards. They are looking for people that possess the following qualities: Ability to work in a team Excellent customer service Savvy with social media Attention to detail Energetic Passionate about events The Irish Restaurant Awards process began in January…

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10 April

Six years after finishing the course, I volunteered to work with the UN in Nairobi, Kenya, which has been my home ever since

Andreas Needham, one of our top Diploma in Public Relations graduates tells us how Fitzwilliam Institute's part-time evening course led to his successful Communications Officer career with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency: "I took the night classes for my Diploma in Public Relations with the Fitzwilliam Institute. I was working in marketing communications and PR in a tech company when I started the course, having recently…

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3 April

April Fools from the tech industry

There’s nothing like a giant, powerful technology company really letting its collective hair down with a goofy April Fools’ announcement. Do you think that we’re fooled, giant, powerful technology companies? We see you there, lurking behind your jolly masks. Anyway, here’s the 2017 installment of this collective exercise in well-choreographed image management. Enjoy. The iFixit micro toolkit The specialist tools that iFixit uses for its widely…

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3 April

Google's Android hacking contest fails to attract exploits

Six months ago, Google offered to pay US$200,000 to any researcher who could remotely hack into an Android device by knowing only the victim's phone number and email address. No one stepped up to the challenge. While that might sound like good news and a testament to the mobile operating system's strong security, that's likely not the reason why the company's Project Zero Prize contest attracted…

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3 April

React JavaScript library gets an IDE

React, Facebook's JavaScript library for building UIs, is getting a dedicated IDE for web development, called Reactide. Offered by developers calling themselves Team Reactide, the IDE serves as a cross-platform desktop application that provides a custom browser simulator; build tool and server configuration become unnecessary, the project description said. Team Reactide said the IDE, offered under an MIT license, was the first ever for dedicated React…

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3 April

New date just announced: Diploma in Java Programming, part-time evening course in Dublin City Centre

Diploma in Java Programming - Evening Course - Dublin City Centre New start date: 26th September 2017 Duration: 10 weeks (20 classes) Java Programming is the most popular programming language in the world, with 97% of organisations worldwide using it. As a result of its success, more than 16,000 Java positions are available on any given day. To respond to growing demand for Java programming developers,…

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3 April

Eight Tips for IT Career Longevity

As with all things worthwhile, pursuing a career that is meaningful and fulfilling requires a significant investment in preparation and learning. Most of us have a signifier of success that we want to reach. Once we reach the point where we feel we are finally “there,” though, how do we decide where to put our focus? How can we keep our careers on track for the…

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3 April

Dublin Tech Summit

Date: Wednesday 15 February, 2017 through Tuesday 16 May, 2017 . Time: Times Vary Location: The Convention Centre Dublin Category: Convention / Conference Dublin Tech Summit 15 February - 16 May 2017 Venue: The Convention Centre Dublin Featuring talks and sessions with both established and upcoming entrepreneurs, the Dublin Tech Summit will bring you up to date on the latest innovational developments of the technology industry.…

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30 March

A Day in the Life: Event Volunteers

Mark Cummins volunteered at the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival during St. Patrick's Weekend 2017. The day began in earnest with the volunteers meeting on the green where the festival was set up - this was my second ever event as a volunteer and the largest group I have volunteered with. Chiara, Daiga and Stuart were already chatting and handing out goody bags when I arrived. I…

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30 March

5 Digital Marketing Ideas That Could Improve Your Brand Growth in 2017

With 2016 officially in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to start thinking about how your marketing strategy will evolve in 2017. It’s a good idea to step back for a moment, assess the success of last year’s marketing campaigns, and consider ways to evolve your digital strategy in the year to come. Overall, 2016 was a year filled with changes and advancements in the digital space.…

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