Cork Institute of Technology’s Nutrition and Health Science programme achieves Association for Nutrition degree accreditation

Cork Institute of Technology’s Nutrition and Health Science programme achieves Association for Nutrition degree accreditation

22 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The BSc (Honours) in Nutrition & Health Science at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has been accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) which holds the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN), a register of competent, qualified, nutrition professionals who meet AfN standards for scientific, evidence-based nutrition. Students […]

CIT First Year Student Entrepreneurs nearing 1,000 in number

CIT First Year Student Entrepreneurs nearing 1,000 in number

11 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Close to a thousand first year students, across all disciplines, are being taught to be successful entrepreneurs in Cork Institute of Technology (CIT). As part of the module offered to all first years, students take part in innovation and team building activities fostering creativity. They then use these […]

Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) for Adrienne Cullen today from University College Cork

Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) for Adrienne Cullen today from University College Cork

10 December 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie After Dutch doctors failed her, Adrienne Cullen, now terminally ill, fought the system and won. She went public with her story about how a major Dutch hospital lost her test results, leaving her with incurable cervical cancer. She’s now using the horror of those experiences to drive change […]

University take over former Bank Building in Cork City

University take over former Bank Building in Cork City

27 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD officially opened the University College Cork Centre for Executive Education at 1 Lapp’s Quay in Cork today (Monday). The landmark building in the heart of the city will house Cork University Business School (CUBS) and Irish Management Institute […]

UCC Lecturer Dr Clare O’Leary Conferred with Honorary Doctor of Laws at another NUI Galway

UCC Lecturer Dr Clare O’Leary Conferred with Honorary Doctor of Laws at another NUI Galway

24 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Bandon, West Cork Native Dr Clare O’Leary, Consultant Gastroenterologist / Physician in South Tipperary General Hospital was Conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Laws at NUI Galway on Tuesday, 20 November, 2018 Dr Clare O’Leary’s main areas of interest are Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Coeliac Disease and Endoscopy. She […]

CHEFS MEET IN CORK: ‘Chef De Partie Apprenticeship Programme’ at CIT

16 November 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Chefs from Cork this week gathered for a special mentoring workshop at the Institute of Technology, Cork to support the new Chef De Partie Apprenticeship Programme workshop, supported by Fáilte Ireland and other tourism industry bodies. The workshop was held by Fáilte Ireland to assist existing industry mentors […]

Cork teachers attend festival of education – FÉILTE 2018

Cork teachers attend festival of education – FÉILTE 2018

12 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie FÉILTE 2018 celebrated innovation in the teaching profession Almost 800 teachers and members of the public celebrated innovation in teaching and learning at FÉILTE 2018 (the Festival of Education in Learning and Teaching Excellence) which took place over two days at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick on the 5th and […]

ALLOTMENTS: Janssen Sciences Ireland partner with Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland

ALLOTMENTS: Janssen Sciences Ireland partner with Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland

8 November 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Janssen Sciences Ireland UC, PM Group and SISK have partnered with the Cork branch of Down Syndrome Ireland to continue to support the development of their Field of Dreams project in Curraheen, Co. Cork. Down Syndrome Cork’s Field of Dreams is a market garden for the cultivation of […]