Eunji’s Thoughts on Halloween

Simon TurnerStudent Blog

Eunji and Simon

Many people (before they meet an informed proud Irish person) don’t realise that Halloween is originally a 2000 year old Celtic festival called Samhain originated in Ireland. Therefore, the only way to truly experience Halloween is in Ireland! 🙂 🙂  Here is Eunji’s experience: The Real Halloween Halloween night has just finished, I couldn’t have guessed the atmosphere of Halloween since … Read More

Student Project: Countdown travelling films

Sara FrauStudent Blog

English Language Student Film Project

We already mentioned how Alpha College’s General English courses are task-based. Each Friday our students present a class project they prepared with their classmates. This project allows them to put into practice everything they learnt during the week, and to focus especially on their production skills (that is, writing and speaking). One of our students from a B1 class, Luiz Antonio, … Read More

Step Into Innovation

Stephen ShorttBlog, Student Blog, Student Resources

This year the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology) have granted another edition of STEP INTO INNOVATION course, which is within the Climate KIC program.  This course is aimed at innovative and creative people and aims to learn how to turn an innovative idea into a reality (products, services, methodology) and give out in the consumer market.

How to meet locals in Dublin

Simon TurnerBlog, Exploring Dublin, Student Blog

Join a sports club A goal for many students is to meet local people other than the teachers in their school.  Now the most common place to do this is in the pub but this can be difficult due to the noise, too many pints of Guinness or something else. There are other great options such as joining a sports club. … Read More

Update on Almudena’s Work Experience

Stephen ShorttBlog, College News, Student Blog

Don’t let the opportunities pass you by. Good morning! Today Dublin woke up to the sun, probably the weather is the worst part of this experience of my life, but it’s not so bad, because in days such as today I really love the sun and enjoy it. I would like to tell you about another great experience about my … Read More

Almudena’s Work Experience

Stephen ShorttStudent Blog

After one month and half…. After one month and a half working in an Irish company I know that this is one of the best decisions of all my life. At the beginning I wasn´t sure if it would be a good opportunity to improve my English, but I need more professional experience on my Curriculum Vitae. My main concern … Read More