Enactus World Cup 2018

Three lucky DIT College of Business students were awarded bursaries from KPMG to represent Enactus Ireland at the Enactus World Cup 2018. Lia Joe and Jeff Otengo, both 2nd year Business and Management students and Martin McGrane Smith, a 3rd year Marketing student travelled to Silicon Valley to join Enactus Ireland in supporting roles at the Enactus World Cup 2018.  Jeff Otengo,…

Celebrating DIT’s Advertising Superheroes at AdGrad 2018

Jean O’ Connor, recently completed her Masters in Advertising (executive stream) at DIT College of Business and shares with us her experience, in particular, the highlight of the year- AdGrad-  where students showcase their talents to leading figures in the industry. What made you choose the DIT MSc in Advertising here at DIT? I had…

How I advanced to a career in Technology

DIT College of Business graduate, Amanda Halpin shares with us her career choices and what led her to her current role as EMEA Business Development Manager at Genesys. Speaking honestly, I will admit that I didn’t know what I wanted to do after completing my undergraduate degree in Commerce International. While a lot of my…

Life, work and study – how to make it work for you

The benefits of lifelong learning are manifold but frequently, it is the prospect of furthering our careers that prompts us to think about studying on a part-time basis.  The initial thought of returning to study can be daunting especially when you factor in a demanding day job and personal commitments but the benefits you accrue…

DIT Students represent Future Females in Tech

DIT College of Business students Claire Farrell (BSc Business Analytics) and Julie Bulanda (BSc Business Computing) were among the 37 undergraduate female tech students from across Ireland selected to participate in Workday’s Future Females in Tech Insight Event over the Summer. The two-day tech event for female undergraduate students was developed to inspire and help students understand the…

The DIT MBA, a Career Game Changer

For the past few years, I’d yearned to complete an MBA degree but had a lot of commitments which held me back. In 2016 I decided to take the plunge and started conducting research on the different MBA programs available in Dublin. I contacted a few institutions, studied the different programs and had meetings with…

My MBA experience took me to disrupting the global restaurant business

Weldon Mather set up his own company specialising in Hotel Asset, Investment Management Advisory and Tourism Consultancy in 2003. Weldon recently completed an MBA with DIT College of Business. Here’s how his experience has made him a digital forerunner in the restaurant business. I’m probably not going to tell you what you would expect to…