Online Applications for Full Time Courses
Applications are now open for full-time courses for 2014-2015
All queries are welcome about any of the courses. You can find the relevant staff email addesses on each of the course pages.
The CSN open day will be held on Tuesday, March 4th.
CSN vs. Cork City
CSN Men’s Soccer will host a Cork City XI in a friendly on Wednesday 12th March at Tramore road, kick off at 2pm.
CSN Student Prepares for Special Olympics 2014
Best of luck to Wayne O'Callaghan from CSN's Coach Education Course. Wayne is captain of the Irish 7-a-side soccer team representing Ireland in the 2014 European Special Olympics Games in Antwerp in Belgium.
There are over 2000 athletes from 58 countries in Europe participating in 10 different sports for the games and there will be 1000 coaches at the games.
The games will run from 9th September - 20th September 2014. Featured sports include aquatics, 7-a-side football, badminton, bocce, athletics, basketball, artistic gymnastics, judo, cycling and 'adapted activities'. There will be 46 athletes representing team Ireland and a total of 12 coaches going from Team Ireland.
New Course for 2014:
G.A.A. Education & Coaching
We are delighted to annouce our new GAA Education and Coaching Course here at CSN.
This is a full-time, 1 year course beginning in September 2014.
The aim of the course is to provide an academic qualification that combines coaching, player development, strength/conditioning and club administration for both male and female students. The syllabus wll cover a broad range of theoretical and practical components designed to help students advance into higher education or to enter the workplace. A key component of the course will be a work placement module in a GAA setting.
For full details visit the course page, or email the Course Director John Cunningham, firstname.lastname@example.org
Deirdra Nolan Exhibition @ CSN
The Gallery @ CSN is delighted to host ‘Herstory’, a solo exhibition of new work by the painter Deirdra Nolan. Deirdra Nolan is a highly respected practicing artist and teacher in our Art Department. She has work in public and private collections both in Ireland and abroad. Deirdra Nolan is a founder member of Backwater Artist Group, Cork.
The Gallery @ CSN was set up as a teaching gallery to provide in house, practical experience for our students. Through the gallery we provide a venue that celebrates CSN graduates who are practising artists and designers both nationally and internationally. The Gallery @ CSN seeks to promote their work through a programme of solo exhibitions. We also wish to highlight the work of our art staff who are established practitioners in their own right.
The Gallery @ CSN invites anyone who has an interest in pursuing a career in Art and Design to visit Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa, Art Department.
We are very happy to organise tours of the Art Department for individuals or groups. Meet with us to get an insight to our range of courses and career paths in art and design.
“Herstory” runs from 28th February to 14th March, Monday to Friday 9-5
For further Information:
e-mail email@example.com phone: 021 - 4961020
CSN Student Graduation from UL
Congratulations to our sports students who graduated at the University of Limerick with Certificate in Exercise and Health Fitness.
CSN Graduation Videos 2013
Congratulations to all our students who graduated last December.
To view a selection of videos of the event, follow the link below.
The CAO late application system will open on March 5th and operate until May 1st.
UK College entrance (UCAS)
The route B deadline for submission of applications to UK colleges is March 24th these are mainly art and performing arts courses.
MSAP (Mature Student Assessment Pathway)
The MSAP will be held in UCC on March 8th.
A pre-test MSAP to be held here in CSN on St. Valentine’s day, February 14th between 3 and 6pm. Contact the careers office to register for the test.
Advanced entry to Institutes of Technology
For second year and beyond entry to Institutes of Technology students apply direct to the relevant college. Application forms are available from the Colleges or can be downloaded from the various College websites. Please contact the Career’s Office for more information and advice.
Cork Colleges Progression Scheme
Application forms are now available for this scheme from the Career’s Office. Places are reserved for Further Education students attending Cork Colleges on Cork Institute of Technology courses. Completed forms have to be returned to your Course Coordinator by 21st March.
Contact details for the Careers and Counselling service
- Siobhan Daly. Telephone 021-2067608, email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Jim O Connell. Telephone 021-2067626, email email@example.com
CSN Sports Graduates Progress to UCC
Recent graduates from the CSN Coach Education course who earned placecs on the Physical Education Teaching Course in UCC. They are currently in their first year of the course and we wish them the best of luck in their studies.
CSN Performance Gym
Fully equipped state-of-the-art gym stocked with New Technogym equipment. Full range of Cardiovascular equipment / Machine weights / Free weights
€75 – Academic year membership fee (payable at college reception now)
- Monday: 7 -9am 4-6pm
- Tuesday: 7-9am 4-7pm
- Wednesday: 7-9am 4-7pm
- Thursday: 7-9am 4-7pm
- Friday: 7-9am
Sofie Friend (AM): firstname.lastname@example.org
Shane Murphy (PM): email@example.com
Please email Instructors should you have any queries
Gym will open to members from Tuesday 1st October at 7am
Please read gym rules carefully before commencing your fist workout.
CSN Men’s Soccer Announce Scholarship Tour for 2014
The Mens' Soccer team will travel to Tampa Florida in March 2014 with a squad of 18 for their annual soccer scholarship tour. During their stay they will play 3 matches versus local universities. The first will see them travel to St Petersburg to play Eckard College on March 20th under lights. The University of Tampa will be the hosts on the 24th at 7pm, while the third fixture will be confirmed in the coming weeks.
Also, congratulations to former student Ryan Hogan from Ballincollig who has recently taken up a Soccer Scholarship offer from Trevecca Nazarene University. Ryan impressed head coach Danny Leavy at recent games in Washington on the colleges last trip in March 2013.
CSN Graduates Progress to UCC
Congratulations to the 19 students from Cultural & Heritage Studies in CSN who have just started in University College Cork. This is the single largest number from any one year to gain access through the Cultural & Heritage Course and we wish them all the very best.
Here some of the mature students are pictured on their orientation day with Kathy Bunny (Mature Student Liaison and former CSN graduate) and Shane Lehane, Course Director of Cultural & Heritage Studies.
Study & Learning Support
If you do not qualify for disability but require assistance with any of the following:
- completing assignments
- researching projects
- revising difficult topics
- exam techniques
..then you should contact the Study Support Service for help and advice.
Liz O Donovan
Mon 12-1 / Tues 12-1
Wed 3-4 Thurs 3-4
Mon 3-4 / Wed 3-4
Students in Carpentry / Furniture Design
Contact them through:
- the study support facilitator Eleanor Hession,
- our guidance counsellors Siobhan Daly and Jim O'Connell
- your teachers or course director.