CSN's Sports Hall is available to hire for Sports Groups

Please enquire at reception or phone 021-4961020

BTEI: Back to Education Initiative

BTEI COURSES START 21ST SEPTEMBER. CSN offers a broad range of free part-time FETAC programmes under the BTEI.  Our aim is to support the learner to return to education in a friendly, learner-centred environment. Read more here >>


CSN Live 'n' Gigging in Cyprus Avenue

CSN presents “Live ‘N’ Gigging” in Cyprus Avenue on Tuesday 1st and 8th December, showcasing a variety of genres including covers and originals.

Over the past 25 years, the renowned Music, Management & Sound course has served as a platform for songwriters, performers, sound engineers, and agents.

With alumni such as Mick Flannery, O Emperor, and the emerging Stephanie Rainey proving that talent and hard work will out, this year’s offering will be no exception.

Come and see how it all starts!

Doors open at 9pm. Tickets will be priced at 5 Euro.

For more information, check out the CSN Live ‘N’ Gigging page on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/CSNLiveNGigging/

CSN Exhibition: 'Waiting' by Lucy Phelan

The Gallery @ CSN is delighted to present an exhibition of current work by Lucy Phelan. The exhibition will run from November 27th until January 29th, and is open from 9-6, Monday to Friday.

The opening reception is Thursday 26th, at 6:30. All welcome!

Enquiries to l.phelan@csn.ie.

Meet the Graduating Students of 2015

Congratulations to all our students who graduated in September.

In this video they tell us what the next stage is for them.


CSN Coach Ed. Students Progress to
B.Ed. Sport Studies & Physical Education in UCC

Congratulations to Aoife Landers and Eoin Sheehan, pictured below, who progressed to the B.Ed in Sports Studies & Physical Education in UCC.

Career News: November

Contact details for the Careers & Counselling service

UCC Open day

UCC will hold their open day on Saturday, 10th October between 10am and 3.30pm. Please contact the Career’s Office for more information.


UCAS is the application system for UK Colleges and Universities. If you wish to apply to UCAS through CSN please contact the Careers Service as soon as possible. The deadline for UCAS route ‘A ‘applications is January 15th.

15th January 2016

Application deadline

Route A courses (most courses)

24th March 2016

Application deadline

Route B courses (mainly art and performing arts courses)


The CAO application system opens on November 5th.  See www.cao.ie for more information and to submit an online application. Please contact the Careers Office for more information, advice or assistance.

College talks in CSN

UCC will give a presentation to CSN students on Thursday, November 5th at 2pm in the Lecture Theatre.
CIT will give a presentation to CSN students on Tuesday, November 10th at 11am in the Lecture Theatre.

CIT open day/mature student information evening

CIT will hold their open day on Friday, November 20th.
A mature student information evening will be held in CIT on November 24th.

UCC mature student evening

UCC will hold their mature student information evening on Wednesday, November 11th.

Open days-November

IT Tralee

November 13



Crawford College of Art and Design

November 20/21


Sharman Crawford Street, Cork

Cork School of Music

November 21


Union Quay, Cork

IT Carlow

November 19




November 25



GMIT Letterfrack

November 27



CSN Gym: Personal Training Service

CSN gym can be located in the upstairs of the sports hall which is across from the canteen.  The Gym does exactly what it says on the tin, offering a comprehensive range of the most up to date resistance and cardiovascular gym equipment with fully qualified staff on hand to help members achieve the most from each and every visit.  The Gym will appeal to anybody with health and fitness goals. 

Photo of perseonal trainers at CSN Gym.

We would like to bring to students and teachers attention that the college are making a facility available whereby people can attend a personal training session – if you are interested please contact Kyrle Holland or Seán Casey by calling to the gym
Monday to Thursday 7 – 9 and 4 -7 and Friday 7 – 9

or email them at gym@csn.ie for more information. 

You could also visit our Facebook page which is CSN Personal Training Service or the Instagram page csn_gym

Inquiries to gym@csn.ie

Free Massage for Students

For the duration of the academic year the Sports Injury & Therapy students will have a college massage clinic open every Thursday from 2:10pm to 4pm. Every student is welcome to attend. To make a booking call into the CSN gym to schedule a time, or contact them at gym@csn.ie

CSN Graduation 2015

Congratulations to all our students who graduate this week. Well done to all!

There are still places available on some courses for this year, please contact the college for details.


Interested in our courses at CSN?
See what our students have to say about it

CSN graduating students Stacey Burns (Digital Media) and James Forde (Sports Studies) were featured in The Irish Independent this week, giving their advice to this year's school leavers.
On graduating from CSN, both students won places in the University courses of their choice. On completing her BTEC HND in Digital Media, Stacey was offered advanced entry into 3rd year of the BSc in Creative Multimedia in LIT, and James achieved his goal of being offered his place on UCC's B.Ed. Sports Studies and Physical Education.
Well done guys, it was well deserved.

Congratulations to all the other CSN graduates this year who are also progressing to various 3rd level studies at home and abroad. We look forward to seeing what you do next.

Click on the images below to read the full interviews.

Online Applications for Full Time Courses

Applications are now open for full-time courses for 2014-2015

Apply online We are now accepting all applications for full-time courses beginning this September.

All queries are welcome about any of the courses. You can find the relevant staff email addresses on each of the course pages.

CSN Sports Graduates Progress to UCC

CSN Sports Graduates Progress to UCC

Sarah Louise Coughlan, Sinead Duggan, Killian Barry, Yvonne Murphy, William Browne.

Recent graduates from the CSN Coach Education course who earned places 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


All sports students with student cards have prepaid access while all other students can pay for membership at CSN main reception.  No Student card and towel = no entry. Their will be a limited number of gym users at any given time. This will be based on space in the gym and a first come first serve system will operate.

For full details please visit the main Gym webpage.

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.

Contact them through:

  • the study support facilitator Eleanor Hession,
  • our guidance counsellors Siobhan Daly and Jim O'Connell
  • your teachers or course director.