Go Green this St. Patrick's Day and win a prize!

Campuses across the world are going green to celebrate Ireland's St. Patrick's Day on March 17. Now you can join in the fun on Instagram for an online contest hosted by Education in Ireland for a chance to win prizes.

To take part, simply snap a photo of yourself, ensuring there is lots of green to show off your St. Patrick's Day pride. You can use lights, clothes, hats, virtual backgrounds, paint, hairspray, food, balloons or whatever you can think of.

Once you have your Going Green photo, simply upload it to your Instagram account and tag @educationinireland, @tourismireland and #globalgreening #IamNIC.

Full details of the contest are here.

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Complete your degree, Study Abroad in Ireland

Going Green for St. Patrick's is fun, but have you thought about experiencing the real thing as a student in Ireland? NIC has degree completion partnership agreements with three Irish post-secondary institutions:

  • Limerick Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Technology Tralee
  • Institute of Technology Carlow

These agreements mean you can start your training in culinary arts, business, fine arts or science at NIC, then transfer your credits to earn your degree in Ireland. Here are the pathways you can explore:

NIC Culinary Business Operations Diploma -> Limerick Institute of Technology Culinary Arts Degree (year 3)

NIC Culinary Business Operations Diploma -> Institute of Technology Tralee Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts (year 3)

NIC Business Administration Diploma -> Limerick Institute of Technology Marketing and Management Degree (year 3)

NIC Fine Arts Diploma (on completion of Ceramics) -> Limerick Institute of Technology Ceramics Degree (year 3)

NIC Associate of Science Degree -> Limerick Institute of Technology Drug and Medicinal Product Analysis Degree (year 3)

Learn more about NIC Study Abroad

Note to students: Study Abroad travel for NIC students is suspended for the 2020-2021 academic year. Students’ health and safety are our top priority and we are closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 situation. The Office of Global Engagement is available to help you plan for future opportunities, once international travel is reopened. Please contact us at istudyabroad@nic.bc.ca.