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Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

Business Studies Graduate

Business Studies Graduate

I always dreamed of being accepted into a 3rd level university. I decided to partake in a QQI course to help me do so, and through the recommendation of various guidance counsellors, I applied to Ballsbridge College.

I was made aware of the various success stories about past students from Ballsbridge College, along with the level of excellence their teachers have to offer. I was quite intimidated on orientation day within the college. However, this changed very fast.

I was being introduced to subjects I had no prior knowledge on, and feeling optimistic about it. This was solely due to the confidence that teachers instil in their students. Each one of them goes out of their way to accommodate students and make sure that the entire class has a comprehensive understanding of every subject being taught.

The modules taught on my Business Studies course have turned out to be extremely advantageous to my life in 3rd level education. Many of the assignments and exams I currently have correlate back to what I learned during my year in Ballsbridge College. Instead of having to play catch-up in my current course, I’m miles ahead.

Without any doubt, I truly believe that I wouldn’t be in DCU without the support, education, and skills I received from Ballsbridge College. The self-confidence I obtained in my one year course empowered me to run and be elected as Class Rep for my course in DCU, get appointed as the Chairperson for the DCU Karate Club and most importantly, gave me the self-esteem required to succeed in a 3rd level university.

I would recommend any individual from any background to enroll in Ballsbridge College. As long as you’re willing to put the work in, Ballsbridge College will get you to wherever it is that you want to go. I went from someone who could never succeed in education, to being the Student of the Year in Ballsbridge. I went from someone who never made a presentation in their life to being a powerful public speaker.

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