Visit NCAD / Open Days

Thinking of studying at NCAD?

There are a number of events throughout the year that are open to the public, all of which are opportunities to visit the College, meet staff and students, and find out more about the area of study you are interested in. View the Graduate Degree Show, the Fashion Show and lots more at this link.

Dates Event Who Should Attend
2,5,6 November 2019

Portfolio Information Sessions NCAD

NCAD staff answer questions about the Porfolio Submission Guidelines followed by a tour of the First Year studio to see the current First Year students' work in progress. Booking information will be posted on the NCAD website.

Anyone preparing a portfolio submission for entry September 2020.

Art and Design teachers and tutors helping students prepare entrance portfolios.

27 November 2019

NCAD College Open Day

Meet staff and students, tour the campus, visit studios and workshops and view current students' work in progress.

Anyone interested in studying at NCAD. All welcome - applicants, teachers, family and friends.
09 January 2020

One day design portfolio workshops.

Booking details will be posted on the NCAD website.

Anyone interested in applying for Fashion Design, Textile & Surface Design, Jewellry & Objects, Graphic Design, Moving Image Design, Illustration, Product Design, and Interaction Design
May 2020

First Year Studies Exhibition - Open Studies

Work from the final module of the First Year Art and Design program. Dates and full details will be posted on the NCAD website.

Applicants who expect to start First Year in September 2020.

Anyone thinking of applying to First Year NCAD 2021.

June 2020

NCAD Degree Show (6-14 June 2020)

Featuring the work of graduating students from the Schools of Design, Education, and Fine Art.

June/July 2020

CEAD Exhibition (26 June - 2 July)

Featuring the work of part-time and continuing education students at NCAD