The 2018 Greenhills College of Further Education graduation ceremony took place at the Maldron Hotel in Tallaght. The graduation is a celebration of the hard work and academic achievement of the students. On the day twenty four class groups from a wide variety of subject areas including Business, Childcare, Computing, Engineering, Healthcare, Science and Nursing graduated from the College. Helping the graduates celebrate were the friends and family members who had supported them throughout their studies.

Guest speakers included Mayor of South Dublin Paul Gogarty as well as Dr Anna Kelly, Director of Lifelong Learning at UCD who gave an inspiring talk on the power of education to transform lives. Former student Lorraine Carmody spoke about her pathway to becoming a Lecturer at IT Tallaght. Another past student Sinead Mills spoke about her Nursing Degree studies at Trinity College and her work as a Staff Nurse at Tallaght University Hospital. CEO of Dublin Dun Laoghaire ETB Paddy Lavelle spoke about the opportunities presented by education.

Pictured above:  Justin Depakakibo, Asoo Azad and Kenneth Rebuldad (left to right) graduating from Software Development with Games Design

Greenhills College of Further Education is committed to providing lifelong learning for adults across all age profiles who wish to upskill or reskill by gaining new qualifications. The College has been offering quality QQI awards at Levels 3, 4, 5 and 6 for the past 30 years. Over the years, Greenhills College has forged a number of links with Third Level institutions including University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin City University (DCU), Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) and IT Tallaght, as well as a vast range of employers and recruitment companies. The annual graduation ceremony marks a final opportunity for the class of 2018 to come together before they embark on a variety of pathways including working life and further studies. Best of luck to the class of 2018 and may your futures be filled with all that is good and bright.