National College of Ireland (NCI) is a leading tertiary education college located in Dublin’s International Financial Services Centre. The college specialises in computing, business and psychology courses from certificate to post-graduate level. NCI has 3,500 full- time and part-time students taught by 120 permanent and 100 associate faculty members. Over recent years, the college has become increasingly popular, seeing a sharp increase in student numbers and in courses being offered. The diversity of software applications being used has also increased; some of these, especially multimedia applications, are particularly resource- intensive.