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Matthew Colfer

Journalist

Location icon Ireland

I am a content creator, editor, customer service professional and journalism graduate who is open to new challenges that will utilise and develop my skill set.

Portfolio
The Edition - Freshers' Edition
09/07/2016
Freshers' Edition

Freshers' Edition is a one-off magazine created to give incoming first year students in DIT information about the college and Dublin city. From where to eat, how to look after their mental health and how the Students' Union helps them we covered all the basics. This publication won Best Small College/Society Publication of the Year at the 2017 National Student Media Awards.

CollegeTimes.com
08/18/2017
Website Looks To Help Students Who Are Renting Accommodation

In the midst of the chaos that is the Irish housing market in 2017, DwellDown is aiming to make life easier for renters by allowing them to read reviews of their potential rented accommodation. Chris Lynch came up with the idea for DwellDown after having a negative experience himself.

Campus.ie
03/23/2016
WHO NEEDS SLEEP ANYWAY?

Wonder drugs that promise to promote concentration and cognitive performance have been tempting students and workers for some time now. But the new kid on the block, Modafinil, has yet to take hold in Irish universities in the same way that it has in the UK.

Issuu
The Edition, Friday, 24 March, 2017

Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions of monthly readers.

Issuu
The Edition, Thursday, 9 March, 2017

Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions of monthly readers.

Issuu
The Edition, Wednesday, 22 February, 2017

Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions of monthly readers.

Issuu
The Edition, Wednesday, 8 February, 2017

This file was originally uploaded on Wednesday, 8 February, 2017 but was amended on Friday, 10 February, 2017 as the story entitled "Fashion Soc's Annual Charity Fashion Show" was mistakenly accredited to Matthew Colfer instead of Nikki Murphy, and to remove incorrect information within the piece.

Issuu
The Edition, Thursday, 1 December 2016

Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions of monthly readers.

Issuu
The Edition, Wednesday, 16 November 2016

CHANGE OF INFORMATION PRINTED: On page 5, the story entitled "Societies' Christmas Appeal Running for Next Two Weeks" contains dates that were changed after the paper had gone to print. The dates stated in the printed copy of the paper are 16 November to 2 December, these dates were changed to 23 November to 7 December.

Issuu
The Edition, Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions of monthly readers.

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The Edition, Tuesday, 4 October, 2016

Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions of monthly readers.

Dublin Tech Summit
01/03/2017
Smart cities could improve our lives - Dublin Tech Summit

Experimentation with smart cities has only recently commenced but it could be used to help fight crime, reduce the hassle of commuting, and improve the overall quality of life. The city of Padova in northern Italy is probably best known as the setting for much of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew , its renowned university where Galileo Galilei lectured, and even being home to Italian football legend Alessandro Del Piero.

Dublin Tech Summit
12/21/2016
A Vision of the Future with Virtual Reality - Dublin Tech Summit

With the development and roll out of virtual reality in the recent past, this new medium is expanding and holds the potential for an immersive experience of customer engagement. With the launch of Google Cardboard, Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Sony PlayStation VR among others in the past few years, virtual reality ...

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