The Liberties is home to some of Ireland’s premier third level institutes, as well as a thriving student life, making this an attractive place to study. National College of Art & Design (NCAD) is Ireland’s premier art college and a constituent college of UCD. The British and Irish Modern Music Institute, (BIMM), has a college on Francis Street and offers a broad range of Higher and Further Education music courses. The Digital Skills Academy based in The Digital Hub are an established leader in digital technology education, with a proven track record in delivering high levels of successful employment outcomes for their graduates. Other third level colleges in the area include The Liberties College and Liffey College.