Magazine advertising

explicit – 22 years of success…

explicit digital Magazine is the hugely popular magazine of MTU Cork Students’ Union. It targets the entire student body, staff and alumni of over 18,000+  on Bishopstown campus, Cork School of Music, Cork College of Art and Design and the National Maritime College of Ireland.

The magazine is distributed using the following methods:

  • Specially designated section on our homepage
  • Extensive distribution via SU digital publishing platforms
  • A link is emailed to all at the University campuses, for every issue

Discounts are available for advertising packages. Please feel free to contact us so we may discuss one to suit your requirements or receive a pricelist and any further details


The prefered method of submitting advertisments is by email using a high resolution print ready PDF file. We can accept most formats used in industry such as high resolution JPG/TIFF image files, pdf and EPS files. Please include, embed or outline all fonts where required. Designers should allow a minimum of 3mm extra bleed on all edges and 10mm margins from the edge of each advert to ensure that text is not trimmed or lost near the page fold.

Please do not hesitate to email or telephone us on 021 433 5274 should you have any questions.

  • Please ensure that all advertisments are saved as high resolution (300dpi) PDF, JPG, TIF or EPS
  • Appropriate bleed and margins are allowed with at least 3mm bleed on all edges
  • Fonts should be outlined in EPS files and included/embedded with other formats such as PDF
  • If submitting files for us to design an advertisement, please ensure all images are high resolution and you have a realistic amount of text for the size of the advert booked

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Advertise at a great Cork University!

MTU, third level university is located in Bishopstown, Cork caters for over 10,000 full-time students. MTU Cork Students’ Union offers various ways of advertising and marketing to the entire college of students and staff, disseminating advertisers messages to their target audience. expliCIT digital magazine publication targets the entire college student body and alumni of over 19,000.

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MTU CORK Students Freshers Diary & Handbook - always at Hand...

MTU Cork Students’ Union publishes a Freshers Diary and a Handbook providing information on all facets of student life and has a circulation of over 2,500 copies. The diary is given out FREE of charge to Fresher students and class representatives at our Bishopstown campus, Cork School of Music, Cork College of Art and Design and the National Maritime College of Ireland. This Cork university handbook and diary is an ideal marketing vehicle for your organisation to reach a rapidly growing market. The Handbook doubles as an academic dairy, which ensures its ongoing usefulness and the longevity of your advertisement.

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College Online Marketing - Where it's at ...

Students are at the forefront of modern communication methods and electronic media offers the perfect opportunity to mass market to students or specifically targeted individuals or groups. Advertising banners, links and branding options are available for and SU social media. Please contact us so we may discuss options to suit your requirements.

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College Event Sponsorship - Alive & Kicking...

MTU Cork Students’ Union provides students with an active entertainment calendar throughout the year, both on campus and at night events. Cork college event sponsorship presents you with the opportunity to place banner advertising or branding behind live stage, and your brand or organisation’s name will be included in promotional literature such as flyers, posters and online.

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Cork College Student Events and Nights Out

MTU Cork night time events: Back To College Bash, Freshers Week – Daily Events on Campus & City Centre, S.H.A.G.* Week (*Sexual Health Awareness and Guidance Week), Halloween Bash, MTU Conferring – Graduation Ball, MTU Positive Mind & Body, Christmas Bash, MTU SU Raceday at Mallow Races, Rag Week – Daily Events on Campus & City Centre, MTU SU Safety Week, Class Rep Awards, MTU SU Exam DE-Stress Events, Spring Break Bash, Eclectic Picnic

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College Freshers Packs - In the bag...

A welcome Fresher’s Pack is distributed FREE of charge to all incoming first year students and contains primarily tangible products including stationery, confectionary and toiletry products by MTU Cork Students’ Union. We limit the number of paper products in this pack to first of all facilitate the assemblage of the pack and secondly, and more importantly to you, to ensure the visibility of your message so that it is not lost amongst a plethora of circulars. The cost to place a circular in this pack is €500 which is used to offset the expenditure required to put the packs together. Over 2,200 packs are distributed every year.

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