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September 22, 2017

Encouraging older people to engage with campus life

In 2012, DCU became the world’s first Age-Friendly University
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Bank of Ireland – Supporting Sport at DCU

Bank of Ireland representatives Gary Holligan, Manager, Dublin North and DCU Branch Manager, Dave Kelly speak about the bank’s support for the DCU Bank of Ireland Sports Academy. Driven by a highly skilled team, the DCU Bank of Ireland Sports Academy promotes, supports and coaches students participating in Gaelic games and athletics, and provides targeted...
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Gay White – DCU Individual Leadership Award 2017

Gay White is a member of the DCU Educational Trust Council of Trustees and a member of DCU’s Alumni Council since 2010, chairing it from 2012 to 2016. Her longstanding support for the DCU Access Scholarship Programme was recognised at our most recent Leadership Circle Dinner when she received the Individual Leadership Award for 2017....
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DCU Water Institute

Water supply is one of the greatest challenges facing global societies today. Population increase and economic growth in recent years have significantly impacted on our water needs. Based on a foundation of expertise in science, engineering and computer technologies, the DCU Water Institute is developing and applying innovative approaches to the specific challenges of water...
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Forging stronger links between Ireland and India

With seed funding from DCU Educational Trust, the Ireland India Institute established a presence in 2016 and won a €3.8 million EU Horizon 2020 grant to lead the Global India Education Training Network (ETN) to explore India’s emergence as a global and regional power and its relationship with the EU, through a world class doctoral...
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Visual Arts Initiative

Pablo Picasso once said, “art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”  We believe that art in all its forms enriches the student experience and develops the rounded individual. The DCU collection includes 300 art pieces displayed on campus, with significant pieces including the 1911 Memorial by Michelle Rogers and Knock-a-Lough, by...
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UStart – Empowering Student Entrepreneurs

DCU’s UStart was Ireland’s first student start-up accelerator programme. It enables students to discover and develop their entrepreneurial flair. It empowers them to become trail-blazing social and business entrepreneurs, by helping to bring their innovative ideas to market. Our programme provides training, seed funding and access to mentors and sector specialists. This approach has already...
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Student Leadership and Life-skills Centre

At DCU, we seek to develop well-rounded graduates who will be sought after by employers and who can make a significant impact on society. Located in the new Student Centre, the Student Leadership and Life-Skills Centre will support our students in their personal and professional development. It will offer programmes to develop the skills and...
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DCU Student Centre

One of the major successes of the Shaping the Future campaign so far, in 2016 construction commenced on the development of our new €14 million Student Centre  to significantly enhance the on-campus experience for students at DCU. The new DCU Student Centre will be an iconic building at the heart of our Glasnevin campus where...
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George Mihailescu in his lab

George’s Story

George Mihailescu is a third year Physics with Biomedical Science student at DCU. After moving to Ireland, George’s parents settled in Dublin’s inner city where he was born and spent his early years before moving to west Dublin where he still lives today. “Just six of my secondary school classmates went to university, most of...
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