Campaign Projects

DCU National Centre for Family Business

Family firms lie at the heart of communities across Ireland and are the bedrock of the Irish economy, accounting for...
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DCU Sports and Wellbeing

At DCU, we pride ourselves on both the promotion of sports and physical activity as an integral part of the...
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STEM Teacher Internship Programme

Preparing our educators today, to prepare our children for tomorrow… Children and young people today face an unscripted future that...
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DCU Changemaker Schools Network

Our world needs Changemakers… Our world is changing at an unprecedented pace, and we face major challenges that range from...
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Autism Friendly University

Autism is a developmental condition that affects how one understands, relates to, and communicates with, other people, and the world....
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DCU Centre for Climate and Society

We know that our planet is warming. 2020 was the joint warmest year ever recorded, while 2011 to 2020 was...
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DCU Exoskeleton Programme

On average, three people a week sustain a life-changing spinal cord injury (SCI) in Ireland, as a result of accidental...
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DCU Covid-19 Research and Innovation Hub

With the world facing a global health crisis unlike any other, DCU established its Covid-19 Research and Innovation Hub in...
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Write to Read

Ireland suffers from a sizeable literacy achievement gap between children in low and high socio-economic status communities. Research by the...
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Future-Tech Building

In September 2018 the Department of Education and Skills revealed details of a €24million investment towards a new €50million, state-of-the-art...
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University of Sanctuary

DCU’s University of Sanctuary programme welcomes refugees and asylum seekers into the university community and fosters a culture of inclusion...
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ANAM: A unique North Dublin Cultural Festival

In September 2017, DCU launched its strategic plan for 2017- 2022, ‘Talent, Discovery and Transformation’, which emphasised the University’s intent...
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Teachers Inspire Launch

Teachers Inspire

Thanks to a generous philanthropic donation, Dublin City University was delighted to launch a major national initiative in 2019 to...
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DCU Annual Fund

Each year DCU alumni and friends give generously to the DCU Annual Fund to support Access scholarships, sports scholarships, research...
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DCU Access Programme

We believe that talented youth should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential in life, no matter who they are...
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All Ireland Citizen Science Water Project

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), just 53% of rivers, and 50% of Irish lakes are in satisfactory ecological...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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GAA Education and Research Institute

The GAA has always been at the heart of Irish life. In a unique partnership, DCU will join with the...
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DCU Bank of Ireland Sports Academy

At DCU, we are committed to enabling talented young men and women to excel in both academic and sporting fields,...
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Fáilte ar Líne – Learn Irish Online

Large numbers of first, second and third generations of the Irish diaspora are enthusiastic about learning the Irish language. Leveraging...
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Learning Futures Labs

The pace of technological change is rapid and we must continuously innovate to teach and prepare students for tomorrow, today....
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Pioneering Developments in STEM Education

This project will further the enhancement of DCU’s research centre for STEM education, an internationally recognised multidisciplinary team across DCU’s...
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