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DCU and Ornua announce University of Sanctuary scholarship partnership

DCU and Ornua announce University of Sanctuary scholarship partnership Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of dairy products and owner of the iconic Kerrygold brand, today revealed that they are gifting one student, through the University of Sanctuary at Dublin City University, a scholarship to complete an undergraduate degree. Sisa Bhebhe from Zimbabwe, the recipient of the...
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Sensory Pods Unveiling

Dublin City University is proud to unveil three sensory pods in locations across the University’s three campuses, which were generously donated by the Lions Clubs Ireland. The pods will serve as designated quiet zones as part DCU’s Autism-Friendly University initiative. Each pod allows students on the spectrum to control their environment and de-stress in a...
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Beauchamps extend support for DCU’s National Centre for Family Business to 2021

Dublin City University has announced a new sponsor for the DCU National Centre for Family Business. The Irish commercial law firm Beauchamps will join AIB and PwC to extend their support for the Centre to 2021. This support will enable the Centre to expand its work to support Irish family businesses through research, events, publications...
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Friends and supporters of Dublin City University honoured at Leadership Circle Dinner

On 12th October, friends and supporters of Dublin City University joined the DCU Educational Trust for its annual Leadership Circle Dinner; a night of thanks which celebrates the ways in which the generosity of the University’s leading donors helps to transform lives and societies through education. The evening, hosted by the Trust’s Director of Development,...
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Partner with DCU to Provide Sanctuary to Asylum Seekers

Eight asylum seekers and refugees have begun their studies in DCU as part of our University of Sanctuary programme this semester, which is now in its second year. In December 2016, DCU became Ireland’s first ever ‘University of Sanctuary’ highlighting our commitment to welcoming asylum seekers and refugees into higher education and fostering a culture...
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DCU opens its €15 million state-of-the-art student centre funded by both students and donors

September 2018 saw the opening of DCU’s brand new, state-of-the-art student centre, the ‘U’. The space, which is a magnificent facility where students can engage with the cultural, social, entrepreneurial and international aspects of university life, was officially opened by President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins. The development of the centre has been made possible...
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317 new Access Scholarship students join DCU

This semester, 317 new DCU Access Scholarship students entered their first year in university. DCU has approximately 1,300 Access students studying at undergraduate and postgraduate level across the University. Given that many Access students are the first in their family to attend university, as well as the fact that they come from communities where very...
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DCU Educational Trust announces new Director of Development

In June this year, Rachael Dunne joined the DCU Educational Trust team as Director of Development from her role as Head of Corporate and Major Donor Fundraising with Concern Worldwide.  Prior to her move into the not-for-profit sector, Rachael had an extensive career in financial services and trained as an accountant with KPMG. Rachael is...
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Family dynamics at the heart of DCU Centre for Family Business

Just weeks after renewing their commitment to the DCU Centre for Family Business, AIB hosted a seminar on family business in their HQ in Ballsbridge. In a seminar entitled Family Dynamics in Business Succession Planning, almost 100 people gathered on Tuesday July 3rd to listen to an array of experienced business leaders and academics, alongside...
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UrbanVolt Scholarship Deadline Extended to 13th July

The deadline for the 2018/19 UrbanVolt Master’s Scholarship programme at DCU has been extended until 13th July 2018. The scholarship is open to students wishing to pursue a master’s programme in Engineering, Computing or Business at DCU and the successful recipient will receive full fee support for a full-time taught master’s degree programme. This is...
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