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We welcome 360 new Access Scholarship students to DCU!

This week over 17,000 students will begin a new term in DCU, of these 360 will be new DCU Access students entering their first year in university. Starting university is an exciting time but it can also be a daunting experience – leaving behind familiar settings, friends and possibly even home to start anew. It...
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Help us to offer sanctuary to asylum seekers

This September, 15 asylum seekers and refugees will begin their studies in DCU as part of our University of Sanctuary programme. This is an important step in a journey that began last December when we became Ireland’s first “University of Sanctuary” for our commitment to welcoming asylum seekers and fostering a culture of inclusion. Each...
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DCU hosts world’s greatest minds in science education

From 21st to 25th August, DCU co-hosted the European Science Education Research Association conference (ESERA 2017) which saw nearly 1,500 STEM education researchers and teachers from 75 countries visit DCU. The organisation of the ESERA 2017 conference was led by STEM Education Professors Eilish McLoughlin, Odilla Finlayson, Sibel Erduran and Peter Childs from the Irish...
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Secrets to Success from Mayo’s Sarah Rowe

On Sunday, 24th September, DCU PE and Biology student Sarah Rowe will line out with Mayo to contest the LGFA Senior All-Ireland Final in Croke Park. In this interview, she shares the secrets behind her success and how the DCU Bank of Ireland Sports Academy has helped her to excel academically and in sport. Growing up...
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What inspires us to support DCU…Bank of Ireland

With football fever hitting new highs in advance of the upcoming Ladies’ and Men’s Senior All Ireland Football Finals, we speak to Bank of Ireland representatives Gary Holligan, Manager, Dublin North and DCU Branch Manager, Dave Kelly about the bank’s support for the DCU Bank of Ireland Sports Academy. Driven by a highly skilled team,...
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Prometric CEO Charles Kernan Visits DCU

We were delighted to welcome Charles Kernan, the new CEO and President of Prometric, a US-based provider of market-leading testing solutions, to our St Patrick’s Campus last week. Mr Kernan was visiting DCU together with Garret Sherry, Prometric Vice President and General Manager of Ireland to learn more about the ongoing work and vision of...
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Our 2016 Supporter Impact Report is now online!

The DCU Educational Trust 2016 Supporter Impact Report is now available online. If you would like to see how the generosity of DCU’s friends and supporters has helped us to transform student lives and translate knowledge into positive impact, please click below to view the report.
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What inspires me to support DCU…Gay White

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 recent Leadership Circle Dinner when she received the Individual Leadership Award for 2017. Gay...
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DCU alumni give back through Access Telethon

From 22nd May to 10th June, we reached out to DCU alumni to reconnect and raise funds for the University’s Access Scholarship Programme. The telethon campaign got off to a flying start with our ambassadors, who included inter-county footballers Jonny Cooper, Paul Flynn and Sarah Rowe together with DCU Access students, hitting the national press...
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Renowned philanthropist Chuck Feeney honoured at Leadership Circle Dinner

On 23rd June, friends and supporters of Dublin City University joined the DCU Educational Trust for its annual Leadership Circle Dinner. The dinner celebrates the ways in which the generosity of the University’s leading donors helps to transform lives and societies through education. This year, the DCU Educational Trust created a new award to honour...
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