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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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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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New NTR Foundation Scholarship to Develop Climate Change Leaders

Dublin City University and the NTR Foundation are calling on recent Access graduates with an interest in climate change, policy-making and society to apply for the 2018/19 NTR Foundation MSc in Climate Change Scholarship at DCU. Two successful recipients will receive full fee support for the new taught MSc in Climate Change: Policy, Media and...
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Dublin City University has announced a new agreement which will see AIB and PwC extend their support for DCU’s Centre for Family Business to 2021. Pictured at an event in Huguenot House, St Stephen’s Green to announce the partnership extension are: (L-R) Catherine Moroney, Head of Business Banking, AIB; Paul Hennessy, Family Business Leader, PwC; Dr Eric Clinton, Director, DCU Centre for Family Business; Professor Brian MacCraith, President, Dublin City University. Credit: Julien Behal Photography.

AIB and PwC extend support for DCU’s Centre for Family Business to 2021

Dublin City University has announced a new agreement which will see AIB and PwC extend their support for DCU’s Centre for Family Business to 2021. The agreement will enable the Centre to expand its work to support Irish family businesses through research, events, publications and a new Connectivity Project, a peer-to-peer mentoring programme that will...
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MDCCE and Presentation Sisters Partnership Announcement - Feature

New Partnership to Enable Adult Religious Education and Faith Development Research

DCU’s Mater Dei Centre for Catholic Education and the Presentation Sisters have announced a three-year partnership to enable research into community-based adult religious education and faith development in Ireland today. Over three years from September 2018, a postdoctoral researcher based at the Centre will provide a broad picture of current provision in adult religious education...
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DCU students participating in the Bennett Hospitality Internship Programme for 2018 - Eric Shekleton, Laura Breen, Mark Prunty and Emma Lockwood

DCU Students Depart for Bennett Hospitality Internship Programme in South Carolina

Four Dublin City University final year students have been offered a place on the prestigious Bennett Hospitality Internship Programme in the United States. Emma Lockwood, Laura Breen, Mark Prunty and Eric Shekleton, flew out to Charleston, South Carolina on Friday 1st June to begin a summer internship with the Bennett Hospitality group. The Bennett Hospitality...
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DCU partners with AIB to appoint Ireland’s first Chair in Data Analytics

In keeping with its reputation for developing expertise in areas of major technological significance, Dublin City University has announced the appointment of Professor Tomas Ward as AIB Chair in Data Analytics in DCU’s School of Computing. This new chair position, the first of its kind in Ireland, has been made possible through the support of...
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New DCU Educational Trust Team Members Jason Sherlock and Tara Byrne

DCU Educational Trust Welcomes New Team Members

We were delighted to recently welcome two new members to the DCU Educational Trust team with well-known sporting personality, Jason Sherlock, joining us as Associate Director and local woman Tara Byrne joining us as Office Assistant. In addition to his pursuits as a selector with Dublin’s All-Ireland-winning football team, Jason comes to the Trust with...
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