Impact

DCU’s Exoskeleton Programme – Hugh’s Story

Hugh Smith lives in Dublin with his wife and three children. He used to enjoy a thrill-seeking lifestyle, which unfortunately...
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Encouraging Creative Use of Digital Technology in the Classroom

Professor Deirdre Butler of DCU’s Institute of Education is an internationally recognised leader in the creative use of digital technologies...
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Jason’s Story

Jason is a second year student, completing a BA in Religious Education and History at DCU. In this piece, he...
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DCU’s Exoskeleton Programme – Deirdre’s Story

Deirdre Heffernan, originally from Co. Mayo, lived a normal life in Dublin until she experienced a rare life-changing illness which...
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Gemma’s Story

Gemma Treacy from Cloghran is a final year Multimedia student in DCU. After having her daughter at the age of...
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Access to the Workplace: Lauren & Vodafone

Head of Talent at Vodafone, Claudine McMahon, explains why Vodafone were inspired to support DCU’s Access to the Workplace programme...
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A Second Chance in Life – Sisa’s Story

Sisa Bhebhe came to Ireland from Zimbabwe in 2013 as an asylum seeker. In September 2018, Sisa was able to...
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DCU Access Students Enjoy Digicel Summer Internships

Digicel and DCU Educational Trust have collaborated for a number of years to provide unique work experience for final year...
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Brendan Hyland – The Olympic Dream

Brendan Hyland has just completed his final year in Accounting and Finance at Dublin City University. In the coming weeks,...
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James’ Story

James McDonald grew up in Ballymun and from an early age hoped to attend the university that he could see...
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Casey’s Story

Casey McHugh is in her second year studying the BA in Communications Studies at DCU. She is from a small...
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Claire’s Story

Claire Joyce is in her third year studying Irish and Geography at the DCU Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences....
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Write to Read - Stephen Brett

Write to Read – Developing readers, writers and thinkers

Write to Read is a professional development model that supports teachers to deliver high quality literacy programmes for children. Developed...
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Sean’s Story

Sean Trimble comes from a north Dublin community where just 15% of students progress to third level education. With the...
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Joy Newton - NTR Scholarship recipient for 2018/19

Joy Newton – Addressing Climate Change

Joy Newton from Co. Sligo, a graduate of DCU’s BA in Communications Studies, is one of the two NTR Foundation...
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Access to the Workplace – PwC & Emmanuella

In this video, PwC People Partner, Emma Scott, explains how supporting the Access to the Workplace programme allows the company...
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Access to the Workplace – Amy & National Recruitment Federation

In this video, Access Student, Amy Nannery, outlines how the Access to the Workplace programme gave her the opportunity to...
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Access to the Workplace – Maitiu & Matthews Coach Hire

In this video, DCU Access student, Maitiu MacUaid, explains how the Access to the Workplace programme gave him the opportunity...
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Sky is the limit for Access Graduate Emma Lockwood

Emma is an Access student who recently graduated with a BA in Law and Politics at DCU and is now...
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Memorial Scholarship Recipients 2017-2018

Time spent at DCU has a special place in the hearts of many students, staff and alumni. Through a memorial...
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