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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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Diarmuid O’Connor – Finding a Successful Balance

At just 22 years old, DCU student Diarmuid O’Connor has experienced sporting achievements of which most young GAA players could...
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Sophie Becker – Racing Ahead with DCU

Sophie Becker from Wexford is a promising young Irish athlete, who has represented Ireland in international competition at the U23...
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Washington Ireland Programme: Diana’s story

Diana Oprea moved from Romania to Ireland in 2011 and settled in Rush, Co. Dublin with her family. She is...
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Mathias Urban – Desmond Chair in Early Childhood Education

Professor Mathias Urban was appointed as the Desmond Chair in Early Childhood Education at DCU in 2017. The Chair was...
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Laura Brady - UrbanVolt scholarship recipient 2017/18

Laura Brady – UrbanVolt Scholar

Twenty-two year old Laura Brady from Drumhillock in County Monaghan was the inaugural recipient of the UrbanVolt postgraduate scholarship in...
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Shepherd’s Story

Shepherd moved to Ireland in 2007 from Zimbabwe, fleeing political persecution and violence under the regime of Robert Mugabe and...
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Supporting Irish Family Business: Colourtrend

Rachel O’Connor is Head of Sales with Colourtrend, one of Ireland’s leading decorative paint brands. In this interview, she explains...
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Access Graduate Ray Moran is Aiming High

Access graduate Raymond Moran grew up in an area where it wasn’t the norm to progress to higher education. Today...
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GiveBack.ie – Funding Homeless Charities

20-year old UStart participant James Gallagher from Ratoath in County Meath is a 3rd year Computer Applications student at DCU...
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Improving assessment in Irish education

US-based testing company Prometric committed almost €1 million to support assessment research at DCU which led to the appointment of...
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Top of her game: Sarah Rowe

In September 2017, DCU PE and Biology student Sarah Rowe took to the field with Mayo to contest the LGFA...
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Family Business Focus: EPS Group

Patrick Buckley is Managing Director of family business EPS Group, a leading provider of water and wastewater treatment and pumping...
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Daniel Harvey – Access Student

Daniel Harvey is a final year Business Studies student in DCU who has overcome significant setbacks to completing his degree...
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S-Man Security Travel Platform

Sheelagh Brady is a former Garda who left the force in 2012 to work with the UN as a Senior...
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Colette Keogh – Access Officer

For many DCU Access students coming to university can be a challenge. Access Post-Entry Support Officer, Colette Keogh, explains why...
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DCU Access: The World is Full of Possibility

With the DCU Access Programme – the world is always full of possibility for talented young people – no matter...
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Emma’s Story

Emma is an Access student in her final year studying for a BA in Law and Politics at DCU. In...
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Jamie’s Story

Jamie completed his BCL in Law and Society at DCU in 2017. His story represents the journey of many of...
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Michael’s Story

Michael is a 3rd year Marketing, Innovation and Technology student at DCU. In this piece, he explains the opportunities which...
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