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Sprinter and DCU Multimedia graduate, Mark Smyth, is the reigning Irish 200m champion and will compete with the Irish 4 x 100 m men’s relay team at the European Championships in Munich this summer. In this piece, he discusses how DCU Sports and Wellbeing has enabled him to combine high performance sport with academic success....
Distance runner, and DCU Accounting and Finance graduate, Aoife O’Cuill is currently completing a Masters in Accounting with DCU Business School. In this piece, she discusses how DCU Sports and Wellbeing has enabled her to combine high performance sport with academic success. What drew you to DCU as a student athlete? I was always a...

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  • Mark Smyth – Excelling On and Off The Track

    Sprinter and DCU Multimedia graduate, Mark Smyth, is the reigning Irish 200m champion and will compete with the Irish 4 x 100 m men’s relay team at the European Championships in Munich this summer. In this piece, he discusses how DCU Sports and Wellbeing has enabled him to combine high performance sport with academic success....
  • Aoife O’Cuill – Succeeding in Sport and University

    Distance runner, and DCU Accounting and Finance graduate, Aoife O’Cuill is currently completing a Masters in Accounting with DCU Business School. In this piece, she discusses how DCU Sports and Wellbeing has enabled her to combine high performance sport with academic success. What drew you to DCU as a student athlete? I was always a...
  • Ciara Furlong – Finding New Ways to Treat Illness

    Ciara Furlong is a PhD candidate in DCU’s School of Biotechnology. In this piece, she explains how support from the Pierse Endowed Scholarship Fund has enabled her to pursue research that is coming up with solutions to the growing resistance of bacteria to antibiotics. I have always had a love of science and I opted...
  • Rory O’Connor – Aiming High in Sport and Life

    Wexford senior hurler, and DCU Business Studies graduate Rory O’Connor has just completed a MSc in Finance with DCU Business School. In this piece, he discusses how DCU Sports and Wellbeing has enabled him to combine high performance sport with academic success. What are the main challenges for a student athlete trying to combine high...
  • DCU National Centre for Family Business

    Family firms lie at the heart of communities across Ireland and are the bedrock of the Irish economy, accounting for 64% of all businesses and employing over 938,000 people. Yet for Irish family firms to remain at the heart of their communities for generations to come, they must first address global challenges like transitioning to...
  • DCU Sports and Wellbeing

    At DCU, we pride ourselves on both the promotion of sports and physical activity as an integral part of the student experience, the outstanding performances of our elite athletes supported through DCU Sports and Wellbeing, and the expertise of our School of Health and Human Performance in the science that underpins sport. DCU Sports and...
  • STEM Teacher Internship Programme

    Preparing our educators today, to prepare our children for tomorrow… Children and young people today face an unscripted future that is full of possibilities, where developments in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) will create opportunities that we cannot yet imagine in their classrooms, communities and future careers. To prepare children, we must support them...
  • DCU Changemaker Schools Network

    Our world needs Changemakers… Our world is changing at an unprecedented pace, and we face major challenges that range from climate change to inequality. To take on these big issues facing humanity, we believe our world needs more Changemakers. A Changemaker is someone who has the skills and confidence to lead change in their home,...
  • Jamie’s Story

    Jamie is one of 1,144 students currently supported by DCU’s Access Programme in the 2021/22 academic year. In this video, Jamie describes how the DCU Access Programme enabled him to pursue his dream of third level education.