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Rachel Petrie from Oath with DCU Access student volunteers at the Oath DCU Access Maths Quiz

Oath Access Maths Quiz Puts Students to the Test

Last week, the DCU Access Programme welcomed 15 teams of second year students representing six north Dublin linked secondary schools for the first in a series of two Access Maths Quizzes, kindly sponsored by media giant Oath. The maths quizzes are a key part of efforts by DCU’s Access Programme to encourage students from socio-economically...
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Google marketing chief Lorraine Twohill creates an endowed Access scholarship at DCU

Google Marketing Chief Creates Endowed Access Scholarship

Lorraine Twohill, Senior Vice President of Global Marketing at technology giant, Google, has gifted an endowed scholarship to Dublin City University to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds in accessing a university education. Lorraine graduated from DCU with an Honours degree in International Marketing & Languages and is currently responsible for Google’s worldwide marketing function.  The...
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Morgan McKinley DCU Access Announcement

Uniting to Transform Lives – DCU and Morgan McKinley

DCU Educational Trust is pleased to announce a new partnership with leading global recruitment consultancy Morgan McKinley which will see the company support DCU’s Access Scholarship Programme for the next four years. This partnership successfully marries DCU’s mission to transform lives and society through education, research, innovation and engagement with Morgan McKinley’s stated purpose of...
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Paul Kane DAA with students George Mihailescu, Uduak George Umo, Sidney Adeleye and Daniel Harvey and Natalie Walker CEO DCU Educational Trust.

Dublin Airport Community Fund Supports DCU Access Programme

We were delighted to join the daa in December with some of our Access students for a special event to celebrate the first allocation from the Dublin Airport Community Fund which includes support for DCU’s Access Scholarship Programme. The €10 million fund will see Dublin Airport invest €400,000 each year for the next 25 years...
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Ciaran Clancy - Neogen

Neogen – Supporting DCU Access Students

Creative, print and signage company Neogen was established by DCU graduate Ciaran Clancy and his business partner Julian McDermott in 2004. In this interview, Ciarán describes how the company came to support DCU’s Access Scholarship Programme and what continues to impress him about DCU students today. What inspired Neogen to support DCU’s Access Programme? We...
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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 he has a BSc in Genetics and Cell Biology and a PhD in Molecular Evolution and is aiming to win a Nobel prize. In this video, he explains how the support of the DCU Access...
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Graduating DCU Access Students 2017 - Zainab Boladale, Andrew Byrne, Hannah Kelly, Jamie Farrell

Sky is the limit for graduating Access Scholars

There were smiles and celebrations aplenty on DCU’s Glasnevin campus last week as our 2017 graduates gathered with friends and family in The Helix for their graduation ceremonies. Amongst them were 221 graduating Access Scholars for whom this event was possibly all the sweeter for the barriers which they have overcome in order to claim...
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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 that included a near fatal accident and the death of a parent. Daniel has been supported in his studies by the DCU Access Programme and he is now sharing his story to raise awareness about...
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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 and how the Access Programme helps students to overcome personal, financial and academic challenges to fulfil their potential.
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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 who they are or where they come from. Watch our short video below to see how DCU Access has supported over 3,037 young people to pursue their dreams since 1990.
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