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Access to the Workplace Launch

Accessing Your Future Talent – Celebrating the Launch of DCU Access to the Workplace 2019

On Monday 15th April, Dublin City University will host a special opening event entitled ‘Accessing your Future Talent,’ to celebrate the launch of the new DCU Access to the Workplace Programme. The DCU Access to the Workplace Programme is a pilot scheme initiated by DCU in 2019 to give 50 Access students the opportunity to...
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DCU Hosts Annual Memorial Scholarships Ceremony

Past students, staff and friends of DCU were recently remembered at the annual Memorial Scholarships event held in The Helix at DCU. Thirteen students were presented with memorial scholarship awards named in honour of 12 individuals who have played a key role in the life of the University and in Irish society. Amongst those honoured...
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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 studying for her LLM (Master of Laws) at DCU. In this piece, she explains the impact the Access Programme has had on her education. “I came to DCU in 2015 on the Access Programme and...
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Supporting DCU Access Students – Irish American Partnership

The Irish American Partnership has continued to support the DCU Access Programme since 1998. In a recent interview with Therese Murphy from the Irish American Partnership, she explains what motivates them to support DCU’s Access Programme. DCU has approximately 1,300 Access students studying at undergraduate and postgraduate level across the University. 1. What inspired the...
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Ger McDonnell Access Scholarship Programme – A legacy of supporting DCU students

DCU boasts many notable graduates- media personalities, academics, sports stars adorn the long list of alumni who have used DCU as a springboard for their careers. Among them sits Ger McDonnell. Ger graduated in the Class of 1993 with a degree in Electronic Engineering. He moved to Alaska to combine his professional life as an...
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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 scholarship, many of our supporters have chosen to honour the memory of their loved one and to recognise the important role the University played in their loved one’s life by offering the same opportunities to...
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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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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 currently a second year student on the BA in Global Business at DCU. At just 18 years old, she was selected as one of the youngest ever participants on the Washington Ireland Programme in 2017....
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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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