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Engaging with communities
MDCCE and Presentation Sisters Partnership Announcement - Feature

New Partnership to Enable Adult Religious Education and Faith Development Research

DCU’s Mater Dei Centre for Catholic Education and the Presentation Sisters have announced a three-year partnership to enable research into community-based adult religious education and faith development in Ireland today. Over three years from September 2018, a postdoctoral researcher based at the Centre will provide a broad picture of current provision in adult religious education...
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Over €3 million raised to transform lives and society in 2017

In 2017, our incredible supporters helped us to raise over €3 million in new pledges for projects to transform not only the future of our students’ education, but also the future of our country and our society. Last year, you gave generously to a wide range of projects that included supporting young people from disadvantaged...
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Encouraging older people to engage with campus life

In 2012, DCU became the world’s first Age-Friendly University
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Forging stronger links between Ireland and India

With seed funding from DCU Educational Trust, the Ireland India Institute established a presence in 2016 and won a €3.8 million EU Horizon 2020 grant to lead the Global India Education Training Network (ETN) to explore India’s emergence as a global and regional power and its relationship with the EU, through a world class doctoral...
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Fáilte ar Líne – Learn Irish Online

Large numbers of first, second and third generations of the Irish diaspora are enthusiastic about learning the Irish language. Leveraging our recognised expertise in e-learning technology, DCU will make Irish language learning accessible to everyone, anywhere in the world. Through this unique and innovative programme, participants will be able to progress from beginner level to...
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Ireland India Institute

As the world’s most populous country with a population of 1.3 billion people, and the world’s fastest growing large economy, with GDP growth of 7% in 2016, India has emerged as a global and regional power. Yet Ireland and Europe lack a knowledge base which is critical for future strategic engagement with the country. Through...
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Age Friendly University

At DCU, we are committed to opening up every aspect of campus life to respond to the needs and interests of older adults. In 2012, we became the world’s first Age-Friendly University, recognising the need to meet the challenge and opportunities of a rising demographic both nationally and globally. Many other universities have followed our...
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