Transforming student lives

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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UrbanVolt Scholarship Deadline Extended to 13th July

The deadline for the 2018/19 UrbanVolt Master’s Scholarship programme at DCU has been extended until 13th July 2018. The scholarship is open to students wishing to pursue a master’s programme in Engineering, Computing or Business at DCU and the successful recipient will receive full fee support for a full-time taught master’s degree programme. This is...
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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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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 only dream. Playing with the Mayo senior football team since 2014, he has won an All-Ireland minor title in 2013, a Sigerson Cup in 2014, an All-Ireland under-21 title in 2016, played in two All-Ireland...
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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 European Outdoor Athletics Championships in the 400m sprint discipline. Sophie is also the reigning Irish Indoor 400m Varsity Champion. She is currently in second year studying for a BSc in Genetics and Cell Biology 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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DCU students participating in the Bennett Hospitality Internship Programme for 2018 - Eric Shekleton, Laura Breen, Mark Prunty and Emma Lockwood

DCU Students Depart for Bennett Hospitality Internship Programme in South Carolina

Four Dublin City University final year students have been offered a place on the prestigious Bennett Hospitality Internship Programme in the United States. Emma Lockwood, Laura Breen, Mark Prunty and Eric Shekleton, flew out to Charleston, South Carolina on Friday 1st June to begin a summer internship with the Bennett Hospitality group. The Bennett Hospitality...
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Niall Behan and DCU President, Prof Brian MacCraith are joined by DCU students and staff for a sneak preview of the new DCU Student Centre

A Sneak Preview of DCU’s New Student Centre

This May, DCU students were given a sneak preview of their new Student Centre which will be officially opened for the start of the 2018/19 academic year this autumn. Attendees at the preview event had the opportunity to view the main auditorium area of the Centre and to get a sense of the design, scale...
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DCU Arts Bursary recipients 2017/18

DCU Recognises Talented Students with Art Bursary Awards

The talents of Dublin City University students were recognised at a special event on DCU’s St Patrick’s Campus recently when ten students were awarded with an arts bursary to help them pursue excellence in their chosen fields of music, photography, videography and visual arts. The bursaries were awarded by DCU’s Office of Student Life, with...
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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 2017/18. She explains how the scholarship opportunity has enabled her to pursue a future career in human resources. “I have always had a keen interest in business which stemmed from growing up on my parents...
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