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Transforming student lives
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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Shepherd’s Story

Shepherd moved to Ireland in 2007 from Zimbabwe, fleeing political persecution and violence under the regime of Robert Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party. Shepherd had lived in the town of Gweru for his entire life. He was happily working as a salesperson selling industrial equipment and protective clothing whilst raising two children with his girlfriend,...
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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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Laura Brady, recipient of the 2017/18 UrbanVolt scholarship and Edel Kennedy, Head of Marketing with UrbanVolt announce the UrbanVolt Scholarship for 2018/19

DCU and UrbanVolt Renew Scholarship Partnership for 2018/19

Dublin City University and UrbanVolt are seeking motivated students with an innovative and entrepreneurial mind set to apply for the 2018/19 UrbanVolt Master’s Scholarship programme at DCU. The scholarship is open to students wishing to pursue a master’s programme in Engineering, Computing or Business at DCU. The successful recipient will receive full fee support for...
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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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DCU Allergan Innovation Award 2017/18 - Francis Bates presents award to Arabelle Cassedy, a doctoral researcher in DCU's School of Biotechnology

Allergan Innovation Award Winner Wants to Improve Early Diagnosis of Heart Attacks

Arabelle Cassedy, a PhD candidate in Dublin City University’s School of Biotechnology, has been announced as the winner of the DCU Allergan Innovation Award for 2017/18. The award will provide Arabelle with a bursary of €5,000 to further her research to develop antibodies that allow for earlier and more accurate diagnosis of heart attacks in...
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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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DCU Memorial Scholarship Recipients

Memorial Scholarships Celebrate Memory of Deceased DCU Students and Friends

Past students, staff and friends of DCU were remembered at a special Memorial Scholarships event in The Helix at DCU this week. Seventeen students were presented with memorial scholarship awards named in honour of 13 individuals who have played a key role in the life of the University and in Irish society. Amongst those honoured...
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