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Transforming student lives

DCU Access to the Workplace Interns Prepare for a Hybrid Experience in 2022

Today, DCU hosted a special event in The Helix to mark the start of its award-winning Access to the Workplace Programme for 2022. The programme aims to provide up to 100 professional internships for DCU Access students this summer, with 86 placements confirmed to date. Mirroring trends in the wider economy, the programme is experiencing...
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Access to the Workplace – Faruq & Arachas

Declan Troy, Commercial Account Director at Arachas explains why they were inspired to support DCU’s Access to the Workplace Programme while Access Student, Faruq Raji, describes how the Access to the Workplace Programme was an invaluable opportunity for him.
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Yongda Li – Searching for Life on Mars

Yongda Li is searching for life signatures on Mars through his doctoral research in DCU’s School of Biotechnology. He hopes that one day, his simple, low cost and effective tests will be deployed on a mission to Mars. In this piece, he describes how support from the Orla Benson Memorial Scholarship is helping to advance...
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Jennifer Dunne – Excelling in Sport and in Life

Dublin Ladies footballer Jennifer Dunne, is in her 4th and final year of studying a Bachelor of Education at DCU. Jennifer is now the recipient of the Paddy J Wright Sport Memorial Scholarship for two years running. In this piece, she describes how the scholarship has helped her to juggle her final year studies and...
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DCU Memorial Scholarship Ceremony takes place on the All Hallows Campus

Memorial scholarships are an important part of how the DCU community remembers our past students, staff and friends who played an important role in the life of the university. Each year, DCU Educational Trust honours those remembered through memorial scholarships by celebrating their life and legacy at DCU Educational Trust’s annual Service of Remembrance and...
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Deloitte, the Naughton Family and Christine Loscher Win DCU Leadership Awards for 2021-22

Deloitte Ireland and leading Irish philanthropists Martin and Carmel Naughton were announced as the winners of the prestigious DCU Corporate Leadership and Individual Leadership Awards for 2021-22 respectively at DCU Educational Trust’s annual Leadership Circle Event on 3rd February. Leading immunologist, Professor Christine Loscher, was also awarded the DCU Staff Leadership Award at the event,...
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Prometric – Backing High Quality Research

Garrett Sherry is Vice President of Account Management for EMEA at Prometric, a leading global provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment solutions. Prometric have been supporting DCU since 2015. In this piece, Garrett explains why Prometric are proud to support DCU and how the company’s values align with the ethos of the university. Could you...
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Rethink Ireland – Levelling Opportunities for All

Rethink Ireland have been supporting DCU on a number of different initiatives since 2019 including the DCU Changemaker Network, the FUSE Anti-Bullying Campaign, the Water Institute and the Access to the Workplace Programme. Their tremendous support and philanthropy has aided DCU in carrying out the university’s mission of transforming lives and societies. In this piece,...
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DCU Access to the Workplace Programme Launched for 2022

On Wednesday, 8th December, Dublin City University hosted a special online event entitled “Creating Workplaces Where Talent Belongs” to mark the launch of the DCU Access to the Workplace Programme for 2022. DCU Access to the Workplace was launched in 2019 as an additional support to enhance the career prospects and social mobility of DCU...
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Access to the Workplace – Pietre & Jacobs

David Feighery, Director of Operations at Jacobs explains why they were inspired to support DCU’s Access to the Workplace Programme while Access Student, Pietre O’Sullivan, describes how the Access to the Workplace Programme was an invaluable opportunity for him.
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