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Michael’s Story

Michael Alake is a first year Engineering student in DCU. In this piece, he describes how the DCU Access programme has helped him on his education journey. “I grew up living with my dad and my sister in Athboy. It’s always been the three of us. My sister moved out recently, so it’s just me...
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Ella’s Story

Ella Bergin is a second-year DCU student in Mechanical and Sustainability Engineering. She was encouraged to pursue engineering by her Physics teacher, who was also an Access student. Today, the DCU Access programme is helping her to achieve her goals. “I grew up in Whitehall as the youngest of three. I have an older brother...
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Niko’s Story

Nikodem Kawonczyk is a second year BCL (Law and Society) student in DCU. In this piece, he explains how Access has helped him to achieve excellence in third level education.  “I went to the same school in Monaghan Town for Junior Cert and Leaving Cert. It was a good school with a high college acceptance...
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Jodie’s Story

Jodie Kearney is a second year DCU student studying Genetics and Cell Biology. In this piece, she talks about how the DCU Access programme helped her to achieve her dream of studying science.  “I was born in Ballymun. It’s not the best place to live, but it did me well so far! I’m the first...
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second year History and Law student Georgia Grogan

Georgia’s Story

DCU’s Excellence and Opportunity Fund creates an open door for bright minds to excel at DCU. In this video, second year History and Law student Georgia Grogan describes how it enabled her to pursue her dream of third level education.
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2023 T.J. O'Driscoll group

44 Scholarships Awarded at A Celebration of Memorial and Endowed Scholarships at DCU

On 1st March, 44 students received scholarship awards at an event on DCU’s Glasnevin Campus to celebrate memorial and endowed scholarships at DCU.  This annual event in the DCU calendar honours past students, staff and friends of DCU who are remembered through memorial scholarships, as well as celebrating those who support future generations of DCU...
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