Campaign News

11
Jun

Funding Announced for New DCU Golf Scholarship

DCU Educational Trust and DCU Sport are pleased to announce the creation of a new DCU Golf Scholarship commencing in September 2024. The scholarship will support a talented student golfer to progress their academic and sporting goals while enrolled as an undergraduate student at DCU over the course of a four-year degree programme, or on...
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10
Jun

A Summer of Opportunities, Supported by Philanthropy

A workplace readiness day hosted by LinkedIn kicked off an exciting summer for DCU Access students and neurodivergent students taking part in philanthropically-supported internships. This summer, DCU Access to the Workplace is partnering with leading Irish companies to provide 78 professional summer internships for student groups who are known to experience disadvantage in the workplace...
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05
Jun

Philanthropic Funding to Drive Research on Autism Education and Neurodiversity at DCU

Dublin City University has announced a significant new programme of philanthropically funded research on autism education and neurodiversity at DCU Institute of Education. Four PhD scholarships are to be created, as well as a six-month postdoctoral position. Bank of Ireland and Accenture have partnered with DCU to conduct a six-month study that will identify barriers...
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20
May

Teachers Inspire Ireland Awardees for 2024 Announced

On Thursday, 16th May, four inspiring teachers from across Ireland received the prestigious Teachers Inspire Ireland Desmond Award at a special ceremony in Dublin City University, hosted by RTÉ broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan. Jill Farrell (teacher at St. Nessan’s National School, Mungret, Co. Limerick), Joe O’Driscoll (retired teacher from Carrigboy National School, West Cork), Meg Offiah...
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15
Apr

Supporting Creative Students to Thrive – DCU Arts Bursaries Awarded

Nine talented students have received a DCU Arts Bursary Award for 2023/24 to invest in their chosen fields of excellence, which range from visual arts and photography to music. The bursaries were awarded by DCU’s Office of Student Life, with support from DCU Educational Trust. Established in 2009, the Arts Bursary promotes excellence in arts...
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25
Mar

Dr Séamus McDermott Entrepreneurial Scholarship Awarded at DCU

The Dr Séamus McDermott Entrepreneurial Scholarship for 2024 was awarded to first-year student Giada Mazzini at a hackathon event in DCU Business School on Thursday, 21st March. The Global Business student was selected from over 700 applicants for the scholarship, which was created thanks to a generous philanthropic donation from The Liffey Trust in 2023....
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20
Feb

Ballymore Renews Commitment to Gaelic Football at DCU

Ballymore has announced its renewed commitment to Gaelic football at Dublin City University for the 2023/24 academic year. The agreement extends a successful partnership between Ballymore and DCU’s men’s and women’s football teams that commenced in the 2021/22 season. Ballymore is a property developer with vast and varied experience, acknowledged as pioneers of some of...
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02
Feb

KPMG, Community Foundation Ireland and Professor Noel O’Connor Win DCU Leadership Awards for 2023-24

KPMG and DCU’s many anonymous donors, as represented by Community Foundation Ireland, were announced as the winners of the DCU Corporate Leadership and Individual Leadership Awards for 2023-24 at DCU Educational Trust’s annual Leadership Circle Dinner on 1 February. Professor Noel O’Connor, CEO of Insight SFI Centre for Data Analytics and Full Professor in Electronic...
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16
Jan

DCU and Baxter Healthcare

DCU has partnered with leading global medtech company Baxter Healthcare to provide scholarships for DCU students from underrepresented groups and communities. As part of Baxter’s Activating Change Today initiative, the company have announced three new collaborations to support financially in-need students from multicultural backgrounds pursuing degrees at DCU, University College London and Trinity College Dublin....
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15
Jan

Trane Technologies announce 4-year partnership with DCU Access Programme

Over a four-year period, Trane Technologies will provide philanthropic support to DCU’s Access Programme, providing scholarships as part of a comprehensive package of financial, academic, personal and professional support offered to DCU Access students from disadvantaged backgrounds. They will also offer summer internships to students as part of the award-winning Access to the Workplace Programme,...
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10
Jan

New West Scholarship to Empower Students from Socio-economically Disadvantaged Communities with DCU Educational Opportunities

A new 4-year educational partnership between West Pharmaceutical Services and DCU will provide 180 students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds with scholarships and educational opportunities, it has been announced. The new partnership with the DCU Access Programme features the creation of a new annual €45,000 scholarship fund by West to run for four years. Speaking on...
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06
Dec

Supporting STEM Education Research Around the World – Naughton Scholars Welcomed to DCU

Through the Naughton STEM Education Scholars programme, DCU Institute of Education is advancing research initiatives in the developing world that foster equity, diversity and inclusion in STEM education. Professor Hamsa Venkat, Naughton Family Chair in STEM Education, has welcomed three international scholars to DCU Institute of Education as part of a new initiative that will...
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05
Dec

DCU Access to the Workplace 2024 Launches

Dublin City University’s Access to the Workplace (ATTW), the award-winning programme that provides professional summer internships for DCU Access students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and for neurodivergent students, launched ATTW 2024 today at PwC in Spencer Dock. The event, Talent to Take on the Future, explored how organisations can build a workforce that is ready...
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29
Nov

DCU Launches New Quiet Space Informed by Autism-Friendly University Design Guide

Students from DCU’s autistic community have identified the need for quiet, sensory-friendly spaces on campus. Thanks to our supporters, DCU’s new Quiet Space will support students to recover from sensory overload and recharge on campus. Plans have been unveiled to make Dublin City University an even friendlier campus for autistic staff and students with the...
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23
Nov

DCU National Centre for Family Business Celebrates 10 Years

DCU National Centre for Family Business (NCFB) has spent 10 years at the forefront of family business research in Ireland, developing vital research insights with support from philanthropic partners, including long-standing supporter AIB. A new 10 year impact report highlighting the Centre’s research was launched at a breakfast event on DCU’s Glasnevin campus on Thursday...
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