Campaign News

Minister Announces Funding for DCU Anti-Bullying Centre Under the Ireland Against Racism Fund 2023

Dublin City University’s Anti-Bullying Centre has been allocated €100,000 in funding under the Ireland Against Racism Fund 2023. The Minister of State for Community Development, Integration and Charities, Joe O’Brien, made the announcement on 21 September, and confirmed 24 non-government organisations (NGOs) and community organisations will receive €1.3 million to combat racism and foster racial...
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DCU Shortlisted for Two Times Higher Education Awards

Two DCU initiatives supported by philanthropy are through to the final round of the Times Higher Education Awards: the STEM Teacher Internship (STInt) programme and the Bachelor of Education – Irish Sign Language Pathway. Bachelor of Education – Irish Sign Language (ISL) Pathway The Bachelor of Education – ISL Pathway is a pathway into primary...
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Supporting Excellence and Opportunity in a New Academic Year

DCU’s campuses are alive with activity this week, as students make their return for a new academic year. Over 19,000 students have arrived on campus to begin or continue their university journey, enjoying Clubs and Socs Fairs, campus tours and the many other orientation activities on offer. Already, this year’s Freshers are discovering new friendships...
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Eamonn Coghlan Joins DCU Educational Trust to Mark Re-Opening of Morton Stadium

Former world 5,000m champion and indoor mile record holder Eamonn Coghlan sat down for a fireside chat at an exclusive event before the 2023 Morton Games. On Friday 14th July, DCU Educational Trust hosted an exclusive dinner and fireside chat with Irish athletics legend Eamonn Coghlan to mark the return of competitive action to the...
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DCU Access Students Embark on Digicel Internships in Jamaica

DCU Educational Trust is delighted to continue its partnership with Digicel to provide DCU Access Students with unique summer internships. This summer, three students will head to the Caribbean to complete a ten-week work placement with Digicel. Through this partnership, which has been running since 2011, DCU Access students Amy McMahon, Austin Ackim Phiri and...
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Teachers Inspire Award

Louise O’Neill Presents the Teachers Inspire Award to Four Teachers who Transformed the Lives of their Students

On Thursday, 25th of May 2023, 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, Ruairí Farrell (Principal of Greystones Community College, Co. Wicklow), Jennifer Hutton (teacher at St. Fiacc’s National School, Graigecullen, Co. Carlow), Gemma...
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DCU Access to the Workplace Programme 2023 Kickstart Event Hosted in the Helix

This week, DCU hosted a special event in The Helix to mark the start of its award-winning Access to the Workplace Programme for 2023. DCU Access to the Workplace was launched in 2019 as an additional support to enhance the career prospects and social mobility of DCU Access students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. This kickstart...
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Students at graduation

DCU Access to Offer First PhD Scholarship

DCU is accepting applications for a fully funded four-year PhD with a €19,000 annual stipend, supported by DCU Access. This is the first time the service has offered support at PhD level. The Access service is in a position to offer the scholarship following a donation to DCU Educational Trust. DCU Access has previously provided...
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Dr. Seamus Mc Dermott Entrepreneurial Scholarship awarded to Oscar Bourke

Inaugural Dr Séamus McDermott Entrepreneurial Scholarship Awarded at DCU

The inaugural Dr Séamus McDermott Entrepreneurial Scholarship was awarded to first year Business student Oscar Bourke at a hackathon event in DCU Business School on Thursday, 30th March. The scholarship was created thanks to a generous philanthropic donation from The Liffey Trust and was presented by the Trust’s founder, Dr Seámus McDermott. Oscar, who has...
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Veronica Guerin Scholarship winners

Veronica Guerin Washington Scholarship Announced

Two DCU journalism students have been awarded the 2023 Veronica Guerin Washington Scholarship. This scholarship was established by DCU’s School of Communications and Mediahuis Ireland (formerly Independent News & Media) in memory of investigative journalist Veronica Guerin who was murdered in 1996. In 2022/23, the scholarship will allow two DCU journalism students to complete their...
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