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

On Wednesday 15th November, 47 students received scholarship awards at an event on DCU’s Glasnevin Campus. 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 students through endowed scholarships. 30 students received...
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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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