Campaign News

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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President Dáire Keogh and graduates including pilot Lisa Cusack, Dublin GAA star Paddy Andrews, Thomas O’Dowd, President of DCU Students Union, and student Queen Lawal

DCU Alumni Launch Excellence and Opportunity Spring Appeal

Today, DCU Educational Trust launched a Spring Appeal calling on alumni to support the university’s Excellence and Opportunity fund. President Dáire Keogh was joined by graduates including pilot Lisa Cusack, Dublin GAA star Paddy Andrews, Thomas O’Dowd, President of DCU Students Union, and student Queen Lawal, who came together to show their support for the...
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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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LinkedIn Announce New Supports for Award-Winning DCU Access To The Workplace Programme

LinkedIn Announce New Supports for Award-Winning DCU Access To The Workplace Programme

Students from DCU’s Access Service joined LinkedIn staff at their Wilton Park campus in Dublin to announce a three-year commitment from LinkedIn to support DCU’s award-winning Access to the Workplace programme. For over 30 years, DCU has run Ireland’s first and largest university Access programme, which now supports over 1,000 students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds...
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CRH, Siobhán Fay and Edward McGivney and Professor Anne Looney Win DCU Leadership Awards for 2022-23

CRH, and husband and wife Siobhán Fay and Edward McGivney, were announced as the winners of the DCU Corporate Leadership and Individual Leadership Awards for 2022-23 respectively at DCU Educational Trust’s annual Leadership Circle Dinner on 1 February. Professor Anne Looney, Executive Dean of DCU Institute of Education, was also presented with the DCU Staff...
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