Student Recruitment Office

June Virtual Open Day

DCU's June Virtual Open Day will take place on Monday 28th June between 11am-2pm - REGISTER YOUR SPOT BELOW.

Click HERE to access the Open Day presentations.

Choosing the right course and university is an important decision. If you are unsure about any of your choices or have some last minute questions about a DCU course or student life at DCU, this is your chance to listen, learn, ask questions and confirm your CAO choice.

Other options available include:
1. Book an ‘in-person’ campus tour
2. Request a call back’ from one of our student ambassadors
3. Ask us a question on our online Q&A platform. DCU staff and students are available between 11am and 2pm to answer your questions about DCU courses, Disability, Access, Widening participation, Sports, Accommodation, Student Support and Development, and Admissions.
4. There are lots of recordings from previous open days on our CAO Hub including panel discussions, Student Conversations, Podcasts, virtual campus tours and much more – and they are all there to help you make an informed decision.

June Virtual Open Day Schedule

Time

Presenter

Information Session

11.00am

Professor Daire Keogh

Welcome message from DCU President Professor Daire Keogh

11.05am

Dr Blanaid White

New Courses at DCU

All of our courses at DCU focus on getting you career ready and provide you with the skills you need to take on an ever changing world. Our six new courses and four new specialisms take this approach even further.

From chemical sciences to digital business to sustainability, there is something to suit your interests and goals for your future.

11.30am

Dr Claire Bohan

Going to College in September 2021 - Guidance for Parents/Guardians

Overview of the First Year journey and the highs and lows of that first year. Claire will cover key milestones of the journey, the costs of college, supports available and what support parents/guardians can provide to students.

12.00pm

Paul O’Brien

DCU Sports: Performance and Participation

At DCU we believe in a ‘Sport for All’ philosophy and that’s why we:

  • Promote participation in sport and physical activity by as many people as possible

  • Support the development of 40+ DCU Sports Clubs

  • Support and develop performance athletes 

12.30pm

Maeve Long 

Internships (work placement)

DCU's internship programme (INTRA) has been at the heart of the DCU experience for more than 30 years. It is an accredited and highly valued part of student learning and is a compulsory part of many DCU courses.

Maeve will take you through the process of connecting employers and students so that they can apply their knowledge and skills in a practical setting.

1.00pm

Incoming Students' Union

The DCU Student Experience

Hear from our Students' Union on topics such as:

  • Settling in

  • Making friends

  • Getting involved

  • Navigating your new surroundings

1.30pm

Sinead McCrohan

The Voice of DCU Students

Gain some great hints and tips from DCU students past and present!

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