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About the Awards

The DCU Alumni Awards honour alumni who, through their exceptional ability and leadership, have achieved excellence in their chosen fields of endeavour. Their accomplishments across so many aspects of society are a source of great pride to DCU and an inspiration to present and future generations of DCU students.

The President of DCU, Prof. Brian MacCraith, said, “DCU sets out to develop excellent graduates who can make a positive impact on the world and transform people’s lives in many different ways. Each year we are delighted to recognise successful alumni who have done just that. It is with great delight that we honour our alumni for their outstanding achievements, and we take pride in the role that DCU has played in their lives.”

The event has grown significantly year on year and this year’s ceremony will honour 16 Alumni – five with an Outstanding Achievement Awards and 11 being awarded a place on The Alumni Wall where their photographs and biographies are placed on a special wall in both of DCU’s library to inspire current students.

The Alumni Awards is an opportunity to celebrate those who achieve much, at home and abroad, and bring the ever-growing DCU family together in recognition of our common bond, our Alma Mater.

2020 DCU Alumni Awards Ceremony

The annual DCU Alumni Awards are due to take place on Friday, 5th June. The black tie galal will celebrate the wonderful achievements of our alumni across the world. With eleven awardees to be added to the Alumni Wall and five special awards for outstanding contribution, we are looking forward to a fantastic night of celebration, entertainment and recognition of our DCU community.

The prosecco reception will start at 7pm in The Helix, followed by a four course meal and awards ceremony. Following the closing of the awards, attendees can continue the celebration until late! We hope you can join us on this very special occasion.

Event Information

Date: Friday, 5th June, 2020
Time: 19.00 drinks reception
Venue: The Helix  
Cost: €85 per person (Table of ten -  €850) Please note, this event is black tie.


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