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Institute of Education Lecture by Professor Jim Spillane of Northwestern University

Date:  Tuesday 18th, September 2018          Start Time:  18:00pm    Register here

2018 DCU Alumni Award Winner Prof Jim Spillane of Northwestern University will deliver a lecture on the DCU St Patrick's Campus at 6pm on Tuesday 18th September on Developing Social Capital in School Systems: Educational Leadership, Infrastructure, and Instructional Improvement from a Distributed Perspective. Jim is one of the world's leading authorities on educational leadership and DCU was proud to honour his contribution to research and policy earlier this year at the ceremony in the Helix, although Jim was lecturing in China at the time! The lecture is open to all, and we look forward to presenting his Alumni Award to him in person at the event. 

DCU Alumni Berlin Irish Embassy Reception

Date:  Thursday 27th, September 2018          Start Time:  17:00pm - 18:00pm     Register to attend 

 Venue:  Embassy of Ireland, Botschaft von Irland, Jägerstraße 51, 10117 Berlin, Germany   

The Alumni Office is delighted to invite you to a gathering of DCU alumni for a drinks reception in The Irish Embassy in Berlin on Thursday 27th September.

Following the reception,  the DCU Brexit Institute will hold a special event at, in cooperation with, the Irish Embassy in Berlin. The event, which will be opened by Mr. Michael Collins, Ambassador of Ireland to Germany, will focus on “Brexit and the Future of European Foreign Policy”

The event will feature the Keynote Address by Norbert Rottgen, the Chairman of the Bundestag Foreign Affairs Committee. This will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Katharina Gnath, from the Bertelsmann Stiftung; Jana Puglierin, from the German Council on Foreign Relations; and professor Federico Fabbrini, Director of the DCU Brexit Institute.  The discussion will be moderated by Jochen Bittner, from the newspaper Die Zeit. The event is by invitation only.

Reunion Celebrations: Class of 1978

Date:  Saturday 29th, September 2018          Start Time:  4:45pm      Venue:  DCU St Patrick’s Campus   Register to attend 

On Saturday, 29th September 2018, the Alumni Office will host the Class of 1978 40-year Reunion Celebrations on the St Patrick’s Campus. The event will provide an opportunity to re-unite with classmates, renew old friendships, and the occasion to return to your alma mater.  For additional event information email 

Previous Events

DCU Alumni Annual All Ireland Football Final Brunch

Date:  Sunday 2nd, September 2018          Start Time:  12:00pm        Venue:  DCU St Patrick’s Campus   Register to attend 

Join us for this year's Alumni Office All Ireland Football Final Brunch and Entertainment on the DCU St Patrick’s Campus. We are delighted to confirm an all alumni panel of speakers, joined by Darragh Maloney from RTE and you will also hear from some of the parents of our graduates participating in the All Ireland Final!

Those with or without match tickets are welcome to attend the DCU Alumni brunch and enjoy the big game build up.We are offering match parking, a bite to eat and the opportunity to hear the views of an expert panel of guests, MC Barry Lenihan- RTE, Fiona Hudson - Dublin Ladies, Shannon Quinn - Tyrone Ladies, and Enda Smith - Roscommon. Darragh Maloney from RTE will also join us from the audience, along with parents of our Alumni playing in the All Ireland Final.

Musical entertainment on the day will be provided by Claire, George and Ursula Mc Adam, all three are graduates of DCU. Straight from their successful ‘'Muintearas' series concert and participation as members of the winning Blackwater Céilí Band, which took first place in the Senior Céilí  Band competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.  A musical treat to enjoy!