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New Postgraduate Students 2012/13

Orientation for new Postgraduate Students takes place annually at the beginning of Semester I. The programme, presentations and documentation from 2012/13 Orientation can be downloaded below:




SESSION 1: An Introduction to Postgraduate Research in DCU (FOR RESEARCH STUDENTS ONLY)

  • Welcome & overview: Dr. Lisa Looney, Dean of Graduate Studies
  • DCU’s Research Landscape: Dr Ana Terres, Senior Research Officer, Research & Innovation Support
  • Innovation & Enterprise in DCU: Mr Richard Stokes, Director of Innovation, INVENT
  • Graduate Training for research students: Dr Tracy Dixon, Senior Graduate Studies Administrator
  • Learning Support Duties for research students: Dr Eloise Tan, Learning Innovation Unit
  • Introduction to life as a postgraduate research student: Ms Patricia Moore, PG Research Student Rep                                          

SESSION 2: Orientation for All New Postgraduate Students (FOR ALL POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS)

  • Welcome Speech: Prof. Brian MacCraith, President of Dublin City University
  • The Learning Environment at DCU: Dr. Lisa Looney, Dean of Graduate Studies
  • Library Services and Resources: Mr Jack Hyland, Library
  • Information Systems & Services: Mr Justin Doyle, Staff & Student Services Manager
  • Student Support and Developmental Opportunities at DCU: Dr. Claire Bohan, Director Student Support & Development