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June Open Day 2023

This event has now finished. For assistance with any CAO queries, visit the DCU CAO Hub or read through our Advice for the CAO Change of Mind.

Parking is free in the Multi-storey carpark for the duration of the event - enter via Collins Avenue entrance to DCU Glasnevin Campus.

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 ask those questions and confirm your CAO choice. We will have staff available in the 

Please note that DCU Education courses are based on DCU St Patrick's campus (primary, secondary teaching, adult and further education). This open day takes place on DCU Glasnevin Campus but you can avail of a campus tour at 1pm or 2.15pm on the day.


June Open Day Schedule

Time Presenter Information Session
10.00am- 10.30am

DCU Students' Union

Solas Room, 'U' Student Centre

The DCU Student Experience

Hear from DCU Students' Union on topics such as

  • Settling in

  • Making friends

  • Getting involved

  • Navigating your new surroundings


DCU Student Ambassadors

Solas Room, 'U' Student Centre

The Voice of DCU Students

From first to final year, our students can give you some great advice on how to make the most of your time in DCU. 


Dr Claire Bohan

Director, Student Support & Development 

Solas Room, 'U' Student Centre

Going to College in September 2023 - 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.


Information Stands

The Hive Room, 'U' Student Centre

Staff and student representatives from DCU Schools will be available to answer your questions throughout the morning.

Representatives from Student Support and Development, Maths Learning Centre, Writing Centre, Access, Disability Support, Autism Friendly Service, Mature Support, Sports Scholarships, Placements (INTRA and International Mobility), Careers Service, Students' Union and Campus Accommodation will also be in attendance.

The Teaching Council will be on hand to talk to you about progression routes to a teaching qualification.


Campus Tour

DCU Glasnevin

DCU St Patricks

Campus Tour

Take a tour of DCU Glasnevin and/or DCU St Patrick's campus to gain a real sense of where you may be studying for the next few years!

Campus Tours will take place on June 27th as follows:

DCU Glasnevin Campus: 1.00pm 

Starting Point: Entrance to 'U' Student Centre

DCU St Patrick's Campus: 1.30pm and 2.15pm 

Starting Point: DCU letters at the main gate into campus


Other options include:


Book an in-person campus tour

2. Request a call back (we will call you back on a day and time that suits you to assist you with questions you may have about DCU)
3. Ask us a question on our online Q&A platform. DCU staff and students are available between 9.30am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday 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 student/staff panel discussions on specific courses, Podcasts, virtual campus tours (in case you cannot make the open day) and much more – and they are all there to help you make an informed decision.