VIDEO: DCU's Faculty Deans outline exciting futures for new first year students

Ahead of the CAO deadline on Monday, September 13th, the executive deans of DCU's five faculties have messages for students about what they can expect in the university upon acceptance of their offers.

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Message from Anne Looney, Executive Dean of the DCU Institute of Education

'Plans are well underway for your safe arrival to campus and for the face-to-face teaching we plan for all our students in the academic year ahead.'

Message from Derek Hand, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

'Here in DCU, we pride ourselves in our teaching and we want to make the best possible space for you to learn, to grow and develop,' he says.

'Whether it's in a lecture, or in a seminar, or a tutorial, our lecturers are here to help you achieve the goals that you set for yourselves.'

Message from Michelle Butler, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science and Health

'As a student, you will get to know and work with students from a range of other programmes.

'Our focus is on excellence and on providing the best programmes with excellent lecturers, and state-of-the-art teaching facilities, laboratories and clinical skill facilities.

'We work closely with our partners in the industry, health services, schools and non-governmental organisations to ensure that our programmes provide you with the skills and knowledge that you will need for the world of work.'

Message from Colm O'Gorman, Executive Dean of the Business School 

'Our new and award-winning First Year programme 'Learning Innovation for Enterprise' grounds all our first year students with an understanding of business, focusing on startups, SMEs and large global corporate organisations.'

Message from Jennifer Bruton, Executive Dean of the DCU Faculty of Engineering & Computing


'I hope you are pleased, proud and excited about your course offer.

'Know that with a DCU technology or data science degree, our focus is on preparing you for a dynamic, impactful and fulfilling career.'