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Whether you’ve just finished college, or you’re a professional looking to upskill, pivot or maybe even start your second career, DCU has something for you.
Join DCU and become a part of our vibrant, enthusiastic and innovative community, where our world-leading academics work closely with you to prepare you for the future you want.
Ranked in the top 2% of universities globally*, the highest ranked Irish Young University in the QS Top 100 under 50, and ranked 19th in the world for Graduate Employment Rate**, we are regarded as one of the world's leading young universities.
DCU has also been ranked 84th in the world for impact on society in the 2020 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, which capture universities’ impact on society and is based on institutions’ success in delivering the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
* QS World University Rankings
** QS Quality Employability Rankings 2020
Wherever you are from, here at DCU you’ll be living and working with people from all over the world. Currently, over 3000 of our students are international and are from 123 different countries.
We also have a large number of academics from international backgrounds, so your learning and teaching experience will place you in a truly international and stimulating environment.
Quick links to DCU International Office Webinar Series 2021/22
- 13th May: Introduction to Immigration/Visa Issues: https://lu.ma/6r5gmt92
- 20th May: DCU Different: An introduction to DCU: https://lu.ma/g6qmk6ye
- 27th May: Academic Year 2021/22: https://lu.ma/qznrz1xa
- 3rd June: DCU Rooms: https://lu.ma/96m0x3np
- 10th June: 2021/22 Arrivals Protocol: https://lu.ma/82rbrnbc
- 17th June: DCU Student Experience Panel: https://lu.ma/ugqii9c7
Study with Inspiring Academics
DCU is ranked 19th in the World for Graduate Employment Rate.*
We strive to produce ambitious, creative, innovative talent that can flourish and add value in the evolving workplace and in wider society. DCU graduates continue to be in high demand with employers. Our team of professional careers advisors ensure a tailored approach to assist you in achieving your future employment goals.
* QS Quality Employability Rankings 2020
The DCU Alumni Office aims to build a lifelong supportive relationship with our graduates, starting with strong engagement through your postgraduate student experience and maintaining this relationship when you begin your professional career.
With over 85,000 Alumni worldwide, there are a number of engagement opportunities for our graduates to volunteer with, including the DCU Mentorship Programmes, the DCU Emerging Leaders Programme and DCU International Chapters.
Our annual Alumni Awards honour our exceptional graduates who have excelled in their chosen field. You can click here to see the 2020 Alumni Awardees.
The Alumni magazine, DCU Voices is an annual publication, both online and print, that is written about our graduates, by our graduates. It includes graduate profiles, interviews, DCU news and event articles, and much more. You can read the 2020 Voices magazine here.
Finally, we are delighted to extend the Alumni Reduced Fee Scheme exclusive to all DCU graduates and outgoing final year students from the university. It applies to students commencing the first year of a full time or part time taught Masters Programme for the 2021/22 academic year.
For more information, see dcu.ie/alumni
Virtual Campus Tour
Get to know us better by taking a virtual tour of our three vibrant campuses. We've also created many shorter videos featuring DCU highlights that you would normally see as part of a physical campus tour.
- A birds eye view of our three academic campuses
- DCU Business School
- DCU School of Biotechnology and School of Chemical Sciences Teaching Labs
- DCU School of Physical Sciences Teaching Labs
- DCU School of Computing Teaching Labs
- DCU Engineering Teaching Labs
- DCU Language Labs
- DCU Libraries
- DCU School of Law and Government Moot Court
- DCU Music Facilities
- DCU School of Communications
- DCU Sport
- DCU St Patricks Campus
- DCU 'U' Student Centre