Information for Parents/Guardians

As parents and guardians of students hoping to attend DCU in the next academic year, you may have many questions about studying with us. With this in mind, we have created this page to ensure you can find the information required for informed decision making about where to study.

The CAO application process can be stressful, especially for families who are experiencing this for the first time. Many parents and guardians have had to step into the role of motivator and teacher over the past 12 months and we are here to support you.

Navigating college life

Here are lots of helpful tips and pointers in helping you to navigate the transition to third level. Read more



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Supporting online learning

Supporting online learning

Learn more about supporting your prospective DCU student managing to study online. Watch here

Upcoming events

Hear directly from DCU staff, students and alumni through our Open Days and virtual events. Find out more

Discover our campuses

Take this virtual campus tour of our three academic campuses in Glasnevin and Drumcondra


Go to our central CAO Hub to find all the information your prospective DCU student might need

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