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Spring Open day 2018

Spring Open Day 2018

Saturday April 14th, 10am-2pm

The DCU Spring Open Day is an opportunity to come and explore what Dublin City University has to offer. 

DCU has more than 65 undergraduate courses on offer and caters to over 16,500 students across five faculties: DCU Business School, Engineering and Computing, Humanities and Social Sciences, DCU Institute of Education, and Science and Health. 

Both our DCU Glasenvin Campus and our DCU St Patrick's Drumcondra Campus will be open at our Spring Open Day (refer to guide for full information, available 12th March), the DCU All Hallows Campus will not be open - you can contact us directly if you would like a tour of the All Hallows Campus.

Who is it for?

The Open Day is for 5th and 6th year leaving certificate students (or equivalent)/mature/QQI applicants who are considering DCU for entry September 2018 or September 2019. You may have missed previous DCU open days so why not use this opportunity to visit us. Parent(s)/guardians and friends are welcome but registration is essential (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER).

What to expect?

Throughout the day there will be:
  • DCU students and staff available to talk to about courses and student life
  • Information on student life, sports scholarships and supports available
  • Course presentations to find out more about studying a particular programme
  • A chance to explore by taking campus tour 

How its works?

Download our guide (available March 12th) and plan out what you want to see, what course talks you want to attend and who you would like to talk to. You are free to come at any time between 10am and 2pm (please note the times for final presentations and campus tours).

On our DCU Glasnevin Campus you can find out more on our Business, Engineering, Computing, Humanities and Social Sciences* and Science and Health courses. While on our DCU St Patrick's Campus you will find out more about our Humanities* and Education courses.

* Subjects on the BA (Joint Honours) course are taught on multiple campuses - be sure to ask where you will be based if you choose this course.

* There will also be a representative from The Teaching Council on the St Patrick's Campus to answer queries on progression routes into teaching from the Bachelor of Arts: Joint Honours degree.

Information on sport scholarships, student life and student supports will also be available on the day.

Course presentations

There are a number of course information talks that will take place on both campuses. DCU offers over 65 undergraduate degree courses in Business, Engineering, Arts, Humanities, Education, Science, Health and Computing. The presentations will cover course content, choices within degrees, the differences between similar degree courses, work placements and career prospects. Each presentation will be roughly 30 minutes in duration and will provide an opportuntiy to ask questions. 

General Talk

We are delighted to announce that Catherine O’Connor MA (Ed), Education Consultant and Author of ‘Cracking the College Code’ A practical guide to making the most of the first year college experience, will be presenting a talk on ‘Choosing the Rght Course For You’ at 11.00am in room HG23, School of Nursing and Human Sciences building.

Campus tours

There will be a number of campus tours taking place throughout the day (see below for timings and meeting points) but please feel free to explore the campus in your own time if you wish.

Glasnevin campus: 10.45am, 11.30am, 12.00am, 12.30pm, 13.00pm
Departing from the DCU letters outside the Helix.

St Patrick's campus: 11am, 11.45am, 12.30pm
Departing from the library foyer.

How to register?

Registration for the event is essential. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

How to get here/ parking?

To get to DCU please click here to view all our transport links.

There is a multi story car park available on our Glasnevin campus (first building on the right hand side after entering the Collins Avenue entrance), and a limited number of car parking spaces on our St Patrick's campus. Travel times between the two campuses is approx 5 mins driving or 20 minutes walking. 

Why choose DCU?

There are many reasons why you should choose DCU, for example, our world class facilities across three academic campuses, the wide range of courses with strong industry links and practical work placements to get you career-ready, over 140 clubs and societies. For more on why to choose DCU click here 

Further information:

Please get in touch with us if you need further information:

All information is correct at time of going to print. The information given in this publication is intended as a guide to persons seeking admission to Dublin City University and shall not be deemed to constitute a contract or the terms thereof between the University and an applicant or any third party, or representatives concerning same. Dublin City University is not responsible and shall not be bound by errors or omissions from this publication; the University reserves the right to revise, amend, alter or delete programmes of study and academic regulations at any time by giving such notice as may be determined by Academic Council in relation to such change.