DCU’s June Open Day

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DCU’s June Open Day will take place on Tuesday 27th June between 10am and 1pm in the ‘U’ Student Centre, DCU Glasnevin Campus (Building K, The Hub, Campus Map). This open day is suitable for 6th years and other students who have put DCU on their CAO for entry 2023. There will be no course presentations at this open day. Campus Tours will take place between 1.00 and 2pm.


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.

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
10.30am-11.00am 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.

11.00am-11.45am 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.

11.30am-1.00pm 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 the Disability Service and 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

Register here

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Dublin City University has gone through a huge transformation recently, offering DCU courses and lifelong learning courses in North Dublin. The university has expanded its campus and range of courses by connecting St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra (SPD), Mater Dei Institute of Education (MDI) and Church of Ireland College of Education (CICE). These big changes at DCU cater for 16,000 students on DCU courses as they venture into their third level education. The expansion will increase DCU’s facilities across North Dublin, providing students with more time and space to focus on personal, academic and skill development throughout their duration at the university.

Dublin City University is renowned globally for its academic calibre. DCU is regularly featured as one of the world’s top young universities by the Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50. The Sunday Times has named DCU twice as ‘Irish University of the Year’.

The North Dublin university offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes, while also presenting DCU Connected, their Online Leaning  Courses platform for students who work full-time or at a geographical disadvantage. Dublin City University is proud of their 50,000 graduates, who have gone on to be a major influence within business worldwide. DCU students have a wide selection of courses to choose from from programmes within its five faculties –  Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Health, Engineering and Computing, DCU Business School and the DCU Institute of Education.

The young and dynamic university also provides a eclectic variety of clubs and societies where students can spread their wings and venture into new hobbies and make new friends. The Office of Student Life, located in the student centre (The Hub) is a vessel for student creativity and community. There is also a wide range of facilities available for DCU students and visitors such as a bank, creche, library, pharmacy, hairdresser, restaurants and much more. For recreation, Dublin City University has state of the art sports facilities including swimming pool, soccer centre, squash courts, fitness centre, studios and a lot more.

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