Dublin City University
Collins Ave Ext, Whitehall, Dublin 9, Ireland
Dublin City University has been ranked 19th in the world and first in Ireland for its graduate employment rate, according to the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Rankings. The school has forged a reputation as Ireland’s University of Enterprise, through its strong, active links with academic, research and industry partners both at home and overseas.
This university has 5 campuses and offers over 200 programs under its five main faculties which are engineering and computing, business, science and health, humanities and social sciences, and education. Renowned organizations such as the Association of MBAs and AACSB have accredited this university.
Students can avail of on-campus accommodations or even choose an Irish family as a host. The campuses are easily accessible and offer a range of student-friendly facilities such as libraries, ATMs, pharmacy, mini-markets, theatre, and clubs. This university is established near the airport and is connected by around 19 different bus routes. Students are also offered a comprehensive range of sports facilities such as fitness center, football field, swimming pool, and many more. It has security services available 24/7 to provide students with a secure environment to study in.
Students are offered lucrative placement opportunities by DCU and are provided with pre-placement sessions. This university offers a plethora of scholarships to the students. Some of the scholarships awarded are International Merit Scholarships, Sports Scholarship, and many other academic scholarships. The DCU Business School’s four master’s programs rank under the top 30 in the world by QS World Ranking 2019.
The alumni of this university are now leading noteworthy careers in their respective fields. Lorraine Twohill is currently the Chief Marketing Office at Google. Politician Enda Kenny is a public representative who served as Ireland’s Taoiseach (Prime Minister) for 6 successful years. Sr. Orla Tracey is heading the Loreto Rumbek Mission in Sudan as a Head Administrator. DCU has also developed leading sports professionals, including Lindsay Peat who is a member of the Irish Senior Women’s Rugby Team.
Type of institution ( Public)
Total students (16,000+)
President (Prof. Daire Keogh)