History[ edit ] The university can trace its history to the institution founded in as the Catholic University of Irelandwas established as UCD in under the auspices of the Royal University, and received its charter in The original location of UCD. The Gardens located behind Earlsfort Terrace donated and renamed in his honour by UCD in In the years following Catholic Emancipation in Ireland, a movement led by Paul CullenArchbishop of Armagh and, later, Archbishop of Dublin and later created a Cardinalattempted to provide for the first time in Ireland higher-level education that was both accessible to Irish Catholics and taught by fellow-Catholics. In the 19th century, the question of denominational education in Ireland was a contentious one.
Employment law controversies[ edit ] There has also been some controversy and litigation at the university over time. In a final decision, the lecturer was refused reinstatement but given financial compensation.
A second case related to accusations of gender discrimination against a senior female member of academic staff, and was won by the academic on appeal at the Equality Appeals Tribunal.
The High Court ruled against DCU on three grounds,  and the case was appealed by the university and led to a Supreme Court hearing, in which judgment was reserved until 9 Decemberwith DCU losing on grounds of not following fair procedures. Alumni Association and Council[ edit ] All graduates are automatically enrolled in the Alumni Association, which has some local chapters in locations outside Ireland, and maintains some communication to alumni, and a small range of alumni benefits.
There is also an Alumni Council, which provides advice to the university.
Alumni activities are supported centrally by a Director of Alumni Relations and two staff, and are also linked to the Educational Trust. Student University of dublin edit ] The composition of the student body represents every county on the island of Ireland and over seventy countries worldwide, spread across all six continents.
The university is strongly committed to international education and internationalising its campus. Apart from the large number of exchanges the university also welcomes international students as part of its Study Abroad Programme and offers programmes jointly with institutions based outside Ireland and is rapidly expanding a wide range of international activities.
Student facilities for societies are mostly based in the Student Centre - The Hub. Languages[ edit ] One of the smaller clubs is An Cumann Gaelach, with a history of trips abroad and to areas of Ireland.
The Battle of the Bands is its main event, with participants coming from colleges nationwide.
Labour, who were traditionally the largest on campus have fallen behind into second place. The station airs regular programmes from It streams its output from their website, DCUfm.
Its programmes cover arts, music, news, sport, and the Irish language. Automated music completes its overnight and weekend schedule. The station is currently staffed by over active volunteers.
Every year, DCUfm takes in up to new members and provides them with training, guidance and support in teaching them how to work in radio.
The station uses the industry-standard RCS suite of on-air radio automation software, which is also used by the major national commercial radio stations. DCUfm has achieved national recognition for its news and sport output.
Its interviews with former Taoiseach Bertie Ahernin which he insisted his economic management was largely correct, and British National Party leader Nick Griffin were among those to receive national coverage.
The station won two awards in four in including two for DCUfm. The station operates active Twitter Facebook  and Flickr accounts. All staff, including management, are unpaid volunteers. There are several publications distributed throughout university: Since the mids, all Irish universities have built up a stock of modern campus accommodation, although on-campus living is still the minority choice for students.
Most accommodation is of apartment rather than halls of residence type and is managed by a University company, DCU Campus Residences. Larkfield Apartments have units, each with two study bedrooms and a shared living, kitchen and dining area within each unit.University College Dublin is Ireland’s largest university and has a reputation for excellence in undergraduate, postgraduate master's and PhD studies.
It is the core mission of Dublin City University to unlock the talent of our students. Our Strategic Plan - , Talent Discovery, and Transformation is our road map for the next five years as we deliver on our promises to our students, our staff and our society. History. Trinity College Dublin, founded in , is Ireland’s oldest and highest-ranked university.
This historic university has been a world leader in high-quality, . Ireland’s first dedicated technological university has been announced for Grangegorman in Dublin.
Map for books. Introducing a new service to help you locate books and journals on our shelves. Find out more. University College, Dublin (commonly referred to as UCD; Irish: Coláiste na hOllscoile, Baile Átha Cliath) is a research university in Dublin, caninariojana.com has over 1, faculty and 32, students, and it is Ireland's largest university.
The university originates in a body founded in with John Henry Newman as the first rector known as the Catholic University .