DCU in the Community

DCU in the Community is a community based learning centre, co-funded by Dublin City University (DCU) and Ballymun Regeneration Ltd, based in the Shangan neighbourhood in the heart of Ballymun. The centre’s aim is to broaden access and participation in higher education for local people who have missed out on third level opportunities. The centre runs a Bridge to Higher Education programme offering flexible routes for adults into further and higher education. Courses are offered at FETAC levels 3, 4 and 5 in partnership with Whitehall College of Further Education. Taster DCU degree modules are also offered and students get opportunities to visit DCU campus for seminars and workshops organised by different faculties. The centre also acts as a ‘drop-in’ information centre for students of all ages seeking advice on going to college. For detailed information go to: www.dcu.ie/community/DCUcommunity/welcome.shtml

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