December 15th Book Launch - Higher Education and Community-Based Research Creating a Global Vision

December 15th Book Launch - Higher Education and Community-Based Research - Creating a Global Vision

The book - Higher Education and Community-Based Research - Creating a Global Vision - is co-edited by two Campus Engage Steering Committee members, Co-Chair Ronaldo Munck and Lorraine McIllrath, along with UNESCO Co-Chairs Budd Hall and Rajesh Tandon.

Record turnout for DCU 6th Annual DCU Volunteer Expo

The 6th Annual DCU Volunteer Expo was held at the Hub at Dublin City University on Thursday, 2nd October, 2014. The Expo offers a unique opportunity for students, staff and local residents to meet with local, national and international volunteer organisations to learn first-hand how they can make a difference through volunteering.

The Expo is organised by DCU Volunteer Committee and DCU Student Union.

Thirteenth Annual Volunteering Fair at NUI Galway highlights rich civic life of city


Wednesday, 17 September, 2014: NUI Galway’s thirteenth annual Volunteering Fair took place on Wednesday, 24th of September in the Bailey Allen Hall, from 11-5pm. Over 80 campus, local, national, and international NGOs, school and hospital programmes, charities and community/voluntary groups showcased the depth and breadth of their work with a particular focus on their current volunteering opportunities.

NUI Galway and Autonomous University of Madrid Awarded 345,000E for pan European Community-based Learning Project

Lorraine McIlrath, Co-ordinator of CKI at NUI Galway, and member of Campus Engage Steering Committee, in partnership with Pilar Aramburuzabala, UA Madrid Spain have been awarded €345,000 for an innovative EU project - Europe Engage. The project will deliver a number of key objectives to encourage a culture of civic engagement through the mainstreaming community-based learning as a Higher Education pedagogical approach in the EU.

Social Enterprise Startup Programme

DCU Ryan Academy have  just launched their Social Enterprise Start-up Programme. 

This Social Enterprise Start-Up programme is accredited at FETAC Level 6 and is designed for individuals who are interested in launching a social enterprise idea. 

The programme will run over 6 weeks and is based on an interactive start-up curriculum consisting of weekly training with experts in the field. 

Application dates

NFETL Seminar Series 2014/2015 Call for Proposals

Following a successful inaugural National Seminar Series, the National Forum is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the National Seminar Series 2014/2015. The inaugural National Seminar Series funded 62 seminars in 28 institutions across the country with attendance at some seminars reaching over 100 participants. The inaugural series gave the opportunity to connect with national colleagues around shared research interests in higher education and to hear from national and international experts in different areas of teaching and learning.

Online Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia

Trinity College Dublin is delighted to announce the launch of an Online Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia.  Starting in September 2014, this one year programme is open to a wide range of professionals who have experience in delivering a dementia care approach within practice in the last two years.  Closing date is 31st July 2014.  Please note applicants for this course must be working in an area where dementia care is delivered for the dura

RAISE 2014 - Student Engagement: Opportunities for All

We invite you to submit contributions to the Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Conference for 2014. 

We particularly welcome submissions from students (students pay no delegate fees and their travel costs are subsidised at least in part)



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