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Educational Trust

Thank You

The DCU Educational Trust is grateful to the corporations, foundations, alumni and individuals from all over the world who support Dublin City University. The profiles below highlight some of the valuable contributions made by supporters of the university.

If you would like to support the DCU Educational Trust, please visit Making a Gift.


Bank of Ireland

The DCU Sports Academy supports approximately 140 elite athletes each year. The Academy ensures that students achieve both their academic and athletic goals through high-level coaching, state of the art facilities and course flexibility. Bank of Ireland has supported the DCU Sports Academy since 2008 and recently extended its support until 2016. The funding provided by Bank of Ireland supports both GAA and athletics in the university and provides support for the athletes’ wider development through mentoring, work experience and internships. Read more...

AOL Global Operations

DCU pioneered Ireland’s first Third Level Access Route, allowing students from backgrounds of socio-economic disadvantage to pursue a university education. The generosity of donors has enabled this vital programme to expand from six students in its first year (1990) to 700 students currently enrolled on the programme, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and across many different disciplines. AOL has kindly supported the DCU Access Programme since 2006. Read more...