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  • Dublin City University, Ireland

    Learn English at Ireland’s Language University

  • About Ireland

    Ireland: Facts

    • Population of Ireland 4.6 Million

    • Mild Climate, Lack of Extremes

    • English is Official Language

    • Friendly, Welcoming People

    • Low Crime Rate

    • Current Presidency of European Union

    • Only English Speaking Country in €uro Currency


  • Ireland…

  • Ireland: 4 Provinces


    - 4 Provinces, 32 Counties

    - 26 Counties are within Republic of Ireland

    - 6 Counties within Northern Ireland (UK)

    These are:







  • About Dublin – Ireland’s Capital City

    Dublin – Gateway to Ireland

    • Capital City of Ireland

    • Seat of Irish Parliament

    • Centre of Commerce

    • Major Port and Airport

    • Home to National Stadiums

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  • International Business in Dublin…

    Dublin – A Leading City in Commerce…

    Dublin is the European Headquarters of many leading

    International companies.


    - Good Business Environment

    - Low Corporate Tax Rate

    - Educated and Innovative Work Force

  • About Dublin City University

    Established in 1980, DCU is a National and International Leader in

    Education for:

    • Communications and Languages

    • Business

    • Science and Electronics

    • Computer Technology

    The University has 11,000 students and is situated on a state-of-the-art

    campus 5km from Dublin City Centre.

  • DCU Language Services – Ireland’s University Language Faculty

    Ireland’s Premier University Language Faculty

    • Students from over 40 Countries

    • Range of Programmes, including:

    - General English (Beginner to Advanced Level)

    - Exam Preparation Courses

    - University and School Exchange Programmes

    - English for Academic Purposes

    - Teacher Development Courses

    - Executive English Training

  • Teaching and Certification at DCU Language Services

    • Excellent Teachers

    • Experienced and Friendly

    • Native English Speakers

    • Formal Feedback Provided Regularly

    • Teachers provide comprehensive report at end of programme

    • A Dublin City University Language Services Certificate is an excellent

    addition to the student’s CV.

  • Video Time…

    • Watch ‘Dublin City University Language Services’ Video

    • Watch ‘Study in Ireland’ Video

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLHwjc_vFXo&feature=player_embedded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zY8X6crTUs

  • Dublin City University: Location

    • DCU is located in a safe residential area 5km from Dublin City and

    7km from Dublin Airport.

    • A High Frequency Bus Service connects DCU to Dublin City

    • Services run every 8 minutes, travel time to the city is 15 minutes

  • Join DCU Clubs and Societies…

    Language Students can join DCU Clubs and Societies…

    • DCU has many student Clubs and Societies including:

    - Amnesty International

    - Canoeing

    - Cycling

    - Debating

    - Drama & Film

    - Football

    - Horse Racing

    - Law

    - Paintball

    - Pokemon

    - Rugby

    - Yoga

    - Sailing

    - Table Tennis

  • Campus Restaurants

    Campus Restaurants and Cafes

    • 3 Restaurants and 5 Cafes

    • Excellent Food at Subsidised Prices

    • Full Meal, Sandwich and Snacks

    • Open Throughout the Day

    • Vegetarian and Halal Options

  • Campus Shops & Local Places of Interest

    • SPAR Convenience Store

    • Pharmacy

    • Bookshop

    • Cinema and Shopping Centre is 10 mins walk


  • Campus Facilities: DCU Sports Centre

    DCU Sports Centre

    • 25 Metre Swimming Pool

    • Jacuzzi, Sauna and Steam Room

    • Climbing Wall

    • ‘Astro’ Soccer

    • Weights and Cardiovascular Training

    • Squash, Basketball and Handball

    • Classes take place each day

  • Campus Facilities: Inter Faith Centre

    Inter Faith Centre.

    The Inter Faith Centre - “A home away from home”

    • Open to all Faith Traditions

    • Religious Services held daily

    • On site Chaplain

    • Provide opportunities for prayer and reflection

    • Links Students with other support services

  • Campus Facilities: DCU Library

    John and Aileen O’Reilly Library

    • Located over 3 floors in modern, spacious building

    • Quiet Study Areas

    • Group Study Areas

    • Photocopying and Computer Access

    Watch a Video on DCU Library Here


  • Campus Facilities: DCU ‘Helix’ Theatre

    The Helix Theatre

    • DCU’s 1260 Seated on Campus Theatre

    • Features Concerts, Operas, Movies, Ballet,

    Plays and Graduation Ceremonies.

    • Many Irish TV Shows are filmed here, including

    ‘The Voice of Ireland’ – a musical talent show.

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  • Albert College Park, Tennis Ireland and ‘Astro’ Soccer

    Located adjacent to DCU is Albert College Park

    • Public Park with Walking Trails

    • Football Pitches

    • Playground

    • Albert College Park is the HQ of Tennis Ireland

    http://www.google.ie/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=tennis+ireland&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&docid=2zsQir6VK7lfnM&tbnid=cLsCHs2gwHB-dM:&ved=0CAUQjRw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sligotennisclub.ie%2Ftennis%2Ftennis-resources%2F&ei=jWZIUcS7EsS4hAfkhYGYBw&psig=AFQjCNGhfKhMe0L7cEwAbnKCEhTbOq28oQ&ust=1363785709249603 http://www.google.ie/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=albert+college+park&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&docid=BsLxGPZ71q7WDM&tbnid=VqW8WOiUEScSTM:&ved=0CAUQjRw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.yelp.ie%2Fbiz_photos%2Falbert-college-park-dublin%3Fselect%3DMN05mrCcoH2liiutHwJ_Og&ei=KmdIUanrEobJhAe99ICQBw