Ten things you should do before you come to DCU this September.

  1. DCU will host an orientation week commencing 12th September.  All incoming students are expected to attend – check out the appropriate orientation schedule -Erasmus, Study Abroad/JYA, Full Undergraduate or Postgraduate by visiting  our Orientation Information pages – visit http://www.dcu.ie/international/orientation.shtm
  2. Don’t forget to sign up for our Airport Pick up and also for Orientation events by August 19 – visit http://www.dcu.ie/international/international-orientation-september-2016.shtml
  3. Check out blog on ‘Safety’ prior to arrival – Visit https://dcustudyabroad.wordpress.com/2016/07/08/be-safe-tips-on-how-to-stay-safe-when-studying-abroad-3/
  4. Not all incoming international students require a visa, but students from certain countries do.  Make sure you have the relevant documentation before you travel – visit http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/INIS/Pages/Students for details.  Many countries such as the USA, Japan and Canada are only required to register with the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) on arrival.
  5. Make sure you have your letters for arrival at your entry point – usually Dublin Airport – visit http://dcu.ie/international/tips.shtml
  6. DCU is growing fast! – Learn more about the New DCU  by visiting https://dcuincorporation.ie/
  7. DCU is now multicampus – find your way around – https://www.dcu.ie/info/campus.shtml
  8. Get to know our Clubs and Societies before arrival – http://www.dcusu.ie/clubs
  9. Meet the team in the Students Union – http://www.dcusu.ie/what and learn about their resources http://www.dcusu.ie/resources
  10. DCU has excellent support services.  Contact the International Office – international.office@dcu.ie and also check out the services offered by Student Support and Development- visit http://dcu.ie/students/index.shtml
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