Visit the Helix
The Helix arts centre is definitely worth a visit! It is one of Ireland’s most impressive arts venues which is located on DCU campus!
The Helix is a place with various events- theatre, music concerts and host of special events. You can enjoy orchestral music, drama, comedy, gigs, ballets and film in The Helix. It is also a conference centre providing in-house catering and technical services. This multi-purpose building is ideal for any events!We highly recommend you to go and visit this magnificent place!
Now, invite your friends and have an enjoyable evening in The Helix!
Find out what’s on in The Helix- http://thehelix.ie/
How about stretching your legs?
Are you tired of sitting in the classroom all day long?
In the DCU campus, you can enjoy excellent sports facilities, such as 25m deck level swimming pool, spa pool, sauna & steam room and gym. If you not only want to get some exercise but look forward to meeting people, then you must be interested in joining ”ACTIVE DCU Programme”:
- Men’s & Women’s Astro Leagues
- Ladies GaGa
- Mixed Tag Rugby League
- Beginners Men’s Rugby
- Meet & Train – Athletics
Studying at the library
Are you wondering where can you go after school? If you want to do your homework or just want to take your time to read a good novel, then DCU library is a good choice!
You can find and use over 250,000 books in the library, and the library has over 1,200 seats and 18 collaborative rooms where you can study in groups with your classmates.
For further information, please go to http://www4.dcu.ie/library/index.shtml
Join one of English@DCU’s social activities
Have you followed us English@DCU on Facebook? We run a lot of social activities for you! Do you play football or bowling? Do you want to have a lovely night out with your classmates? How about having an informative presentation or entering a fun competition and win a prize?
Come to LIKE us English@DCU on Facebook and sign up for any activities you like!
Have a drink in NuBar
You have met new friends in DCU, but do not know where to go for a drink in the campus? Well, Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you to “NuBar”! NuBar is located in the HUB on the ground floor. You can have food and enjoy drinking and sitting on comfortable sofas while watching live sporting events! It sounds great, doesn’t it?
Get a haircut
How about getting an inexpensive haircut or change of style? You may have noticed that there is a hairdresser just beside our English classrooms located on the first floor in the Hub- “KENDAL Hair Design”
It’s very handy as it’s inside DCU!
Call them on 01 700 77 09 to book an appointment or just drop by.
Watch out for their special offers!
Take a walk in the park
Albert College Park is the best place to take a walk with your friends. It is also a good choice when you just want to lie on the grass and sunbathe.
Here is some information about Albert College Park
Have a cup of coffee at Starbucks
Are you a coffeholic? Then you must know where the nearest Starbucks is on the campus. Yes! There is a Starbucks in the student restaurant!
Why not ask your friends to go for a cup of coffee sitting on the plaza outside of the cafeteria to enjoy the sunshine?
Stay on campus
If you want to experience the real university student life, you may consider staying on campus. We provide campus apartments during the summer time (10th June- 8th September 2012). Our campus apartments are located just 2 minutes walk from our classrooms, and all rooms have en-suite shower and toilet facilities. There is also 24-hour security to ensure your safety at all times.
Here is the booking website: DCU Campus Apartments
Free Wi-Fi + Internet access
Free Wi-Fi is absolutely the best thing on the DCU campus! You can connect to free Wi-Fi anywhere on campus without any password. There are also some computer labs on campus which you can use.
Click here to see where the computer labs are: Computer Labs