Issue 4

Steve Job's Commencement address at Stanford 2005

I  am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is the closest I've ever gotten to a college graduation. Today I want to tell you three stories from my life. That's it. No big deal.

Putting DkIT Library on your map

Congratulations to Alison Maguire who is pictured here receiving €50 worth of Marshes Shopping Centre Vouchers from Peter MacKenna in the Library's new Information Skills Training room.  Alison's name was first out of the hat in our recent First Year discovery competition prize draw.

Bobby Kerr to launch the €10 Challenge for Student Enterprise at DkIT on October 18th

Student Enterprise at DkIT are very excited to announce that their first cross faculty competition of the year, the “€10 Challenge” will kick off on Tuesday 18thof October.

The Gradireland Graduate Careers Fair

The Gradireland Graduate Careers Fair will take place on Wednesday 12th October from 11am -- 5pm in the RDS Main Hall, Dublin 4.

Still Haven't Found What you're Looking For?

During the summer we have made some changes in the Library which we hope will be of benefit to you, and we hope will assist you in finding what you’re looking for.

New Erasmus Students Arrive At DkIT

Mailys Maytraud

A large contingent of Erasmus students arrived at the Institute in September from 10 European countries.

Lunch time concert series

Weekly lunch time concerts featuring DkIT top music students will recommence at 1.30 this Thursday the 6th of October. The concerts are held in the new Black Box Theatre and run over the duration of the year.

Launch of new renewable energy course

The Centre for Renewable Energy are happy to announce that DkIT is launching a Certificate in Renewable Energy which awards a Special Purpose Award at HETAC level 6 and will earn 20 ECTS credits on successful completion.

Non-rioting Irish a lure for US investors

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and American ambassador Dan Rooney at the "Growing Jobs" forum to discuss US-Ireland priorities and bilateral opportunities, at Farmleigh. Photograph: Eric Luke

UNA McCAFFREY; Source The Irish Times - Friday, October 7, 2011

Youth Work Degree Receives Professional Endorsement

The BA (Hons) in Community Youth Work offered by the School of Business & Humanities has gained professional endorsement from the North-South Education and Training Standards (NSETS) committee.

Fairtrade at DkIT

Next week DkIT will officially be awarded Fairtrade status.
This follows work to;

- create and approve a Fairtrade purchasing policy
- organise and promote a Fairtrade Week
- ensure that DkiT is offering Fairtrade products on campus

Caption Competition

Research Training Schedule for October 2011

Survival Strategies for Postgraduate Research Students

Date: Wednesday 26th October 2011

Time: 09.15am to 4.30pm

Trainer: Prof Tony Fell, University of Bradford

Venue: Boardroom